An Evening With Mark Weathington

An Evening With Mark Weathington

August 4, 2023 6pm-8pm

Join us for an evening with Mark Weathington!  The evening will begin with a wine and cheese reception, followed by a conversation with Mark.

Mark is Director of the JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University where he is passionate in his work to connect people with plants.

His latest book, Gardening in the South: The Complete Homeowner’s Guide, takes his common sense approach and a bit of humor and makes gardening accessible for any level of gardener.

Mark travels extensively searching for new plants to diversify the American landscape and lecturing on a variety of topics in horticulture.
He has revised and updated the Propagation Guide for Woody Plants at the JC Raulston Arboretum and has been published in Fine Gardening, Horticulture, Carolina Gardener, American Nurseryman, VA Gardener, and HortScience magazines as well as The Mid-Atlantic Gardener’s Book of Lists.

This event is free for Lockerly’s Dogwood Society ($250 and up) members. 
$20 other members
$40 non-members
If you are unsure of your membership status, please call the office at 478-452-2112 to find out.

Getting More for Less: Plant Propogation Workshop

August 26, 2023 10:00am

Come learn cuttings, divisions, layering and other methods to gain new plants. Learn how easy it is to expand your plant collection with just a little effort, or to collect plants from friends through easy propagation methods.

Class instructor is Rex Bishop, Lockerly Board President, monthly newsletter contributor and volunteer extraordinaire. 

Free for members

$10 non-members

Fall Pumpkins and Succulents

Fall Pumpkins and Succulents

September 30, 2023 10:00am

Learn how to create great fall decorations with pumpkins and succulents for display in your home or patio.  These creative ideas will certainly be the talk of your fall decorations.  Join us for this great class and create a one-of-a-kind masterpiece. 

All supplies and materials are included in the class fee. 

$45 members

$55 non-members

Instructor is Laura Cummings.

Mr. Maple Comes to Lockerly!

October 7, 2023 10:00am

At Mr. Maple, their passion is Japanese maples.  Brothers & co-owners, Matt & Tim Nichols are both past presidents of the North American Maple Society and have a lifetime of experience studying these amazing trees. Matt & Tim are passionate about sharing their maple obsession through daily videos on The MrMaple Show YouTube channel and their weekly podcast.

Their family-owned nursery spans multiple generations and continues to be on the cutting edge in every aspect of Japanese maples.

Come listen to Matt and Tim talk about Maples and look at the fine specimens we have at Lockerly!


$30 members

$45 non-members

Growing Citrus in Georgia

October 21, 2023 10:00am

This class will focus on choosing the right varieties of citrus for middle Georgia, as well as providing tips on fertilizing, pest control and uses of fruit.

The class will be taught by Tom McClendon, president of the Southeastern Palm Society nad author of several publications on subtropical plants, including Hardy Citrus for the Southeast.

Free for members

$10 non-members

Full Moon Yoga Flow

October 27, 2023 6:30pm

Bask in the glory of the full moon. Let go of the patterns that hold you back. Release what binds you. Open your heart and your mind to move forward with all the love and greatness within. With intention, we will flow under the light of the moon to create forgiveness and space within to move forward with love and joy. 


Lockerly in lights

We are bringing back Lockerly in Lights, bigger and better than ever in 2023!  We’ll be offering walk through as well as drive through nights.