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A campaign to raise $1 million toward building the Graeser Family Education Center

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Phase 1

Opening in 2019

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Artwork by Richard Shu


BELIEVE IN 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.


Construction is underway,

Donate today to be visionary.


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.


Site Hard Hat Tours

Join us for a tour of the construction of the Graeser Family Education Center and get an update on the project. Wear comfortable walking shoes and dress accordingly for the weather. In …


Introducing Jamie Burghardt: WBG’s New Director of Horticulture and Education

Waterfront Botanical Gardens hires first Director of Horticulture and Education, Jamie Burghardt Waterfront Botanical Gardens is under construction with the first building to open in October 2019. Garden design and educational program …


Phase 1 Fundraising Progress

$8,400,000 raised toward $16,000,000 goal

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