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Certificate in Native Plants Core Course $105 General Admission, $94.50 Register Online     Taxonomy is the branch of science that names and classifies plants, animals, fungi, microbes, etc.  Using data from genetics, biochemistry, physiology, and morphology (observations of leaves,… Full story

  This fall, downtown Athens gained some biodiversity with the installation of Connect to Protect  flower beds at corners of Washington St. and College Ave. The featured native plants were grown at the garden’s Mimsie Lanier Center for Native Plant Studies… Full story

Certificate in Native Plants Elective $50 General Admission, $45 Members   Register Online     The cool, moist forests of the Piedmont’s ravines and slopes support a wealth of spring wildflowers. Students will learn the botanical terminology to identify and… Full story

Certificate in Native Plants Elective $50 General Admission, $45 Members   Register Online     In this course Mac Callaham, PhD, and Chelsea Cunard, PhD, will discuss the history of our local Georgia Piedmont soils and general soil ecology and… Full story

Instead of pencils and paper, the tools Shari Travers’ seventh-grade students used on a recent fall morning were shovels and rakes. The courtyard outside her classroom window already had been cleared, some invasive plants removed, and space made for a… Full story

Nita Haley has volunteered with the State Botanical Garden of Georgia for 16 years, often focusing her efforts in the gift shop. This year, however, Haley is using her sewing skills to help the garden and its southeastern partners collect… Full story

Add some perennial plants to your garden this October at the Connect to Protect Native Plant Sale at the University of Georgia’s State Botanical Garden of Georgia. The annual event, one of the most anticipated horticultural events on the Athens… Full story

A University of Georgia program aimed at supporting pollinators across the state may be expanding even further south. A group from Hawkinsville, Ga. toured the State Botanical Garden of Georgia on July 6 to explore bringing a Connect to Protect… Full story

If conservationists at the State Botanical Garden of Georgia have their way, the newly-dedicated Mimsie Lanier Center for Native Plant Studies will one day be obsolete. “We will teach growers how to grow native plants for restoration, for gardening with… Full story