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Fall 2019 Lecture Meeting – Sarah Roberts, speaker

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Fall 2019 Lecture Meeting – Sarah Roberts, speaker

Monday, October 28, 2019 at the Atlanta History Center’s Woodruff Auditorium in McElreath Hall

AHS welcomes the Atlanta History Center’s (AHC) own Sarah Roberts, Vice President of the Goizueta Gardens and Living Collections as our speaker.  Sarah’s topic for the evening will be “Goizueta Gardens; a transformation”.
 
A college internship in curation at the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University sparked Sarah’s career path in public horticulture. During her years at Berry College, she spent a year on scholarship to the UK studying historic gardens, soil science and botany as part of her honors degree in Horticulture. The next five years were spent as Curator of Herbaceous Plants and Outdoor Gardens at the New York Botanical Garden. She then returned to England, completing a Diploma in Garden Design from the UK’s Garden Design School. 
 
In 2011 Sarah returned to the US and began consulting for the Atlanta History Center which led to her current position as Vice President of Goizueta Gardens. Sarah has written for numerous publications, been featured on Martha Stewart Radio, the Canadian Broadcast Corporation, and the GardenSmart TV series.

AHS Fundraiser! 
Come early for the Raffle and the AHS Fundraiser sponsored by Proven Winners.  

Proven Winners has graciously donated 8 different cultivars of Hydrangea arborescens, quart size starter plants for a fundraiser. Members must be present to win and/or purchase. Cash or check only. No live plants are allowed inside the AHC so plants must be taken directly to your car. The Fundraiser will be separate from the regular AHS Raffle and will take place during the social time before the meeting. Regular AHS Raffle winners announced at end of meeting

Option one: Available by silent auction, 8 sets of the 8 cultivars bidding will start at $50 per set. If you want all 8 cultivars this is for you! Silent bidding will take place BEFORE the meeting. Minimum increase bid is $1.00. Bidding ceases at 7:25 pm with the winners announced BEFORE the speaker begins. 

Option two: Available for straight purchase, 40 sets of 3 random cultivars for $25 per set. We will try to make the three plants all different cultivars. Purchase must take place BEFORE the meeting begins at 7:30 pm. Hydrangea arborescens cultivars are: 'Incrediball'; 'Lime Rickey'; 'Invincibelle Ruby'; 'Invincibelle Limetta'; 'Invincibelle Wee White'; 'Incrediball Blush'; 'Invincibelle Spirit II'; 'Invincibelle Mini Mauvette'.*

No live plants are allowed inside the AHC so plants must be taken directly to your car. 
This will be a separate and additional fundraiser from our normal raffle so plan to arrive at 7:00 pm.


Come early to get a good seat and a raffle ticket or two! 
We look forward to seeing you there!
 
7:00 PM Social Time 
7:30 PM Meeting Begins
Regular Plant Raffle following meeting*
 
All meetings are held in the Woodruff Auditorium in McElreath Hall at the Atlanta History Center, 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305

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