Bog Garden Workshop

Pitcher PlantLearn to build your very own bog garden at the Bog Garden Workshop taking place at the Mountain Ridge Garden Shop in Ellijay, Georgia on Saturday May 21, 2011 from 10:30 AM to 4 PM or until the products run out. No reservations are necessary but the workshops fill up fast so you’ll want to get there early.

Bring a container that does not have holes such as a stock pot or bird bath and some green moss if you can. Soils and plants such as pitcher plants, venus fly traps, and creeping jenny will be for sale to complete your bog garden.

There will be workshops going on every Saturday so stay tuned. For more information, call 706-698-2815.

Mountain Ridge Garden Shop is located at:
746 River St.
Ellijay, GA

6th Annual Taste of Ellijay

Barbecued RibsCome on out to Main Street in downtown Ellijay, Georgia on May 26, 2011 from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM to sample some of the best food the North Georgia mountains has to offer at the 6th Annual Taste of Ellijay. Many restaurants, caterers and food vendors from around the area will be represented and you will be able to sample their wares. There is no admission for the event. If you choose to get a taste, you can purchase tickets for samples for $1 each.  Sample prices range from $1 to $4. Vendors will be there with merchandise such as books, bakeware and canned goodies. It will be a fun night with music and…did I mention food?

You can purchase sample tickets at the Gilmer County Chamber of Commerce located at: 368 Craig St., Ellijay, GA. For more information call 706-635-7400.

Gilmer County Information

Gilmer CountyFind information and local builders and cabin rental companies at this Gilmer County Georgia Website

Read population facts and history about the “Home of the Apple Festival”, Gilmer County Georgia. Also find out the operating hours for the county landfill and convenience centers for trash and garbage disposal.

Looking for a builder or real estate agent? This site has the information you need for Ellijay and East Ellijay residents.