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Garden DawgAthens is home to America's first garden club, the State Botanical Garden of Georgia, and one of the most diverse collections of specialty nurseries and gardens in the Southeastern United States.





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Founders Memorial Garden

  • 325 S. Lumpkin St.
  • UGA North Campus
  • Behind Brooks Hall
  • Athens, GA 30602
  • Phone: 706-542-1816
  • Region: UGA Campus

A living memorial to America's first Garden Club, founded in Athens in 1891. A trickling fountain, rare flora, winding walkways, and ornamental shrubbery are a grand memorial to the founders of more >>

Garden Club of Georgia Headquarters

  • 2450 S. Milledge Ave.
  • Athens, GA 30605
  • Phone: (706) 227-5369
  • Region: East Athens

The stately neoclassic building with museum-quality furnishings overlooks the Heritage Garden on the grounds of the State Botanical Garden of Georgia. Guided tours are available between 8 a.m. and 5 more >>

Piccadilly Farm LLC

  • 1971 Whipporwill Road
  • Bishop, GA 30621
  • Phone: 706-765-4446

The gardens and nursery of Piccadilly Farm have been developed over the past 30 years and feature hostas, hellebores, perennials, native flowers, camellias, unusual shrubs and dwarf conifers. Named by more >>

Pinebush Farm & Nurseries, Inc.

  • 3332 Hwy. 106 South
  • Hull, GA 30646
  • Phone: 706-789-2344

NE Georgia's largest plant nursery open to the public. Selling trees, shrubs, and perennials from 75 acres of stock. Containerized and field-grown balled and burlapped. Large and small. Seasonal free more >>

State Botanical Garden of Georgia

  • 2450 South Milledge Avenue
  • Athens, GA 30605
  • Phone: (706) 542- 1244

This 313-acre botanical garden on the Middle Oconee River serves as a cultural, educational and recreational facility and is one of Athens' most-visited attractions. Numerous themed display gardens more >>

The Trial Gardens at UGA

  • UGA Campus
  • Across Carlton St. from the Coliseum
  • Athens, GA 30602
  • Phone: 706-542-2471
  • Region: UGA Campus

This garden is located in the heart of the University of Georgia and is renowned for new crop introductions such as the bestselling Homestead Verbena. New and unusual crops are displayed for industry more >>

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