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  • Find out which vegetable varieties grow well in Fairbanks!

    In this FREE workshop, Heidi Rader, UAF Tribes Extension Educator, will update you on the vegetable variety trials at the UAF Georgeson Botanical Garden and demonstrate the Grow&Tell mobile app. This is Extension’s new gardening app, created by Heidi Rader. The Grow&Tell app gives you a way to conduct home variety trials as a citizen […]

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  • The Georgeson Botanical Garden remembers Marilyn Hahn Herreid

    The Georgeson Botanical Garden is deeply honored to be chosen by the family of Marilyn Hahn Herreid to receive donations in her memory. Marilyn passed away on February 2nd, 2018, and was a pillar of the Alaskan community. All of us at the Garden send our sincerest condolences to Marilyn’s family and friends, and to […]

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Plan Your Visit

Season & Hours of Operation

June 1 - Labor Day:
8am to 8pm daily

Admission & Tours

Suggested donation $5.00/person.

Group Visits:
If you're with a group, please let us know at least a few days prior to your arrival using the group visits form here.

Guided Tours:
Stop by the Garden entrance at 2pm every Friday. Tours are available from the opening day (Memorial Day) to the closing day (Labor Day).

Self-guided Tours:
Free Garden at a Glance map of the Garden available at kiosk.


Private events
The Georgeson Botanical Garden offers beautiful venues perfect for any wedding, party, class, or other gathering. To reserve your event, please use our events form here. Visitors may also check the calendar to see what upcoming events will be held in the Garden.

GBGS events
Upcoming events hosted by the Georgeson Botanical Garden Society. Always open to the public!

-Earth Day Celebration at the Children's Museum, 4/22, 2pm-4pm
-Birthday Bash & Mud Day at the Garden, 6/24, 10am-2pm

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5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago

it is wonderful how these gardens evolve every year. the volunteers are truly passionate and if they don't know an answer they find it

kathy c
5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago

This is a small but very attractive garden located along the lower southwest side of the University of Alaska in Fairbanks. It is a good place to visit in the summer to view the kinds of flowering plants that can be grown in the Fairbanks area. Also if you are a resident of Fairbanks area, it gives you good ideas...

Susan H
5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago

If you live peonies, this is the place for you. Bro the cold winters and warm summers, peonies florish here in the summer. All kinds of colors and huge!