You have the chance to support Cobb's 4-H program and receive great plants during the plant sale fundraiser. Pre-orders are being accepted now through 5 p.m., Friday, March. 23. This year's theme is "Wonderful World of Pollinators!" Many of the plants offered will not only add color to your yard, but will also attract beneficial pollinators to your landscape. Some of the plants available include blackberry, blueberry, azalea, camellia, crape myrtle, edgeworthia chrysantha, fig, gardenia, hydrangea snow queen and Japanese painted fern. For a complete list of plants and the order form, click here.
All plant sale proceeds will benefit the Cobb County 4-H youth development program, supplies, judging teams, scholarships and professional development. Orders will be accepted via walk-in at the UGA-Cobb Extension office, with debit/credit card, cash, money order or check. Mail-in orders will be accepted with check or money order. All checks should be made out to Cobb Co. Extension/4-H and all sales are final.
UGA-Cobb Extension staff will also offer two free classes or plant sale participants:
- Fruit based cooking class
6:30 p.m., Thursday, March 8
UGA-Cobb Extension office, 678 South Cobb Drive, Marietta
- Homeowners landscaping class
6:30 p.m., Thursday, March 15
Cobb Water training facility, 662 South Cobb Drive, Marietta
To register, call 770-528-4070.