As the weather warms and the days grow longer, you may be thinking about doing some planting. Here’s a listing of FREE events to get you started. They are all hosted at various Pike Nurseries locations around the Atlanta metro area. You can find the complete Pike’s events calendar online.
Pike’s April events include classes on growing spring veggies, tomatoes, and blooming hydrangeas.
PLEASE verify all events with your local store before you head out — because things change!
FREE Class: All About Hydrangeas
April 30th — May 4th
Select Pike Nurseries locations
FREE – registration required
Hydrangeas are a signature garden staple in southern spaces, and make beautiful cut arrangements. Attend this class to learn about the different varietie, as well as tips on how to properly plant, care for, and prune hydrangeas. Attendees can also enter to win a free hydrangea shrub and enjoy complimentary refreshments.
NOTE: Classes are free, but require pre-registration. PLEASE visit Pike’s sign-up page to register for the class you’d like to attend.
Saturday, May 4th at 9 a.m. at the following locations:
2410 Camellia Lane NE, Atlanta, Ga. 30324
3602 Cobb Parkway, Acworth, Ga. 30101
- Holcomb Bridge
2955 Holcomb Bridge Road, Alpharetta, Ga. 30022
3155 Bethany Bend, Milton, GA 30004
For more information on the gardening classes and other events offered at Pike Nurseries, please visit www.pikenursery.com.
Free event: Garden Party
Friday, May 3 from 4-7 p.m. at all Pike Nurseries locations except Lake Oconee
(Discounts are available throughout the day)
Guests can enjoy special savings throughout the day as well as complimentary wine and light bites from 4 to 7 p.m. while stocking up on the season’s gardening essentials.
Free event: Butterfly Celebration
Saturday, May 4th and Sunday, May 5 th during store hours at all Pike Nurseries locations, except Lake Oconee
Butterflies are beautiful and beneficial garden visitors! To celebrate the elegant insects, Pike Nurseries is providing complimentary plant guides to help guests determine which plants will bring butterflies to green spaces, special savings on select butterfly-attracting plants, a kid-friendly activity sheet, and tasty samples to enjoy while shopping.
In addition, customers can visit any Pike Nurseries store throughout the weekend to register for the chance to win a two-day, one-night stay at Callaway Resort and Gardens! Callaway is home to the renowned Cecil B. Day Butterfly Center with a tropical butterfly conservatory and a native butterfly garden. Guests can observe and learn about many species of butterflies while enjoying a relaxing stay at the resort’s AAA Four Diamond Lodge and Spa.
Free class: Attracting Butterflies to Your Garden
Saturday, May 4 at 10 a.m. all Pike Nurseries locations, except Lake Oconee
You are invited to learn how to create a welcoming habitat for fluttering friends, and hear all about the benefits of inviting butterflies to outdoor spaces. Attendees will receive an exclusive coupon to shop for butterfly-friendly plants, as well as a free plant guide and an activity sheet for kids!
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