The Garden Enthusiast - Backyard Nature Station Update October 2014 
  Updates 
  VOTE!
  Soil Testing
 Children’s Garden 
From our Customers 
What’s New in the Store? 
Classes & Events 
  Sidewalk Sale 
  Graphic Pumpkin Carving 
Happenings 
  Old Town Tucker Update/Happenings 
  Community Events and Spirit 
  Other Backyard Nature Events 
Gardening 
  Opportunities in the Garden for October 
Birding 
  Bird of the Month: Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 
  Audubon Field Trips 

Fellow Backyard Nature Lovers

Brittany and I will be heading to a big show next week. Krysten, my granddaughter, will be holding down the fort while we are gone. Due to this we have some changes in the schedule for next week only. We’ll be open Monday, Friday and Saturday from 10 – 6, Tuesday and Wednesday from 10 - 5, and closed on Thursday October 9th. Sorry for the inconvenience but I hope you’ll like what we find. We’ll keep you updated on that! 

As we make our rounds at the show, we'll be taking some pictures of what we like and posting them on Facebook. If you haven't "liked" us yet, do so here so you'll see the new finds.
Also, we're competing for a grant through Chase Mission Main Street. We need 250 votes prior to October 17th to stay in the competition. Would you vote for us today at http://www.missionmainstreetgrants.com/vote/businesses (zip code is 30084) If we win, we'll use this money to enhance the store by adding new product lines, visuals and more for the children's garden. It means a lot! Thank you!! 

Check out our events sections regarding the sidewalk sale and a great pumpkin carving class. If you haven’t updated or filled out your Wish List in the store, now is a good time before the holiday shopping gets underway. 

Breaking news! For your convenience we will soon have the soil sample bags from the University of Georgia in our store. Just got the the okay today. More details to follow. This is a great time of year to take soil samples and add nutrients if needed. 

It’s autumn and a great time to enjoy not only the great weather but the beauty of nature as the leaves change and our area turns into a great palette of colors. Look down through all of the events below to see if there is something that captures your fancy. Or maybe take the family or friends for a short jaunt to look at the changing of the leaves, some apple or pumpkin picking, cider drinking, eating and other activities in North Georgia such as Uncle Schuck’s in Dawsonville; Mercier Orchards in Blue Ridge; Penland’s Apple House, R & A Orchards and Hillcrest Orchards in Ellijay or Jaemor Farms in Alto. 

And if you needed a reason for taking a walk and enjoying nature, here’s an interesting article about the benefits:http://www.uofmhealth.org/news/archive/201409/walking-depression-and-beating-stress-outdoors-nature-group 

And, don’t forget Daylight Saving Time ends on Nov. 2. 

Children’s Garden 

This month we hope to start the aquaponic project, work on the water feature, start adding some color, and get more plants in. Don’t have a set date for the opening yet but am working toward it! 

From Our Customers 

Hi Linda and Brittany, How exciting to win 2nd place! I hope the photo generates some publicity for the Tucker Butterfly Garden. I'm looking forward to seeing your children's garden! Thanks for your good work, Karen 

Wanted to let you know the manual hedge clippers I bought from you are wonderful! Perfect for a woman. Not too heavy but can really cut with ease. Thanks for getting them, Debra A 

What’s New in the Store? 

Birding (and chickens)
: Non-medicated Chick Starter, handcrafted bird houses 

Gift:
 Beautiful porcelain night lights, trivets, clocks, walking sticks, jewel boxes, perfume bottle, sun catchers – all nature themed! 

Classes and Events 

Saturday October 18th Sidewalk Sale 10AM – 2PM 
Join us as we offer some great bargains on finds from the expos and clear out some inventory to make way for new products. Included in the sale will be some garden tools, watering wands, sprinklers, feeders, planters and much more. 

Sunday October 26th Graphic Pumpkin Carving 2 – 3:30PM
 
Kids 8 years or older will take home a very unique pumpkin! Must preregister and email a favorite photo of themselves, a pet or cartoon character, etc. by October 20th. If they don’t have a picture they want to use, we’ll have a few to choose from. Fee: $20 Sign up 

Old Town Tucker Update/Happenings 

  Sweet Dee's Bakeshop 
Stop in during Taste of Tucker for a dee-licious treat and hot cup of joe! Don't forget Halloween is just around the corner. Celebrate with ghostly cupcakes, spooky cookies and more! Call 770-696-4461 to preorder to make sure you’ll have what you need. 

Growler Time will have cream soda available during Taste of Tucker on October 4th. Come try it out! 

In preparation for the anticipated colder than usual winter check out my neighbor Hearth & Patio. Does your fireplace need any repairs or maybe you need a new screen? Come by, Charlie surely has what you need. And, do it before it gets cold so you’re prepared! He has also been revamping his showrooms and put in some really wonderful new displays of all types of fireplaces. 

"Feel Your Best!Massage Associates of Atlanta, LLC (5165 Lavista Rd, Tucker) In addition to Massage Therapy, Acupuncture, Foot Reflexology and related therapies also offers classes for Yoga, Tai Chi, Qi Gong, Meditation and self care workshops including Unwinding Your Belly (November 16th). For details 770-493-8181 or www.massageassociates.net . 

October 4th Taste of Tucker 2014 1- 6PM 
Main Street will close down at 8AM on the 4th to prepare for Taste of Tucker. Twenty-four restaurants will participate this year. Proceeds go to Networks Cooperative Ministry and Day League (formerly Dekalb Rape Crisis Center). There will be live music, a farmer’s market and a Kid Zone. 

Sunday October 26th Fall Festival including Trunk or Treat 5 - 7PM
 
Tucker First Baptist’s Church festival includes games, bounce houses & slides, food, a cake walk, face paint & more! Wear your favorite costume! Live music by the Tucker Middle School Jazz Band! Admission is free! For more information contact: (770) 938-1688 or www.fbctucker.org 

Thursdays from 4 - 8 PM Tucker Farmers Market 
2333 Main Street in the Freemasons Square and Bank of America parking lot Saturday 

Community Events and Spirit 

Saturday October 4th 6th Annual Rivers Alive Clean Up 9AM – Noon
 
REGISTER FOR RIVERS ALIVE Tucker Civic Association’s annual River Alive focus will be cleaning the South Fork of Peachtree Creek in two locations: at its intersection with Cowan Road and its intersection with Sarr Parkway. Free food & live music. Volunteer to help protect our resources! Heavy rain date is Saturday October 11th. Please register ASAP. Must be 10 years or older to participate. For more info email Beth Ganga at [email protected] 

Saturday October 13th Annual Browning Courthouse Day 10AM - 2PM 
This is a free Community Event and everyone is invited! The event is being held in conjunction with Tucker Recreation Center's Annual Fall Festival which will give more people an opportunity to learn about Tucker history as well as the community services, enrichment classes and other year round services that occur at Tucker Recreation Center. Browning Courthouse, circa 1860, will be open for visitors of all ages to see the special collections of Tucker Historical Society. Additionally, the Family Quilt Show which was a big hit last year will return this year so you may display and share the history of your antique or more recently made quilts (quilts are not for sale just for show). The Tom Hill Band is returning to play a little bit of everything and something for everyone to enjoy. The Tucker Recreation Center's Annual Fall Festival includes their Annual Yard Sale and Cookout going on during the day. 

Browning Courthouse is located on the front lawn of the Tucker Recreation Center at 4898 Lavista Road, Tucker, GA 30084. Admission is Free for this Rain or Shine event. For information on Browning Courthouse Day or to show your quilt at the Family Quilt Show please email to Kathy Powell at [email protected] 

Saturday October 18th “The Pink Twirl” 8PM
 
Aqua Salon & Day Spa is holding their 9th Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Event which includes music, food, couture designs and inspiring/empowering stories all around with one goal in mind – Finding the Cure! 4987 Lavista Rd Suite 1&2 (Browning Village) 

Other Backyard Nature Events 

Saturday October 4thTrees Atlanta 15th Annual Tree/Plant Sale 8AM – 2PM Freedom Farmers’ Market at The Carter Center 453 Freedom Parkway NE, Atlanta, GA 30307 There will be over 1500 plants available for sale including trees, shrubs, perennials, and vines with over 200 native end exotic species. There’s also a farmer’s market, music, cooking demonstrations, face painting and crafts. For more information: Visit http://treesatlanta.org 

Saturday, October 4th Frazier-Rowe Park 10AM 
Frazier-Rowe Park will host an hour of Story Telling. We are pleased to have story teller, Feriel Fieldman with us. Bring your family and friends and join us for an entertaining morning in the park. They have a program at the Park on the first Saturday of each month. 

Sundays October 5, 12, 19, 26 Woodlands Garden Plant Sale 2 - 4PM 
Spruce up your garden with a variety of trees, shrubs and perennials from Woodlands Garden’s Fall Plant Sale. Many of the plants come directly from the garden’s seven acres, including seedlings of Magnolia macrophylla or Bigleaf Magnolia, a Champion Tree located on site. Choose from trees and shrubs including Japanese maple, dogwood, redbud, American holly, Virginia sweetspire, and elderberry. Woodlands volunteers have also harvested perennials such as celandine poppy, passionflower vine, arum, hellebore, euphorbia, and ginger lily, and friends of the garden are donating other plants. Buyers can support Woodlands Garden and take home plants proven to thrive in the Decatur area. Plants will also be available for purchase on Fairies in the Garden day, Saturday, October 18, 2-5pm. To learn more, or to shop for plants during the week, contact garden manger Ruby Bock at 678.641.2966 or [email protected] 932 Scott Blvd., Decatur, Ga 30030 

Sunday October 5th Sunday in the Garden Concert at Woodlands Garden 2-4 PM Put on your walking shoes and explore Decatur's seven-acre garden and Georgia Piedmont native plant habitat. Volunteers welcome you and provide helpful information. Free concert featuring Community Drums. 932 Scott Blvd. Decatur, GA 30030 Native Plant Garden at the Georgia Perimeter College Campus 3251 Panthersville Road Phone: 678-891-2668 The Fall Lunch and Wildflower Series is in progress. The talks start at 12 Noon and each are preceded by a walk that is from 10:30 – 11:30 Free (but you might want to buy some plants!) 

Friday October 10th “Native Clematis for the Southern Garden" 

Presented by Lyndy Broder 
Garden Walk: Native Ferns of Georgia with George Sanko 

Friday October 17th “Bog Plants and Bog Gardens" 

Presented by David Bressler 
Garden Walk: Pollinators for Your Garden with Eddi Minche 

Friday October 24th “Gardening How To" 

Presented by Rick Barnes 
Garden Walk: A Tour of the Fall Garden with Rick Barnes 

Friday October 31st “Fall Color in the Garden" 
Presented by Jamie Blackburn 
Garden Walk: Good Choices in the Sale Area with Marcia Parker 

If desired, bring a lunch. Also, walks will not be held if it's raining, but talks will be. Follow signs at the garden to the classroom in room SH1100. 
Be there by 10:30 so you don't miss the walk. 
Fall plant sales at the Native Plant Garden are (10 am – 2 pm) 
Fridays: October 10, 17, 24, 31 
Saturdays: October 11, 25 
Check or cash only 

Monday October 13th Native plants for Home Landscapes 7:30PM 
Mountain Shadow Garden Club has invited Rick Barnes of NatureScapes to present a program on native plants, particularly trees, shrubs, and perennials in the context of home landscape communities. Mr. Barnes is a certified arborist and has worked extensively with the Georgia Perimeter College Horticulture Program and gardens. A graduate in horticulture from the University of Georgia, he has been a leader in the Georgia Green Industry and is noted for his photography of landscapes and natural settings. Eastminster Presbyterian Church, 5801 Hugh Howell Road, Stone Mountain. Meetings are open to men and women of all ages. For more information or directions, contact club president Jeff Raines at 404-641-8633. 

Tuesday – Thursday October 14th – 16th Gwinnett Techincal College Horticulture Fall Plant Sale 9AM – 4PM 
This year's selection includes pansies and violas ($10 annual flats!), snapdragons, ornamental cabbage and kale, butterfly milkweed, 3 gallon gardenia, climbing hydrangea vine, 'Arctic Fire' dogwood, 'Annabelle' hydrangea, Blue Cone arborvitae, 3 gallon oakleaf hydrangea, white wood aster, 'Little Lime' hydrangea, 'Pinky Winky' hydrangea, 'Mercury Rising' coreopsis, tea olive, fall herbs and vegetables (romaine lettuce, broccoli, cauliflower, cilantro, collards, parsley, bok choy), ornamental grasses, and more! Come to the greenhouse. Cash and check preferred. Credit cards can only be accepted by the Business Office in Building 100. 

Saturday October 18th Frazier-Rowe Yard Sale 8AM – 6PM
 
All proceeds raised from this sale go to benefit the park. They will also be accepting money to purchase dogwood trees for the park. For a $28 donation you can recognize someone who is special in your life. Honorees will be recognized in the kiosk. 2349 Fair Oaks Road Saturday 

October 18th Specialty Ornamental’s Fundraising Plant Sale 10AM – 2PM
 
Specialty Ornamentals will host a large plant sale to support the Piedmont Gardeners Scholarship in Landscape Architecture. This award recognizes an outstanding student entering the fifth year of the Bachelor of Landscape Architecture program at the University of Georgia who demonstrates a special interest in horticulture. The Piedmont Gardeners organize an annual garden tour in Athens every spring to raise money for their scholarship, and this year Specialty Ornamentals joins the Piedmont Gardeners in promoting horticulture and good garden design practices by donating a portion of the proceeds from this one day sale directly to the scholarship fund. The sale will take place at 3650 Colham Ferry Rd, Watkinsville, Ga. and will include a large number of specialty plants including Japanese Maples, conifers, hydrangeas, other trees and shrubs. Many plants will be discounted from retail prices, and this will be the last retail day of Specialty Ornamentals’ fall season. Please help spread the word to fellow gardeners about this blockbuster sale for a worthy cause.http://www.specialtyornamentals.com/ 

Saturday October 25th Frazier-Rowe Park BBQ Bash 5-7PM
 
Support this local park by joining the celebration to raise funds for the Park. Enjoy catered rib BBQ from the Barb-B-Q Guy, Turk McKinnon and craft beer provided by RJ Rockers Brewery. Proceeds from the event will be used to purchase playground equipment. Leafmore –Creek Park Club 1373 Altamont Drive Decatur 30033. $15/person or 2 for $25. RSVP to [email protected] 

Monday October 27th “Growing Beauty and Health in your Garden with Native Grasses” 6PM 
Leah Pine is a certified arborist, Landscape Architect, teacher and designer, illustrator and painter. She has designed gardens for corporations and individuals. She will discuss using native perennial grasses like switch grass, little-blue stem, muhly grass, and purple love grass for beauty in your garden or meadow; why using them is healthier for humans, wildlife, and our environment; and how to install them and control for invasives. Presented by the Dekalb Master Gardener Association in the conference room of the Northlake Library (3772 LaVista Rd Tucker, GA 30084). FREE www.dmga.org 

The Mountain Shadow Garden Club (MSGC) is pleased to announce its "2014 Georgia Pecans for the Holidays” Sale, annual fall fund raising event. The newly harvested pecans from our supplier in south Georgia are scheduled to arrive no later than Nov. 15th. Demand continues to increase for Georgia pecans. Fancy Natural Pecan Halves in 16 oz. (one pound) packages are $11.00. Chocolate Covered and Roasted & Salted Pecan Halves in 12 oz. packages are $8.00. We expect high quality pecans again this year. Our long-standing customers know "You Can Taste the Difference!" in freshly harvested pecans. It’s a local tradition. To assure your request is filled, we recommend orders be placed in advance with a member of MSGC. Please e-mail [email protected] or call us at one of these numbers: 404-296-7317, 770-923-9762, 770-469-5376, 770-879-6116, 404-915-7132, or 678-580-5170. 

Now through October 26th 11th Annual Pumpkin Festival at Stone Mountain Park 10AM – 5PM 
At this annual event enjoy storytelling, parades, contests, scavenger hunts, crafts and more. 

Festivals continue at Gibbs Garden year round. In October you can experience the Water lily, Hydrangea, Rose, Fern Dell, Wildflower, Japanese Maples and Oktoberfest festivals. 1987 Gibbs Drive, Ballground, GA 30107 (770-893-1881) 

Gardening, etc. 

Opportunities in the garden for October: 

• Plant spring flowering bulbs now such as daffodils and hyacinths. Apply a fertilizer such as Espoma Bulbtone. If you need to clean out your bed first, you can divide older bulbs and give some away or plant in another area. Continue to divide your hosta, coneflowers, daisies, and daylilies. 
• Add color to your fall gardens and containers with pansies, snapdragons, ornamental kale, cabbage and mustard. Add a water-soluble fertilizer such as to get the off to a great start. 
• When the flowers of your mums and asters have faded cut the plant back to 6”. 
• To prevent diseases next year in your rose beds and underneath red tip photinia, rake out the old mulch and replace it with new. 
• If you haven’t done so, you can apply a pre-emergent to your zoysia, Bermuda and centipede lawns in early October to help keep down the winter weeds such as henbit, chickweed and annual bluegrass. 
• Plant up some amaryllis bulbs in dishes with colorful pebbles or pots for yourself and to give as gifts. 
• After the kids have jumped through the pile of leaves, mow them over and continue to add them to the compost pile. You can also use them as mulch. 
• Put netting over your water gardens until the leaves are down. Makes the clean up much easier. Try putting a plastic pot filled with clay in the bottom of your pond so that frogs can have a place to hibernate. 
 As you get your firewood ready for the winter, make sure the stack is off the ground and, if covered, open on the sides, to provide circulation. This will help season the wood which makes for a better fire. 
• In anticipation of a cold winter, store hoses, and other irrigation equipment indoors if possible. Turn off the shut-off valves to exterior faucets, drain the faucets and leave them slightly open. 
• Have you started to transition your containers that you want to bring inside? Do it now. Bringing them into the shade for a couple of weeks helps to prevent leaf drop. If you’re bringing in woody plants (such as hibiscus), cut them back a fourth. Check for bugs and use an insecticidal soap. 
• Propagate a hydrangea or forsythia by bending a limb down to the ground, partially cover it with soil, and weigh it down with a stone or a brick. 
• Decorate your fairy garden for Halloween. 
• Turn the dirt in your vegetable garden to expose pests to cold weather. 
• If you have fruit trees make sure that you’ve cleaned up underneath them to keep down disease and rodent activity. 
• As the flower stems of hosta, coneflower, daylily and black-eyed Susan turn brow, cut them back to the ground. 
• Prepare new garden beds over unwanted sod by cutting the grass as short as possible, covering with a heavy layer of compost, and top with several layers of newspaper. Soak it down, and then top it off with more compost, shredded leaves or mulch. By springtime you should have some good organic soil ready for planting. 

Birding 

 As we transition into fall, keep your feeders full for the migrating birds. Clean out your birdhouses, put up some more boxes so that there will be a place to keep birds warms as we get chilly temps. You’ll have more places for birds to nest come spring! 

Vanderbilt University is looking for birders of all levels of experience to participate in a project examining how perception and memory for birds differs between beginners and experts of all levels”. The experiments are conducted online and can be done on any computer. The website is: http://expertise.psy.vanderbilt.edu or contact Thomas Palmeri ([email protected]) for more information. 

Bird of the month: Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 



• The Yellow-bellied Sapsuckers are a medium sized woodpecker that overwinters in Georgia. They are the only migratory woodpecker in Georgia. Their backs mottled black and white and wings are black with bold white bars. The males have a red throat and the females a white throat. They have a yellow breast and a red forehead and crown. 
• The male and female excavate and build their nest in large trees usually choosing a diseased deciduous tree. They may reuse their nest from year to year. 
• The Yellow-bellied Sapsucker has one brood per year with 5-7 white eggs. Incubation time is 12-13 days and the chicks fledge in 25-29 days. The male helps with incubating the eggs and also feeding the young. 
• The Yellow-bellied Sapsuckers are not as vocal as most woodpeckers. They can mew like a cat. 
• Their diet consists of insects, suet and tree sap. They drill hole is horizontal patterns for their sap and the bugs that are drawn to it. They lap the sap up with their long tongues. They may come back to the same tree for years. 
• They are the only woodpecker that causes damage to trees by their drilling or ‘girdling’ which provides portals for fungus and other diseases.. They are known to attack over 250 species of trees and woody plants. Trees may be wrapped in burlap or bird Tanglefoot (sticky repellent) can be applied to the bark to keep them off. 
• They are protected under the Migratory Bird Act. 

               

Audubon Field Trips 


Check out the upcoming field trips from the Atlanta Audubon Society (get in touch with them for more information at 678-973-2437). (*) These walks are close by. 

Saturday October 4th Morgan Falls Overlook Park 8:30AM
 
Birding Focus: Join us for a family-friendly guided bird walk along the trail at Overlook Park. Resident and migratory birds will be seen during the height of fall migration. Binoculars will be available to borrow. Ages 6+ are welcome. This walk is free, but preregistration is required. To register, go to the Sandy Springs Recreation & Parks Department website. Or call 770-730-5600. 

Sunday October 5th Noonday Creek 8AM 
Birding Focus: Migrants and residents in wetland and woodland habitats. Likely species include Great Blue Heron, woodpeckers, thrushes, warblers, and vireos. Any level of skill is welcome. Wednesday October 8th Cochran Shoals, CRNRA 8AM Birding Focus: Fall migration is very productive at this metro Atlanta hotspot. We'll focus on southbound songbirds including flycatchers, vireos, warblers, tanagers and more. We'll also be looking for waterfowl, raptors, sparrows, woodpeckers, and warblers. This walk is suitable for adults and children over 14 years of age. Please do not bring your dog. 

*Wednesday October 11th Clyde Shepherd Nature Preserve 8AM 

Birding focus: Migrating and resident birds. 

Saturday October 11th Autrey Mill Nature Preserve and Heritage Center 8AM Birding Focus: We will look for late fall migrants as well as wintering and permanent resident birds. Autrey Mill has over 2 miles of nature trails that feature a walk through a hardwood forest to a pine forest. The trails wander past a scenic creek with rocky shoals, many spring seeps, mature trees, wildflowers, native plants, and a variety of animal life. The 46-acre preserve is home to over 28 species of native trees, 58 species of native plants and over 110 native wildlife species. The forest covers the majority of the preserve, but there is also riparian habitat alongside Sal's Creek, and an emerging wetland area. Sal's Creek runs along the western border of Autrey Mill and empties into the Chattahoochee River. 

Saturday September 13th Newman Wetlands Center and Huie Ponds of the CCWA 8AM 
Birding Focus: Resident and migrating waterfowl, raptors, and woodland birds. 

*Saturday October 18th Stone Mountain Park Songbird Trail 8AM
 
Birding focus: This will be a 1.5 mile easy walk for all skill levels. The Songbird Habitat is managed in an early successional stage & is an excellent spot for Indigo Buntings, Yellow-breasted Chats, Sparrows, Blue Grosbeaks, and others. During migration many of the wood warblers and other migrants will be here, too. Checklists will be provided. Note: There is a $10 daily parking fee to enter Stone Mountain Park. The annual parking pass is $35. You must purchase either at the park with cash or credit card to attend this trip. 

Wednesday October 22nd Murphey Candler Park 8AM
 
Birding Focus: Three main habitats (lake, wetlands, mixed woods) provide good species diversity. We'll look for migrants and residents, including waterfowl, shorebirds, and passerines. The site is also reliable for turtles. This walk is suitable for adults and children over 14 years of age. Please do not bring your dog. This site can be especially good for beginning birders. 

*Saturday October 25th Fernbank Forest 8AM 
Birding Focus: Come discover more about the feathered inhabitants of Fernbank Forest, both fall migrants and residents. This program is excellent for beginning birders or those desiring gentle terrain. All ages are welcome. Program is held rain or shine, but may be cancelled in cases of severe weather. We recommend participants bring binoculars, field guides and water with them. Once the walk begins, participants must remain with the group for the duration of the program. Cost: This program is free for Fernbank Museum members and Atlanta Audubon Society members. Advance reservations are required at 404.929.6400. Participants should check in at the Museum ticketing counter, then meet the walk leaders in the Museum lobby. The group will depart promptly at 8:00 a.m. Due to the nature of the program, latecomers will not be accepted. Participant capacity is 25 people, so make your reservations today! 

*Saturday November 1st Stone Mountain Park Songbird Trail 8AM 
Birding focus: This will be a 1.5 mile easy walk for all skill levels. The Songbird Habitat is managed in an early successional stage & is an excellent spot for Indigo Buntings, Yellow-breasted Chats, Sparrows, Blue Grosbeaks, and others. During migration many of the wood warblers and other migrants will be here, too. Checklists will be provided. Note: There is a $10 daily parking fee to enter Stone Mountain Park. The annual parking pass is $35. You must purchase either at the park with cash or credit card to attend this trip. 

Saturday November 1st Piedmont Park 8AM 
Birding Focus: Breeding birds and permanent residents. All levels welcome. Excellent for beginning birders or those desiring gentle terrain. 


Hope to see you soon, Linda, Brittany, Jessica, Jeremy & Greyson 
The Garden Enthusiast - Backyard Nature Station 2316 D Main Street Tucker, GA 30084 

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