Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Native Plants in North Georgia

If you live in the North Georgia area the State Botanic Garden in Athens is offering a Certificate in Native Plants. Courses will focus on identification, cultivation, propagation, ecology and conservation of native Georgia plants. There is a class this Saturday, April 9, from 8:30 am - 12:30 pm. The instructor will be Linda Chafin, who is a Conservation Botanist at the State Botanical Garden. For more information and to register. Linda Chafin has also written a book 'Field Guide To The Rare Plants of Georgia'. All sales of this book go to support the Plant Conservation Program of the State Botanical Garden of Georgia and the Georgia Plant Conservation Alliance.
Georgia plume, Elliottia racemosa, photo by James Henderson, Gulf South Research Corporation,