Georgeson Botanical Garden Society
The Society was formed in 2007 to address the need for active support for the Georgeson Botanical Garden. The group hopes to unite volunteers and friends of the Garden through various fun, educational, and fundraising activities to support the various horticultural programs of the Garden.
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Golden Days Float! GBGS is planning on entering a float in the Golden Days parade. Contact Kathleen at 474-5651 to add your name to the help list.
Russian Tea Party Fundraiser, June 24, 2012 (last Sunday in June). This is our major fund raiser for the Georgeson Botanical Garden! This year the theme is Russian. Celebrate Alaska's Russian Heritage!
- Adult tickets are $35. (commemorative porcelain teacup available for separate purchase).
- A child ticket is $10 for those 12 and under.
Ethnic dress is encouraged but not required. Everyone is welcome! The fun goes from 1 to 4 p.m. and features:
If you would help us get the word out, you is a link to download a poster you can put up.
The Board of GBGS meets the second Tuesday of the month in the GBG classroom at 2 p.m. All members are invited to attend any board meeting.
Who: For all new volunteers, wannabe new volunteers...or those of you who haven't been around in a while and want a refresher.
What: Orientation around the garden and basic information about what it means to be a volunteer at the GBG.
Where: We usually start out in the GBG classroom in the Visitor Center. 117 W. Tanana Drive. We will take a walk around the farm, so please bring appropriate attire (muck boots, warm clothes etc.).
For more information, please contact Katie:
The Gift Shop has been permanently closed.
Georgeson Botanical Garden Society Membership Information
- A subscription to The Georgeson Botanical Garden Review issued 2-3 times annually
- Copies of horticulture publications printed at AFES and the GBG
- Recognition in the Garden
- Invitations to special events
To join, fill out our membership form, at the Georgeson Botanical Garden.