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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Butterflies have been making our planet more interesting and beautiful for over 50 million years...they’ve been making SGG more interesting and beautiful for 4! ... See MoreSee Less

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Butterflies have been making our planet more interesting and beautiful for over 50 million years...they’ve been making SGG more interesting and beautiful for 4!

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We visited last weekend. It was so amazing! Thank you for such a wonderful experience!

Fascinating!!!

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I love This garden. Mine is popping today.

she doesn't sound the least bit excited, eh? Love us some Lisa and all the gang at SGG <3 🙂 <3

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Oh missed this dang!

Where can I order those live butterflies 🦋?

Yeh to the butterfly keepers!

Who knew?

Eric Berrios

Kathleen Swiler LaGrange 😳

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We have tadpoles in the pond! ... See MoreSee Less

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Oh. Very cool! Fun fact!

Love watching them grow! 😊

Joshua is thrilled that “his” eggs hatched 🙂

and lots of them !!!

And mosquito larvae!

Do they eat all the mosquito larvae?

And some mosquito larvae

And koi food. 🦟

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Sign up for the last 4 races and earn that hoodie when you finish the Garden Gallop in October!Thinking about earning your Kennesaw Grand Prix 5k Series hoodie? You only need 4 out of 6 races! Even if you haven't started this year, it's not too late - start with The Sports Fanatic 5K (THIS Saturday!), then head to 2019 Hero Run (August), then the Great Locomotive Chase (September) and wrap it up at the Garden Gallop (October)! You can do it! ... See MoreSee Less

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Sign up for the last 4 races and earn that hoodie when you finish the Garden Gallop in October!

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See Heather, it’s not too late for us!

Which one? !

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EVENTS

Full Calendar

Jul 20 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am Smith-Gilbert Gardens
A haven for wild birds In addition to the dozens of bird species residing on the property year-round, Smith-Gilbert Gardens lies on a major flyway for migratory birds. Each spring and again in fall, more than 100 bird species pass through and over the property on their journey between summer breeding territory up north and overwintering grounds down south. Our...
Jul 20 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Smith-Gilbert Gardens
Presented by West Cobb Regional Library Experience the wonder of the garden with your child through a special story time at Smith-Gilbert Gardens! With stories, interactive play, and music your child will experience the Garden in a fun and educational way! This event is included with Garden admission Rain or shine
Jul 26 @ 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...
Aug 9 @ 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...

 

Garden Hours

Tuesday - Saturday
9:00am - 4:00pm
LAST ENTRY AT 3:15 pm
Sunday & Monday Closed

Private guided tours for groups of 10 or more available by appointment.

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

2019 Holiday Hours

  • July 4th
    OPEN

  • Thanksgiving
    11/28-11/29 - CLOSED  
    11/30 - Open regular hours
  • Christmas
    12/24-12/25-CLOSED
    1/1-CLOSED
  • Admission

    *Effective 3/1/19

    General Admission $10
    Seniors (age 65+) $8
    Military & University Student $5
    Youth ages 3-17 (with family) $5
    Children, ages 2 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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