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UGA grows education across the southeast with new Alice H. Richards Children’s Garden

Celebrate the breathtaking world of nature with a journey into dark caves brimming with dinosaur fossils, climb through a larger-than-life overturned chestnut tree, and soar above the tree canopy in a magical treehouse in the woods. The Alice H. Richards… Full story

State Botanical Garden of Georgia celebrates longtime donors at Giving Tree Tribute

Six longtime supporters of the State Botanical Garden of Georgia were honored recently during the biennial “Giving Tree” celebration that recognizes patrons who have given their time and money to the garden. “We are fortunate to have a strong group of… Full story

UGA, food bank partnership promotes healthy eating

Teaching people to grow, cook and eat healthy foods is the key goal of a partnership between the State Botanical Garden of Georgia at UGA and the Food Bank of Northeast Georgia. Camaria Welch, a graduate student in the University… Full story

Native plants brought to campus by State Botanical Garden an education tool for students

Native plant garden on south campus will help students better understand the role plants play in maintaining biodiversity. Full story

Local student brings pollinator program to Colham Ferry, helps school with STEM endeavors

Oconee County High School junior recently introduced third graders at Colham Ferry Elementary School (CFES) to Botanical Garden’s Connect to Protect program. Full story

State Botanical Garden’s Connect to Protect Native Plant Sale in October  

Add some perennial plants to your garden this October at the Connect to Protect Native Plant Sale at the University of Georgia’s State Botanical Garden of Georgia. The annual event, one of the most anticipated horticultural events on the Athens… Full story

A second Georgia county looks to revive its downtown with native plants

A University of Georgia program aimed at supporting pollinators across the state may be expanding even further south. A group from Hawkinsville, Ga. toured the State Botanical Garden of Georgia on July 6 to explore bringing a Connect to Protect… Full story

UGA promotes pollinator program in Athens and across the state

If conservationists at the State Botanical Garden of Georgia have their way, the newly-dedicated Mimsie Lanier Center for Native Plant Studies will one day be obsolete. “We will teach growers how to grow native plants for restoration, for gardening with… Full story

UGA and Macon-Bibb County partner to promote native plants

Stephen Reichert spent much of his career in New York City but now the Macon native, and chairman of the board of the State Botanical Garden of Georgia,  wants to see his hometown thrive and he’s found a willing partner… Full story