Master Gardener Volunteers of Cobb County present tour of West Cobb gardens

Welcome to Cobb County brick sign at Henderson Road on Veterans MemorialCobb County welcome sign (photo by Larry Felton Johnson)

Cobb County announced in its weekly newsletter that the Master Gardener Volunteers of Cobb County will conduct a tour of five West Cobb Gardens.

The announcement states:

Learn and be inspired as you visit five beautiful and unique gardens 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., Saturday, May 14. This year’s gardens, selected by the Master Gardener Volunteers of Cobb County, will showcase plants, birds and pollinators that thrive in Georgia’s climate. All gardens are located in West Cobb. Docents will lead you through woodsy country gardens to a historic park along the Trail of Tears and answer your questions to help you improve your gardening skills. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 on the day of the event.

Tickets can be purchased at https://www.cobbmastergardeners.com/

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The brochure for the tour states that this is the 19th annual event.

The brochure gives the following overview:

The Master Gardener Volunteers of Cobb County want you to learn and
be inspired as you visit our five (5) beautiful and unique gardens selected
for the Tour. This year we will showcase plants, birds, and pollinators that
thrive in Georgia’s climate. All gardens are located in West Cobb. Our
docents will lead you through woodsy country gardens to a historic park
along the Trail of Tears, all while complying with UGA Cobb County COVID-
19 safety protocols, which are subject to change at any point. Each garden
will include docents to answer your questions and offer educational
information to help you improve your gardening skills. Your support helps
provide funding for our horticultural educational programs and
demonstration and community gardens throughout Cobb County. We
hope you enjoy your day and thank you for helping us Grow Gardeners!

The gardens on the tour are as follows (information about each garden is in the brochure linked about):

  • The Driskell Garden, 101 Dawson Drive, Powder Springs, GA 30152
  • The McLean Garden, Parking & Bus at Lost Mountain Baptist Church 5400 Old Dallas Road, Powder Springs 30127
  • The Bender Garden, 3540 Maryhill Lane, Kennesaw, GA 30152
  • The Wing Garden, 3528 Maryhill Lane, Kennesaw, GA 30152
  • Green Meadows Preserve, 3780 Dallas Hwy, Powder Springs, GA 30127

See a map of the tour by following this link.

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