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The World is My Garden Lecture Series 

 

 

The State Botanical Garden in Athens is hosting a lecture series. Noted horticulturist Allan Armitage will speak about gardens around the world in a series of talks at The State Botanical Garden of Georgia. Dr. Armitage (www.allanarmitage.net) is a writer, speaker and researcher who has studied annuals, perennials and more in various climates and runs The Trial Gardens at UGA in Athens

 

 

 

 

 

Once a month through June, attendees will be able to hear about gardens in different countries at ‘The World is My Garden,’ starting with The Gardens of Ireland on January 24, 2012. The $10 ticket price per lecture includes a $2 voucher to purchase a beverage or snack from Donderos’ Kitchen in the Visitor Center. The lectures will be in the Garden’s Visitor Center & Conservatory at

2450 South Milledge Avenue
in Athens from 

 

 

 

 

 

The first lecture is also the first evening for TGIT: Think Garden – It’s Tuesday! The Garden’s Visitor Center will be open until  on Tuesday evenings so visitors can enjoy the Garden at a different time of day, including the Garden Gift Shop and Donderos’ Kitchen.

 

 

 

 

 

The schedule for ‘The World is My Garden’ is:

 

 

 

 

 

January 24 -The Gardens of Ireland

 

 

February 21 -The Gardens of Japan

 

 

March 20 - The Gardens of Wales

 

 

April 17 - The Gardens of Eastern Australia

 

 

May 15 - The Gardens of Western Canada

 

 

June 19 - The Gardens of New Zealand

 

 

 

 

 

This series is cosponsored by the Friends of the State Botanical Garden of Georgia and the Friends of the Athens-Clarke County Library, with proceeds benefiting the garden and library. Visit http://botgarden.uga.edu   or call 706-542-6138 for tickets to the lectures.