Beech Leaf Gate at Beech Hollow
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Earth Day Walk

at Beech Hollow Farm

04/22/23   11-2:00 pm, Tanner Biggers

First things first:

Last year we had 32 folks come out for the Wild Ones walk.  To make sure we have enough Beech Hollow folks to take care of all of you, we are issuing RSVP's for the walks.

Join us at Beech Hollow Farm for Earth Day.  Tanner will lead a walk through the Sun and Shade Gardens at 11 am. At 12:30 he will give a short presentation on Native Pollinators.

What's in Bloom?

    • Columbine
    • Rue Anemone
    • Iris cristata
    • Mouse-eared coreopsis
    • Black Cherry
    • Flame Azaleas
    • Pipevine
    • Spiderwort
    • Jack in The Pulpits
    • Red Buckeye
    • Painted Buckeye
    • Scentless Mock-Orange
Iris cristata
Acquilegia canadensis

Walking On:                         

After a brief introduction to Beech Hollow, our Nursery Manager, Tanner Biggers, will lead the group on a facilitated tour of the sun beds, the shade beds and to see whats popping up in the green house.

Tanner plans on giving a talk about Georgia Wildflowers at lunch in the Blue Barn.  After the lunch, anyone in the  group who wants to join in a hike down to the Beech Grove, and through the forest, is welcome.

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What to Bring:

  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Bug repellent
  • Sunscreen
  • Lunch
  • Water
  • Curiosity!
Itinerary:
Please arrive at 10:45-11 am at Beech Hollow at 1575 Elberton Rd, Lexington, GA. Meet at Beech Leaf Gate by the parking area. Here you can check out pollinator and flower handouts, and sign in at the Welcome table.  Join us for some short introductions before we start the tour at 11 in the Sun Garden.  This tour is completely outdoors so plan accordingly. Photography is welcome.
After a 30-40 minute tour in the Sun Beds, we will take a lunch break with a presentation and refreshments in the Blue Barn. Drinks and snacks will be provided. We encourage everyone to bring a packed lunch. After lunch, we will tour the Shade Garden.
Later, about 2 pm, you can browse the retail area of the nursery, or there will be an optional 45 minute round-trip hike to the magnificent beech tree grove, which gave Beech Hollow Farms its name. We are so excited to take you on a walk through our wildflowers!

Class Sign-up Information:

Location:

Beech Hollow Wildflower Farm,

1575 Elberton Rd.,

Lexington, GA 30648

Date: 04/22/23

Limit 25 participants.

Please RSVP above.

Time: 11 am - 2:00 pm,

Cost: $FREE$ presentation

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