Upcoming GPPA Event
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 7:00 PM
Atlanta History Center
A film by Steve Bransford and Cooper Sanchez
"The Well-Placed Weed: The Bountiful Life of Ryan Gainey"
The film will be followed by a Q&A with the filmmakers
Movie-style refreshments provided.
Please mark your calendars now to attend this event. Admission is free for Georgia Perennial Plant Association members and Atlanta History Center Insiders. Reservations are required to attend this event. Admission will be $15 for other attendees (and $10 for Atlanta History Center members). It is important to renew your membership and RSVP directly to Staci Catron, the Cherokee Garden Library Director. You can RSVP either by email or phone. RSVPs should be directed to:
or by calling 404-814-4046
For more information, see wellplacedweed.com.
Upcoming GPPA Speaker Meeting
Monday, March 18, 2019
Atlanta History Center
Dr. Allan Armitage
Professor Emeritus of Horticulture
University of Georgia
The making of a private garden - from Confusion to Contentment
Creating a beautiful private garden can be a difficult endeavor, especially for the passionate plant collector. Small decisions over time can lead to ordered chaos without a cohesive design. Come learn from one of the world's most acclaimed gardeners as he shares useful tips for bringing order to the confusion and creating a garden to be proud of.
Dr. Armitage is a Professor Emeritus of Horticulture at the University of Georgia and one of the most respected and prolific writers in the gardening world. He has written 16 books, more than 70 academic papers, and more than 500 industry papers over his career. His books serve as both classroom texts and reference manuals for gardeners all over the world. Dr. Armitage has been honored with almost every award that the horticulture and gardening community has to bestow, and his contributions to the community include his introduction of more than 20 twenty named plants. Dr. Armitage is one of the most engaging speakers in any field and all gardeners are sure to enjoy themselves while learning something new.
At monthly meetings, Members often pass on gardening magazines and catalogs to others
in an open swap, and light refreshments are offered beginning at 7:00 PM.
Meetings are free and open to the public.