The Kentucky Botanical Garden has color and seasonal changes throughout the year. In the garden you can see a large community of various plants from all over the world. We have partnered with University of Kentucky gardening associations and groups, experts and plant growers to bring the latest annuals, perennials, roses, trees and shrubs to the botanical gardens. Many of these plants are grown with the popular plants that grow in this bluegrass.
The arboretum is designed to stimulate the sense of smell and sight (rich smells, colors, textures and shapes!) And provide a place for meditation to observe the natural environment. If you are looking for your own garden or garden ideas, visit our garden for inspiration.
The garden consists of small gardens. These include a family demonstration garden, rose garden, fragrance garden, and plants grown at the Dorosa Smith Oats Visitor Center.
Kentucky Children’s Garden (KCG) is a 2-acre garden designed to share the fun and splendor of nature and plants. Ideal for children aged 2 to 6 and their families. The park has child-friendly representatives, representing natural and man-made objects in Kentucky, past and present landscapes, and themed gardens such as butterfly gardens, vegetable gardens, and transport gardens.
Calendar of events: http://arboretum.ca.uky.edu/calendar