North Metro Atlanta 2022 Spring Plant Sale Info

  Our 2022 Spring Plant Sale on Saturday, April 30th will be in conjunction with the City of Alpharetta’s Community Agriculture Program. This program teaches high school students to grow and sell organic fruits, vegetables, herbs, and cut flowers at the Old... read more

GNPS Strategic Plan 2022-2025

Learn about our strategic plan and help us grow a better landscape in 2022 and beyond.

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Report of Mary Scott Nature Park Workday January 8, 2022

Report of Mary Scott Nature Park Workday January 8, 2022 On January 8,2022, 5 Friends of Mary Scott Nature Park worked to remove nonnative plants from the park. We were joined by 2 Lakeside High School students. Among the weeds that were pulled were English ivy,... read more

GNPS 2022 Symposium: A Virtual Event on February 19-20

The focus this year of the GNPS 2022 Symposium is Healing our Habitats: both at home and in designed landscapes, as well as conserving and restoring habitat in the wild. Through our actions and our designs, we have the ability to make a difference by getting more... read more

2022 Plant of the Year: American beech

2022 Plant of the Year: American beech The Georgia Native Plant Society’s 2022 Plant of the Year, American beech (Fagus grandifolia), is a shade tree of imposing proportions. A forest-dwelling beech will grow tall, with few lower limbs and a narrow canopy. But a tree... read more

Local news story supporting native plants

The Gwinnett Daily Post ran an article recently about using native plants, citing GNPS as a source of information. It’s always great to see local media championing the cause.   read more
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