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Botanical Garden Education Department: Adult Programs

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May 2018

Nature RamblersSpring through Summer Rambles

May 24, 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Thursday, repeating until May 31, 2018

Visitor Center & Conservatory Front Fountain, State Botanical Garden of Georgia Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map
Free

Please join our Nature Ramblers and learn more about the natural areas, flora and fauna of the Garden while making new friends and enjoying the cool, fresh air.  Sessions will start with an inspirational reading by a nature writer such…

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May Full Moon HikeFlower Moon

May 29, 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Visitor Center & Conservatory Front Fountain, State Botanical Garden of Georgia Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

Full Moon Hike: Flower Moon $5 per person, $15 per Family Register Online     Come see the garden come alive at night! Bring family and friends of all ages along to enjoy the mysterious world of nature at night!…

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Nature RamblersSpring through Summer Rambles

May 31, 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Thursday, repeating until May 31, 2018

Visitor Center & Conservatory Front Fountain, State Botanical Garden of Georgia Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map
Free

Please join our Nature Ramblers and learn more about the natural areas, flora and fauna of the Garden while making new friends and enjoying the cool, fresh air.  Sessions will start with an inspirational reading by a nature writer such…

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June 2018

Carnivorous PlantsCertificate in Native Plants

June 2, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Vistor Center & Conservatory Adult Classroom, State Botanical Garden Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

Carnivorous Plants - Certificate Elective Course $50 General Admission, $45.00 Members Register Online     While most plants are content to capture nutrients from the soil, carnivorous plants catch insects to supplement their diet. Since many carnivorous plants are native…

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Summer Tree IdentificationCertificate in Native Plants

June 9, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Visitor Center & Conservatory – Gardenside Room, State Botanical Garden of Georgia Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

Summer Tree Identification Elective $50 General Admission, $45 Members Register Online     About 200 tree species occur in Georgia’s Piedmont forests and woodlands. In this class, students learn to identify some of the most common of these by their…

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Summer Perennials

June 14, 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Day Chapel, State Botanical Garden of Georgia Athens, 30605 United States + Google Map

Summer Perennials $20 General Admission, $18 Members Register Online This class focuses on the plants that thrive during the longest and hottest days of the year. Topics of discussion will include both woody and herbaceous plants that are at their…

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Ferns of the Piedmont and Blue Ridge Certificate in Native Plants

June 16, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Vistor Center & Conservatory Adult Classroom, State Botanical Garden Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

Ferns of the Piedmont & Blue Ridge $50 General Admission, $45 Members Register Online     Learn the basics of fern biology, ecology, and identification features and then explore the Dunson Native Flora Garden to identify the most common ferns…

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Where do the hummingbirds “hide”at the Botanical Garden

June 23, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Vistor Center & Conservatory Adult Classroom, State Botanical Garden Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

Where do hummingbirds hide? $15 General Admission, $13.50 Members Register Online Learn where hummingbirds perch and “hide” throughout the garden. Class time will be spent discussing the mapped hummingbird trail while discovering tips for spotting these tiny creatures in Georgia…

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June Full Moon HikeStrawberry Moon

June 28, 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Visitor Center & Conservatory Front Fountain, State Botanical Garden of Georgia Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

Full Moon Hike: Strawberry Moon $5 per person, $15 per Family Register Online     Come see the garden come alive at night! Each walk will focus on a different topic such as the moon, constellations, or nocturnal creatures. Bring…

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July 2018

They Are Back The hummingbirds and the Hummingbird Trail

July 21, 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on August 18, 2018 at 9:00am

Visitor Center & Conservatory Front Fountain, State Botanical Garden of Georgia Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map
Free

Join us for a ramble as we walk through the Hummingbird Trail to find the hummingbird’s secret hiding places.  Bring a camera or binoculars if you’d like and join the adventure! The last hour of the ramble is intended for participants to…

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Herbal Sweets: Enhancing Desserts with Fresh Herbs

July 22, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Vistor Center & Conservatory Adult Classroom, State Botanical Garden Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

Herbal Sweets $30 General Admission, $27 Members Register Online     Learn to make a variety of sweet treats featuring herbs grown at the State Botanical Garden! Sarah Lockman, former pastry chef at The National and 5&10, will guide you…

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July Full Moon Hike Buck Moon

July 27, 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Visitor Center & Conservatory Front Fountain, State Botanical Garden of Georgia Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

Full Moon Hike: Buck Moon $5 per person, $15 per Family Register Online Come see the garden come alive at night! Each walk will focus on a different topic such as the moon, constellations, or nocturnal creatures. Bring family and…

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August 2018

They Are Back The hummingbirds and the Hummingbird Trail

August 18, 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on August 18, 2018 at 9:00am

Visitor Center & Conservatory Front Fountain, State Botanical Garden of Georgia Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map
Free

Join us for a ramble as we walk through the Hummingbird Trail to find the hummingbird’s secret hiding places.  Bring a camera or binoculars if you’d like and join the adventure! The last hour of the ramble is intended for participants to…

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Plant ConservationCertificate in Native Plants

August 25, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mimsie Lanier Center For Native Plant Studies, State Botanical Garden of Georgia Athens, 30605 United States + Google Map

Plant Conservation: Protecting Plant Diversity in the Garden and in the Wild $105 General Admission, $94.50 Members Register Online Plant conservation is an applied science that draws upon many fields of knowledge from ecology to horticulture, to ethics and politics.…

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Flower Arranging Unit 1Line/Line Mass Design

August 29, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Visitor Center & Conservatory – Gardenside Room, State Botanical Garden of Georgia Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

Line Mass Design $45 General Admission, $40.50 Members Register Online Upon completion of all five units, students will be awarded the Basic Design Certificate from The Garden Club of Georgia. Courses do not need to be completed in order. Participants…

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