Plants most likely to survive Atlanta’s unpredictable weather extremes are native species, and the place to find the widest selection of them is at the Georgia Native Plant Society’s annual sale (April 18). Knowledgeable volunteers can help you find seed-raised, rescued, and donated natives to add interest to your garden. New for 2015: an endangered tree exhibit. gnps.org
This article originally appeared in our December 2014 issue.