Please plan on visiting our 2022 Fall Expo.

 September 23 (8:30-5:00) & September 24 (8:30-4:30)

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Chicopee Woods Agricultural Center

1855 Calvary Church Road

Gainesville, GA 30507

 

  • ​$2 admission per adult (children free)

  • Free parking

  • Covered venue

  • Just a few minutes

      from I-985

  • No pets please

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Speaker Schedule

Friday, September 23 11:00 AM

Jessica Moore, Hall County Family and Consumer Sciences Agent
"Food Preservation Basics"

An introduction to Food Preservation methods including canning, freezing and dehydrating. This topic will include information on preserving your garden’s harvest using proven at-home food methods.

Friday, September 23 1:00 PM

Bo Roddis, Conservation Specialist, Athens Land Trust
"Handling Invasive Plant Species in North Georgia"


Bo will talk on managing invasive species in the Georgia Piedmont, many of which are common in our backyards, with a focus on environmental dangers, identification, and removal techniques. I will also include details about the summer conservation program that I help run with the Athens Land Trust (Young Conservation Stewards, or YCS), which focuses on eliminating harmful invasives from our area parks and reintroducing beneficial natives.

Saturday, September 24 11:00 AM

Anita House, Hall County Master Gardener
"Seeds Today, Plant Tomorrow"

Saving seeds has been the norm for hundreds of years. Join us to learn methods to collect, preserve and store your favorite seeds. Trading seeds can be a great way to expand your gardens! We will have a few hands on examples.

Saturday, September 24 1:00 PM

Elaine Kelly, Owner, The Potting Shed
"Peonies, Irises, Daffodils - What To Do In The Fall"

Elaine will share with us what needs to be done in the fall with these deer resistant perennials to have beautiful flowers for spring and summer.

A sampling of our 2022 Fall Garden Expo vendors:

Click on their photos. If they have a business presence online, you will be redirected.

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Colonial Creek Farm
IG Nursery
Earthen Organics
Potting Shed
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Angelikamadethis
Jammin at Nora's Nest
harris family nursery

Other vendors:

Paradise Horticultural Services  

Flighty Birdhouse Lady

Birdman