Fall Leaf Color

Posted on October 15, 2009

As we experience shorter days, cool (or cold) nights, and bright, sunny days in the fall we respond by putting on extra layers of clothing.  Trees and shrubs do the opposite.  The above conditions initiate deciduous trees’ preparation for winter.  A thin layer of cork forms where the leaves are attached to the stem.  This […]

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Cool Crops

Posted on October 6, 2009

One of the benefits of gardening in Georgia is the long growing season afforded by moderate temperatures. This week in Mr. Cason’s Vegetable Garden you will find the horticulture staff planting cool season crops. Food plants such as spinach, lettuce, mustards, cabbage, collards and turnips do not tolerate the heat and humidity experienced during the […]

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Monarch Tagging

Posted on October 6, 2009

Fall is one of the best times to see butterfly activity in Georgia. One of the highlights of butterfly watching in fall includes the monarch butterfly migration. Millions and millions of monarch butterflies migrate from the United States and Canada to overwinter in areas in Mexico, Florida and California. Unlike most of our native butterflies […]

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Monarch Metamorphosis

Posted on October 6, 2009

Whenever I feel like I’m losing my sense of wonder and wow, I simply take some time to reconnect with nature. The metamorphosis and migration of the monarch butterfly are just a few of the amazing natural phenomenon’s you can discover at Callaway Gardens in fall that never fail to help me connect with nature. […]

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Beach & Water Sports

Swimming, water skiing, wakeboarding, and tubing on Robin Lake

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TreeTop Adventure

Climb and zip through the trees on this fun forest course

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Butterfly Center

Meet over 1,000 colorful butterflies face-to-face

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Birds of Prey Shows

Discover the strength, speed, and beauty of these magnificent creatures

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Hiking & Biking Trails

Explore Callaway’s 2,500 acres by foot or by bicycle

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The Gardens

Drink in the beauty of azaleas, hydrangeas, and other woodland wonders

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Fantasy In Lights

One of National Geographic’s Top 10 Holiday Light Displays

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Summer Family Adventure

An authentic Georgia outdoor family getaway like no other

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Dining

Enjoy mouthwatering, chef-prepared cuisine at an array of restaurants

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Balloon Festival

Watch beautiful balloons aglow or enjoy your own tethered balloon ride

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Symphony on the Sand

A night beneath the stars with the Columbus Symphony Orchestra

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Masters Water Ski & Wakeboard

Tournament for the greatest athletes in competitive watersports

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Fishing

Some of the best lake fishing in the southeastern United States

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