Storybook & Sensory Bin Time

Engage young minds and senses with nature-inspired stories. Join us for Storybook Time on Wednesdays, 10 – 10:15 a.m. April – September. Storybook Time takes place under the terrace attached to the Visitor Center. The sensory bin station is available in the Children’s Garden for kids to explore… Read More

Concerts in the Garden: Old Crow Medicine Show

Concerts return to the Gainesville Garden’s beautiful Ivester Amphitheater this fall, featuring Old Crow Medicine Show, hailed by Nashville Scene as the “great commercial folk-country group of our era.”  Donor-level members and above are eligible for Platinum tickets benefits, including early entry and reserved parking. To upgrade a membership, call 404-591-1544. Parking… Read More


Mark your calendars and join us for a day filled with nature, music, and unforgettable memories at the Gainesville Garden! This new event will provide enjoyment for the entire family. Speak with beekeepers and monarch experts while enjoying live music, refreshments and children’s entertainment, including face painting, games and performances by… Read More

Summer Container Gardening

Explore container gardening basics: plant selection, soil types and choosing appropriate containers for summer. Learn what annuals, perennials, trees and shrubs do well in pots this season to make the most beautiful container gardens for your home. Schedule: Saturday, Aug. 17, 10 a.m. –… Read More

Bird Feeder Wreath Making

This hands-on class allows you to create a beautiful garden decoration that will bring music to your home. This class allows for individual creativity with foraged greenery, dried flowers, and goodies for your bird friends. We can’t wait to see you uniquely stunning wreaths! Schedule: Saturday,… Read More

Tour Our New Edible Garden

The Garden is excited to present the newest addition, our beautiful edible garden. From dirt to dinner see the process the horticulture staff used to turn this spot of soil to a thriving ecosystem. You will learn the planning and decision making done to get the garden up… Read More

Herbs and the Five Senses

This interactive class will allow you to learn from one of our incredible volunteers. You will have a chance to touch, smell, and taste samples of an assortment of foods and drinks infused with fresh herbs such as thyme and rosemary. Leave this class with unique recipes and… Read More

CANCELED: Walking Tour: Summer Blooms

Take a stroll through the summer garden with one of our talented horticulturists and enjoy everything that blooms in warmer months. With special focus on our extensive collection of hydrangeas and their relatives, this tour will teach you the unique differences between hydrangea species. Schedule: Saturday, June 15,… Read More

You Had Me at Hydrangea

This class will present valuable information about hydrangea types, care, and more. Among the most popular plants in home gardens, hydrangeas come in a variety of unique types. This class will cover different species, characteristics, care, pruning, and more, so you can have the most beautiful hydrangeas in… Read More