Areas of Expertise

It takes a wide variety of expertise to maintain Callaway Resort & Gardens. Listed under each category are the areas of expertise represented at Callaway.

To arrange media interviews or visits, please contact Callaway Resort & Gardens’ Public Relations office at or 706-663-5187.

Horticulture & Education

  • Amphibians
  • Annuals
  • Azaleas
  • Beetles
  • Beneficial Insects
  • Bird Watching
  • Bog Habitats and Plants (Pitcher Plants)
  • Butterflies – Native
  • Butterflies – Tropical
  • Butterfly Rearing
  • Caring for Mature Landscapes
  • Children’s Projects – Horticulture-related Crafts and Education
  • Container Gardening
  • Cutting Gardens
  • Designing with Color
  • Environmental Education
  • Fertilizers
  • Floral Design
  • Fruits (Small)
  • Garden Design
  • Garden Restoration
  • Herbs
  • Hollies
  • Historical Landscape Design
  • Insect Identification
  • Insect Rearing
  • Insects
  • Integrated Pest Management (IPM)
  • Irrigation
  • Lake Management
  • Mammals
  • Mixed American Border
  • Native Plant Propagation
  • Native Plants of the Southeast
  • Native Trees and Shrubs
  • Nursery Production
  • Perennials
  • Plant Collections
  • Plant Conservation Education
  • Plant Identification
  • Plant Management
  • Plant Nutrition
  • Plant Rejuvenation
  • Propagation
  • Pruning
  • Public Garden Operations
  • Reptiles
  • Rhododendrons
  • Soils
  • Topiaries
  • Torreya Taxifolia
  • Trail Surfaces
  • Trees and Shrubs
  • Turf
  • Vegetables
  • Wildflowers
  • Wildlife
  • Woody Natives
  • Woody Shrubs

Land Stewardship / Conservation

  • Birds of Georgia
  • Conservation Education
  • Ecosystem Restoration
  • Environmental Issues
  • Forestry
  • Georgia’s Protected/Endangered/Threatened Species
  • Invasive Exotics Control
  • Land Management
  • Longleaf Pine
  • Native Plant Communities and Restoration
  • Native Plants
  • Prescribed Fire
  • Soil and Water Management
  • Wildlife Management


  • Fly Fishing and Spin Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Course Turf Management/Lawn Care
  • Tennis
  • Trends in Recreation
  • Watersports


  • Party/Event/Conference Planning
  • Trends in Corporate Meetings/Conferences
  • Trends in Motorcoach Travel
  • Trends/Planning for Family Reunions
  • Wedding Planning


  • Fitness
  • Holiday Lighting
  • Retail Food and Products


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TreeTop Adventure

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Butterfly Center

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

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Birds of Prey Shows

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Hiking & Biking Trails

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

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

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Balloon Festival

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Masters Water Ski & Wakeboard

Tournament for the greatest athletes in competitive watersports

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