Georgia Master Gardener Association Conference 2019

October 19, 2019
Time: 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Price: Ticket Prices are $95 for GMGA members and $115 for non-members. Tickets include local garden tours.

Museum of Aviation
1942 Heritage Pkwy
Robins Air Force Base, GA

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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, globally recognized as “the expert” on woody plants; Dr. K. Coder, Professor Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, a world renowned expert on urban trees; Mary Lynn Beckley, Executive Director Georgia Urban Council, will present Georgia Landmark & Historic Trees; The Nichols Brothers, owners of Mr. Maple Nursery, will speak on Japanese Maple selections and their travels in Japan; Mark Maher, Southern Living, will share new plant introductions! Master Gardeners and Industry Professionals can receive educational credits. Come join us for a great conference and a taste of Southern hospitality!


Registration is open at the GMGA web site:  https://www.georgiamastergardeners.org/annual-conference

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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  • Ticket Prices are $95 for GMGA members and $115 for non-members. Tickets include local garden tours.