Phase 1

Opening in 2019

A campaign to raise $1 million

toward building the Graeser Family Education Center

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Relive the successes of 2017

with our first ever Annual Report

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Leave your mark

Purchase a brick in the forthcoming Beargrass Creek Pathway

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The Vision

The mission of the Waterfront Botanical Gardens is to develop experiences that promote appreciation and understanding of plants for a more harmonious and sustainable world. Our vision is to create a botanical garden and conservatory of extraordinary beauty that engages, enlightens, and inspires people about plants and nature.


Your financial support of the Waterfront Botanical Gardens project is critical at this early stage.



Join us today! You’ll support a great cause and get an inside view as we realize our vision of building Louisville’s botanical gardens.



Find out how you can join other members of our community as we roll up our sleeves to make the gardens a reality.


reGeneration Fair 2018

Come on out for WBG’s annual FREE, family-friendly fair, featuring environmental booths and demonstrations, food and drink, arts and crafts, music, and more! As the WBG site is under construction, the fair …


Gardens of the Bluegrass Bus Tour with Jon Carloftis

Featuring guest-host Jon Carloftis, join WBG for this one-of-a-kind bus tour that will visit beautiful homes and gardens in and around Lexington. Ticket includes transportation, morning snacks and coffee, lunch, and afternoon …


Phase 1 Fundraising Progress

$8,000,000 raised toward $10,000,000 goal

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