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August 2017

Plant ConservationCertificate in Native Plants

August 26, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Vistor Center & Conservatory Adult Classroom, State Botanical Garden Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

Plant Conservation: Protecting Plant Diversity in the Garden and in the Wild $105 General Admission, $94.50 Members Course Full 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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September 2017

All in The Family: Important Plant Families of Georgia Certificate in Native Plants

September 6, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Vistor Center & Conservatory Adult Classroom, State Botanical Garden Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

Important Plant Families of Georgia: Certificate in Native Plants Elective $50 General Admission, $45 Members Register Online Attend any wedding and you’re bound to spot some family resemblances along the pews. Wander through a garden and, if you’re observant, you’ll…

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Plants & Pollinators Certificate in Native Plants

September 15, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Vistor Center & Conservatory Adult Classroom, State Botanical Garden Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

Plants & Pollinators: Certificate in Native Plants Elective $50 General Admission, $45 Members Register Online Learn more about our dependence on pollinators and discover how to safeguard them in backyards and local ecosystems through gardening, bee-house building, and eco-friendly lifestyles.…

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Hypertufa Planters

September 25, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Vistor Center & Conservatory Adult Classroom, State Botanical Garden Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

$40 General Admission, $36 Members Register Online Hypertufa is a combination of concrete and other materials to create very porous structure.  These compound can be used for bird baths or creative garden accents.  Please wear something you do not mind…

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Life Without Flowers Certificate in Native Plants

September 27, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Vistor Center & Conservatory Adult Classroom, State Botanical Garden Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

Life Without Flowers:  Mosses, Liverworts, Ferns, and Horsetails $50 General Admission, $45 Members Register Online These ancient plants have been around millions of years longer than flowering plants – they must be doing something right! Even though they don’t have…

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Garden Photography Basics Certificate in Native Plants

September 30, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Vistor Center & Conservatory Adult Classroom, State Botanical Garden Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

Garden Photography Basics: Certificate in Native Plants Elective $50 General Admission, $45 Members Register Online Enhance your photography skills for flower portraits and plants in the landscape in this hands-on workshop. In our morning session, we'll first review choosing and using…

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October 2017

Building Connections

October 3, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 28, 2017

Vistor Center & Conservatory Adult Classroom, State Botanical Garden Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

Building Connections $155 General Admission (Through Wild Intelligence) Register Online     This 8-week class will take an intensified look at what Deep Nature Connection means and how to enrich your life with simple tools you can use in your…

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Identifying and Controlling Exotic Pest Plants Certificate in Native Plants

October 7, 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: Plants we love to Hate: Identifying and Controling Exotic Pest Plants $50 General Admission, $45 Members Register Online This class is an introduction to invasive, non-native pest plants in the Georgia Piedmont. Students will learn…

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Bird Speak: An introduction to Bird Language

October 21, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Vistor Center & Conservatory Adult Classroom, State Botanical Garden Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

Bird Speak $35 General Admission ( Through Wild Intelligence) Register online We all know birds sing and we know they chirp. But what do those sounds mean? Just like we talk to one another the birds communicate through their voices…

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Basic Botany Certificate in Native Plants

October 21, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Vistor Center & Conservatory Adult Classroom, State Botanical Garden Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

Basic Botany: Certificate in Native Plants Core Course $105 General Admission, $94.50 Members Register Online Explore the biology of flowering plants in this introduction to general plant anatomy, morphology, physiology, and genetics, with an emphasis on relating form to function.…

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Flower Arranging Unit 2 Mass Design and Foliage Design

October 25, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Vistor Center & Conservatory Adult Classroom, State Botanical Garden Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

Mass Design and Foliage Design $45 General Admission, $40.50 Members Register Online   Unit 2 in this National Garden Club series focuses on Mass and Foliage Design.   Additional units of study include Designs for Dining Table, Fruit and Vegetable Design,…

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November 2017

Herbal Creams & Salves

November 7, 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Vistor Center & Conservatory Adult Classroom, State Botanical Garden Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

Herbal Creams & Salves $30 General Admission, $27 Members Register Online Discover a variety of recipes using herbs, essential oils and beeswax to prepare products for health and beauty. Participants will prepare and take home a container of herbal cream,…

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Building Connections

November 7, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 28, 2017

Vistor Center & Conservatory Adult Classroom, State Botanical Garden Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

Building Connections $155 General Admission (Through Wild Intelligence) Register Online     This 8-week class will take an intensified look at what Deep Nature Connection means and how to enrich your life with simple tools you can use in your…

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Building Connections

November 14, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 28, 2017

Vistor Center & Conservatory Adult Classroom, State Botanical Garden Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

Building Connections $155 General Admission (Through Wild Intelligence) Register Online     This 8-week class will take an intensified look at what Deep Nature Connection means and how to enrich your life with simple tools you can use in your…

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Building Connections

November 21, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 28, 2017

Vistor Center & Conservatory Adult Classroom, State Botanical Garden Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

Building Connections $155 General Admission (Through Wild Intelligence) Register Online     This 8-week class will take an intensified look at what Deep Nature Connection means and how to enrich your life with simple tools you can use in your…

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Building Connections

November 28, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 28, 2017

Vistor Center & Conservatory Adult Classroom, State Botanical Garden Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

Building Connections $155 General Admission (Through Wild Intelligence) Register Online     This 8-week class will take an intensified look at what Deep Nature Connection means and how to enrich your life with simple tools you can use in your…

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