Event Calendar for State Botanical Garden of Georgia

March 2019

Friday, March 1

Exhibition: "Put a Bird on It"

The Mountain Laurel Quilters’ Guild is based in Clarkesville, Georgia, and draws members from several Georgia counties as well as North and South Carolina....

Friends First Friday: Alice H. Richards Children's Garden: Celebrate Children. Celebrate Nature.

Join Cora Keber, director of eucation, as she walks attendees through the layers of learning and adventures that will take place in the much anticipated...

Saturday, March 2

Exhibition: "Put a Bird on It"

The Mountain Laurel Quilters’ Guild is based in Clarkesville, Georgia, and draws members from several Georgia counties as well as North and South Carolina....

Class: Grafting Heirloom Apples

Gareth Crosby, curator of the Heritage Garden, and Anthony Cannon from Heirloom Orchards are excited to share their knowledge and experience with apple tree...

Sunday, March 3

Exhibition: "Put a Bird on It"

The Mountain Laurel Quilters’ Guild is based in Clarkesville, Georgia, and draws members from several Georgia counties as well as North and South Carolina....

Tuesday, March 5

Garden Travels: Orchid Diversity and Conservation in Ecuador

UGA alumnus Alex Reynolds is the director of Siempre Verde reserve in the northwest Andes of Ecuador. He will discuss orchid diversity in the Intag region of...

Swing Dance Night in the Garden

Learn new dance steps, dance under the palms, or watch talented and enthusiastic dancers from seating beside the dance floor. Choose between an East Coast...

Sunday, March 10

Art Exhibit Opening Reception: Hildegard Timberlake

Hildegard Timberlake, a long-time art enthusiast, is 95 years old. 11 years ago, she suffered from a stroke and lost vision in her right eye. She has since...

Saturday, March 16

Workshop: Soils of the Georgia Piedmont and Beyond

In "Soils of the Georgia Piedmont and Beyond," attendees will learn about the history of Georgia Piedmont soils and general soil ecology and biology. What is...

Wednesday, March 20

Full Moon Hike: Worm Moon

See the garden come alive at night. Each walk will focus on a different topic such as the moon, constellations or nocturnal creatures. Be prepared to hike up...

Saturday, March 23

Alice H. Richards Children's Garden Grand Opening

Mark the grand opening of the Alice H. Richards Children’s Garden. Activities and free play will fill this destination, which is loaded with learning...

Sunday, March 24

Children's Garden Celebration Concert: Georgia Children's Chorus

Celebrate the opening of the new Alice H. Richards Children's Garden with the Georgia Children's Chorus. Plan time to tour the display gardens and the new...

Wednesday, March 27

Flower Arranging Unit 4: Fruit and Vegetable Design

This is the fourth in a series of five National Garden Club units focusing on designs incorporating fruits and vegetables. Participants will be provided with...

Thursday, March 28

Garden Earth Explorers

Join the State Botanical Garden of Georgia's education team as they bring a new program to the Alice H. Richards Children's Garden called Garden Earth...

Friday, March 29

Friends of the Garden Annual Meeting

Mark Weathington’s lecture, "Gardening in the South," is based on his new book with the same title. Weathington, director of the JC Raulston Arboretum at NC...

Saturday, March 30

Garden Earth Explorers

Join the State Botanical Garden of Georgia's education team as they bring a new program to the Alice H. Richards Children's Garden called Garden Earth...