Backyard Assn. meets May 10


The theme for the Coweta County Master Gardener Extension Volunteers’ Backyard Association meeting in May is “Liliaceous Gone Wild.” It is scheduled for Tuesday, May 10, at 7 p.m. at UGA Extension-Coweta County, 255 Pine Road in Newnan.

The guest speaker is Jim Rodgers from Nearly Native Nursery in Fayetteville.

The rare and beautiful Cahaba Lily, also known as the “shoal lily,” is being re-introduced into the Chattahoochee River near Columbus. Jim Rodgers will discuss the program to bring these lovely plants, which grow only in Georgia, South Carolina and Alabama, back to the Chattahoochee.

Admission is free. You need not register in advance to attend.

Phone 770-254-2620 or email to register for door prizes. Registration is not required but is preferred.