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State Botanical Garden receives funding to support food programs and online summer camps

The State Botanical Garden of Georgia was among 28 public gardens in the U.S. to receive funding from the U.S. Botanic Garden and the American Public Garden Association to help support its urban agriculture and community food-growing programs. The $15,000… Full story

Garden Earth Explorers – Summer Expeditions

Get Out in the Garden! Join the State Botanical Garden of Georgia education team as they bring you a new program called Garden Earth Explorers – Summer Expeditions. Families can choose from one of six 90-minute programs and enjoy their… Full story

Prairies in the Piedmont—important to People, Pollinators and Wildlife

The State Botanical Garden of Georgia at the University of Georgia is a founding member of the Piedmont Prairie Partnership, a group of non-profit, state and federal agencies that are documenting the history of Piedmont Prairies and taking steps to… Full story

State Botanical Garden of Georgia Plant Sale Goes Online!

The State Botanical Garden of Georgia at UGA  Online spring plant sale  was a success so we have decided to leave the store open. You can now shop a selection of plants offered from our Greenhouses and pick them up… Full story

UGA Campus Kitchen keeps food on the table with help from UGA Public Service and Outreach

On a rainy Monday morning in March, staff at the UGA State Botanical Garden of Georgia are in the children’s garden harvesting bushels of kale, collards, parsley and beets they no longer need for educational programs this spring. They are… Full story

Virtual Tour of the Garden

We thought you would like a look at the garden during our social distancing.

State Botanical Garden Status Update

All programs, events and tours at the State Botanical Garden are canceled until further notice.The garden’s buildings and the Alice H. Richards Children’s Garden will also be closed to the public during this time.  This decision aligns with the University… Full story

New ways to support the State Botanical Garden

Visitors to the State Botanical Garden of Georgia can now provide financial support to the free attraction by leaving cash or checks in donation boxes on the garden grounds. Two outdoor donation boxes were installed recently, at the Alice H…. Full story

State pollinator protection efforts focus on pollinator plant availability

As part of an ongoing effort to help support Georgians use more native plants in their landscapes, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension has partnered with the State Botanical Garden at the University of Georgia, the Georgia Green Industry Association and… Full story

State Botanical Garden development reaches new heights with topping-out ceremony

The Center for Art and Nature at the State Botanical Garden moved a step closer to reality as donors and UGA staff held a ceremonial “topping out” of the facility last week. Deen Day Sanders, who gave her collection of… Full story