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Orchid Daze

Atlanta

February 11 - April 9

Explore the world of America's favorite plant during the annual Orchid Daze exhibition celebrating thousands of beautiful blossoms.

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Woven Whimsy

Stickworks by Patrick Dougherty

Gainesville

10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Artist Patrick Dougherty has created one of his monumental sculptures at the Atlanta Botanical Garden, Gainesville from wood, branches and twigs harvested on site.

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Ribbit the Exhibit

Gainesville

April 15 - July 15

Ribbit the Exhibit hops into the Atlanta Botanical Garden, Gainesville this spring with 23 whimsical frog sculptures sure to bring smiles to the young and young at heart.

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The Curious Garden

Atlanta

May 6 - October 29
9 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Question your nature during The Curious Garden.

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Atlanta Blooms

Atlanta

March - April 2017

Celebrate springtime surrounded by tulips, daffodils, crocus and more.

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Orchid Care Clinics

Atlanta

Saturday, February 18, March 18 and April 8
10 a.m. - noon

Join members of the Fuqua Orchid Center staff for some expert orchid advice on how to care for your temperamental treasures.

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Orchid Market Weekends

Atlanta

Saturday and Sunday,
February 18 - 19
March 18 - 19
April 8 - 9
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Find a wide variety of gorgeous live orchids from local growers, supplies, expert advice, orchid art, jewelry and more!

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The Inspired Gardener

Symposium & Silent Auction

Atlanta

Saturday, February 25
8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Shake off the winter blues and get in gear for springtime with this full day of garden inspiration. Enjoy the comradery of other enthusiastic gardeners as you pick up new ideas from seasoned experts.

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Orchid Society Show

Atlanta

Friday - Sunday, March 10 - 12
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Browse hundreds of gorgeous orchid specimens on display and for sale.

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Alston Lecture

Free Alston Lecture

Atlanta

Tuesday, March 7, 2017
7:00 p.m.

Join Director Tim Shepard in a special preview of selected footage from their latest documentary program, Setting the Bar: A Craft Chocolate Origin Story, as they share the story of chocolate from bean in the Amazon to bar in high-end cafes and stores.

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Member Spring Evening

Individual, Dual, Contributing and above

Atlanta

Tuesday, March 21
6 - 9 p.m.

Spring into this colorful season with the exquisite displays of Orchid Daze and the thousands of blooming tulips and daffodils of Atlanta Blooms.

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Calhoun Lecture

Free Calhoun Lecture

Atlanta

Wednesday, March 22
10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
7 - 8 p.m.

The southeastern United States is home to more than 100 orchid species. These fascinating plants are vital to healthy ecosystems, not just in rural and wild regions, but even in urban areas.

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Family Member Spring Evening

Family and Family Plus

Atlanta

Thursday, March 23
6 - 9 p.m.

Family and Family Plus level members are invited to enjoy a special evening exploring Orchid Daze and the thousands of blooming tulips and daffodils of Atlanta Blooms!

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Light Bites & Garden Insights

Contributing members & above

Atlanta

Tuesday, March 28
5:30 - 7 p.m.

New name, same great series -- giving you a behind the scenes look at the latest happenings in the garden.

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Ribbit the Exhibit Member Preview

Gainesville

Saturday, April 15
9 - 11 a.m.

Be among the first to see Gainesville's delightful new exhbit by J.A. Cobb, a larger than life collection of whimsical copper frogs. Enjoy coffee and snacks at a private welcome area.

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Light Bites & Garden Insights Gainesville

Contributing members & above

Gainesville

Wednesday, April 5,
5:30 - 7 p.m.

Join us for light bites and a joint presentation from two of our Gainesville experts.

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Woodland Ramble

Arts & Crafts Market

Gainesville

Saturday, May 6
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Enjoy the warm spring air of the woodlands and browse a selection of arts & crafts created by local artisans.

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