A serene and sustainable public landscape garden in Charlottesville’s McIntire Park where everyone can experience nature’s wonder, beauty, and healthful benefits. Click here to see a few exciting elements of our conceptual design plan.
NEWS & EVENTS
April 22 is the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day, and we are partnering with our friends at Panorama Pay Dirt to get our hands dirty in celebration! Join us in the Garden from 10-6pm for free Panorama Pay Dirt available by the bucket. (No truck loads). Panorama’s Compost...
Care to get your hands dirty? Join us in the Garden! Led by a team from Bartlett Tree Experts, MBG is hosting a January volunteer workday to remove invasive plants and improve walking trails. This early winter work will enable us to host even more events and programs...
American Society of Landscape Architects honors Mikyoung Kim Design and Waterstreet Studio for Analysis and Design The Master Plan for McIntire Botanical Garden is among the top in the world according to the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA), which...
McIntire Botanical Garden will be Central Virginia’s premiere botanical garden and a showcase for the natural landscape of the Piedmont region.
WHY THE GARDEN MATTERS
The McIntire Botanical Garden will offer important educational opportunities to visitors of all ages through interpretive labeling, seasonal classes, symposia, and workshops held in the Garden. Regional residents and students will be encouraged to conduct research on-site.
The McIntire Botanical Garden will increase tourism to the region, create a beautiful venue for public events, and offer opportunities for physical activity. A growing body of research attests to the mental and physiological benefits of engaging with nature. The Garden will be an inspiring and beautiful green space where visitors can experience the restorative properties of nature amid the flora and natural environment of the Piedmont region.
Moreover, the Garden will have a significant positive impact on local ecosystems, by supporting pollinators, stabilizing soil, preserving water resources, and fostering the ecological character of the Virginia Piedmont.
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Support Virginia’s botanical and horticultural heritage.
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