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UGA and high school students take top prizes in State Botanical Garden of Georgia’s annual student art contest

January 10th, 2017

Two University of Georgia students and one Locust Grove High School student were chosen as the top three winners in the annual student art contest held by the State Botanical Garden of Georgia, a unit of UGA Public Service and… Full story

State Botanical Garden’s Connect to Protect Native Plant Sale in October  

September 13th, 2016

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

State Botanical Garden of Georgia recognizes longtime donors for support

September 13th, 2016

Alumni and longtime University of Georgia supporters Joe and Ann Frierson were hailed as Distinguished Honorees at the State Botanical Garden of Georgia’s Giving Tree tribute on Sept. 8. Richard and Cindy Moore, and Tom Wight, were recognized as Southern… Full story

A second Georgia county looks to revive its downtown with native plants

July 12th, 2016

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

UGA State Botanical Garden teams up with College of Education to teach kids about nature

May 10th, 2016

Molly Samuel had as much fun yanking radishes out of the ground as the four-year-olds she worked with in a University of Georgia service-learning course. “I’d never gardened before this class,” Samuel said. “Learning how to garden and grow it… Full story

UGA promotes pollinator program in Athens and across the state

May 9th, 2016

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