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Erythronium americanum BEGINNING
Erythronium americanum BEGINNING
Apr 1 all-day
Trout lily (Erythronium americanum) beginning to flower at HBG. Look for this plant along the Fern Trail, Foreman Loop Trail and elsewhere in the garden. [...]
Trillium cuneatum BEGINNING
Trillium cuneatum BEGINNING
Apr 5 all-day
Sweet Betsy (Trillium cuneatum) beginning to flower at HBG. Look for this plant along the trail between the Nature Center and Garden Entrance.
Pachysandra procumbens BEGINNING
Pachysandra procumbens BEGINNING
Apr 7 all-day
Allegheny spurge (Pachysandra procumbens) beginning to flower at HBG. Look for this plant in Mary’s Garden on the Falls Trail.
Shortia galacifolia BEGINNING
Shortia galacifolia BEGINNING
Apr 7 all-day
Oconee Bells (Shortia galacifolia) beginning to flower at HBG. Look for this plant throughout the garden.
Carex fraseri BEGINNING
Carex fraseri BEGINNING
Apr 10 all-day
Fraser’s Sedge (Carex fraseri) beginning to flower at HBG. Look for this plant along the Lower Lake Trail.
Claytonia caroliniana BEGINNING
Claytonia caroliniana BEGINNING
Apr 10 all-day
Spring Beauty (Claytonia caroliniana) beginning to bloom at HBG. Look for this plant along the Woodland Loop Trail.
Amelanchier laevis BEGINNING
Amelanchier laevis BEGINNING
Apr 12 all-day
Serviceberry (Amelanchier laevis) beginning to bloom at HBG. Look for this plant in the Valentine Lawn.
Cardamine concatenata BEGINNING
Cardamine concatenata BEGINNING
Apr 14 all-day
Cutleaf Toothwort (Cardamine concatenata) beginning to bloom at HBG. Look for this plant along the Woodland Loop Trail and elsewhere in the garden.
Caulophyllum thalictroides BEGINNING
Caulophyllum thalictroides BEGIN…
Apr 14 all-day
Blue Cohosh (Caulophyllum thalictroides) beginning to bloom at HBG. Look for this plant along the Woodland Loop Trail and elsewhere.
Dicentra eximia BEGINNING
Dicentra eximia BEGINNING
Apr 14 all-day
Bleeding Heart (Dicentra eximia) beginning to bloom at HBG. Looks for this plant in Mary’s Garden.
Trillium erectum BEGINNING
Trillium erectum BEGINNING
Apr 14 all-day
Wake-robin (Trillium erectum) beginning to bloom at HBG. Look for this plant on the Woodland Loop Trail and elsewhere in the garden.
Micranthes careyana BEGINNING
Micranthes careyana BEGINNING
Apr 15 all-day
Gorge Saxafrage (Micranthes careyana) beginning to bloom at HBG. Look for this plant on the stone wall between the Nature Center and Garden Entrance.
Jeffersonia diphylla BEGINNING
Jeffersonia diphylla BEGINNING
Apr 16 all-day
Twinleaf (Jeffersonia diphylla) beginning to bloom at HBG. Look for this plant near the Cottages.
Mertensia virginica BEGINNING
Mertensia virginica BEGINNING
Apr 16 all-day
Virginia Bluebells (Mertensia virginica) beginning to bloom at HBG. This plant can be found in the Azalea Garden and near the Garden Entrance.
Earth Day of Service Volunteer Day in the Botanical Garden 10:00 am
Earth Day of Service Volunteer D…
Apr 19 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Spend the eve of Earth Week in the Highlands Botanical Garden for the “Earth Day of Service Volunteer Day” on Saturday, April 19th from 10:00am [...]
Earth Day Conservation Lecture 7:00 pm
Earth Day Conservation Lecture
Apr 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Nature Center director Patrick Brannon will present a talk on the impact of discarded bottles along our mountain roads on the mortality of small mammals.  [...]
Living with Trees – Botanical Garden Tour 2:00 pm
Living with Trees – Botanical Ga…
Apr 25 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Celebrate Arbor Day at the Botanical Garden with a “Living with Trees” tour guided by Horticulturist Ezra Gardiner on Friday, April 25 from 2:00pm to [...]