Holidays at the Garden


Are you ready to celebrate the season? We have holiday events to get you in the spirit, including a hands-on workshop and festive open house.

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Thank You for Giving

Georgia Gives Day

Thank you so much to everyone who came out and supported us for Georgia Gives Day! This is our third year participating in the annual day of giving, and as always, you did not disappoint. We are overwhelmed by your generosity, and we appreciate you…
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Welcoming Executive Director Matt Whiddon

Matt Whiddon

The Columbus Botanical Garden is excited to announce the news of our new Executive Director, Matt Whiddon. Matt is active in the Columbus community as the founder and president of Columbus in Color Landscape Group. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Horticulture from the…
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This year’s Plant Sale better than ever

Plant Sale

We are hard at work to bring you our largest variety of the most sought-after plants and landscape materials within our bi-state area at the annual Plant Sale & Garden Market. The event will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 2-3. Our “Members Preview…
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Garden inaugurates Sally Williams Foley Award

Sally Foley

Our annual Gala was a great success with over 200 people attending the silent auction, luncheon and guest lecture on October 22nd at the Green Island Country Club. The keynote speaker, Dr. Alan Armitage, entertained the attendees with his lecture, “Tales of the Garden.” The…
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Discounted Rates at Nearby Hotels


Take advantage of this great new deal with the Residence Inn by Marriott and SpringHill Suites by Marriott, both right around the corner from the Garden. For any special event on our grounds — weddings and more — contact Cindy Valentine at 706-461-0573 to book…
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Camellia Garden Dedication

Camellia Garden Dedication

The Columbus Botanical Garden dedicated its newest creation, the Sam M. Wellborn Camellia Garden, the morning of May 10 in front of a crowd of spectators and supporters. Mayor Teresa Tomlinson cut the ribbon along with Sam’s family and friends. A grand opening in June…
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Landscape Makeover Program Cancelled

Landscape Makeover

Our March 9 program, “Landscape Makeover,” has been canceled. Please join us for our next workshop, Home Grown Tomatoes, on March 21 at 5:30 p.m.

Cotswolds Garden Tour Sept. 7-15 – Sold Out!

Cotswolds Garden Tour Sept. 7-15

Our 2013 Cotswolds Garden Tour has sold out. Want to be the first to get updates on our sponsored trips? Become a member and get our quarterly newsletter free! Garden enthusiasts are invited for the tour of a lifetime. Visit Cotswolds, England, a scenic hill…
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See Us at the Home & Garden Show

Columbus Botanical Garden

Save the dates! The Columbus Botanical Garden will be at our local Home & Garden Show on March 2-3 at the Columbus Convention and Trade Center. Be sure to stop by our area to see our slideshow and learn more about everything the garden has…
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