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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Today's Tree of the Day is Rosy Teacups Dogwood. Available in our Fall Tree Sale on September 23rd.

Planted alongside a driveway - or as a featured specimen in the middle of your lawn, this tree ... See more

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Ahhhhh-smanthes...

The fragrance of Fall...

Osmanthus fragrans var. aurantiacus. This evergreen shrub will perfume your fall garden like no other. In bloom now at the gardens.

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Today's Tree of the Day is 'Appalachian Spring' Dogwood. Available in our Fall Tree Sale on September 23!

Commonly known as Appalachian Spring flowering dogwood, a small deciduous tree that ... See more

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Today's Tree of the Day is 'Carolina Sweetheart' Red-Leafed Weeping Redbud! Available in our Fall Tree Sale on September 23!

One of the loveliest, most colorful redbuds. In early to mid-spring, rosy ... See more

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You'll love our Garden Gallop T-shirt so much, you'll lose your head with excitement 😉Pre-register now to guarantee you receive one on race day! ... See more

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Today's featured tree is the gorgeous Alley Cat Redbud! Available in our Fall Tree Sale on September 23!

The fantastic, brightly colored foliage of this small tree brightens up the landscape with ... See more

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Garden Gallop 5K

Join us as we kick off the 6th and final race of the 2017 Kennesaw Grand Prix Series with the Garden Gallop 5K, benefitting the Smith-Gilbert Gardens educational programming and live plant ... See more

Join us as we kick off the 6th and final race of the 2017 Kennesaw Grand Prix Series with the Garden Gallop 5K, benefitting the Smith-Gilbert Gardens educational programming and live plant ... See more

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As we countdown to our Fall Tree Sale on September 23rd, we will be introducing a Tree a Day! All trees will be available in our Fall Tree Sale next weekend, so be sure to remember your favorites! ... See more

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This isn’t your Grand Mothers tree sale.
You won’t find these trees at any big box store. In fact, you may not find them on line! Smith Gilbert only offers the rare and the unusual - so don’t ... See more

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EVENTS

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Sep 21 @ 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.  Each monthly program explores a science theme within the garden community. There will be formal...
Sep 23 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Smith-Gilbert Gardens
This isn’t your Grand Mothers tree sale. You won’t find these trees at any big box store. In fact, you may not find them on line! Smith Gilbert only offers the rare and the unusual – so don’t miss out.  Quantities are limited! FALL TREE SALE Smith-Gilbert Gardens hosts its Fall Plant Sale on Saturday, September 23rd from 9AM-12PM. Members...
Sep 27 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am Smith-Gilbert Gardens
PLEASE NOTE DATE FOR THIS GARDEN STORY HAS BEEN CHANGED TO WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27 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...
Oct 2 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Smith-Gilbert Gardens
      Docent training 2017 Smith-Gilbert Gardens seeking volunteers to lead tours Do you like being outdoors and sharing information with eager learners? Join our volunteer docents (guides) at Smith-Gilbert Gardens and get ready to conduct tours in Spring 2018! Smith-Gilbert Gardens, a 16 acre botanical garden with more than 3000 species of plants, about 30 outdoors sculptures and...

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
    Group Tours Book a Tour

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    2382 Pine Mountain Road
    Kennesaw, Georgia 30152
    770.919.0248

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