Garden Highlights

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

Holiday Decor

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!


Athens Photo Share Group

The Photo Share Group meets the first Wednesday of each month from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the adult education classroom. Members share their photos for critique and show-and-tell. Subject matter is varied, including, but not limited to, abstracts, architecture, travel and wildlife and

Upcoming Events

Greenery Wreaths

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December 8, 2016 | 5:30 - 7:30 PM

Bring the colors of the season to your home.

Beekeeping Basics

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December 11, 2016 | 2 - 5 PM

Unit 1

New Horizons Band Holiday Concert

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December 11, 2016 | 2 - 3 PM

Home School Group

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December 12, 2016

Session 4

Swing Night in the Garden

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December 13, 2016 | 8 - 11 PM

Full Moon Hike

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December 13, 2016 | 7 - 8:30 PM

Cold Moon

January Friends First Friday

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January 6, 2017 | 9 - 10:30 AM

A Botanical Retrospective