October 2017 Monthly Meeting

As our final speaker for this year, on October 16, we welcome Dr. Allan Armitage to share his garden wit and wisdom.  Emeritus Professor of Horticulture at the University of Georgia, “Dr. A” started the world renowned Trial Gardens at UGA with fellow professor, Dr. Michael Dirr, in 1982.  Together they changed the horticultural world and focused international attention on Georgia.  Dr. Armitage holds degrees from McGill University and University of Guelph in his native Canada and from the University of Michigan. But after coming to UGA in the early 1980s, he found a home in Georgia.  From his home base in Athens, GA, he travels the world speaking, writing, and encouraging people to have fun in the garden.  An author of more than 14 books, Dr. A will bring books to sign and share his latest book, Naked Ladies and Forget-Me-Nots.  It will be an evening you won’t forget!   If you’d like to bring a dish to share, please join us at 6:30PM for a potluck supper or come at 7:00PM to hear Dr. Armitage’s delightful stories on garden life and garden legends.  We meet at Bethesda Park Senior Center, 225 Bethesda Church Rd., Lawrenceville, GA 30044.