2018 Events 


Lockerly’s new strategic plan calls for us to offer more educational, evening and family friendly events.  To that end, we are very pleased to announce the following activities:

February 17:         Celebrate Georgia Arbor Day with a Talk and Tour with Ernest Koone. (See details below for program information & registration.)
March 20:             Astronomy Night Hike at Worley Outdoor Education Center
April 20-21:          Plant Sale (members only on Friday morning)
April 28:               Celebrate National Arbor Day at Lockerly with a Talk, Tour and Trim with David Freed.
May 19:                 Kid’s Fishing Event.
September 8:        Lockerly Under the Stars
September 22:      Nocturnal Animals and Night Hike
October:                Scarecrows in the Arboretum (month-long event to support education programming)
October 13:           Family Fun Day

Georgia Arbor Day at Lockerly – February 17

Come celebrate Georgia Arbor Day at Lockerly with azalea expert Ernest Koone. The event will be on Saturday, February 17, from 11am – 2pm and is $10 for members and $20 for non-members.  The event includes a talk by Mr. Koone, a box lunch, and a planting demonstration.

Ernest Koone III is President of Lazy K Nursery, Inc. at Pine Mountain, Georgia.  Lazy K Nursery is the largest grower of native American azaleas in the United States and has provided plants to Public Gardens and Arboreta as well as countless private gardens throughout the Country.

Ernest is a well-known horticultural speaker throughout the south, has introduced many new selections of azaleas and is a noted designer of native landscapes.  His clients include Callaway Gardens, Gibbs Gardens, The Atlanta Botanical Garden, Magnolia Plantation and Gardens, Rock City, The Tennessee Aquarium, and Quaker Hill Native Plant Garden in Pawling, New York.

Space is limited!  Click HERE to register today!!!