Learn to garden like a pro with these Gwinnett classes

Want to garden like a pro? Master gardeners and other experts all over Gwinnett County are happy to share their secrets. Best of all, the classes are free, though some require registration.

Here are gardening classes coming to the area in the next couple of months:

ExploreFall Vegetable Gardening class at Gwinnett County Government Annex Building

Aug. 29, 12 p.m.–1 p.m.

Gwinnett County Government Annex Building, 750 South Perry St. #400, Lawrenceville. 678-377-4010

Gwinnett extension agent Timothy Daly will demonstrate how to start a fall vegetable garden, including selecting what to grow.

Pre-register by phone or e-mail timothy.daly@gwinnettcounty.com.

American gardener Felder Rushing speaks at Bethesda Senior Center

Oct. 17, 7 p.m.

225 Bethesda Church Road, Lawrenceville. 678-377-4010

The last speaker of the year for Gwinnett Master Gardeners, Felder Rushing will talk about weather-hardy plants and his cottage garden featured in "Southern Living."

Full Lawn Care

Sept. 8, 12 p.m.–1 p.m.

Second-floor conference room of the Gwinnett County Government Annex Building, 750 South Perry St. #400, Lawrenceville, GA 30046. 678-377-4010

Daly will discuss how to care for your lawn during the fall and how to keep it healthy.

Pre-register by Sept. 6 by phone or email timothy.daly@gwinnettcounty.com

Fall is for Planting

Sept. 29, 6:30 p.m.–7:30 p.m.

Five Forks Library, 2780 Five Forks Trickum Road Lawrenceville, GA 30044.

The best time of the year to plant trees, plants and shrubs is the fall. The plants are more likely to survive in the cooler weather.

Pre-register by Sept. 27 by contacting events@gwinnettpl.org.