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Native plants in your backyard

CNC prides itself on being a leader in Georgia for plant conservation, especially for native pollinator plants. Whether your interest is in gardening, horticulture, education, or science, CNC will keep you engaged with nature.

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>> Fall Native Plant Sale <<

Order Select Plants Online:

September 1 – September 16

Pick-Up and In-Person Sale

CNC Members: September 23
General Public: September 24-25

Native Plants are more than just beautiful flowers, shrubs, trees, and ground covers. They add diversity, attract native insects, feed birds and mammals, and are easy to care for. Make your grounds beautiful and sustainable with native plants to attract nature – go native!

Order select plants online until September 16. Order pick-up and in-person sale will be September 23-25. Remember that CNC members have exclusive access to the sale on September 23 and receive a discount on their total purchase. Plants will be available on the order now button starting 9/1.

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Gardens

From humble beginnings with only a small shade garden in front of the old Discovery Center, the gardens have grown to cover almost 3 acres displaying over 600 native plants from Georgia. Many of these important native plants are beneficial to wildlife.

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Conservation

As a member of the Georgia Plant Conservation Alliance (GPCA), the Chattahoochee Nature Center is involved in several projects. Most recently, we have been growing the federally endangered Alabama Leather flower, a plant only recently discovered in Georgia. In the wild, there are only five small patches left in Georgia and we are propagating this plant from divisions and cuttings in order to return them to their native habitat.

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>> Annual Native Plant Sale <<

Native Plants are more than just beautiful flowers, shrubs, trees, and ground covers. They add diversity, attract native insects, feed birds and mammals, and are easy to care for. Make your grounds beautiful and sustainable with native plants to attract nature – go native! Native plant sale happens twice a year in March and September. Proud to partner with Metropolitan North Georgia Water Planning District.