Garden Highlights

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




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!



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

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Upcoming Events

Certificate in Native Plants - Elective: Spring Wildflowers of Upland Deciduous Forests

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March 31, 2015 | 9 AM - 1 PM

Friends Bus Trip

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April 1, 2015 | 8 AM - 6 PM

Visiting Gibbs Garden

Certificate in Native Plants- Core Course: Plant Taxonomy

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April 4, 2015 | 9 AM - 5 PM

Full Moon Hike

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April 4, 2015 | 8 - 9:30 PM

April Friends First Friday

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April 10, 2015 | 9 - 10:30 AM

Jurassic Park Gardening

Certificate in Native Plants - Elective: Spring Wildflowers of Granite Outcrops

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April 11, 2015 | 9 AM - 1 PM

Spring Plant Sale

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April 11, 2015 | 8 AM - 2 PM