Match campaign

In memory of Mary Lee Duthie

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Phase 1

Opening in 2019

A campaign to raise $1 million

toward building the Graeser Family Education Center

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Leave your mark

Purchase a brick in the forthcoming Beargrass Creek Pathway

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Relive the successes of 2017

with our first ever Annual Report

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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.


Annual Meeting 2018Spencer Crews of Lauritzen Gardens

Join WBG on Th. 11/1, from 6-8pm at The Olmsted for our 2018 Annual meeting, featuring guest speaker Spencer Crews, Executive Director Emeritus of Lauritzen Gardens in Omaha, another botanical garden built on …


Volunteer Appreciation Dinner

On Tuesday, September 25, we will celebrate WBG’s volunteers and all their hard work to keep this organization running (and growing!) This year’s dinner will be at the Olmsted, on the patio …


Phase 1 Fundraising Progress

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

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