Historic Heartland / Athens

The Horticultural Trial Gardens at UGA

220 West Green Street
University of Georgia South Campus
Athens, GA 30602

706-583-0285
  • Trial Gardens at UGA

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This garden at UGA is renowned for new crop introductions, such as the bestselling Homestead Verbena. See the horticulturists in action as they determine the "best of the best" plants for our region's high heat and humidity that will go on to receive the Athens Select label for sale in garden centers. Free. Open to the public daily during daylight hours.  Across Carlton St. from UGA Coliseum.  An annual open house each July gives visitors the opportunity to speak with the entire staff of horticulturists, who are on hand for tours.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 8:00AM - 8:00PM
    Monday: 8:00AM - 8:00PM
    Tuesday: 8:00AM - 8:00PM
    Wednesday: 8:00AM - 8:00PM
    Thursday: 8:00AM - 8:00PM
    Friday: 8:00AM - 8:00PM
    Saturday: 8:00AM - 8:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Free Admission $0.00

    Activities

    Nature Trails

    Facility Amenities

    Parking on Site, Self-guided Tours

    General Information

    Family-friendly, Free Admission , Open Year 'Round

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages