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Caution on pathsDue to the rain we have experienced, for the safety of our visitors, the use of wheelchairs, electric scooters and strollers is prohibited on our Garden pathways, Sunday, April 20th.




EASTER SUNDAY

We hope to be part of your plans this Sunday. We will be open from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (last admission at 4 PM) with mostly sunny skies and 75 degrees. See you in the Gardens!
 

TWILIGHT IN THE GARDENS

Saturday, April 26th starting at 5:30pm >>Read More

FREE GUEST PASS OFFER, “REFER A FRIEND,” EXTENDED THROUGH APRIL 2014!
4-Season members . . .don’t forget to bring a different friend along during the many times you visit over the next month.  If you encourage them to use the credit from their ticket purchase to buy a 4-Season Membership before you leave, you’ll receive a credit on your account for a free one-day guest pass to be used during the 2014 season.  The more friends you sign up, the more free guest passes you accumulate.  There is no limit!

If you have Facebook access, don't miss our newest video, "Daffodil Hill at Gibbs Gardens."  It is simply amazing!  Enjoy!

As a reminder, during the first part of the season (March 1 through June 15), the Gardens will be open
Tuesday through Sunday from 9 AM to 5 PM.  We take our last admission at 4 PM. While you're here, don't forget to buy your 4-Season Membership. It pays for itself after just 3 visits. See you in the Gardens!

Our business office is open year-round, Monday through Friday, from 8 AM to 5 PM. You can reach us at 770-893-1881. We are here to book your groups of 10 or more people for the 2014 season as well as assist you with the purchase and renewal of 4-Season memberships (memberships are also available for sale and renewal on-line at www.gibbsgardens.com).

OUR DAFFODIL BULBS ARE GOING FAST!

ORDER ONE OF JIM GIBBS’ DAFFODIL COLLECTIONS FOR YOUR FAVORITE GARDENER BEFORE IT'S TOO LATE!

Delight your friends with a gift of daffodil bulbs . . .the same varieties Jim Gibbs has selected for his stunning daffodil display at the world-class Gibbs Gardens.  Choose from Jim’s four collections. . . Fragrance, Hills and Dales Naturalized, Here Comes The Sun or Accents of Yellow and Orange.  Each collection contains approximately 100 bulbs and sells for $59.95, plus  tax and shipping.  
Click here to order on-line .

                                                                    

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Gibbs Gardens is open Tuesday through Sunday from 9 AM to 5 PM, starting March 1 through June 15, 2014. We take our last admission at 4 PM.

Starting June 18 through December 14, 2014, the Gardens will be open Wednesday through Sunday from 9 AM to 5 PM. We take our last admission at 4 PM.

The Gardens are closed on Thanksgiving Day.

April 2014 flower festivals at Gibbs Gardens

Daffodil Festival

Late-blooming fragrant daffodil

Dogwood festival

Dogwood Festival

Azalea festival

Azalea Festival

Fern Dell festival

Fern Dell
Festival

Gibbs Gardens introduces
'Twilight in the Gardens'

Gibbs Gardens Twilight in the Gardens

"When evening’s twilight gathers round,
When every flower is hushed to rest,
When leaves breathe not a sound,
And, every bird flies to its nest...
Then I think of thee my love, I think of thee my love"
J. L. Hatton

Ever since Gibbs Gardens opened to the public on March 1, 2012, visitors have been asking for an opportunity to experience the Gardens at sunset. Photographers want to catch the softer light as the sun goes down, creating breathtaking reflections in the Japanese Garden’s seven ponds. Some folks simply want to take a relaxing stroll along paths bordered by fragrant flowers while the afternoon turns dusky. Others say the Gardens are the most incredibly beautiful spot for a grown up “date night”—the perfect place to relax and enjoy a glass of wine while listening to music as the sun sets. We listened to all your suggestions and put together our first “after hours” event just for you.

Taking a moment to enjoy the Gardens' serenity

Taking a moment to enjoy the Gardens' serenity

Join us for Twilight in the Gardens until the Gardens close at 9:30 p.m., beginning Saturday, April 26 and (weather permitting) continuing every Saturday night through June 28. The first Twilight in the Gardens event will feature celebrity chef Hans Rueffert from Jasper’s Woodbridge Inn offering a variety of gourmet snacks, appetizers and beer from the Fannin County Brewery for purchase in the green tent. Gibbs Gardens will provide a cash bar featuring a selection of beer, soft drinks and wine, including some varieties from Rabun County’s Tiger Mountain Vineyard. Sweetwater, a musical favorite from 2013 performances at the Manor House, will perform in the Arbor Grove.

Gibbs Gardens Twilight in the Gardens

Lavender and white wisteria blooms on Monet’s Japanese Bridge in spring

"Twilight drops her curtain down and pins it with a star”  -Lucy Maud Montgomery

And, of course, center stage are the Gardens as spring bursts into glorious full bloom. A thousand mature dogwoods grace the hills and ridges this month. More than 1,000 azaleas – Kurume, Indica, Satsuki, native azaleas and many others – start blooming in April and continue through summer into fall. Fiddleheads in The Fern Dell peek through the ground in early April then grow more lush each day through October. This is one of the largest natural ferneries in the country, sprawling along streambeds for more than half a mile in the Valley Gardens. You haven’t experienced spring until you’ve visited Gibbs Gardens.

Each Saturday, from 5:30 until 8:30 p.m., Gibbs Gardens will offer music and a selection of wine, beer and soft drinks at a cash bar while different area restaurants present creative, high quality appetizers and finger foods to purchase for your enjoyment. The Gardens will close at 9:30 p.m. Gibbs Gardens will not have a cover charge but regular Garden admission fees will apply to non-members; as always, members are admitted free.

We need your help in planning for this event

To make this event a success and to ensure we have enough seating, food and beverages, we need your help. We want all of our 4-Season Membership holders to know that we value you as guests and we are asking you to partner with us for this first event. Please send us an email — info@gibbsgardens.com — with your name and number of visitors if you want to share in the wine and beer festivities. This number will be used for planning purposes only since we have no prior history to base our beverage ordering.

Twilight in the Gardens, with your help, will hopefully be an ongoing event at Gibbs Gardens. I look forward to seeing you in the gardens.

Don’t forget: Gibbs Gardens blooms for you,

Jim Gibbs