Welcome to Smith-Gilbert Gardens!

Welcome to one of North Georgia’s hidden gems, Smith-Gilbert Gardens.  As an established collectors garden, we have over 3,000 species of plants, many unique to American gardens. Having grown through the years, the Gardens stand out as an exceptional blend of art, history and horticulture, all creating a tranquil respite of reflection and enjoyment.

We hope that you will enjoy your visit to our website, but most importantly, we invite you to experience firsthand the beauty and fascination of Smith-Gilbert Gardens.


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Garden Stories: Pollinator Pals

Don't forget to pre-register for Garden Stories NEXT WEDNESDAY! We'll have a blast learning all about our Pollinator Pals!

Garden Stories

August 30th
10:30AM-11:30AM

Children aged 3 to 6 years old and their caregiver will enjoy a story on a garden-related topic. Along with story time, accompanying activities will vary ... See more

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The magic of metamorphosis...one of our very own Monarchs captured over the course of a half hour! Witness your own magic at #agardenwithwings!

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Garden Ecology Homeschool Series

Our new Garden Ecology Homeschool Series kicks off next month!

Smith-Gilbert Gardens’ Garden Ecology Homeschool Series begins September 21, 9:00-12:00, and will be held the third Thursday of every month through May. Each monthly program explores a theme within ... See more

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Had such a great Bonsai Day! These folks are true artists. Without them there would be no collection. Thank you!

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A newly emerged Giant Swallowtail...Natures stained glass...

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The Butterfly House has been our most beloved exhibit...come see for yourself before they're gone! #agardenwithwings!

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Timeline Photos

Did you know? Smith-Gilbert Gardens has extended hours on Saturdays in August! Experience #AGardenwithWings until 7PM with your family!

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Garden Stories is back on Wednesday August 16th. Learn all about butterflies, visit #AGardenwithWings and enjoy story time with you child! PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED! Cost increases after Monday ... See more

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Cloudy weather got you down? Come visit the butterflies at #AGardenwithWings! Butterflies relax a bit more on cloudy days, giving you excellent photo opportunities. See them before they flutter away!

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2 weeks ago

Tickets to our 7th Annual Hummingbird Banding event on Saturday, September 9th are on sale NOW! Visit https://squareup.com/market/smith-gilbert-gardens for tickets

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EVENTS

Full Calendar

Aug 30 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am Smith-Gilbert Gardens
Garden Stories Pre-registration required Children aged 3 to 6 years old and their caregiver will enjoy a story on a garden-related topic. Along with story time, accompanying activities will vary monthly and may include related arts, crafts, dance or organized play. Participation in Garden Stories gives you admission to the Gardens for the entire day. Cost: SGG Member Child: $5 ($6...
Sep 6 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Smith-Gilbert Gardens
This event is open to members only Ticket sales open on August 8th Limited seating for 50 people First come first serve Must purchase by phone or in person Patron Level Members-Free All other members-$10.00 per person Members may bring an additional 2 paid guests per membership
Sep 9 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am Smith-Gilbert Gardens
RAIN OR SHINE! Cannot guarantee encounter with hummingbirds Event Pricing PRE-SALE TICKETS Adults: $7 Seniors/Military: $6 Children 6-12: $5 Children 0-5: FREE DAY OF EVENT  Adults: $10 Seniors/Military: $9 Children 6-12: $8 Children 0-5: FREE *Event is FREE for MEMBERS (members may not use guest passes for this event) *No Groupons, Living Social, Guest Passes, or other coupons may be used...
Sep 9 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Smith-Gilbert Gardens
Led by Bonsai Curator Rodney Clemons 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (lunch 12 noon – 1 p.m.) Open to visitors; free, after paid garden admission Rodney Clemons visits Smith-Gilbert Gardens on the 2nd Saturday of each month (some exceptions as noted on the events calendar) to oversee, evaluate, care for, and prune the Gardens’ bonsai collection. Along with a small...

Garden Hours

Tuesday - Saturday
9:00am - 4:00pm
LAST ENTRY AT 3:15 pm
EXTENDED HOURS SATURDAYS IN AUGUST TO 7PM
Sunday & Monday Closed

*Dogs and other pets are not allowed on the garden premises, with the exception of service animals. *

2017 Holiday Hours

  • Thanksgiving
    11/23-11/24 - CLOSED  
    11/25 - Open regular hours
  • Christmas
    12/23-ClOSED
  • Admission

    Adults $7
    Seniors (age 60+)
    Military
    KSU Student
    $6
    Children, ages 6-12
    (with family)
    $5
    Children, ages 5 and younger
    (with family)
    Free
    SGG Members Free
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    2382 Pine Mountain Road
    Kennesaw, Georgia 30152
    770.919.0248

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    A Garden with Wings Butterfly House and Southern Living Pollinator Garden OPEN NOW

    HUMMINGBIRD BANDING TICKETS ON SALE NOW

    Now hiring – Horticulture Technician

    For complete details on this position and how to apply:  http://www.kennesaw-ga.gov/job/horticulture-technician/

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