Garden Highlights

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

Daffodils

Edgeworthia

Lenten Roses

Trillium

And many more that we do not 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!

Announcements

Nature Ramblers

Please join our Nature Ramblers every Thursday at 9:30 am at the Shade Garden arbor to learn more about the natural areas, flora and fauna of the Garden while making new friends and enjoying the fresh air. This ramble is not a hike but an informal walk through the Garden.

Upcoming Events

March Friends First Friday

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March 3, 2017 | 9 - 10:30 AM

Growing Dahlias in Georgia


Spring Hive Management

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March 12, 2017 | 2 - 4:30 PM

Unit 4


Full Moon Hike

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March 12, 2017 | 8 - 9:30 PM

Worm Moon


Building Connections

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March 14 - May 2, 2017 | 5:30 - 7:30 PM

With Sarah Hubbard


Soap Making 101

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March 16, 2017 | 5:30 - 8:30 PM

Beginning Cold Process Soapmaking


Friends Annual Meeting

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March 17, 2017 | 5:30 - 8:30 PM

Eudora Welty’s Garden


Certificate in Native Plants - Elective: Soils of the Georgia Piedmont and beyond!

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March 18, 2017 | 9 AM - 1 PM