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
Wine & Peonies!
Visit the Georgeson Botanical Garden on Friday, July 26th, from 5:30pm to 7:30pm for an elegant night at the GBG Society's annual Wine & Peonies gala. This fundraising event features gorgeous peonies, brilliant New Zealand wine, a Garden tour, music, and the company of friends all in an awe-inspiring botanical setting.
Tickets are $40 when purchased early, or $50 after 5pm on July 19th. (Note: the deadline was previously July 12th, but we extended it for the benefit of News-Miner readers to the 19th.) Every ticket goes to supporting the Georgeson Botanical Garden and comes with 2 full wine glasses and a small bouquet of fresh-cut peonies.
Call the Georgeson Botanical Garden Society at (907)474-7222, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit our website www.georgesonbotanicalgarden.org for more details.
Come to the Georgeson Botanical Garden this Tuesday, September 11th, from 12:15-12:45pm to learn about sustainable rain barrel water harvesting and drip irrigation with Frank Cooney of Irrigation Alaska. This FREE workshop, jointly hosted by the Fairbanks Green Infrastructure Group and the Georgeson Botanical Garden Society, with funding from the State of Alaska’s Alaska Clean […]Continue reading
Learn about the variety trials that are being conducted at the Georgeson Botanical Garden in Fairbanks. Three workshops will cover the varieties, growth habits and best practices for growing the crops. This workshop series begins on August 7 with carrots, beets and beans. Sign up at http://bit.ly/2z4FxVF and view the flier for the full schedule. Let us know which crops you think we […]Continue reading
Karen Stomberg is a botanical artist who has worked extensively with the Georgeson Botanical Garden to create beautiful art showcasing the natural aesthetics of plants – especially those native to Alaska. In her most recent show, hosted in the Bear Gallery at Centennial Hall in Pioneer Park, she has painted specimens from the National Herbarium […]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!