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Fuqua Lecture – Saving America’s Amazon, Presented by Ben Raines

Environmental journalist and filmmaker Ben Raines offers a fresh perspective on the South and the incredibly diverse landscape beneath our feet. Alabama has more than twice the species diversity per square mile than any other state, and Georgia has similar diversity. Raines has won dozens of awards for his coverage… Read More

SOLD OUT: Winter Wonderland Camp

The Winter Wonderland Camp is sold out. Please email aclingan@atlantabg.org to be added to the waitlist. Become elves and winter royalty as we embark on a 2-day adventure full of wondrous exploration and botanical beauty. Spend a day in the life of a woodland elf to help spread winter… Read More

SOLD OUT: Winter Wonderland Camp

The Winter Wonderland Camp is sold out. Please email aclingan@atlantabg.org to be added to the waitlist. Become elves and winter royalty as we embark on a 2-day adventure full of wondrous exploration and botanical beauty. Spend a day in the life of a woodland elf to help spread winter… Read More

Alston Lecture – The Southeast’s Paradoxical Palm: Sabal palmetto

Join natural historian and author, Jono Miller, for a wide-ranging introduction to this common palm that can live for centuries, survive fire, flood and freeze, and which played a role in our fight for independence. Once viewed as a potential building material for low-cost housing, cabbage palms (or palmettos) are… Read More

Light Bites & Garden Insights

Contributing-level members and above are invited to Light Bites & Garden Insights featuring a presentation by the Garden’s Gulf Coast Coordinator and Research Scientist Ashlynn Smith on “Chapman’s Rhododendron,” a rare plant native to the Florida Panhandle. Light refreshments will be served. Look for an email with RSVP information. Upgrade… Read More

Member Fall Evening in Atlanta

All Members are invited to experience a festive fall evening in Atlanta, featuring: Family-friendly glow-in-the-dark crafts, a shadow puppet workshop with the Center for Puppetry Arts, seasonal Chef Demos in the Outdoor Kitchen, live music by Funk Cake, Scarecrows in the Garden and more! Be sure to bring a… Read More

Gainesville Garden Open:
Monday, July 4

The Gainesville Garden is open to the public from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. (last entry at 5 p.m.) on Monday, July 4 in celebration of the Independence Day holiday. Timed tickets are required for non-members. Explore the Garden map, learn more about our offerings and get ready for an… Read More

Light Bites & Garden Insights: Contributing Members & Above

Contributing and above members are invited to enjoy light bites and a presentation by John Evans, Conservation Horticulture Manager and Carson, Conservation Safeguarding Nursery Coordinator. Hear fascinating stories about what the team is doing to safeguard imperiled plants! After the presentation, feel free to enjoy the Garden until official closure… Read More

Member Summer Evening

All Members are invited to experience a fun evening of Origami in the Garden, featuring: Vibrant music by the C.O.T. Band, learn from the makers of King of Pops and sample some of their refreshing creations in the Edible Garden during Outdoor Kitchen Chef Demos, enjoy family-friendly summertime crafts and… Read More

Gainesville Garden: Spring Break

Join us from April 4 – April 8 for spring break fun! Monday 4/4: Take-away seed germination kits. Learn how to germinate sunflower seeds with a sponge and a baggie, complete with a starter peat pot. While supplies last, limit one per family. Tuesday 4/5: Fairy door decorating in the… Read More