From one pitcher plant bog, four more may grow thanks to DNR, state parks, dedicated volunteers of the Georgia Native Plant Society

Rebecca Byrd of the Georgia DNR and Amy Heidt, GNPS set out milkweed at General Coffee State Park The clod of potting soil in a state park employee’s hand is dusted with fragile green leaves. When it is planted into the ground, this seedling will disappear amid... read more

Report of Workday at Berkeley Lake 05/25/16

Report of Berkeley Lake workday May 25, 2016 Three GNPS members met at the Henderson Nature Preserve Park at Berkeley Lake to pull weeds. We planted eight pussy toes which were contributed by Jane Trentin, another GNPS member. After weeding, we enjoyed lunch together.... read more

June Chapter Meetings Coming Up

Two of our chapters have educational presentations coming up in June. Whether you are a GNPS member, a member of the chapter or just someone interested in learning more, please join us at one of these events. Our meetings are always free and open to the public. Come get to know us!

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Come hear Claudia West on May 10th

Join us at the Atlanta Botanical Gardens as we explore how native plants fit into the built landscape and learn how plant community-based design strategies can help you meet aesthetic and ecological goals during your next planting project. Our speaker Claudia West is co-author of Planting in a Post-Wild World: Designing Plant Communities for Resilient Landscapes.

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Workshop on Creating Meadow Habitats for Pollinators

Creating Meadow Habitats for Pollinators: Join us for a workshop on creating meadow habitats for pollinators.  The workshop will be held on Saturday, May 14, 2016 at the Monastery of the Holy Spirit in Conyers, Georgia.  We will discuss the features of good meadow... read more
GNPS 2016 Spring Native Plant Sale

GNPS 2016 Spring Native Plant Sale

Open to the public. Come find the native plants you’ve been looking for. Our plants are raised from seed, rescued from construction sites, donated by nurseries, and donated by our own members. Knowledgeable folks are available to answer your questions about plant selection. Credit cards accepted. Bring a wagon to cart off your great finds!

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