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South Georgia Wildflower Symposium March 28
Native plant enthusiasts can spend a day with the experts in Tifton, Ga., March 28 at the South Georgia Wildflower Symposium.

Learn to recognize and appreciate beautiful wildflowers and plants and how to incorporate them into your garden. The program is cosponsored by The Garden Club of Georgia, Camellia District IV and the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.

Featured speakers for the one-day event include:

* Vicki Tucker, environmental horticulture instructor at Albany Technical College.

* Hugh and Carol Nourse, nature photographers and authors of "Wildflowers of Georgia, a Celebration of Their Diversity and Conservation."

* Janisse Ray, environmentalist and author of "Ecology of a Cracker Childhood."

* Kay Kirkman, research scientist and co-author of "Trees of Georgia."

* John Ruter, UGA associate professor of horticulture.

The authors will be signing their books, and information from the Garden Club of Georgia will be on display during the day. The grand finale will be a guided tour through the Coastal Plain Research Arboretum.

For a detailed brochure or registration form, call (229) 391-6868. Or go to . The deadline for registering is March 14.

(Brad Haire is the former news editor with the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.)

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