Mineral Springs Park

There are some very dedicated gardeners who maintain the Mineral Springs Park in Blue Ridge. Fran Stoeker and Alyce Wirtz lead the North Georgia Master Gardeners work on plant identification, eradicating invasive plant species and adding plants to this park. Walking... read more

Park Certification

The Humane Society of Blue Ridge has created a park where there was once a dump. The park is circular in design with inner and outer paths. Sweeping plantings of Monarda, Amsonia, Asclepias and Echinacea look spectacular in June surrounded by a forest. Signage... read more

Sharpsburg Certification

With almost 2 acres of wooded property, Dan Coleman is lucky to have natives growing naturally, but he has added so much more! There is a bog garden, pond, stream, roadside meadow, woods, sitting area and arbors. Each feature has the plants to match. Dan has acquired... read more

Fulton County Garden

Than Hunter has created a native plant garden on his city lot after researching native grasses and perennials. He has made a wildflower meadow in his front yard with Sideoats Gamma, Little Bluestem, and Prairie Dropseed intermixed with Coreopsis, Rudbeckia, and... read more

Small Urban Garden

If you have a small yard and think you don’t have room for many plants, please reconsider. Teri Nye has packed a whole lot of fun into her 3700 square foot property. A beautiful Cyrilla is centered in the back yard along with other shrubs, various species of... read more

Native Plant Habitat Certification update

Rita Gowler has made some great updates on GNPS certified native plant habitats in the last few months.  Check out the posts at the bottom of the page (under “News and Events”) at the Native Plant Habitat Certification page. And consider applying for... read more

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