Date: 16 January 2013
Time: 8:45 am -- 3:30 pm
Cost: $60 (lunch included)
Location: The State Botanical Garden of Georgia, 2450 South Milledge Avenue, Athens, GA 30605
Native plants are uniquely adapted to local conditions, having co-evolved with other area plants, animals, pollinators, and soil biota. Therefore they require little maintenance and withstand temperature and moisture extremes. Most importantly, native plants provide diverse sources of food and shelter for a wide variety of insects and birds, butterflies, mammals, reptiles, etc. in the complex web of life.