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Well-Seasoned Chef Series

Atlanta

Tuesdays
May - October
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Join Atlanta’s finest farm-to-table chefs for an intimate culinary experience in the Edible Garden Outdoor Kitchen.

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Fresh Plates Series

Atlanta

Select Wednesdays
May – October
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Chefs from Atlanta’s favorite neighborhood restaurants provide the rare opportunity to learn how they create their signature dishes.

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Meet Marisa McClellan

Atlanta

Saturday, September 3

3 - 4:30pm

Food writer and canning teacher Marisa McClellan is the voice behind food in jars. Learn about the labor of loving to preserve fresh food by reserving a copy of McClellan’s new book, Naturally Sweet Food in Jars.

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Tai Chi in the Garden

Atlanta

Saturdays September 17 - November 19
9:30 - 10:30 a.m.

The Garden is a beautiful and relaxing place to begin your weekend. Learn this ancient Chinese exercise form, designed to increase flexibility and balance.

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Beekeeping

Getting Started in Atlanta

Atlanta

Saturday, Oct 22
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Now is the time to think about keeping bees this year. This is an information-gathering class to find out about the feasibility of urban/suburban beekeeping in the area.

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Autumn Veggie Garden

Planning Ahead

Atlanta

Tuesday, August 30
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

In Georgia, you can have a beautiful and productive vegetable garden well past the summer harvest of tomatoes and squash.

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Practical Beekeeping

Gainesville

Saturday, September 17
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Explore the basics of beekeeping through the life of a beekeeper's year. Learn where to find materials and when, and how to get started.

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Drawing Trees

Drawing in Black and White

Atlanta

Tuesdays, August 23 - September 20
10 a.m. - 1 p.m. OR 6 - 9 p.m.

Celebrate trees by learning to draw them with pencil, pen, marker and charcoal.

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One Foot at a Time

Planning Your Fall Vegetable Garden

Atlanta

Tuesday, Sept. 20
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Design, plan, and grow your own successful fall garden. Bring dimensions of your available planting space (if you have one).

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Experience Sketching with Colored Pencils

Gainesville

Thursdays, Sept. 22 - Oct 13,
9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Colored pencils are the perfect choice for sketching en plein air. Wander the garden paths and discover the changes during this 4 week series “Painting in the Open Air”.

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Matching Sips with Sweet & Savory Bites

Atlanta

Thursday, Sept. 29
6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Join us in the Edible Garden Outdoor Kitchen for wine pairings and small plate courses.

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Fine Pen for Botanical Illustration

Fine Line Pen

Atlanta

Tuesdays, September 27 - October 27
10 a.m. - 1 p.m. OR 6 - 9 p.m.

The ink medium has been traditionally used to illustrate drawings and professional reproductions of plants, especially for books and publications.

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Gardening with the Colors of Fall

Gainesville

Saturday, Oct. 8, 10 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Discover the beauty of the fall season with a variety of colorful plants designed for the garden. Learn about the different plants that grow well and show visual interest.

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Winter Container Gardening

Atlanta

Tuesday, Oct. 11
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Spruce up your garden with colorful fall and winter hardy potted plants. Come learn about some plants that will brighten up the winter landscape on your porch or deck.

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Orchids for Beginners I

Phalaenopsis and Paphiopedilum

Atlanta

Saturday, Oct. 15
10 a.m. - noon

Orchids generally can be divided into two broad groups that dictate cultural requirements. Examine how to grow these plants and their relatives in the typical home environment.

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Watercolor Workshop

Capture the Colors of Fall

Gainesville

Saturday, October 15, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Explore fall colors and textures as this workshop will focus on the technique of layering your watercolors to achieve the most vibrant seasonal colors of the garden in this 1 day workshop.

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Turn Red Clay Into Top Soil

Atlanta

Tuesday, Oct. 18
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

The secret to any successful garden is good soil. While it may not be a glamorous topic, soil preparation is the key task for any gardener

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Yoga

Gainesville

Saturdays, Oct. 15 - Nov. 19,
9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Come enjoy the fall weather in an enchanting garden setting with this 6 week session of Yoga

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Homemade Pie Making

Atlanta

Saturday, November 5
2 - 4 p.m.

Learn both the basics and decorative techniques for making beautiful pie crusts and pies. Explore a roll-out pie crust recipe and a cream cheese pastry as well as decorative techniques to make your pies centerpiece worthy.

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The Fall Harvest in Colored Pencil

Atlanta

Tuesdays, November 1 - 29
10 a.m. - 1 p.m. OR 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

The summer growing season culminates in the fall harvest, when a bounty of fruits and vegetables spill out of the cornucopia reminding us of what the earth provides.

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Frame Your Art

Professional Matting

Atlanta

Saturday, November 12
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Learn to display your portfolio of black and white and colored pencil artwork beautifully.

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