Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens is part of University of Georgia Extension, promoting Lowcountry gardening and horticulture to the public.
Historic bamboo groves and trees planted in the early 20th century are found at what locals affectionately just nicknamed "the Bamboo Farm." Historically, it was a USDA plant introduction station, starting in 1919. Today, this newly developing regional botanical garden contains a regionally renowned camellia and cold-hardy palm collection as well as pick-your-own berry fields. Ornamental gardens include a cottage garden, extensive camellia trail, xeriscape garden, water garden, rose garden, Mediterranean garden and shade garden by the lakes. One greenhouse displays orchids.
As a facility of the University of Georgia, the entire property is tobacco free (no smoking, chewing tobacco or e-cigarettes are permitted). Pets are not permitted. Leave your dogs at home during your visit, not trapped in your vehicle.