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!


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Upcoming Events

Student Art Competition Submission Deadline

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December 3, 2015 | 5 PM

December Friends First Friday

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December 4, 2015 | 9 - 10:30 AM

The UGA Herbarium comes to the Garden

Holiday Open House

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December 6, 2015 | 1:30 - 4 PM

Celebrate the Holiday season with friends and family at the State Botanical Garden.

Classic City Band Holiday Concert

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December 8, 2015 | 6:30 - 7:30 PM

Greenery Wreaths

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December 10, 2015 | 5:30 - 7:30 PM

Bring the colors of the season to your home.

Beekeeping Basics

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December 13, 2015 | 2 - 5 PM

Unit 1

New Horizions Band Holiday Concert

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December 13, 2015 | 2 - 3 PM

Swing Night in the Garden

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December 15, 2015 | 8 - 11 PM