GA Gives Day

Show your support for Woodlands Garden during Georgia Gives Day 2017.

On November 28, 2017 people all over the state will make easy, secure online donations to their favorite charities for Georgia Gives Day. Woodlands is excited to be a part of a 24-hour marathon of generosity, and would love to have your support in meeting our goal this year. All donations go towards the maintenance and upkeep of this public garden. Every little bit helps us, so make your contribution today! 

** New Challenge for 2017: For every new donor who gives in any amount to Woodlands during GA Gives Day we have anonymous supporters who will donate $50 to the Garden. Please help us spread the word to reach new donors!

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Fall Plant Sale – Thank you!

Special thanks to these local nurseries, organizations, and businesses for your support to make the Fall Plant Sale a great success!

  • Ace Hardware Tucker
  • Arborguard
  • Ashe-Simpson Garden Center
  • Atlanta History Center Goizueta Gardens
  • Baker Environmental Nursery
  • Brushwood Nursery
  • Buck Jones Nursery
  • Chattahoochee Nature Center
  • Dorough Nursery
  • Family Tree
  • Frank Smith’s Nursery
  • Georgia Wholesale Nursery
  • Garden*Hood
  • Georgia Perimeter College Garden
  • Goodness Grows
  • Halls Flower Shop
  • Intown Ace Hardware – Decatur
  • John Dunn
  • Ladyslipper Rare Plant Nursery
  • Native Forest Nursery
  • Night Song Native Plant Nursery
  • Piccadilly Farm Nursery and Gardens
  • Pike’s Nursery Regional Office
  • Randy’s Nursery
  • ReVisioned Furniture
  • Southern Native Plantings
  • The Kinsey Family Farm
  • Transplant Nursery
  • Wilkerson Mill Gardens
  • Woody’s Wholesale Nursery

 

 

The Woodlands Garden Plant Sale is made possible by a group of dedicated volunteers.  Let us know if you’d like to help organize future Plant Sales or participate with any Garden efforts.  Complete this online Volunteer Application to provide your interests and get more involved at Woodlands. The Garden is a special place due to the many hands that make it grow; come join the fun!

 

 

Fairies in the Garden 2017

Throughout the month of October come find all 7 fairy homes on the 2017 Fairy Map found here.

The fairies are coming to Woodlands Garden!

Woodlands is pleased to partner with Skyland Trail for the seventh annual ‘Fairies in the Garden’ celebration. Skyland Trail artists will tuck intricate tiny houses here and there in the woods, just for you to find. This year’s Fairy Celebration will include story time provided by The Little Shop of Stories, art workshops, temporary tattoos, music, and the ever-popular ‘Grand Summoning of the Fairies’ followed by the trail parade.

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A beach fairy hut

Discover tiny fairy dwellings built from bark, twigs, branches, seed heads, leaves and other natural materials, tucked in sheltered nooks along the garden’s paths. Colonies will include root fairies, stump fairies, fortress fairies, moss fairies … and of course trolls under the bridge. We’ll give you hints to help you find them!

Can you find where the fairies live?
Can you find where the fairies live?

Date: October 7, 2017
Time: 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Venue: 932 Scott Boulevard, Decatur, GA 30030

Cost: Free, we just ask that you PLEASE park off-site
Costume: Yes, please!

Driving & Parking Directions

Off-site parking required for this event. Parking map of below locations available here.

Parking Option 1: BB&T Bank at 1221 Clairemont Ave, Decatur, GA 30030
Directions to BB&T

Parking Option 2: Westchester Elementary at 758 Scott Blvd, Decatur, GA 30030
Directions to Westchester Elementary

Parking for guests with special needs is available on site.

 

Special thanks to our friends at Skyland Trail for all the help they put in to making this event a success!  Woodlands Garden and Fairies thank you all.

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Sponsors supporting Fairies in the Garden:

 

 

Raffle items donated by:

Fall Plant Sale 2017

Fall is a great time to add to your garden and who doesn’t love to shop…Stop by the Woodlands Garden Fall Plant Sale to learn from the experts what plants are perfect for your home landscape.  Plants available range in price from $3 to $25+ and have been grown by volunteers, cultivated at Woodlands Garden, and donated by local nurseries (list coming soon below). All proceeds from the Fall Plant Sale help fund the maintenance of this public garden.

The dedicated Plant Sale Committee will provide a fun shopping experience on these Sundays from 12:30pm to 4:30pm: September 17, 24 and October 1, 8, 15

Images of plants available found on Facebook Album here.

Quick list of what is available this year:

  • Many varieties of FERNS and IRISES
  • Native Azaleas
  • Sourwood
  • Hellebores
  • Salvia
  • Lamb’s Ear
  • Crinum lilies
  • Edgeworthia
  • Oaks
  • Hydrangea-oakleaf, variegated, mophead
  • Canna

Here are some popular plants available:

  • Buckeye
  • Bloodroot
  • Black-eyed Susan
  • Confederate Rose Hibiscus
  • Robb’s Euphorbia
  • Peacock Moss
  • Lenten Rose
  • Hostas
  • Mayapple
  • Native azaleas
  • Numerous varieties of ferns including Japanese painted, Christmas, and bramble
  • Camellias
  • Sweetshrub
  • Blue-eyed grass
  • Loropetalum
  • Celadine poppy
  • Orange and white ginger lilies
  • Beautyberry