Around PSO

May 18, 2015
Writer: Connie Cottingham, conniecot@uga.edu The State Botanical Garden will host four performances during its Sunflower Concert Series. Held Tuesday evenings in June, July, August and September, these outdoor concerts in the Flower Garden offer an eclectic mix of music. Tickets are $15, $5 for children ages 6-12. Admission to each concert includes beverages and light […] more
May 18, 2015
Writer: Roger Nielsen, nielsen@uga.edu Yvonne Mensa-Wilmot, a Carl Vinson Institute of Government faculty member, is collaborating with nationally recognized experts this year in the inaugural National Institutes of Health-sponsored Mixed Methods Research Training Program. The training program is designed to help scholars learn more about mixed methods approaches that combine quantitative and qualitative research to study […] more
May 18, 2015
Writer: Kristen Morales, kmorales@uga.edu Vicki has learned to be patient during classes, but so far she’s gotten out of long exams. It’s OK to cut Vicki some slack though. She’s only 10 months old. This fall, if her work on campus stays on track, she’ll go back to her home in New York to learn to […] more
May 18, 2015
Writer: Maggie Dudacek, dudacekm@uga.edu UGArden, a 4-acre, student-run farm, is teaching students about sustainable food while growing produce to feed families in need. Located on South Milledge Avenue, the farm started out as a garden in 2010 for students of all majors throughout the university to learn about sustainable food. Initially financed by the College of […] more
May 11, 2015
Writer: Maegan Snyder On April 17, staff from the State Botanical Garden of Georgia visited High Shoals Elementary School in Bishop, Ga. to plant a container garden of native plants as part of the Garden’s Connect to Protect (C2P) program. Launched in 2104, C2P encourages schools and home gardeners to devote part of their green […] more
May 11, 2015
Prairies are something new to Georgia – or maybe very old, depending on your point of view. Conservation professionals at the State Botanical Garden of Georgia are betting that prairies have been around a long time, at least since the last glacier retreated from North America, and that they are worthy of protection and restoration. […] more
May 11, 2015
On May 2, the State Botanical Garden of Georgia held its 2015 Gardens of the World annual fundraising event. The expected proceeds of $200,000 from more than 275 guests will help to create a water feature within the Children’s Garden. Presented by the Garden’s Board of Advisors and sponsored by BNY Mellon Wealth Management, the […] more