Native Plant Symposium

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Date: 19 January 2011
Time: 8:45AM - 3:30PM
Cost: members $55, non-members $62 (lunch included)
Location: The Garden Club of Georgia (State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Athens)


Native plants are uniquely adapted to local conditions, having co-evolved with other 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. Join us for a day-long program that considers gardening with wildflowers, medicinals and other native plants along with related conservation issues. Learn how to incorporate your appreciation of these plants into your home landscape plan during this day long series of presentations. Please see complete agenda on-line at or call 706-542-1244 for a brochure.