Phase 1

Opening in 2019

A campaign to raise $1 million

toward building the Graeser Family Education Center

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The Graeser Family Education Center

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The Excitement Continues...

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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.

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

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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.

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Monarch Waystations 101: Creating Your Garden Oasis for Monarch Butterflies

Join monarch butterfly expert Chris Padgett for a talk on how to transform your garden into a haven for these pollinators. Tickets available at a later date through this website.

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Giving Tuesday

Show your support of environmental education in our community and the vision of the Waterfront Botanical Gardens this #GivingTuesday, November 28. Support the Gardens

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Phase 1A FUNDRAISING PROGRESS

$6,400,000 raised toward $7,900,000 goal

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