Garden Manager Ruby Bock, second from right, is pictured with some dedicated Woodlands volunteers.

Meet the wonderful people who work behind the scenes to make a positive difference at Woodlands. Some of our friends will look familiar, while there are others we're happy to have you meet!

Whether it’s gardening, selling, donating, fundraising, teaching, performing or planning events, they are all passionate about one thing -- Woodlands Garden and all it has to offer the community.

Ruby Bock

Ruby Bock, Garden Manager at Woodlands, shares her 10 year career at the Garden and what attracted her to to this greenspace.

Andy Plankenhorn

Andy Plankenhorn, Volunteer Gardener at Woodlands, shares what it's like to live around the corner from your favorite volunteer spots like Woodlands.

Genia Cayce

Genia Cayce, family and past Board member at Woodlands, shares her fondest memories of the Garden she grew up exploring.

Ralph Smith

Ralph Smith, Master Birder and Volunteer at Woodlands, shares a little bit about his love for birds at Woodlands

Cheryl Kanes

Cheryl Kanes is a long-time Decatur resident, garden designer and birding enthusiast. She taught Horticulture at Fernbank Forest for many years.

Susan Thomas

Susan Thomas, a resident of Decatur since 1968, taught English at Georgia Perimeter College for over three decades. 

Want to Become a Friend of Woodlands?

Learn more about how to volunteer! There are many ways to be part of the beauty and excitement of Woodlands Garden, from office work to gardening.