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Floral Expectations:
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Cocktails in the Garden

First Saturday of the month, May – October. Enjoy a signature cocktail or other cool beverage, while listening to music, playing lawn games and strolling the Garden.

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See what’s happening in the Garden on your next visit.

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August 20

Gardening for Pollinators

Gainesville

Come learn how to create a safe place for these creatures to thrive in your own ...

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September 03

Cocktails in the Garden Gainesville

Gainesville

On the first Saturday of each month, May - October: Enjoy a signature cocktail o...

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September 10

Gainesville Member Day

Gainesville

All Garden Members are invited to experience a fun day at the Gainesville Garden...

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September 27 - October 30

Scarecrows in the Gainesville Garden

Gainesville

Enjoy kooky, creative scarecrows handcrafted by businesses, individuals, schools...

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Explore a Woodland Oasis

The Gainesville Garden is more than just a garden - discover acres of natural woodland beauty by walking one of a multitude of maintained trails throughout the forest.

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Forest Pond

Find flowering water lilies and ornamental aquatic plants breaking the surface of this peaceful pond behind the Ivester Visitor Center.

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Woodland Promenade

This central path offers a relaxing stroll through the Gainesville Garden and offers places to sit and enjoy woodland views as well as colorful annual plantings.

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