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Botanical Garden Education Department: Adult Programs

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October 2018

Grow Your Own Prairie in North Georgia

October 20, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Vistor Center & Conservatory Adult Classroom, State Botanical Garden Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

Grow your own Prairie $50 General Admission, $45 Members Register Online Prairies, meadows, savannas and woodlands were once an integral part of Georgia’s Piedmont and mountain ecoregions. These habitats have nearly disappeared, but are now being restored and re-created by…

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November 2018

Heritage Days Fall Festival

November 3, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Visitor Center & Conservatory, State Botanical Garden of Georgia Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

Heritage Days Fall Festival celebrates our horticultural and agricultural history with crafts, stories, music and hands-on education classes, so that we can better remember the teachings of the past and relate them to the garden work we do today. Come…

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Indigo Dyeing Workshop

November 3, 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Horticulture Complex, State Botanical Garden of Georgia Athens, 30605 United States + Google Map

Indigo Dyeing $45 General Admission, $40.50 Members Register Online Indigo has been a major part of the American landscape since the invention of blue jeans.  In this workshop, participants will gain a rich understanding of the Indigo plant, its environment,…

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Seed Saving for the Backyard Gardener

November 3, 10:00 am
Vistor Center & Conservatory Adult Classroom, State Botanical Garden Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

Seed Saving $10 General Admission, $9 Members Register Online Join us for a presentation on backyard seed saving, including such topics as: definitions and botanical terms to get you started, the challenges and rewards of seed saving, the lifespan of…

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Paper Making with Plants and Flowers: A Beautiful Tradition

November 3, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Visitor Center & Conservatory – Gardenside Room, State Botanical Garden of Georgia Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

Paper Making with Plants and Flowers $35 General Admission, $31.50 Members Register Online In this exciting hands-on workshop we will explore all the creative possibilities of making recycled paper from cotton scraps. We will discuss the rich history of cotton…

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Soap Making 101: Beginning Cold Process

November 3, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Vistor Center & Conservatory Adult Classroom, State Botanical Garden Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

Soap Making 101 $55 General Admission, $49.50 Members Register Online Soap Making 101 is a beginning-level soapmaking class designed to teach students to make soap by hand at home. The main focus of this class is the "cold process" soapmaking…

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Soap Making 102Herbs and Clays to Color Natural Soap

November 10, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Vistor Center & Conservatory Adult Classroom, State Botanical Garden Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

Soapmaking 102 $65 for Individuals, $58.50 for Members Register Online     The color palette in nature provides perfect hues for your natural soaps! This class focuses on using herbs and clays to design naturally colorful soap. Learn how to…

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February 2019

Arbor Day Celebration – Tree Trail Ramble

February 15, 2019, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Visitor Center & Conservatory Front Fountain, State Botanical Garden of Georgia Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map
Free

Arbor Day Tree Ramble In 1872, an industrious newspaper editor and political leader, J. Sterling Morton, began a campaign to plant trees on Nebraska's treeless prairie. The first Arbor Day observance was on Morton's birthday, April 10, of that same…

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