To celebrate its 70th birthday, the Ball Ground Garden Club is holding a festival with food trucks, beer and wine, a bake sale, garden tours and a plant sale.
The festival is 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 12 at the Ball Ground Botanical Garden, 215 Valley St. in Ball Ground.
The club will offer over 30 types of Georgia grown plants and gardening presentations. Guided tours of the botanical garden will be held at 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. There will also be a bake sale and raffle.
Twenty local vendors include food, a brewery, a winery, crafts, garden tools and more.
Master gardeners will be available to answer questions. Master Gardener Cindy Lloyd will give special presentations on the use of gourds and Master Gardener Suzie Thomas will present on the use of succulents in gardening. Susan Thompson of Jungle Paradise will give a daylily presentation. There will also be a presentation from Ashley Frasca of WSB 95.5 FM Radio.
The festival also celebrates National Garden Week. The Ball Ground Garden Club is a proud member of the Laurel District of Georgia Garden Clubs and the National Garden Club.