I Love You S’More Valentine’s Event

Set to kick-off a lovely weekend, take a moment to slow down and enjoy a s’more with the ones you love. The Gainesville Garden will be open for extended daytime hours, featuring 2 fire pits for roasting s’mores and a cashless bar. S’mores are $4 for 2 graham crackers, half… Read More

Valentines in the Garden

Paint the Garden red with non-stop Atlanta-themed entertainment, surprises and romance! The Garden will showcase what our proud city is best known for- diverse musical heritage, exceptional entertainment, vibrant culture, famous cola, the world’s busiest airport and, last but never least, our southern hospitality. Let’s celebrate our love for each… Read More

Drawing the Fall Harvest – Evening Session

The summer growing season culminates in the fall harvest, when a bounty of fruits and vegetables spill out of the cornucopia, reminding us of what the earth provided. In this class, students create still-life drawings in colored pencil and/or black and white medium.  Schedule: Tuesdays, November 1 – December 6*, 10… Read More

CANCELED: An Evening with Melissa Etheridge: One Way Out Tour

For the safety of our guests, performers and employees, Melissa Etheridge’s concert set for Friday, Sept. 30 must be canceled because of Georgia’s state of emergency resulting from forecast hurricane conditions. The governor’s State of Emergency order predicts heavy rainfall, damaging winds, storm surge and flooding throughout Georgia, and… Read More

Origami Folding

Sundays, May – October: Visit the Outdoor Kitchen during the exhibit from 10-11:30 a.m. for origami demonstrations and to try some folds. Guided demonstrations start at 10 and 10:30 a.m. or drop in from 11-11:30 a.m. to try a quick design. Suggested ages 9 and up. Read More

Member Garden Celebration: Contributing and Above

Contributing and above members are invited to an exclusive member evening in Atlanta. Visit the enormous sculptures of Trolls: Save the Humans by Thomas Dambo, enjoy live music, entertainment, and fun interactive activities showcasing the Garden’s programs in horticulture, conservation, education, community outreach, and more!* Schedule: Tuesday, May 2,… Read More

SOLD OUT: Summer Harvest Cocina

Explore Mexican-forward flavors in a dinner crafted by Chef Maricela Vega, owner of Chico. Sip on fresh herbal iced tea and natural wines and learn from the chef as she prepares the meal. Schedule: Wednesday, June 29, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Fee: $77 ($70 Members) Deadline: June 22 Instructor: Maricela Vega… Read More

SOLD OUT: Taste of the Mediterranean

Savor a dinner from Chefs Crystal Leach and Nancy Waldeck highlighting the bold, healthy and fresh flavors of the Mediterranean diet. The menu features seasonal produce from the summer garden paired with complementing regional wines. Schedule: Wednesday, June 8, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Fee: $77 ($70 Members) Deadline: June 1… Read More

Alston Lecture: Topiary Therapy

In a world full of chaos, we are constantly searching for peace. Mike Gibson will explore how topiary can be the catalyst to bringing more peace to your life and your garden with, Topiary Therapy: A look into the world of topiary, and how it can be used to create… Read More

SOLD OUT: Fresh Plates Series: Chef Mimmo Alboumeh

Enjoy a fun evening dining, sipping, and learning as Chef Mimmo Alboumeh of Botica prepares a four-part small plate menu. Fee: $77 (non-members) and $70 (members) Registration: Call 404-876-5859 ext 2559 Deadline: One week before session See the full schedule… Read More