Free Gardening Make and Take

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Peachtree City Library’s summer reading program for adults, Groundbreaking READS, is presenting a free “make and take” gardening project at the Peachtree City Community Garden on Wednesday, July 17, at 10 a.m.   Volunteers from the library and Peachtree City Garden Club will show you how to turn an empty plastic water bottle into a self-watering planter. Attendees are […]

Senior Workshop: Get Fresh! With Farm-Fresh Eating

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Piedmont Fayette Hospital’s Sixty Plus Services and Fayette Senior Services present Get Fresh! Farm-fresh eating…it’s easy, fun and better for you! Thursday, July 18 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. (includes lunch) Fayette Senior Services Life Enrichment Center 4 Center Drive, Fayetteville The event is FREE. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Seating is limited. Please call 770.461.0813 to […]

Tricia Stearns – Fresher, Simpler Living from the Ground Up

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It’s a sun-drenched spring morning in Fayette County, so gorgeous that it nearly takes your breath away, leaves you feeling happy just to be alive. Perhaps there’s no better place to enjoy that feeling than in the parking lot of the Aberdeen Shopping Center in Peachtree City, where the Peachtree City Farmers Market is bustling […]

Best Fruit Plants for the Southern Garden

Blueberries look great massed planted in the garden and will reward you with luscious berries that are loaded with nutrients.

Mid-winter is the perfect time to plant fruit trees and shrubs in anticipation of enjoying your own delicious harvest in the years ahead. Many people are reluctant to grow fruit because they believe the process is too challenging. While growing some fruit, like peaches and apples, can be a daunting task, you’ll be surprised how […]

Atlanta Botanical Garden Lights Up the Skyline for the Holidays

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It’s time to start a new holiday tradition and bring your whole family to Atlanta Botanical Garden’s Garden Lights – Holiday Nights, where you can wander through a 30-acre fantasy land of over a million lights. The light show runs through January 5th and will get more crowded as we get closer to Christmas. My […]

Reap the Health Benefits of Gardening

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Do you view gardening as “yard work” and see it as a chore? If so, you need to change your perspective. Numerous scientific studies emphasize the amazing health benefits associated with gardening. Gardening positively affects the body, mind, soul and spirit. Instead of looking for a wonder drug, why not try this wonder activity? Gardeners […]

Showy Shrubs for the Southern Garden

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Shrubs are the “glue” in the garden, providing a connection between towering trees and small perennials and annuals. They form the middle layer of plants in the landscape to give a cohesive look. Once established, most shrubs require less maintenance and will flourish for years to come. Fall is the perfect time to plant new […]