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Alpharetta To Host Workshop On Planting & Maintaining Perennials

Released March 22, 2017 03:17 PM

Alpharetta’s fourth class in the “gardening” series with the UGA Cooperative Extension North Fulton Master Gardeners is “Establishing and Growing Perennials”.  This free class will be presented on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 from 7:00 PM until 8:30 PM at the Alpharetta Public Works Department, which is located at 1790 Hembree Road in Alpharetta. Seating is limited and pre-registration is encouraged. This program is brought to you by the City of Alpharetta, the Alpharetta Natural Resources Commission, and the North Fulton Master Gardeners.


Perennials add year-after-year color and form to your gardens; whether you have sun, shade or a mixture of both.  Master gardeners will cover getting started; as well as, tips and techniques to help your perennials prosper for years to come.  

The class covers:

Weed control                                      Soil preparation

Planting perennials                             Dividing plants

Mulching                                            Fertilizing

Watering                                             Easily grown varieties


Pre-register for this class online with Eventbrite at or call 678-297-6200 by April 18th.  

For more information, please contact Terry Porter at or