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Full Moon Hike Series

Date: 04 January 2015 - 04 January 2015
Time: 7:00PM - 8:30PM
Cost: $5.00/person or $15.00/family
Location: State Botanical Garden of Georgia - Meet at Fountain in front of Visitor Center
Phone: (706)542-6156


Come see the garden come alive at night! Each hike will focus on a different topic such as the moon, constellations, or nocturnal creatures. Bring family and friends of all ages along to enjoy the mysterious world of nature at night!

FRIENDS First Friday

Date: 09 January 2015 - 09 January 2015
Time: 9:00AM - 10:30AM
Cost: $12.00
Location: State Botanical Garden of Georgia - Visitor Center Downstairs
Phone: (706)542-9353


This monthly event includes a full breakfast and an opportunity to meet new people while learning about the Garden, gardening or garden history. Please make your reservation by Wednesday, January 7 by calling 706-542-9353.

Art Exhibition: Mountain Laurel Quilt Guild

Date: 11 January 2015 - 08 March 2015
Time: 9:00AM - 4:30PM
Cost: Free
Location: State Botanical Garden of Georgia - Visitor Center
Phone: (706)542-6156


Consistent with the beauty and the mission of the State Botanical Garden of Georgia, the Mountain Laurel Quilt Guild will bring their work for an exhibition in the Visitor Center January 11-March 8, 2015. The nature-inspired quilts will be chosen for a juried show with entries from the 75 active fiber artists who meet several times a month to learn quilting techniques. The art of quilting has expanded considerably in the last few years to encompass not only traditional techniques but also using

Complete Beekeeping Short Course

Date: 17 January 2015 - 17 January 2015
Time: 8:00 AM-5:00PM
Cost: $95
Location: Atlanta botanical Garden
Phone: (770)394-5051


Metro Atlanta Beekeepers Association is holding their annual course on January 17th, 2015 at the Atlanta Botanical Garden on Piedmont Road in Atlanta.
Our instructors include Dr. Jaime Ellis, Jennifer Berry, Keith Fielder, and several Georgia Master Beekeepers. Parking, coffee, and lunch are included. Space is limited for a full day of beekeeping knowledge taught by experts in their fields.
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Winter Tree Identification (Elective Course)

Date: 17 January 2015 - 17 January 2015
Time: 9:00AM - 1:00PM
Cost: $50.00
Location: State Botanical Garden of Georgia - Visitor Center, Classroom 2
Phone: (706)542-6156


Trees may be most beautiful in the winter, when they are stripped down to their basic architecture. But can we know them without their leaves? In this class, students will learn the basics of identifying trees in the winter by learning about twigs, bark, leaf scars, fruits, and tree form. Students will learn to use a hand lens and a simple key for woody plants to identify species. Class time will be divided between classroom exercises and a field trip to the deciduous woods at the Botanical Gard

Native Plant Symposium

Date: 21 January 2015 - 21 January 2015
Time: 8:45AM - 3:30PM
Cost: $60.00 (lunch included)
Location: The Garden Club of Georgia, Terrace Room
Phone: (706)542-6156


Native plants are uniquely adapted to local conditions and require little maintenance, withstanding temperature and moisture extremes. Most importantly, they provide sources of food and shelter for various insects, birds, and other animals. Join us for a day-long program that considers gardening with native flowers and trees along with related conservation issues. Learn how to incorporate your appreciation of these plants into your home landscape plan during this day-long presentation series.

Callaway Gardens 29th Southern Gardening Symposium

Date: 23 January 2015 - 25 January 2015
Time: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Location: Callaway Gardens
Phone: (855)421-3161


The Southern Gardening Symposium has brought professional speakers, a complete one-stop gardening Marketplace, and the excitement of being among some of the foremost gardeners and garden enthusiasts to Callaway Gardens for nearly 30 years! Come celebrate an exciting new program in the place that relishes in the art of fine gardening.

Certificate in Native Plants – Orientation for New Participants

Date: 28 January 2015 - 28 January 2015
Time: 9:00AM - 10:30AM
Cost: Free
Location: State Botanical Garden of Georgia - Visitor Center, Classroom 2
Phone: (706)542-6156


Anne Shenk and Cora Keber, State Botanical Garden Education Staff, will introduce the Certificate program. Learn about the variety of volunteer opportunities available to CNP participants including projects with Botanical Guardians, Citizen Science projects, and opportunities with the Georgia Plant Conservation Alliance. Information on field trips will also be provided. This orientation is optional and free.