Mark your calendar for the Georgia Native Plant Society – West Georgia Chapter 7th Annual Fall Workshop. The WGA Chapter has been putting on this free event for 7 years in a row to help the public learn more about native plants.
Registration is from 8-8:45 and the program features 3 presentations:
Gail Woody will speak on “The 3 B’s of a Flower Garden: Birds, Bees, and Butterflies”
Robert Barr will speak on “Container Bog Gardening with Carnivorous Plants”
The keynote speaker will be Wilf Nichols, PhD, director of the State Botanical Garden of Georgia. Dr. Nichols will talk about “Growing Native Plants-Some Pitfalls, Pratfalls, and Downfalls”
Breaks throughout the day will allow for visiting vendors who will be selling plants and garden items until the event ends at 12:30 pm.
No pre-registration required, free admission ($5 donation to cover costs is suggested).
Native plants will be available for purchase from vendors including:
- Ernest Koone of Lazy K Nursery and Garden Delights Garden Center in Pine Mountain, GA – native azaleas and shrubs.
- Robert and Patsy Barr of Barr Gardens – bog and pitcher plants.
- Night Song Native Plant Nursery – perennials and shrubs.
For location details, please see our calendar event: https://gnps.org/calendar-event/annual-fall-workshop-wga-chapter/