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March 2018

Rucker Road Workday

March 17, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Old Rucker Park & Farm, 998-700 Old Rucker Rd
Alpharetta, GA 30004 United States
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The first workday for this site is tentatively scheduled for Saturday, March 17, 10 a.m. to noon. The City of Alpharetta is donating topsoil and wood chip mulch for the site. Preparation will involve removing the grass, applying the topsoil and then laying down a weed barrier of newspapers and wood chip mulch. Bring your gardening gloves.

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Rucker Road Workday

March 24, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Old Rucker Park & Farm, 998-700 Old Rucker Rd
Alpharetta, GA 30004 United States
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The second workday for this site is scheduled for Saturday, March 24, 10 a.m. to noon. If you have gardening gloves, please bring them.

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April 2018

Rucker Road Workday

April 14, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Old Rucker Park & Farm, 998-700 Old Rucker Rd
Alpharetta, GA 30004 United States
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Please join us for the next scheduled workday at the newest GNPS restoration site, on Saturday, March 24, 10 a.m. to noon. If you have gardening gloves, please bring them.

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May 2018

Rucker Road Workday

May 12, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Old Rucker Park & Farm, 998-700 Old Rucker Rd
Alpharetta, GA 30004 United States
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Please join us for the next scheduled workday at the newest GNPS restoration site from 10 a.m. to noon. If you have gardening gloves, please bring them.

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October 2021

North Metro Chapter Plant Sale

October 9, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Old Rucker Park & Farm, 998-700 Old Rucker Rd
Alpharetta, GA 30004 United States
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The forming North Metro Atlanta Chapter of GNPS is excited to hold its first plant sale. Plants available will include member donated and rescued plants as well two native plant vendors: Cottage Garden Natives and Night Song Native Plant Nursery. The plant sale will be held at Old Rucker Farm Park in partnership with the City of Alpharetta. Here is a partial list of the plants that the chapter will be having at the sale:           …

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December 2021

GNPS to Participate in Alpharetta Community Food Forum

December 4, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Old Rucker Park & Farm, 998-700 Old Rucker Rd
Alpharetta, GA 30004 United States
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The Georgia Native Plant Society has been invited to participate in the Community Food Forum for Alpharetta residents at Old Rucker Park & Farm on Saturday, December 4, 10-11:30 a.m. Members of the new North Metro Chapter will serve as docents to provide native plant information and explain the role of the park's native plant garden in attracting beneficial insects for the donation farm's fruit and vegetable crops. For Alpharetta, hosting a Community Food Forum is the next step in…

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March 2022

Plant Sale Potting Party

March 17 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Old Rucker Park & Farm, 998-700 Old Rucker Rd
Alpharetta, GA 30004 United States
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Join the North Metro Atlanta Chapter members for a "Potting Party" to help transplant and label purchased plugs into 4"x4" pots for selling at the plant sale in April. Contact northmetroatlanta@gnps.org if you would like to volunteer for this event.

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Old Rucker Farm Native Plant Habitat Workday

March 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Old Rucker Park & Farm, 998-700 Old Rucker Rd
Alpharetta, GA 30004 United States
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Join members from the North Metro Atlanta Chapter for a workday at the Old Rucker Farm Native Plant Habitat. We'll be weeding the garden to prepare for spring growth. If you plan on attending, please send an RSVP to carling.kirk@gnps.org. Please bring your face mask, gardening gloves and hand tools, and wear weather-appropriate clothing and closed-toed shoes.

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April 2022

Old Rucker Farm Native Plant Habitat Workday

April 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Old Rucker Park & Farm, 998-700 Old Rucker Rd
Alpharetta, GA 30004 United States
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Join members from the North Metro Atlanta Chapter for a workday at the Old Rucker Farm Native Plant Habitat. We'll be weeding the garden to prepare for spring growth. If you plan on attending, please sign up here. Please bring your face mask, gardening gloves and hand tools, and wear weather-appropriate clothing and closed-toed shoes.

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North Metro Atlanta Chapter Plant Sale

April 30 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Old Rucker Park & Farm, 998-700 Old Rucker Rd
Alpharetta, GA 30004 United States
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  Our 2022 Spring Plant Sale on Saturday, April 30th will be in conjunction with the City of Alpharetta’s Community Agriculture Program. This program teaches high school students to grow and sell organic fruits, vegetables, herbs, and cut flowers at the Old Rucker Farm. By coming to this one-stop-shop you can browse selections from the North Metro Atlanta Georgia Native Plant Society, Alpharetta’s Old Rucker Farm, and some of our favorite local native plant and seed vendors. What plants will be…

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May 2022

Old Rucker Farm Native Plant Habitat Workday

May 28 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Old Rucker Park & Farm, 998-700 Old Rucker Rd
Alpharetta, GA 30004 United States
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Join members from the North Metro Atlanta Chapter for a workday at the Old Rucker Farm Native Plant Habitat. We'll be weeding and mulching the garden, as well as planting a few donated plants from the chapter plant sale. If you plan on attending, please sign up here. Please bring your face mask, gardening gloves and hand tools, and wear weather-appropriate clothing and closed-toed shoes.

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