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Welcome to  the new web site for Lockerly Arboretum, which is under construction. Historic Rose Hill, built in 1852, is open Monday-Friday from 9:00-4:30, and on Saturday from  9:00-1:00, along with the gardens and trails in the Arboretum.


 Dirt Diggers scheduled for February 4th
  January 27, 2015

The Lockerly Dirt Diggers should be back on schedule for February 4th at 9:00 in the morning in the classroom in Rose Hill. We’ll meet in the classroom in Rose Hill to share ideas on how our volunteers can help keep our gardens beautiful. Contact our Director of Horticulture, Jana Otis, at or  call her at 478.452.2112 x 223 for more information.


We’re celebrating our 50th Anniversary this year!
January 6, 2015

This year marks our 50th year as Milledgeville’s public arboretum. We’ll be marking this Golden Anniversary with events and activities for families and Lockerly donors.

Mark your calendar for February 13 and 14. The Audubon Society’s Great Backyard Bird Count is February 13-16. We’re making plans for a bird count on Saturday 14th that should be fun for beginners as well as experienced bird watchers. Check our web site and Facebook page for more details as we get closer to the 13-14th of next month.


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A mix of clouds and sun. High 58F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph.



January 2015 Newsletter

December 2014 Newsletter