Give to the Garden
Discover how your gift supports a living museum of plants, critical conservation work and innovative educational programming at the Garden.
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Senior Development Officer
How Your Gift Supports the Garden
Your gift provides essential support for the care and cultivation of the Garden’s stunning horticultural displays and nationally recognized plant collections.
- $50 buys rose gloves and pruners for the horticulture staff.
- $100 provides waterproof chest waders for tending to the Aquatic Plant Ponds.
- $150 buys tools for Garden maintenance.
- $500 provides beautiful summer annuals throughout the Garden.
- $1,000 fills areas of the Garden with magnificent spring tulips.
- $10,000 will buy a Cushman to haul plants, compost, and mulch.
How Your Gift Supports Education
Your gift enables the Garden’s education team to create dynamic programming to engage both children and adults. Contributions provide integral funding for school group tours, hands-on summer camps, interactive Drop-In Family Programs, storybook times, live performances in the Children’s Garden Amphitheater, a varitey of adult classes and free weekend Garden Chef Demos for the public.
- $50 provides Garden admission for 10 students from Title 1 schools.
- $150 sponsors a day of Garden Chef demonstrations.
- $500 provides craft supplies for children’s activities.
How Your Gift Supports Conservation
Behind the scenes at the Garden, the conservation team is deeply committed to preserving rare and endangered plants and amphibians.
Your gift provides funding for critical conservation work involving projects to safe-guard and recover plant species ranging from the Monkey Face Orchid, Bucket Orchid and Kentucky Ladyslipper to the Cigar Orchid and the herbaceous perennial, Tennessee Yellow Eyed Grass. Contributions also support the restoration of unique, species-rich bog habitats native to Georgia and the Southeast.
More than one-third of the world’s amphibian species is threatened or endangered. Your gift enables the amphibian team to breed threatened frogs in captivity, conduct field research on emerging infectious amphibian diseases in Georgia and stabilize declining populations of Georgia's native Gopher Frog.