Georgia Master Gardener Association Conference 2019

Presented by Master Gardeners of Central Georgia at Museum of Aviation, Robins Air Force Base GA

Oct 19
Georgia Master Gardener Association Conference 2019

The 2019 Garden Conference is open to all Master Gardeners, Gardeners, Green Industry Professionals and Consumers.

THE 2019 GMGA GARDEN CONFERENCE

Plants & Planes: Our Heritage, Our Future

The Master Gardeners of Central Georgia are hosting this year’s Georgia Master Gardener Conference that will be held on October 19, 2019 at the Museum of Aviation Century of Flight Building, Warner Robins, Georgia.

The 2019 Garden Conference is open to all Master Gardeners, Gardeners, Green Industry Professionals and Consumers. Our Conference Speakers include Dr. Michael Dirr, Professor Emeritus University of Georgia,

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ADMISSION INFO

Ticket Prices are $95 for GMGA members and $115 for non-members

Tickets include local garden tours:

The tours include:

  • Friday, October 18th

    • the“Native Plant Garden”at the Museum of Arts and Science

    • “Connect to ProtectGarden”at the Rosehill Historic Cemetery

  • Sunday, October 20th

    • Massee Lane Gardens in Ft. Valley, Georgia, a designated International Camellia Society’s “Garden of Excellence”. Massee Lane Gardens has one of the world’s finest collections of camellias spread out on a nine-acre trek with brick walkways around the trees for easy viewing.

    • In Elko, Georgia, tour owner of “Royal Gardens” Ms.Royal will be on hand to answer questions about the gardens during the self-guided tour between the hours of 9am to 2pm. This garden furnishes flowers to the local florist and to the Perry Farmers Market. Come join us for a great conference and a taste of Southern hospitality!

    • Please see the website for more information – https://www.georgiamastergardeners.org/

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • Oct 19, 2019 at 08:30 am - 04:00 pm (Sat)

Additional time info:

Included tours :

  • Friday, October 18th

    • the“Native Plant Garden”at the Museum of Arts and Science

    • “Connect to ProtectGarden”at the Rosehill Historic Cemetery

  • Sunday, October 20th

    • Massee Lane Gardens in Ft. Valley, Georgia, adesignated International Camellia Society’s “Garden of Excellence”. Massee Lane Gardens has one of the world’s finest collections of camellias spread out on a nine-acre trek with brick walkways around the trees for easy viewing.

    • In Elko, Georgia, tour owner of “Royal Gardens” Ms.Royal will be on hand to answer questions about the gardens during the self-guided tour between the hours of 9am to 2pm. This garden furnishes flowers to the local florist and to the Perry Farmers Market. Come join us for a great conference and a taste of Southern hospitality!

October 19 Schedule

  • 8:30 Presentation of the Colors – Military Honor Guard

  • 8:40 Good morning and Welcome – Larry Julian, M.C.

  • 8:40 Welcome to Warmer Robins- Mayor Randy Toms.

  • 8:50 GMGA Direction – President George Jeburk

  • 9:10 Connecting to the Future – UGA Sheri Dorn

  • 9:30 Georgia’s Landmark and Historic Trees, Mary Lunn Beckley, Ga Urban Forestry Council

  • 10:15 Break

  • 10:30 Urban Trees 0 Dr Kim Coder

  • 11:45 Lunch

  • 12:45 Southern Living New Plants- Mark Maher, Southern Living

  • 1:45 Discovering Japanese Maples – Nichol Brothers, Mr Maple

  • 2:45 Break

  • 3:00 A Horticulture Journey – Dr Michael Dirr

  • 4:00 Wrap UP and Final Door Prizes

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

Museum of Aviation

1942 Heritage Pkwy, Robins Air Force Base, GA 31098

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