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Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens

Closed Now: 08:00 - 17:00
Open today: 08:00 - 17:00
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Beautiful!

Was a nice way to spend a couple of hours - a beautiful walk, took pictures of some of the plants... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2018
NJH-MB
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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Enjoyable Stroll

We try to visit botanical gardens whenever we travel. These were a very nice display of shrubs and... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2018
KurtSrq
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Sarasota, Florida
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A unit of University of Georgia Extension, CGBG is a historic property with trees and farm buildings dating to the 1920s, 30s and 40s, when "the Bamboo Farm" was an active USDA Plant Introduction Station. Today, new gardens and paths are being...more
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2 Canebrake Rd, Savannah, GA 31419-9298
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Reviewed 17 September 2018

Was a nice way to spend a couple of hours - a beautiful walk, took pictures of some of the plants to see if I can grow them myself - foxtail ferns, Sour Oranges. Want to come back in spring to see what blooms.

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Reviewed 5 September 2018

We try to visit botanical gardens whenever we travel. These were a very nice display of shrubs and trees. There were not exotic species like at some gardens, but we enjoyed the selection, especially the varieties of Crepe Myrtle. There was both formal and informal...More

Thank KurtSrq
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

My mother and I toured the gardens, and we cannot wait to go back! We enjoyed the Trustee’s Garden Section, since it shared the history of common crops grown in Georgia, such as silk, cotton, and tobacco. The beauty and magnitude of the various gardens...More

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Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

So it's not the largest botanical gardens that we are used to like Longwood but still very cute for what they had in bloom when we went in middle of June.

Thank Chetan D
Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

We went early before it was too hot! It was beautiful. We just happen to be there for the blueberries. The kids loved picking there own berries and the berries were so good!

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Reviewed 30 May 2018

I have visited the Gardens many times over the years, and thought I had "seen" it. I went out again recently and was very pleased to see many changes and improvements to the experience. The addition of the colonial garden and the water garden are...More

Thank YcnanGA
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

As a local, I visit the gardens often. The last 6 years have been transformative, with many new plantings, buildings, programs and staffing. The Camellias are the best around and my most recent visit was with our local garden club for a tour of the...More

Thank Liz6288
Reviewed 28 May 2018

I would recommend the Gardens to any garden enthusiast that is visiting Savannah. In the fall, the Camellia Garden is truly extraordinary. I was there recently when the Iris Garden was blooming and it was incredible. Highly recommend!

Thank savanne34
Reviewed 26 April 2018

Yes, the azaleas and camellias had already bloomed, but there were gorgeous fields of irises to see, and -- best -- the trial garden, replanted to reproduce what early English settlers had worked to grow, is filled with fascinating tidbits of information. Orchid house not...More

Thank LivingHistory2018
Reviewed 24 April 2018

These gardens are nicely laid out - and we spent out time taking in everything there. If we'd just gone a week or two earlier. Don't miss the Orchid House - everything was beautifully blooming - a picture paradise! Enjoyed the bamboo, the cotton plants....More

Thank janniebabe1
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Response from Lori T | Reviewed this property |
Exit 94 off I 95, Route 204 East is just about anything you want. Marriott, Days Inn, Sleep Inn, Howard Johnsons and more. We have eaten at that Perkins before, it's pretty good.
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no café or snack bars, but they might allow you to bring in sandwiches etc to eat on the grounds. I would suggest contacting them to see if they would allow sandwiches etc. as there are beautiful areas to sit and have a... More
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