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 of Georgia’s COVID-19 response and is also taken with an abundance of caution for the safety of our visitors and staff.
Effective Wednesday, March 18th the garden will be modifying its operating hours and the grounds and trails will be open daily 12 p.m. to 7 p.m.
The State Botanical Garden:
• Routinely cleans frequently-touched surfaces,
• Provides hand soap and encourages all guests to wash their hands frequently,
• Has posted flyers from the CDC in visible locations around the garden, and (https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/downloads/stop-the-spread-of-germs.pdf)
• Encourages sick employees to stay home.
To learn more about the University of Georgia’s status related to COVID-19, please visit:
We will update this website if the status of the State Botanical Garden changes.