Alice Richards Children's Garden at State Botanical Gardens
Client: The University of Georgia
Size of Project:
Alice H. Richard’s Children’s Garden entails approximately two acres with adjoining access to 20 acres of native woodland. It will be a learning environment designed to engage children’s interest and imaginations. It should expose children to learning opportunities in ecology, climate, horticulture, edible landscapes, composting and soils, recycling, pollination, native flora and fauna, and art, as well as call attention to natural landforms and processes. The Children’s Garden combines a variety of features that include theme gardens, a tree house, creature habitats, hands-on garden plots, and historical interpretive elements specific to Georgia and the region with interwoven programming creating exciting encounters with nature for young visitors.