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CULTURE & LEISURE  GAINESVILLE                                                                                                                                 the Atlanta Botanical Garden, Gainesville,
                                                                                                                                                               is the site of plant propagation, land
                                   H A L L C O U N T Y GEORGIA - USA                                                                                           restoration, educational programs, and
                              Atlanta Botanical Garden, Gainesville                                                                                            cooperative programs with environmental
                                                                                                                                                               groups. Additionally, plants are grown from
                                                                                                                                                               seeds collected in Asia and evaluated for
                                                                                                                                                               their suitability to Southeastern landscapes
                                                                                                                                                               while the wooded portions of the land are
                                                                                                                                                               maintained in their natural state.
                                                                                                                                                               	 The Atlanta Botanical Garden, Gainesville
                                                                                                                                                               is a must-see for anyone who appreciates
                                                                                                                                                               the intricate beauty of nature. When it
                                                                                                                                                               opened in May 2015, the first phase of
                                                                                                                                                               development included a visitor center,
                                                                                                                                                               a 2,000-seat amphitheater, and about five
                                                                                                                                                               acres of display gardens. Plans also call
                                                                                                                                                               for an interactive children’s garden,
                                                                                                                                                               a native plant conservation nursery,
                                                                                                                                                               and a student training and education
                                                                                                                                                               center. 1911 Sweetbay Drive,
                                                                                                                                                               Gainesville, GA 30501, 404-888-4760.
                                                                                                                                                               	 When you’re downtown and craving
                                                                                                                                                               a breath of fresh air, take a stroll through
                                                                                                                                                               Poultry Park’s garden and statuary to enjoy
                                                                                                                                                               a visual reminder of our business history.

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