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February 2018

Natural Communities of Georgia Certificate in Native Plants

February 24, 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: Core Course Cost: $105 Member Cost: $94.50 Course Full     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 outcrops, and…

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Natural Science Illustration Series

February 24, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating until February 24, 2018

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

Natural Science Illustration Series $260 General Admission, $234 Members Course Full     Using conventional lighting, graphite and color pencils, Natural Science Illustrator “OC” Carlisle will guide students from preliminary “warm-up” independent drawing studies, studying and drawing a variety of…

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Flower Arranging Unit 3Design for the Dining Table

February 28, 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 2018

Growing Cacti and SucculentsPlants of the Desert

March 6, 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Vistor Center & Conservatory Adult Classroom, State Botanical Garden Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

Growing Cacti and Succulents $45 General Admission, $40.50 members Register Online     Deserts are among the most inhospitable habitats on our planet, yet somehow they contain a vast amount of plant diversity. Kevin Tarner, succulent enthusiast and professional horticulturist,…

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Bird SenseWild Intelligence

March 10, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Vistor Center & Conservatory Adult Classroom, State Botanical Garden Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

Bird Sense $35 General Admission Register Online     Did you know an Eastern Mockingbird perfects each song it learns before it moves on to another?  Did you know that a juvenile bird needs to eat up to a third…

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Soils of the Georgia Piedmont and beyond!Certificate in Native Plants

March 17, 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     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…

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Flower Arranging Unit 4Fruit and Vegetable Design

March 28, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Vistor Center & Conservatory Adult Classroom, State Botanical Garden Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

Flower Arranging Unit 4: Fruit and Vegetable Design $45 General Admission, $40.50 Members Register Online     This is the fourth in a series of five National Garden Club units focusing on designs incorporating fruits and vegetables. Participants will be…

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Spring Wildflowers of Upland Deciduous Forests of GeorgiaCertificate in Native Plants

March 30, 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     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…

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