Garden Highlights

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


Chinese Fringe Tree


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!


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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Upcoming Events

June Sunflower Concert: Caroline Aiken

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June 2, 2015 | 7 - 9 PM

with The Twangtown Paramours

Full Moon Hike

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June 2, 2015 | 8 - 9:30 PM

Certificate in Native Plants - Core Class: Basic Botany

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June 3, 2015 | 9 AM - 5 PM

Certificate in Native Plants- Core Course: Plant Taxonomy

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June 4, 2015 | 9 AM - 5 PM

GPCA 20th Anniversary Celebration

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June 5, 2015 | 5 - 9 PM

June Friends First Friday

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June 5, 2015 | 9 - 10:30 AM


Certificate in Native Plants - Elective: Carnivorous Plants

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June 6, 2015 | 9 AM - 1 PM