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Callaway Discovery Center

March 2021

Attracting Beneficial Insects “The Good Bugs” to Your Garden

March 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Wondering how you can attract beneficial insects and pollinators to your garden or neighborhood? One of our experts will teach you how to turn your backyard or garden space into a prime habitat for these important insects. Learn the right plants and provisions needed to attract those buzzing insects directly to your garden oasis. Ages: 10 and up Price: $15 per attendee; Kids 10 and under are $5 a piece Date: March 13, 2021 Time: 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.…

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Homeschool Science Day Series

March 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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One event on April 21, 2021 at 2:00 pm

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One event on May 19, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on May 20, 2021 at 2:00 pm

Georgia's Wildlife We will discuss the importance of Georgia's wildlife and learn about the importance of food, water, and cover for our native fauna.  You will even get a chance to meet our education mammal and reptile at the end of the program! Ages: 5-14 Date: February 17, 2021 and/or February 18, 2021 Time: 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Location: Callaway Discovery Center Classrooms Instructor: Bethany Harris, Director of Education Minimum Capacity: 5 people, Maximum Capacity: 25 people Register Here…

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Create Your Own Topiary

March 20 @ 9:00 am

Ever wanted to create a topiary that can be used in your backyard? In this course, you will learn the “do’s” and “don’ts” of topiary design, receive information on the best plants to use in your topiary build, and also learn more about the resources and tools you will need when creating your own topiary. Ages: Adults Price: $75 Date: March 20, 2021 Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Location: Virginia Hand Callaway Discovery Center, Lily Classroom Instructor: Chris Hall,…

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Native Azaleas!

March 20 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

The native azaleas of the southeast have been called the most beautiful of our native flowering shrubs.  Here’s your chance to learn all about native azaleas and some of the outstanding cultivars now available.  These dazzling beauties are great additions to any landscape.  You’ll learn from someone who has had years of hands-on experience growing these plants.  Ernest is the second-generation owner of a nursery established in 1957 which has become the largest grower of native azaleas in the country.…

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May 2021

Zen Gardening

May 22 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am

Come dig and plant as we create a zen garden using succulent plants and learn about how to properly care and design a succulent garden or terrarium. We will provide all zen gardening supplies including rocks, plants, containers, natural stone elements and decorations. Get your zen on! Ages: 12 and up Price: $30 per attendee Date: May 22, 2021 Time: 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Location: Virginia Hand Callaway Discovery Center, Lily Classroom Instructor: Bethany Harris, Director of Education Minimum…

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