Garden Tours

Early Fall at the Botanical Gardens.

There are several theme gardens to explore when visiting the State Botanical Garden and a Guided Garden Tour is the best way to ensure that you don’t miss a thing.  Tours last approximately 1 ½ hours, include one or more gardens and are led by our experienced and enthusiastic tour guides. Simply choose one of the tour options listed below and begin discovering our 313 acre living classroom.

Tours are available by advance reservation only.

A deposit is required.

Tours are not available on UGA holidays.

In the event of inclement weather, a conservatory tour will substituted for the garden tour.

Garden Tour Sampler

Tour includes:  Conservatory, Heritage and International Gardens; Excellent tour for first time visitors!

Edible Gardening

Tour includes:  Mediterranean, Herb and Heritage Gardens; Discover wonderful ideas for your own home kitchen garden.

Gardens in Bloom

Tour includes:  Flower Garden or International Garden; Tour is based on Bloom Times

A Walk on the Wild Side

Tour includes:  Shade and Native Flora Gardens; Learn about gardening for wildlife and wildflowers as you stroll through the Shade and Native Flora Gardens.

To schedule a tour of the State Botanical Garden, please contact Andrea Fischer by email at or by phone at 706-542-6195. There is a $5.00 per person cost, with a minimum of 10 visitors for each of these tours. Tours cancelled less than 3 days in advance incur a cancellation fee.

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