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Winners announced in State Botanical Garden at UGA Student Art Competition

The State Botanical Garden of Georgia at the University of Georgia recently announced the winners of its 2024 Student Art Competition. The competition, funded by The J.A. and H.G. Woodruff, Jr. Charitable Trust, is open to students in 9th grade… Full story

State Botanical Garden at UGA debuts 2024 Pollinator Plants of the Year

One of the most important questions a gardener can ask themselves this spring is which plant species they want to incorporate into their garden. The Georgia Pollinator Plants of the Year program hosted by the State Botanical Garden of Georgia… Full story

Winter WonderLights at UGA’s State Botanical Garden sets record attendance in third year

For the third straight year, the State Botanical Garden of Georgia at the University of Georgia transformed into a sparkling wonderland of lights for winter, welcoming over 63,600 visitors. Winter WonderLights, presented by the UGA Office of the President, was… Full story

Vaughn-Jordan Foundation is a long-time supporter of the State Botanical Garden

For almost 30 years, the Vaughn-Jordan Foundation has helped the State Botanical Garden educate Georgians about the crucial need for pollinators and how they can make a difference for pollinator conservation in their backyards. Since 1995, the foundation has contributed… Full story

Experiential learning program at State Botanical Garden at UGA prepares students for the workforce

Since the State Botanical Garden of Georgia at the University of Georgia piloted the Learning by Leading™ program in 2018, 171 UGA students have gained skills preparing them to enter the workforce after college. Learning by Leading at the University… Full story

State Botanical Garden at UGA debuts redesigned Winter WonderLights

The State Botanical Garden of Georgia at the University of Georgia opened the third season of Winter WonderLights on Nov. 22, unveiling the show’s new design. Winter WonderLights, presented by the UGA Office of the President, was reimagined this year… Full story

Winter WonderLights coming to UGA’s State Botanical Garden for the third year

For the third straight year, the State Botanical Garden of Georgia at the University of Georgia will transform into a sparkling wonderland of lights this winter. Tickets are now available at wonderlights.uga.edu. Winter WonderLights, presented by the UGA Office of… Full story

State Botanical Garden at UGA encourages love of nature during summer camps

In June and July at the State Botanical Garden of Georgia at the University of Georgia, summer campers hike the trails, learn about pollinators, build shelters and cook with fresh produce from the garden. The State Botanical Garden, a unit… Full story

State Botanical Garden at UGA encourages Georgians to help map declining grassland species

Georgia used to be home to expanses of open areas within forests with wildflowers and grassland species, but now, these grasslands have all but disappeared. The State Botanical Garden of Georgia at the University of Georgia has conservation efforts in… Full story

UGA works to restore native plants to roadside areas

Native plants installed by the State Botanical Garden of Georgia at the University of Georgia near the GA-10 Loop in Athens, Ga., are changing the area from being covered in kudzu back to a more natural state. The project, funded… Full story