Tag: agriculture

Events

Ask the Arborist: General Tree Care

Ask the Arborist is a monthly interactive series where you can have your questions about trees, tree care, and tree health answered live by professional arborists. This month our experts will focus on overall tree care including everything from maintaining healthy soil for your trees to overall best…

What’s Blooming on the BeltLine: Meadow Edition

Come explore the Atlanta BeltLine Arboretum on the Westside Trail. Join Trees Atlanta BeltLine staff to discover the unique plants that make up the Westside Arboretum plantings. Explore the plants of the Longleaf Pine Savanna, Pollinator Path, Trial Garden and many others in this unique prairie section…

Grow and Learn: Pest Management

The program will provide an overview and what to do about the 4 basic pests in the garden or on the farm: sucking pests, chewing pests, boring pests, and human pests. Join farmer, trainer, soil alchemist, and worm whisperer Maurice Small as he digs deep on pest control and integrated pest management. About…

Wildflower Walk at Lullwater Preserve

Professor John Wegner from Emory University will introduce you to the sacred space called Lullwater Preserve. Right in the middle of Emory's campus, Lullwater Preserve offers acres of green space with trees, lawns and a lake for community members to enjoy. The estate is home to an English Tudor mansion…

Speaker Series: Learning from the Fireflies in our Backyards

Come discover the magic of Georgia fireflies! Explore firefly biology, find out how they relate to trees, and why garden management matters for fireflies. Kelly Ridenhour will present results from the Atlanta Firefly Project, shedding light on how land management like the amount of green space, levels…

Ask the Expert on Native Plants

Trees Atlanta's annual Native Plant Sale is coming up, and you might have some questions about species selection. Trees Atlanta staff Taryn and Dave discuss how to select the right plant for the right conditions and tips for ensuring a good start and long term care for them. They will share their own…

Feeding Millions Through Edible Insect Flour

In this YayFinder session, meet the founder of WUNDERgrubs, a company created to reduce food insecurity around the world, with less global warming impact and animal cruelty than typical sources of protein (like cows, pigs & chickens). WUNDERgrubs provides protein flour made from insects! Learn: >…

Workshop: Let your Forest be your Food

Don't miss this last class of the Permaculture Design Workshop series. Learn things to consider when building a food forest, such as soil and light conditions, plant palettes for productivity and soil health, and how many incredible and productive fruit, nuts, and herbs you can grow in our climate. Shades…

Conifers of Atlanta

Explore the wide variations within the conifer group and their usefulness to southeastern gardeners. Learn proper planting and pruning techniques, site selection strategies, and recommendations of species and cultivars that are adaptable to our climate.

Georgia Native Plant Society Symposium

Georgia Audubon is thrilled to be partnering with the Georgia Native Plant Society (GNPS) to co-host the 2021 Symposium. This year’s event will be a virtual event featuring a terrific lineup of speakers. Saturday, February 27, from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM Dr. Patrick McMillan, Heronswood Director,…