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January 2019

Beekeeping for Beginners: Unit 2 of 7Care and Feeding of Honeybees

January 6, 2019, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Visitor Center & Conservatory – Childrens Classroom, State Botanical Garden Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

Beekeeping for Beginners: Unit 2 of 7 $215 For All 7 Units,  $35 per Individual Units Member discount available Register Online     Have you ever wanted to harvest honey from your own beehive? Would you like to collect beeswax…

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Winter Tree IdentificationCertificate in Native Plants

January 25, 2019, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Vistor Center & Conservatory Adult Classroom, State Botanical Garden Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

Certificate in Native Plants Elective $50 General Admission, $45 Members   Register Online     Trees are stripped down to their basic architecture in the winter. But can we know them without their leaves? In this class, students will learn…

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Broth! Cooking in the Garden

January 27, 2019, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Vistor Center & Conservatory Adult Classroom, State Botanical Garden Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

Broth! $30 General Admission,  $27 Members Register Online     Cauldrons of broth and stock have been simmering over fires and on stovetops for centuries. This nutrient-dense food has traditionally been used to help rebuild the gut, enhance immunity, and…

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February 2019

Defense Systems of Native Plants Certificate in Native Plants

February 2, 2019, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Vistor Center & Conservatory Adult Classroom, State Botanical Garden Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

Defense Systems Of Plants - Certificate in Native Plants: Elective Cost: $50 Member Cost: $45.00 Register Online     Defense is a 24/7 job for plants. Did you know that plants can warn each other about threats? Kill other plants? Trap and…

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Georgia Botanical Gardens Workshop

February 5, 2019, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Visitor Center & Conservatory, State Botanical Garden of Georgia Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

Botanical Gardens Workshop $65 per person ( Lunch Included) Register Online   The Georgia Botanical Garden Workshop is an opportunity for botanical gardens across the state to share experiences and ideas on current topics in public garden operations. This event…

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Native Plant Symposium

February 6, 2019, 8:45 am - 3:30 pm
Garden Club of Georgia Terrace Room, State Botanical Garden of Georgia Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

Native Plant Symposium $65 General Admission, $58.50 Members Register Online     Growing and protecting native plants are important for many reasons: they celebrate our state and region, they are well suited to our region’s growing conditions, and they are…

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Beekeeping for Beginners : Unit 3 of 7ABC’s of Assembling a Beehive

February 10, 2019, 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Hedgerow Farm, 4931 Price Mill Rd Bishop, GA 30621 United States + Google Map

Beekeeping for Beginners: Unit 3 of 7 $215 For All 7 Units,  $35 per Individual Units Member discount available Register Online     Have you ever wanted to harvest honey from your own beehive? Would you like to collect beeswax…

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Natural Communities of Georgia Certificate in Native Plants – Athens

February 23, 2019, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Vistor Center & Conservatory Adult Classroom, State Botanical Garden Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

Certificate in Native Plants - Athens: Core Course Cost: $105 Member Cost: $94.50 Register Online     This course covers Georgia’s diverse natural communities and their plants, including our iconic oak–pine forests, precious mountain coves, prairies, high mountain summits, pitcherplant bogs, granite…

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Connect to Protect Leadership Program Plants & Pollinators Specialization

February 24, 2019, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mimsie Lanier Center For Native Plant Studies, State Botanical Garden of Georgia Athens, 30605 United States + Google Map

Connect to Protect Leadership $50 General Admission, $45 for Members Register Online Join our instructors, Lauren Muller and Jennifer Ceska, for a training workshop on the specialized native plant garden design program known as Connect to Protect (CtoP). As part…

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Flower Arranging Unit 3Design for the Dining Table

February 27, 2019, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Vistor Center & Conservatory Adult Classroom, State Botanical Garden Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

Flower Arranging: Design for the Dining Table Cost: $50 Member Cost: $45.00 Register Online     This is the third in a series of five units taught by a National Garden Club Master Flower Show Judge and will focus on dining table…

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March 2019

Beekeeping for Beginners: Unit 4 of 7Spring Hive Management

March 10, 2019, 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Shade Garden Arbor, State Botanical Garden Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

Beekeeping for Beginners: Unit 4 of 7 $215 For All 7 Units,  $35 per Individual Units Member discount available Register Online Have you ever wanted to harvest honey from your own beehive? Would you like to collect beeswax to make…

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April 2019

Beekeeping for Beginners: Unit 5 of 7Spring Buildup

April 28, 2019, 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Botanical Garden Grounds, State Botanical Garden Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

Beekeeping for Beginners: Unit 5 of 7 $215 For All 7 Units,  $35 per Individual Units Member discount available Register Online     Have you ever wanted to harvest honey from your own beehive? Would you like to collect beeswax…

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May 2019

Beekeeping for Beginners: Unit 6 of 7Products from the Hive

May 26, 2019, 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Boogerhill Bee Farm, 482 Eugene Hardman Rd Danielsville, GA 30633 United States + Google Map

Beekeeping for Beginners: Unit 6 of 7 $215 For All 7 Units,  $35 per Individual Units Member discount available Register Online     Have you ever wanted to harvest honey from your own beehive? Would you like to collect beeswax…

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August 2019

Beekeeping for Beginners: Unit 7 of 7Overwintering Your Hive

August 11, 2019, 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Botanical Garden Grounds, State Botanical Garden Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

Beekeeping for Beginners: Unit 7 of 7 $215 For All 7 Units,  $35 per Individual Units Member discount available Register Online Have you ever wanted to harvest honey from your own beehive? Would you like to collect beeswax to make…

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