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September 2018

Insect Pollinators in Our Gardens

September 23, 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Vistor Center & Conservatory Adult Classroom, State Botanical Garden Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

Insect Pollinators in Our Gardens $50 General Admission, $45 Members Register Online This course is designed to allow participants to evaluate plant-insect interactions in gardens from an ecological perspective.  For instance, we will be focusing on the importance of maintaining…

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Natural History of Georgia’s Insects

September 29, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Vistor Center & Conservatory Adult Classroom, State Botanical Garden Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

Natural History of Georgia's Insects $50 General Admission, $45 Members Register Online This course is intended to be a hands on learning experience for attendees. Participants will hike landscaped, ornamental and forested areas collecting and identifying insects while learning about their…

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October 2018

Warm-Season Grasses of the Georgia Piedmont Certificate in Native Plants

October 3, 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: Warm Season Grasses of the Georgia Piedmont $50 General Admission, $45 Members Register Online Grasses are the most economically and ecologically important plant family but most of us know very little about them and fewer…

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Basic Botany Certificate in Native Plants

October 6, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Vistor Center & Conservatory Adult Classroom, State Botanical Garden Athens, GA 30605 United States

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 10, 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…

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Identifying and Controlling Exotic Pest Plants Certificate in Native Plants

October 13, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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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 two-part workshop is an introduction to invasive, non-native pest plants in the Georgia Piedmont. Students will…

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Identifying and Controlling Exotic Pest Plants Certificate in Native Plants

October 14, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on October 14, 2018 at 9:00am

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 two-part workshop is an introduction to invasive, non-native pest plants in the Georgia Piedmont. Students will…

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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

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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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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Plant Nutrition by the Northeast Georgia Orchid Society

November 18, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Vistor Center & Conservatory Adult Classroom, State Botanical Garden Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map
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Northeast Georgia Orchid Society member Kevin Tarner will present a discussion of plant nutrients, their function in plants, and how to provide these nutrients.  Please bring any plants you would like to show, or that you have questions about. For…

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