Tag Archives: children’s garden

The Alice H. Richards Children’s Garden opens to the public

March 22nd, 2019

Come and enjoy a spring celebration with special activities, performances and food trucks The State Botanical Garden of Georgia welcomed more than 200 people to celebrate the completion of the Alice H. Richards Children’s Garden Monday morning with a dedication… Full story

Alice H. Richards Children’s Garden reaches full bloom UGA set to dedicate the children’s outdoor classroom at the State Botanical Garden today

March 15th, 2019

There were many things Alice Huffard Richards was known for—her tenacity, her love of children, her knowledge of Latin plant names, among them. And her pruning shears, which were an old pair of scissors always within reach. “She’d go to… Full story

UGA grows education across the southeast with new Alice H. Richards Children’s Garden

October 9th, 2018

Celebrate the breathtaking world of nature with a journey into dark caves brimming with dinosaur fossils, climb through a larger-than-life overturned chestnut tree, and soar above the tree canopy in a magical treehouse in the woods. The Alice H. Richards… Full story

Alice H. Richards Children’s Garden – Construction Progress Video

February 27th, 2018

Video of the Alice H. Richards Children’s Garden from a monthly drone fly over. Video will be updated regularly.   Video updated February 8, 2018

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Atlanta couple’s gift to State Botanical Garden a tribute to their mothers

October 17th, 2017

Adrian and John Robinson met when they were children. Their mothers, both among the first members of the State Botanical Garden Board of Advisors, were friends and  both children attended Athens Academy. When Adrian was in second grade, her mother… Full story

UGA breaks ground on new learning environment for children at the State Botanical Garden of Georgia

September 1st, 2017

With the ceremonial turn of red and black spades, University of Georgia officials and dignitaries officially kicked off construction of the $5 million Alice H. Richards Children’s Garden at the State Botanical Garden of Georgia on Sept. 1. The 2.5-acre,… Full story

Design underway, groundbreaking for UGA’s Alice H. Richards Children’s Garden is set

July 17th, 2017

The State Botanical Garden of Georgia has hired a designer and a construction manager for the Alice H. Richards Children’s Garden, and plans to break ground on Sept. 1. Koons Environmental Design, of Athens, Ga., will lead plans for the… Full story