Activities for Gardeners this Month
by SherryBlanton
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If you were wondering what to do in September here are a few suggestions.

Rain Barrel/ Rain Garden Workshop (Build your own Rainbarrel)

On September 29th Hayes Jackson and Jennifer Yates will lead a rain barrel/rain garden workshop. The cost is $40 and includes the barrel, lunch, and starter plants for your rain garden. Preregistration is required by September 15th thru the Extension Office (your check is your registration). Starts at 10 am.

Recycled Tire Workshop

13 October 2011

1:00 to

We will get a prepainted tire and then decorate to our heart's content. Lunch, paint and brushes provided. Tires can be picked up the next day when they have dried. Be inspired! I have seen pictures of these done and they are so neat.

4:00 pm

Cane Creek Community Gardens

Come paint a tire from the landfill

Cost is $15 and Pre-Registration required by September 29 at the County Extension Office!!

Lunch and Learn

September 28th at Cane Creek Community Gardens, McClellan at noon. Bring your lunch and join us for a Fall Color and Tree ID tour through the Gardens at Cane Creek with David West. There will be ornamental landscape trees for sale. Lunch and Learn is sponsored by the Calhoun County Commission and The Calhoun County Master Gardeners. This will be the last Lunch and Learn of the 2011 sessions.

Jacksonville Birdwatching Group

This group will meet September 10 at 9 AM at the Jacksonville Community Center. They will be taking some neat field trips throughout the year.


Photography Class

Now that you made your wonderful tire planter and maybe even personalized your rain barrel, learn how to take a better picture. The Anniston Public Library is have a "Point and Shoot Digitial" camera class with Alicia Neeley at noon on September 15th. Bring a brown bag lunch and drinks provided. Free!


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