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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Thank you so much to Zuckerman Museum of Art for hosting our volunteers and an awesome tour of their exhibits! What a wonderful gem to have in our backyard! ... See MoreSee Less

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Garden Stories ... in Holiday Mood.
Mark your calendar. All-weather Garden Stories on Wednesday, December 7th. Join us for stories, a hunt, crafts, hot chocolate and a cookie. Limited capacity - Please register at squareup.com/store/smith-gilbert-gardens/item/garden-stories-in-holiday-mood .
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Full Calendar

Oct 13 2016 – Jan 20 2017 all-day Smith-Gilbert Gardens
Beekeeping 101 This multi module program strives to introduce the enthusiast to beekeeping and to support participants along the way for the first year. By next spring you could have your own hive and bees buzzing around your garden – the sure sign of a healthy garden !The course is split up into two modules: Becoming a beekeeper and running...
Dec 7 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am Smith-Gilbert Gardens
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 Non-Member Child $7. Adults...
Dec 10 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Carriage House/Bonsai Exhibit
Free with garden admission, our Bonsai Study Group gives you the opportunity to learn all about this ancient art from experts as they care for the Garden’s collection.
Jan 7 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Smith-Gilbert Gardens
Registration required! During this info session you will learn about different pollinators, their importance and how to welcome them to your garden.  Did you know that not all bees are honeybees?  Since there is so much buzz about bees, we will have a focus on the different kinds of bees and beekeeper Daphney Glass will share her insights about honeybees. ...

Garden Hours

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

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

2016 Holiday Hours

  • Thanksgiving 11/24-11/25 - CLOSED  
    *11/26 - Open regular hours
  • Christmas 12/23-12/26 - CLOSED


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

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