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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Hey everyone! We are running a special spring-time contest on behalf of the beautiful spring weather we foresee coming our way. Like our page, share our post, and tag a friend to enter to win 4 guest passes, a private garden tour, and a Smith-Gilbert Gardens Japanese Maple Sapling! We will choose the lucky winner on Saturday! ... See MoreSee Less

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Toris Prosperous Redding
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Alissa Hess they hold weddings here! ... See MoreSee Less

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Happy Pi Day! Aside from being a VERY useful number, it's also the speed limit at the Garden. Take a moment today to slow down and take in the infinite (get it?) ways to have fun at SGG! ... See MoreSee Less

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“Gardens are the result of a collaboration between art and nature”-Penelope Hobhouse ... See MoreSee Less

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Full Calendar

Mar 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Smith-Gilbert Gardens
Phenology is the study of the timing of the biological events in plants and animals such as flowering, leafing, hibernation, reproduction, and migration. Scientists who study phenology are interested in the timing of such biological events in relation to changes in season and climate. In this session, you’ll learn all about plant phenology through Project Budburst!    The Citizen Science...
Apr 6 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm Smith-Gilbert Gardens
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Apr 13 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
  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...


Garden Hours

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

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

  • Thanksgiving
    11/28-11/29 - CLOSED  
    11/30 - Open regular hours
  • Christmas
  • Admission

    *Effective 3/1/19

    General Admission $10
    Seniors (age 65+) $8
    Active Military (with ID)/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

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