Help support the Waterfront Botanical Gardens!

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Hear from other community members on why the botanical gardens are an essential part of our city!   Thank you to Thomas Johns at 750Four Productions for producing this video!


Graesers pledge $1 million matching gift

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We are thrilled to share the news that two longtime supporters, Emil and Nancy Graeser, have generously pledged a $1 million matching gift to support the Waterfront Botanical Gardens! The Graesers have played …



In Bloom: Spring 2016

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In this issue: Education Pavilion Leads the Way Making the Vision Real, One Step at a Time Focus on the Education & Horticultural Committees Introducing the Cultivators Cornelian Cherry   View newsletter …


Horticulture Committee – Spring 2016

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Now that spring is upon us, the WBG Horticulture Committee is hard at work selecting plant species for three essential gardens of the Waterfront Botanical Gardens’ first building phase. The Horticulture Committee …


President’s Note – Spring 2016

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Dear Friends, I’m thrilled to announce our plans to build the Education Pavilion and Garden – the first phase of the Waterfront Botanical Gardens. On this website, you’ll read about why we …


Herb-Infused Brandy

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Join us for our first event of 2016! Warm up with herb-infused brandy at Copper & Kings on February 4! Come out of the “yucky” winter weather and learn how Brandon O’Daniel, Head Distiller …


Video: The Master Plan

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Botanica Master Plan Introduction from Thomas Johns on Vimeo. The Master Plan for Kentucky’s Waterfront Botanical Gardens has a unique site design that features the right balance of structure and freedom for …


Ben Grumbles: The Dirt on Soil, Water and Climate Video

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Ben Grumbles: The Dirt on Soil, Water and Climate from Thomas Johns on Vimeo. On October 10, 2015, Ben Grumbles, Secretary of the Environment for Maryland and Louisville native, spoke at our …