We appreciate your support of the Department of Horticulture. Gifts from alumni and friends ensure the continued vitality of the department as we recruit and retain exceptional students and faculty, while providing first-rate educational opportunities and facilities. We invite you to consider the funds discussed below.

Your gifts are tax-deductible. Contribute online via secure connection by selecting a link.

For an extensive list of funds, visit the link below and scroll down to Horticulture:

Horticulture Fund List

Featured Endowments:

UGArden Project Support Fund

Provides support for UGArden projects. UGArden is a small organic farm run by students where they can explore ideas and experiment.

Horticulture Enrichement Fund

Supports general activities in the Department of Horticulture.

Allan M. Armitage Professorship

Dr. Allan Armitage is internationally known for his multifaceted teaching research in new crops for the garden and greenhouse.

T. H. McHatton Horticulture Endowment

The University of Georgia Horticulture Department is aggressively planning for its second century of effective research and teaching programs and has established the T.H. McHatton Horticulture Department Endowment Fund to help attain its goals.


Michael A. Dirr Professorship

Dr. Michael A. Dirr's lifelong passion for horticulture has positively influenced a generation of students, gardeners, nursery- men, and professional horticulturists. His teaching, research, and writing have made an immeasurable impact on the Green Industry, not only in Georgia, but throughout the Nation.

Paul Thomas Floriculture Scholarship Endowment

Dr. Paul Thomas' desire was to see students studying floriculture receive funding for their studies. Help us make this scholarship endowment a reality.