Join Southern Living® Plant Collection for Saturday gardening event

Posted: Oct 10, 2014



Join Southern Living® Plant Collection for Saturday gardening event

The Family Tree of Snellville, Ga., to host well-known plant breeder Buddy Lee this weekend

LOXLEY, Ala. (October 6, 2014) – Mark your calendars for The Family Tree’s special event this Saturday morning, Oct. 11, at its 1983 Main Street East location in Snellville, Ga., featuring Encore® Azalea creator and PDSI Director of Plant Innovations Buddy Lee.

Lee will present beginning at 10 a.m. on the topic of “New Plant Explosion,” spotlighting

‘Sunshine’ Ligustrum, ‘Lemon-Lime’ Nandina and Dear Dolores™ Hydrangea from the Southern Living® Plant Collection. He will share tips to ensure gardening success including proper placement, planting and care requirements.

Other highlights of the event will include quick sketch landscape design from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Visitors may sign up to spend 20 minutes one-on-one with landscape designers, which will offer personalized ideas and solutions for one area of participants’ yards.

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About Southern Living® Plant Collection

The Southern Living® Plant Collection is a series of innovative plants selected for their ability to solve specific landscape challenges and to excel in Southern gardens. The collection is the result of a partnership between Plant Development Services, Inc., and Southern Living® magazine to bring high-performing plants suitable for Southern gardens to the market. Visit to learn more.


Media Contact:

Corrina Murray | Plant Development Services, Inc., introducers of the Southern Living® Plant Collection and the Sunset Western Garden Collection™ |, 251-964-6778