Saturday, February 17, 2018 from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM EST
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Lockerly Arboretum 
1534 Irwinton Road
Milledgeville, GA 31061

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Lockerly Arboretum 

GA Arbor Day with Ernest Koone 

Come celebrate Georgia Arbor Day at Lockerly with azalea expert Ernest Koone. The event will be 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.