Shop and Sip Excursion to Grower's Outlet in Loganville 10 am

11/16/2022 2:02 pm


Put on your parkas and warmest shoes and join us.   

Annual Meeting & Jenks Farmer, "You’re Hotter than You Used to Be! Mixing a Subtropical Look into Micro-climates in Atlanta."

8/30/2022 12:00 am

Annual Meeting, 7 pm followed by:

Jenks Farmer, "You’re Hotter than You Used to Be!  Mixing a Subtropical Look into Micro-climates in Atlanta." - MONDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2022

Where:  Dunwoody Nature Center North Woods Pavilion, 5343 Roberts Drive Dunwoody, GA 30338

When:  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2022, 6:30 Social Time, 7 pm Annual Meeting; 7:30 Speaker


Perennial favorite GPPA speaker, Jenks Farmer, returns to visit us from Columbia, SC, a city he notes as notorious for being the hottest city in the South. The city slogan is ‘Famously Hot’.  Now, Columbia is coming to Atlanta.  

Speaker - Dr. Patrick McMillan, Juniper Level Botanic Garden, "Underutilized Native Plants and their Role in Creating a Healthy

8/25/2022 2:14 pm

Dr. Patrick McMillan, Juniper Level Botanic Garden, “Underutilized Native Plants and Their Role in Creating a Healthy Garden Ecosystem.” - MONDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2022

Where: Dunwoody Nature Center, North Woods Pavilion,  5343 Roberts Drive, Dunwoody GA 30338

When:  MONDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2022 AT 7:30 - 9 pm; Social time begins at 6:30 pm 



October finds many of us slogging back into our garden to slap at mosquitoes as we rip out the tired remnants of our May and June plant buying sprees.  GPPA offers the perfect insect-free alternative activity: to hear one of the most engaging horticultural speakers around who is guaranteed to teach you something you didn't know.  On October 17, 2022, Dr. Patrick McMillan, the Director of the Juniper Level Botanic Garden will join us to speak on “Underutilized Native Plants and Their Role in Creating a Healthy Garden Ecosystem.” 

A Garden Party at the Dumitrescu Home in Midtown

8/24/2022 3:17 pm

🍸 A Garden Party 🍹


Where: The Dumitrescu Garden in Midtown, Atlanta  - 771 Myrtle Street. Look for the Little Free Library and well, heck if you can't spot the place, replace your glasses yesterday! There will be signs too. Leo, Aquarius, Capricorn . . . .

When:  Monday, Sept. 19, 2022, 7 pm - 8:30 pm?  Rain or Shine

Who’s Invited:  Members of the GPPA 

Annual Georgia Perennial Memberships will be available at the garden party:

Individual - $35; Dual -  $50; Business - $65; Sponsor - $100 

Note:  We’d prefer you join online and save time for schmoozing & drinking.  You can join or renew now.

Jim Martin - May 16, 2022 at 7:30

4/20/2022 4:37 pm

Jim Martin - Reimagining Perennials in Deep South Gardens

May 18, 2022 at 7:30 pm

McElreath Hall, Atlanta History Center

The diverse palette available to southern gardeners is not what a northern transplant ever imagined would redefine his idea of perennials. Join Jim Martin, 35+ year gardener and horticulturist as he explores the term "perennial" as it relates to the Lowcountry experience. The picture comes alive as natives meet tropicals in a colorful look as two worlds collide.

Vincent Simeone

3/17/2022 4:38 pm

Vincent Simeone - "Grow More with Less:  Sustainable Garden Methods"

April 18, 2022
McElreath Hall, Atlanta History Center

Vincent Simeone will speak about his book "Grow More with Less".  The book provides strategic timelines for both short-term and long-term gardening techniques, and lets you put your best foot forward in creating an efficient, sustainable home landscape.  

Dan Long, Brushwood Nursery

1/26/2022 1:09 pm

March 21, 2022 at 7:30 pm

McElreath Hall, Atlanta History Center

Dan Long, Owner of Brushwood Nursery, Clematis Specialist 

Join us as Dan Long, founder of Brushwood Nursery, shares his knowledge and enthusiasm for Clematis and other vines worthy of use in Georgia gardens.  

Speaker - Jason Reeves, "The Making of a Garden"

12/14/2021 8:25 am

Monday, February 21, 2022 at 7:30 pm

via Zoom

Jason Reeves, The Making of a Garden

Join along on Jason's journey in making a garden out of a home and property that had been vacant for 15 years. He will share his successes and failures as well as share tips and techniques on how to make your garden dreams come true.  Jason is Curator of the University of Tennessee Gardens, West Tennessee Research and Education Center, Jackson, TN.