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Fairbanks Garden Club Scholarship Opportunity

Fairbanks Garden Club Scholarship Opportunity

The Fairbanks Garden Club is offering a $1,000 scholarship! The Application is open to University of Alaska Fairbanks students majoring in Natural Resources Management, Horticulture, Agriculture, Plant Conservation, and/or related studies. To apply, please email a short (one page) description of your interests, pursuits and accomplishments, and your future intentions in the area of horticulture, […]

Now Hiring Seasonal Garden Staff!

Now Hiring Seasonal Garden Staff!

Come join our team! The Georgeson Botanical Garden is seeking talented and energetic individuals to be a part of our 2021 Summer Team! Application deadline is March 31, 2021. Links for staff and student positions below: For more information please contact Lacey Higham lrhigham@alaska.edu

Pacific Region Garden Clubs Scholarship

Pacific Region Garden Clubs Scholarship

The Pacific Region Garden Clubs has several $1,000 scholarships available but the application must be submitted by March 1 end of day!! If you are interested in the PRGC scholarship, the information can be found by clicking the button below! Note the the website states there is one scholarship but due to special fundraising, there will […]

2020 Peony Festival

The Georgeson Botanical Garden has peonies!!! And once again we’re having a fundraiser highlighting these gorgeous flowers – only this time, a Covid-19 version. For $50.00, you will receive two dozen short-stemmed peonies. So that you can enjoy these blooms for a longer time, you’ll receive one dozen on Tuesday July 14 and the other […]

NOTICE: Due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, all events are cancelled for the 2020 season.

FOR 2021 RESERVATIONS: We anticipate being able to rent space in the Garden for the summer of 2021. Because we cannot predict, at this time, what impact COVID-19 might have on events next summer, reserving space now does not guarantee that the Garden will be open for large gatherings in 2021. Rather than charging for […]

Our Response to COVID-19 in our Community

The University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) Georgeson Botanical Garden (GBG) and UAF Office of Sustainability are working together to provide fresh produce and gardening education as response to student and community needs.  Together, we will accommodate an increased number of applicants in the Student Garden Training Program (SGTP) and donate fresh produce to local food […]