Driving on the shared road to Jeff Jernigan’s property in Powder Springs, you see the difference in landscaping. On the left, the neighbor has cleared their property of native plants and landscaped with lawn and introduced plants. On the right is Jeff’s... read more
Congratulations to Karan Rawlins for earning gold certificate for GNPS Native Plant Habitat Certification program. Karan has been developing native plant habitat at The Pines RV Park in Tifton. The area has several types of habitat. A small upland forest provides... read more
The Coastal Plain Chapter of GNPS team with the City of Tifton established a native plant garden on three sides of a fenced dog park in Fulwood Park in Tifton. Congratulations to Mary Alice Applegate and the team for receiving a gold certificate for GNPS Native Plant... read more
Tucked on a hillside in Clarkesville is a 2 acre lot that is home to Kaye Stanley. She is lucky that the property is wooded and filled with interesting wildflowers like fairy wand (Chamaelirium lubeum), Indian cucumber root (Medeola virginiana), Hepatica sp, foam... read more
The GNPS Board of Directors has created the following statement on using cultivars of native plants.
Native plants create a living landscape. At Georgia Institute of Technology there is a living landscape that surrounds a living building. The Kendeda Building is run by solar panels, filtrates rain water harvested from the roof, and has a ceiling made from reclaimed... read more