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Lockerly Arboretum is looking for an enthusiastic, Plant Loving team player to serve as our Horticulture Director.  The Arboretum is a 50 acre oasis located just a mile from downtown in the heart of Middle Georgia’s Lake Country.  We are 53 years old and were founded by a great lover of nature, Mr. Edward J. Grassmann.  We are a non-profit, 501(c)3 and are open to the public 6 days a week.

The ideal candidate will come to us as a degreed Horticulturist with public garden experience, a keen respect and appreciation for our current collections yet bring an enthusiasm, passion and vision for what is yet to come.  As Horticulture Director, you will have responsibility for all aspects of our plant collections, including planning, planting, maintenance & care, signage, accession records/data base management, coordination, motivation and management of our volunteer Dirt Diggers and orchestrating our annual Spring Plant Sale.  We are searching for someone who will love and care for our trees and plants as if Lockerly  is their own garden, anxious to make it better  and utilize their network of horticulture contacts when searching for best practices and ideas.

For a full job description and application instructions, follow this link: HD job advertisement




Invest in Rose Hill’s Heritage & Future NOW 

Lockerly’s “Invest in Rose Hill’s Heritage & Future” drive continues to grow and is now almost halfway in reaching our goal of $100,000. Please join us in preserving our beautiful 1852 treasure for future generations.

To learn more about this project go to Donations may be made online or checks, made payable to Lockerly Arboretum & marked for Rose Hill’s Heritage, may be sent to:

Lockerly Arboretum
P.O. Box 310
Milledgeville, GA  31059

YOUR support is needed and appreciated!

Anela Kolone Foundation (Suzanne Engel)
Community Foundation of Central Georgia
Gerald Grimes Plumbing
Ed Hall
William R. Harper
Joe & Nancy Hodge
Alan & Sherrill Jones
Sandy & Judy Mercer
Milledgeville Garden Club
Milledgeville Garden Club Council
Milledgeville Town Committee of Colonial Dames
Gail Tucker Murphy
Bill & Dede Reoch
Douglas & Kyle Rick
William Sherrill Chapter, Colonial Dames 17th Century
Frank & Ann Vinson
Russ & Anne Walden
Watson-Brown Foundation
Fielding & Harriett Whipple
Ed Wolpert
Robert Wood




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