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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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August 20

Gardening for Pollinators


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


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

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September 10

Gainesville Member Day


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

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September 20

Gainesville Garden Fall Plant Sale


The Gainesville Garden is offering some of its favorites during its virtual and ...

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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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Find Your Bloom

The Garden is brimming with blossoms in a number of woodland settings: ponds, overlooks, and more. Where's your favorite spot?

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