Spring is in the air, and you'll soon see its presence in your garden, thanks to the many spring planting events taking place around town.
From azaleas to hostas, hydrangeas to maples, you can make your landscape stand out this year with a little planning and some help from local gardening clubs and organizations.
With Atlanta all in bloom, you don't want to miss out on all the fun. Stock up on plants, flowers and trees for your spring garden at some of these not-to-miss planting events:
4th Annual Roswell Azalea Festival. Through April 30. Various locations throughout Roswell. 770-640-3253. www.roswellazaleafestival.com.
Experience the Roswell Azalea Festival in its fourth year, which will include plant sales, a farmer's and artisan's marketplace, many garden tours throughout town, family activities, performances, road races, bike rides and more. You'll also see the Azalea Invitational Art Exhibition while you find those beautiful plants for your garden.
Cobb 19th Annual Garden Fair and Plant Sale. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. April 20-21. East Cobb Park. 3322 Roswell Road, Marietta. 770-528-4070. www.cobbmastergardeners.com.
Plan an amazing garden with a few stunning plants at Cobb's 19th Annual Garden Fair and Plant Sale on April 21. Benefiting the Master Gardener Volunteers of Cobb County, this event will offer a massive array of plants for purchase, plus tools and decorative accents to make the job easier.
The Garden Faire at Historic Bulloch Hall. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. April 28. Historic Bulloch Hall. 180 Bulloch Ave., Roswell. 770-992-1731. www.nfmg.net.
Don't miss out on a visit to Historic Bulloch Hall on April 28 for The Garden Faire, where you'll find a large selection of natives, perennials, herbs and more. Guests will enjoy shopping from Master Gardeners, who will showcase and share their amazing plants, along with garden-themed vendors, a bake sale and live music.
29th Annual Georgia Hosta Society Juried Hosta Show. 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. May 12. Fellowship Hall of the First Baptist Church of Tucker. 2367 Main St., Tucker. www.georgiahostasociety.wildapricot.org.
Make your garden pop no matter how small or gnarly it looks with a few lush hostas. These vibrant, green beauties come in a variety of types, many of which you can experience with a visit to the 29th Annual Georgia Hosta Society Juried Hosta Show taking place on May 12.
Penny McHenry Hydrangea Festival, Garden Tour and Flower Show. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. June 2-3. Douglas County Courthouse. 8700 Hospital Drive, Douglasville. 678-449-3939. www.hydrangeafest.org.
Discover how beautiful your garden can become and surround yourself with some of the most stunning hydrangeas in the South at the Penny McHenry Hydrangea Festival. In its 11th year, this event will feature garden tours, a flower show, vendors market, wine tasting and more.