Garden Highlights

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



Lenten Roses


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!


2015 Summer Camp Information

The 2015 summer camp schedule is now posted for viewing on our website. Registration for summer camp will open at 12:00 noon on Monday, March 16th. This year, each camper will be held to a 4 week maximum registration. We look forward to seeing you this summer!


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

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Upcoming Events

Reception, Talk and Book Signing with Kimberly Cross Teter

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March 4, 2015 | 6:30 PM

Full Moon Hike

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March 5, 2015 | 7 - 8:30 PM

Food and Fire!

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March 14, 2015 | 9 AM - 3 PM

Friends Annual Meeting

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March 20, 2015 | 5:30 - 8:30 PM

with Jenks Farmer

Flower Arranging Unit 4

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March 25, 2015 | 9 AM - 3 PM

Fruit and Vegitable Design

Spring Bird Ramble

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March 28, 2015 | 8 AM