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Floral Expectations:

Holiday Tree Trail
Opens Nov 29

November – January: See 6-foot Fraser Firs decorated in themes of nature by local businesses, families and organizations at the Gainesville Garden.


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

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December 17

Family Yoga


This class is a powerful opportunity for people of all levels to come together a...

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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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