Garden Highlights

Check here each month to find out which features of the State Botanical Garden are truly stunning.

Azaleas

Peach and Apple Trees

Pearl Bush

Redbuds and Dogwoods

And many more that we dont have room to list.

Your Garden...

Is a Secluded Oasis
located minutes away from Downtown Athens,
Houses Collections of Breathtaking Flora
selected from native and exotic origins,
Provides Educational Experiences
that entertain and inspire students of all ages,
Sports a Variety of Hiking Trails
spanning five miles of lovely Piedmont terrain,
Exhibits New Artwork Every Month
and boasts a collection of permanent displays,
Hosts Festivals and Live Music
in a beautiful, family-friendly environment,
And Offers Unique Wedding Locales
with affordable spaces for any special events.

So what does the Garden offer you?


Want to Help?

As a Public Service and Outreach unit of the University of Georgia, the Botanical Garden provides the public of all ages and UGA faculty and students opportunities for recreation, events, research and learning through its natural areas, display gardens and building spaces. With your help, the Garden can continue to grow and provide unique experiences for everyone!

Announcements

Garden Closing

The Botanical Garden Visitor Center & Conservatory will be closed to the public Thursday, April 30 , 2015 untill Tuesday,May 5, 2015 and the Garden Grounds will be closing early on Saturday May 2, 2015 at 5 pm for the Garden's annual Fundraiser. We will resume Normal hours on Monday, May 4, 2015

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Zumba

Don't forget! Zumba every Wednesday in the Visitor Center and Conservatory from 5:30 to 6:30.

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Upcoming Events

Spring Bird Ramble

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April 26, 2015 | 8 AM


Full Moon Hike

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May 3, 2015 | 8 - 9:30 PM


Vermicomposting Workshop

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May 5, 2015 | 6:30 - 8 PM


Drawing in Nature: Illustration in the Garden with Toni Carlucci

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May 12, 2015 | 4 - 6 PM

Open to Children ages 8 and Older


Certificate in Native Plants - Elective: Ferns of the Georgia Piedmont

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May 16, 2015 | 9 AM - 1 PM


Art Exhibition Opening Reception: Athens Photo Share Group

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May 17, 2015 | 2 - 4 PM