About the Garden

Since the Garden opened its doors in 1976, it has become the emerald jewel in the crown of Atlanta culture. The Garden is an ever-evolving destination where the horticulturally-minded, nature-inspired and fun-seeking families come together to feel human again.

Renowned plant collections, beautiful displays and spectacular exhibitions make the Atlanta Botanical Garden the loveliest place in the city to visit. An urban oasis in the heart of Midtown, the Garden includes 30 acres of outdoor gardens, an award-winning Children’s Garden, the serene Storza Woods highlighted by a unique Canopy Walk, and the picturesque Skyline Garden.

The Gainesville location, opened in 2015, celebrates years of planning and development of one of North Georgia’s most beautiful landscapes aimed at connecting visitors with both the natural world and cultural amenities. It is home to the largest conservation nursery in the Southeast.

News & Blogs

Read the latest news from the Garden. Browse recent issues of the Garden’s membership newsletter, Clippings. Explore Garden blogs. Login to the media site, where news professionals will find press releases, photography and more. See what’s blooming at the Garden.

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“To develop and maintain plant collections for the purposes of display, education, conservation, research and enjoyment.”


Trace the history of the Garden from its inception as a small plot of display gardens in 1973 to the 30+ acre urban oasis still blooming today.

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Administration & Partners

Meet the Board of Trustees, Committee Chairs, Lifetime Trustees and Garden Executive Staff

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