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
Hosted by the Georgeson Botanical Garden Society
Birthday Bash & Mud Day
What: Birthday Bash & Mud Day
When: Sunday, June 24th, 10am-2pm
How much: Free! Please bring canned food to donate to the Food Bank.
Info: The Georgeson Botanical Garden Society invites you to celebrate Charles Georgeson’s birthday Sunday, June 24th, from 10am to 2pm at the gorgeous Botanical Gardens. From 10am to noon, enjoy educational booths, kid-friendly activities, music, and birthday cake! From 12pm to 2pm, come romp in the Mud Pit in the Babula Children’s Garden – a safe but incredibly fun outing sure to put a smile on any kid’s face. Bring your own towel, swimsuit, and water!
Please bring canned food for the Food Bank as a birthday gift!
Wine & Peonies
What: Wine & Peonies
When: Friday, July 20th, at 5pm
How much: $35 for early birds, $45 after July 13th
Info: Come celebrate the beauty of peonies and the taste of wine at the Garden! This fundraiser goes to support the Garden and is a fantastical evening of flowers, wine, friends, and hors d'oeuvres. To buy your ticket, click here: Buy your ticket!
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 […]Continue reading
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 […]Continue reading
Plan Your Visit
Season & Hours of Operation
June 1 - Labor Day:
8am to 8pm daily
Admission & Tours
Suggested donation $5.00/person.
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.
Stop by the Garden entrance at 2pm every Friday. Tours are available from the opening day (Memorial Day) to the closing day (Labor Day).
Free Garden at a Glance map of the Garden available at kiosk.
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.
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
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...
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!