Native Garden Installations

Our chapter has been actively supporting efforts to encourage the planting of natives in public places.  We have completed two native garden installations and are planning for a third location later this year.  We’re very excited to share pictures of our current... read more

Our May Chapter Meeting with Kathryn Litton

With record attendance at our May chapter meeting, Kathryn Litton presented on how to use native plants for landscaping.   Kathryn Litton, local landscaper and noted area native expert has created native cultivars and specializes in programs on Native installation for... read more

Our February Chapter Meeting with Donna Shearer

Did you know that Eastern Hemlocks support about 120 species of vertebrates and more than 90 bird species, provide shade to rare and endangered native plants, remove tons of carbon dioxide from the air, and serve to filter pollutants along streambanks? This beautiful... read more


Chapter tours the University of Georgia Mountain Research & Education Center (GMREC) native plant gardens. Tour guides included members of the Union/Townes County Master Gardeners. We thank GMREC and the Master Gardeners for hosting the group.   read more

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