Southern Garden Heritage Conference: Gardening with Heirloom Fruits and Vegetables

February 15, 2013 | 9 AM - 4 PM

Callaway Building Auditorium

2450 S. Milledge Ave. Athens, GA 30605

Cost: $105 Member Cost: $94.50


The 2013 Southern Garden Heritage Conference is a day-long learning experience for gardeners, cooks, horticulturists, landscape architects, preservationists, and plant lovers of all levels of expertise who want to know more about finding, sharing, and growing heirloom fruits and vegetables as well as exploring the rich gardening traditions in the South.

Sponsored by The State Botanical Garden of Georgia and UGA College of Environment and Design in cooperation with The Garden Club of Georgia, Inc., Friends of The State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Cherokee Garden Library of the Atlanta History Center, and the Southern Garden History Society.

Don't miss this opportunity to learn about "time tested plants" that have helped to color the fabric of the Southern landscape tradition.

Dr. William C. Welch

A renowned horticulturist, speaker, and prolific author is one of our speakers whose zeal and passion for heritage gardening is contagious

Felder Rushing

A celebrated garden writer, speaker, and horticulturist from Mississippi whose laid-back, your-neighbors-might-talk-but-so-what approach to gardening is intoxicating

Dr. Virginia Nazarea

A noted author and Professor of Anthropology will speak on the topic of seed saving--its cultural aspects and influence on the lives of farmers and gardeners.