1059 CAES NEWSWIRE | "The World is My Garden" series Skip to Main Menu Skip to Content

MEDIA NEWSWIRE

Allan Armitage to lead virtual tour of Ireland gardens at State Botanical Garden

University of Georgia horticulturist Allan Armitage will speak about gardens around the world in a series of talks set to begin Jan. 24 at the State Botanical Garden of Georgia.

A writer, speaker and researcher, Armitage is a member of the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences faculty and leads the Trial Gardens at the university.

Once a month through June, Armitage will present “The World is My Garden” lecture, starting with the gardens of Ireland on Jan. 24. The lectures will be held from 7-8 p.m. in the botanical garden’s visitor center and conservatory.

“The World is My Garden” series will also include the following lectures:

• Feb. 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

Each lecture costs $10 and tickets can be purchased by calling (706) 542-6138. The Friends of the State Botanical Garden of Georgia and the Friends of the Athens-Clarke County Library cosponsor the series.

Article by Connie Cottingham, public relations specialist for the State Botanical Garden of Georgia.

Allan Armitage
Allan Armitage

University of Georgia horticulturist Allan Armitage will lead a garden lecture series at the State Botanical Gardens. "The World is My Garden" series begins with a virtual tour of gardens in Ireland.

Download Image
University of Georgia horticulturist Allan Armitage will lead a garden lecture series at the State Botanical Gardens. "The World is My Garden" series begins with a virtual tour of gardens in Ireland. Download Image
Share Story:
0