Garden Highlights

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



Ginger Lily

Native Grass Meadow

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!



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

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Upcoming Events

Bluestems and Bluejeans: Native Plant Sale

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October 8 - 10, 2015

Flower Arranging Unit 2

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October 9, 2015 | 9 AM - 3 PM

Mass and Foliage Design

John and William Bartram and Southern Plants in the Garden

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October 10, 2015 | 1 - 3 PM

Lecture & Reception

Bartram Plant Walk

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October 10, 2015 | 3 PM

With Linda Chafin

Classic City Band Concert

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October 11, 2015 | 2 - 3 PM

Afternoon Concert at the Garden

Sweet Pea Story Hour

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October 14, 2015

Oli Earthworm's Recipe for Soil!

Certificate in Native Plants - Elective: Identifying & Controling Exotic Pest Plants

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October 14, 2015 | 9 AM - 1 PM