Botanical Gardens

Botanical Gardens

Dr. Patrick Wheaton, an assistant professor at Georgia Southern University, with his sons Austin and Johnny, look for new plants to put in their yard.

Botanical Gardens

Botanical Gardens

Jack Neal (right), with son Bryan, along with their friend, from Statesboro GA, are at the plant sale with their families, try to decide what plant would look best in their yard.

Botanical Gardens

Botanical Gardens

Jake Edwards, a Georgia Southern University student, and part of the staff at Botanical Gardens, helps pick up plant known as the Osmanthus Fragrans Thunbergii after they got blown over by the wind.

Botanical Garden Plant Sale Pictures

Allay Wesley, age 7, follows directions to create her own orgami at one of the sites for the children's activities during the Spring Festival and Plant Sale on Saturday, March 30, 2013 at the Botanical Gardens on Georgia Southern

Allay Wesley, age 7, follows directions to create her own origami at one of the sites for the children’s activities during the Spring Festival and Plant Sale on Saturday, March 30, 2013 at the Botanical Gardens on Georgia Southern Universities campus.

John and Pat Sullivan, locals from Statesboro, Ga,  debate on how many plants to purchase  during the Spring Festival and Plant Sale on Saturday, March 30, 2013 at the Botanical Gardens on Georgia Southern Universities campus.

Pat and John Sullivan, (from left to right) locals from Statesboro, Ga,  debate on how many plants to purchase  during the Spring Festival and Plant Sale on Saturday, March 30, 2013 at the Botanical Gardens on Georgia Southern Universities campus.

Hunter, age 7, (to the right) and Ethan, age 4) of Julia Elementary School carry a tree together to there bandwagon at the Spring Festival and Plant Sale on Saturday, March 30, 2013 at the Botanical Gardens on Georgia Southern Uni

Hunter, age 7, (to the right) and Ethan, age 4, (to the left) of Julia Elementary School carry a tree together to there bandwagon at the Spring Festival and Plant Sale on Saturday, March 30, 2013 at the Botanical Gardens on Georgia Southern Universities campus.

 

 

Botanical Gardens Plant Sale – Catherine Jackson

(L-R) Young musicians Sophia Giraldo 13, of Statesboro, and Daci Flakes of Brooklet, warm up their voices and instruments before performing at the Statesboro Botanical Garden Plant Sale on Saturday, March 30, 2013

(L-R) Young musicians Sophia Giraldo 13, of Statesboro, and Daci Flakes of Brooklet, warm up their voices and instruments before performing at the Botanical Garden Plant Sale on Saturday, March 30, 2013

Georgia Southern University 3-D Design major, Chelsea Langub, 21, of Lawrenceville, Ga explores the Statesboro Botanical Gardens on Saturday March 30, 2013 during the garden's plant sale where she later purchased a mint plant, a pepper plant, and a tomato plant.

Georgia Southern University 3-D Design major, Chelsea Langub, 21, of Lawrenceville, Ga explores the Botanical Gardens on Saturday March 30, 2013 during the garden’s plant sale where she later purchased a mint plant, a pepper plant, and a tomato plant.

(L-R) Georgia Southern University Academic Advisor JoAnne White, 62, of Candler County, Ga. and Anna Beecher, 56, of Statesboro, Ga. help out a customer at the Statesboro Botanical Gardens.  JoAnne and Anna are volunteers for the Botanical Gardens and are also members of the Sprig and Dig Garden Club.

(L-R) Georgia Southern University Academic Advisor JoAnne White, 62, of Candler County, Ga. and Anna Beecher, 56, of Statesboro, Ga. help out a customer at the Botanical Gardens on March 30,2013. JoAnne and Anna are volunteers for the Botanical Gardens and are also members of the Sprig and Dig Garden Club.

Spring Festival and Plant Sale

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Waiting for the crowd to fill in at the Heritage Pavilion, members of the band Supernova, Kyra Samuels, on left, Faith Ayala, in center, and Chyann Hoyle, on right, are only thirteen years old and already performing to a live audience at the Georgia Southern Garden of the Coast Plain’s Spring Festival and Plant Sale, on Saturday, March 30, 2013.

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In the Children’s Leaning Garden during the Spring Festival and Plant Sale, percussion instructor, Sammy B. Warren IV, 27, from Dublin, GA, representing Pladd Dot Music store, lead a drum circle for kids of all ages to join in the fun at the Georgia Southern Garden of the Coastal Plain, on Saturday, March 30, 2013. Kids could walk up and start playing a variety of instruments, including bongos, hand drums, maracas, cowbells, cabasas, or even several Meinl Wood Frogs, set up around the circle.

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Helping choose the right plant is important to Austin Halaby, on right, in orange, age 11, from Statesboro, GA, as him and mom, Maggie Halaby, on left, in purple, age 39, from Texas originally, cruise up and down the aisles of plants for sale at the Georgia Southern Garden of the Coast Plain’s Spring Festival on Saturday, March 30, 2013.

Sounds in the Garden Event Shoot – Tim Bragg

An assortment of potted plants, bushes and trees at the "Sounds in the Garden" plant sale in the Garden of the Coastal Plain in Statesboro, GA on March 30, 2013. Rows of plants such as these are set up throughout the venue for patrons to browse through and purchase at their leisure.

An assortment of potted plants, bushes and trees at the “Sounds in the Garden” plant sale in the Garden of the Coastal Plain in Statesboro, GA on March 30, 2013. Rows of plants such as these are set up throughout the venue for patrons to browse through and purchase at their leisure.

Georgia Southern University student Aubriann Dipietro, 18 (left), showing Brooklet student Daci Flakes, 12 (right), an assortment of animal feathers at a craft booth during the annual "Sounds in the Garden" event at the Garden of the Coastal Plain in Statesboro, GA on March 30, 2013. The event featured an assortment of different arts and crafts tables, as well as information tables about the local plant and wildlife in the area.

Georgia Southern University student Aubriann Dipietro, 18 (left), showing Brooklet student Daci Flakes, 12 (right), an assortment of animal feathers at a craft booth during the annual “Sounds in the Garden” event at the Garden of the Coastal Plain in Statesboro, GA on March 30, 2013. The event featured an assortment of different arts and crafts tables, as well as information tables about the local plant and wildlife in the area.

Claxton High School teacher Alicia Garcia, 31 (left), purchasing some plants at the annual plant sale during the "Sounds in the Garden" event at the Garden of the Coastal Plain in Statesboro, GA on March 30, 2013. Patrons like Garcia travel to the event annually to take part in the spring plant sale and festivities.

Claxton High School teacher Alicia Garcia, 31 (left), purchasing some plants at the annual plant sale during the “Sounds in the Garden” event at the Garden of the Coastal Plain in Statesboro, GA on March 30, 2013. Patrons like Garcia travel to the event annually to take part in the spring plant sale and festivities.