Pike Nurseries, which has four Cobb County locations, will have the following classes and events in April:

Grow Your Own Spring Veggies will be April 4 at 6 p.m. at the West Cobb location, 3431 Barrett Parkway NW in Marietta; and April 6 at 9 a.m. at the Acworth location, 3602 Cobb Parkway NW in Acworth. The experts at Pike Nurseries are going back to the basics to teach beginner gardeners how to prepare, plant and care for veggie gardens in this free class♦ .

♦ Growing Tomatoes will be April 13 at 9 a.m. at all Pike Nurseries locations. Participants are invited to learn all about different tomato types and varieties as well as best practices for planting and maintaining thriving tomatoes throughout the warmer months in this free class.

♦ Ladybug Weekend will be April 26–28 during store hours at all Pike Nurseries locations. Participants can celebrate the garden’s most beneficial bugs and receive a free sample packet of 150 ladybugs with any purchase, while supplies last. Limit one packet per household.

♦ Beneficial Bugs will be April 27 at 9 a.m. at all Pike Nurseries locations. In this free class, participants can learn all about the beneficial insects that help gardens flourish and take home a free packet of ladybugs with any purchase, while supplies last.

♦ All About Hydrangeas will be May 2 at 6:30 p.m. at the West Cobb location. Participants can attend this free how-to class to learn about the different varieties of the pom-pom-like flower as well as tips on how to properly plant, care for and prune hydrangeas. Participants can also enter to win a free hydrangea shrub while enjoying complimentary refreshments.

For more information, visit www.pikenursery.com.


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