SSGC

Programs, Meetings and Events

September 7, 2017 - 9:30 am social, 10:00 am membership meeting, 11:00 am speaker

SSGC Meeting

Location: Heritage Sandy Springs Community Roon

Program: Matt Tommey - Basketry Artist

 

Matt Tommey is a world class artist and teacher working in Asheville, North Carolina's River Arts District.  Since the mid-1990's Matt's been creating woven sculpture using basketry techniques for his clients that reflect the rustic elegance of nature. These days, Matt's woven art is in some of the most beautiful mountain homes in the country and is created from locally harvested bark, vines and branches.

For more information, visit: www.matttommey.com 

 

 

October 6, 2016 - 9:30 am social, 10:00 meeting and speaker

SSGC Meeting

Location: Heritage Sandy Springs Community Room

Program:Anna G. Burns - Petite Floral Arranger and Author

 

Anna will be discussing her new book, Guide to the New Petite: Floral Designs 12" and Under.

WhenGuide to the New Petite Book Cover asked what excites her about floral design, she replied:
I’m most excited about combining nature’s abundant, unique offerings of foliage, flowers, and branches into art. It’s exciting to see how distinctive each piece is. I enjoy finding relationships between nature and culture to create floral art that is appealing.

For more information, visit: annagburns.com


October 26, 2017 - 9:30 am

Dogwood District Fall Annual Meeting

Location: Ansley Golf Club

Featured speaker: TBA


October 19, 2016 - 7:00 pm

Cherokee Garden Library Ashley Wright McIntype Lecture

Location: Atlanta History Center

Thomas Woltz, Landscape Architect, Discusses Sustainable Design

For tickets visit www.atlantahistorycenter.com/programs


November 2, 2017 - 9:30 am social, 10:00 speaker and meeting

SSGC Meeting

Location: Heritage Sandy Springs Community Room

Program: Barbara Taylor discusses Athos Menaboni.

 

Menaboni is widely rMenaboni book coveregarded as one of the world’s finest illustrators and painters of bird life, and hailed by wildlife lovers, art collectors, and orinthologists alike as the 20th century Audobon, but unlike Audubon, he worked mostly from live bird studies. Spanning a sixty-year career, Menaboni’s work professed his love for the more than 150 American birds he painted in their natural surroundings. Come hear about this former Sandy Springs resident.


December 7, 2017 - 10:30 am social

Holiday Luncheon

Location: TBA


January 8, 2017 - 9:30 am

Fulton Federation Meeting

Location: Canterbury Court

Speaker TBA


January 5, 2018 - 9:30 social, 10:00 speaker

SSGC Meeting

Location: Heritage Sandy Springs Community Room

Program: Presentation on preparing for the Atlanta Botanical Garden's New Flower Show.

January 9, 2018 -

Dogwood District Board Meeting

Location: Sandy Springs Library


February 1, 2018 - 9:30 social, 10:00 speaker

SSGC Meeting

Location: Heritage Sandy Springs Community Room

Program: John Newsome - "Mr. Camellia" Come learn about how to grow and care for camellias.

March 1, 2018 - 9:30 am social, 10:00 speaker

SSGC Meeting

Location: Heritage Sandy Springs Community Room

Program: Fairy Gardens


April 5, 2018 - 9:30 am social, 10:00 speaker

SSGC Meeting

Location: Heritage Sandy Springs Community Room

Pollinator Gardening


Third week of April 2018

Georgia Garden Week

April 10-12, 2018

Garden Club of Georgia State Convention

Location: Marriott Convention Center, Macon


May 3, 2018

SSGC Spring Luncheon

TBA


May 10, 2018 - 10:30 registration & coffee 11:00 Program

Fulton Federation Luncheon

Location: Ansley Golf Club



First full week of June 2018

National Garden Week


June, 2018- TBA

Field Trip

TBA