Garden Highlights

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

Canna Lilies

Marigolds

Roses

Zinnias

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

Holiday Hours

On Friday July 3 and Saturday July 4, 2015The State Botanical Garden will operate on a modified Schedule. Our grounds will be open from 9 am til 5 pm, but the Visitor Center & Conservatory, Café, and Gift Shop will be closed. We will resume normal hours on Sunday July 5, 2014

Birthday Parties Anouncement

Birthday parties programs are full for the summer. Please check back at the beginning of the school year for more open birthday party dates. Thank you!”

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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

Fifth Tuesday Swing Night

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June 30, 2015 | 8 - 11 PM


Full Moon Hike

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July 1, 2015 | 8 - 9:30 PM


July Friends First Friday

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July 10, 2015 | 9 - 10:30 AM

Not Your Grandmother's Roses


Where do the hummingbirds "hide"?

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July 18, 2015 | 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM


Certificate in Native Plants - Elective: Important Plant Families of Georgia

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July 25, 2015 | 9 AM - 1 PM