The fall calendar includes several items of interest for novice and experienced Cobb County gardeners and Cobb County Public Library System patrons:
- Master Gardener Volunteers of Cobb County’s next free monthly Gardeners’ Night Out program is Tuesday, October 22, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., at South Cobb Regional Library. The program topic is “Growing Conifers in Georgia” with Master Gardener Michele Browne.
- Cobb Extension’s Lunch & Learn program on Friday, November 8, noon to 1 p.m., at the County Water Lab, 660 South Cobb Drive in Marietta at Atlanta Road. The topic is “Trees of Our Lives: Small Native Trees for the Landscape” with Master Gardener Dawn Hines.
- The Gardeners’ Night Out program next month is Tuesday, November 12, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., at Mountain View Regional Library with “Terrariums: Gardens Under Glass” by Master Gardener Cathy Lacy.
- New and in time for October, Farm to School Month: A new resource is available for assisting young learners in being engaged in gardening. Launched October 1, the UGA Extension School Garden Resource Center gives teachers lesson plans for kindergarten through eighth grade to use school gardens in curriculum outlined in the Georgia Performance Standards. The free resource center is online at extension.uga.edu/k12/school-gardens.
For more information on Master Gardener Volunteers of Cobb County, please visit www.cobbmastergardeners.org. For information on Cobb County Extension Office programs, please visit www.cobbextension.com.