UGA Extension Office

General Meetings

General Meetings

2nd Thursday of the month

6:30-8pm

Ag Center (**Apr and Nov meetings at Coleman Center)

Jan 12/17 General Meeting

1. Outline: General Meeting Schedule, Lunch&Learn series, Ask an Expert Clinics, birdseed ornament

workshop, bog container garden workshop, garden tour, volunteer opportunities

2. Newspaper/tube pots for planting vertical wall gardens, time permitting

Feb 9/17 Native Plants in the Georgia Landscape

Ken Gohring, GA Native Plant Society

Name: Ken Gohring

Address: 2322 Habersham Drive

Marietta GA 30064

Telephone: 770 401-8298

Email: KGohring@aol.com

Topics

• Native Azaleas

• Native Understory Plants

• Native Plant Rescue

Background

• MA Washington University (math)

• Retired from Norfolk Southern Corp. (Operations Research)

• Member GNPS since 1999. Offices: Publicity Chair, Treasurer, Webmaster, Regional Plant Rescue Coordinator, Regional Plant

Rescue Site Procurement Coordinator, Author of numerous articles for NativeSCAPE (GNPS Newsletter), served on numerous

committees.

• Other: President Azalea Chapter of the American Rhododendron Society 2006-7, Regional Director District 10 of American

Rhododendron Society 2006-7; Member Oconee Chapter of the Azalea Society of America; Member Georgia Botanical Society

Mar 9/17 Permaculture

Patrick Bexton

**Apr 13/17 UGA Gold Medal Winners Not Yet Confirmed

Matt Chappell or Shelly Prescott

July 13/17 Summer Picnic