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September 2019

Fungal Ecology & Diversity Certificate in Native Plants – Athens

September 29, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Vistor Center & Conservatory Adult Classroom, State Botanical Garden Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

Certificate in Native Plants Elective:Fungal Ecology & Diversity $50 General Admission, $45 Members Register Online Fungi are one of the three major groups of multicellular organisms on Earth (besides plants and animals) yet they are far less well known.  Fungi…

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October 2019

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

October 2, 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 – Athens

October 5, 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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Identifying and Controlling Exotic Pest Plants Certificate in Native Plants – Athens

October 12, 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 workshop is an introduction to invasive, non-native pest plants in the Georgia Piedmont. Students will learn…

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Longleaf Pine Community Wildflowers & Grasses Certificate in Native Plants – Tifton

October 12, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Jones Ecological Research Center – Education Classroom, 3988 Jones Center Dr Newton, GA 39870 United States + Google Map

Certificate in Native Plants Elective: Longleaf Pine Community Wildflowers & Grasses $50 General Admission, $45 Members Register Online The longleaf pine ecosystem has more ground cover plant diversity than any other in the United States. In the first half of…

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Grow Your Own Prairie in North Georgia Plants and Pollinators Specialization

October 19, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Vistor Center & Conservatory Adult Classroom, State Botanical Garden Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

Plants and Pollinators Specialization:Grow your own Prairie in North Georgia $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…

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November 2019

Canning Pickles It’s Kind of a Big Dill

November 16, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Vistor Center & Conservatory Adult Classroom, State Botanical Garden Athens, GA 30605 United States

Canning Pickles $35 General Admission, $31.50 Members Register Online Did you know that canning was invented over 200 years ago during the Napoleonic Wars? Since then, food science and modern appliances have given us the tools to safely preserve our…

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Heritage Days Fall Festival

November 16, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Visitor Center & Conservatory, State Botanical Garden of Georgia Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

Heritage Days Fall Festival $2 per Person, $10 per Family. Additional Donations accepted Register Online Heritage Days Fall Festival celebrates our horticultural and agricultural history with art, crafts, stories, music and hands-on education classes, so that we can better remember…

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Soap Making 101 Beginning Cold Process

November 16, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Visitor Center & Conservatory – Gardenside Room, State Botanical Garden of Georgia Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

Soap Making 101 $65 General Admission, $58.50 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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Natural Dyeing -From Compost to Dye Pot-

November 16, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Vistor Center & Conservatory Adult Classroom, State Botanical Garden Athens, GA 30605 United States

Natural Dyeing $40 General Admission, $36 Members Register Online     What would our world be like without color? But, wait. What about all those toxic chemicals? In this workshop, we will learn how to source non-toxic, environmentally safe and…

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Soap Making 102Herbs and Clays to Color Natural Soap

November 23, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Vistor Center & Conservatory Adult Classroom, State Botanical Garden Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

Soapmaking 102 $65 for Individuals, $58.50 for Members Register Online     The color palette in nature provides perfect hues for your natural soaps! This class focuses on using herbs and clays to design naturally colorful soap. Learn how to…

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