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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Full Calendar

Feb 26 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm Smith-Gilbert Gardens
Smith-Gilbert Gardens seeks volunteers to join its team of docents. These highly-trained volunteers will lead interactive tours of the collections at the Gardens. Docents enhance the visitor experience through facilitating discussion and acting as a vital link between our plant and art collection and the visitor.  Beginning Monday, January 29th, prospective docents will participate in a docent training course designed...
Mar 10 @ 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...
Mar 14 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am Smith-Gilbert Gardens
Garden Stories Pre-registration required Children aged 2 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...
Mar 15 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Smith-Gilbert Gardens
This series is designed to complement your existing curriculum with monthly ecology-themed, garden-based programs for students ages 5 and up. The Garden Ecology Homeschool Series is scheduled for the third Thursday of the month, September through April, and will run from 9:00 a.m. until noon. This is not a drop-in event.   Each monthly program explores a science theme within the...

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Garden Hours

Tuesday - Saturday
9:00am - 4:00pm
Sunday & Monday Closed

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

2017 Holiday Hours

  • Thanksgiving
    11/22-11/23 - CLOSED  
    11/24 - Open regular hours
  • Christmas
    12/22; 12/25; 1/1-CLOSED
  • Admission

    Adults $7
    Seniors (age 60+)
    KSU Student
    Children, ages 6-12
    (with family)
    Children, ages 5 and younger
    (with family)
    SGG Members Free
    Group Tours Book a Tour

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    2382 Pine Mountain Road
    Kennesaw, Georgia 30152

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