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

GNPS to Participate in Alpharetta Community Food Forum

The Georgia Native Plant Society has been invited to participate in the Community Food Forum for Alpharetta residents at Old Rucker Park & Farm on Saturday, December 4, 10-11:30 a.m. Members of the new North Metro Chapter will serve as docents to provide native... read more

Intown Atlanta Chapter Annual Meeting

Members of the Intown Atlanta Chapter, as well as anyone thinking about affiliating with the new chapter, are encouraged to attend their first annual meeting this Sunday, November 7, from 1-3 p.m.  The agenda includes adoption of the chapter bylaws and voting on the... read more

Vote for the GNPS 2022 Plant of the Year!

Vote for the GNPS 2022 Plant of the Year! Each year, we celebrate one special native plant by selecting it as GNPS Plant of the Year (POY). The six nominated plants are featured below.  POY online voting is EASY.  Just go to the voting page*, click to make your... read more

Annual Meeting of the North Metro Atlanta Chapter

Join us on November 6th at 11:30 AM for the annual meeting of the North Metro Atlanta Chapter of the Georgia Native Plant Society. This will be our first annual meeting where we will discuss business, approve our bylaws, hold elections, and get to know each other by... read more

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