FAQs

FAQs

8am to dusk, Hours vary seasonally.

The garden is beautiful year-round! Our Camellias are in bloom January-March, Roses are putting on a show from April-October, our Vegetable Garden is vibrant all twelve months, annual displays are changed twice a year, and our flowering trees, shrubs and perennials are showstoppers from March-November!

Visit the Explore our Gardens page to learn more!

Admission is free, with a $5 suggested donation that can be left in one of our donation boxes.

Our Cottage Garden and Farmhouse are wheelchair accessible, as is our Rose Garden, and the soon to be completed Perennial and Gingko Shade Gardens. 

Restrooms can be found both outside adjacent to the farmhouse, as well as inside the farmhouse. Inside restrooms are open from 8am to 4pm weekdays except during holidays.

Dogs are welcome on the JoAnn Holt Walking Trail on leashes no longer than six feet. Dogs are not allowed in any other part of the botanical garden.

We currently do not have a gift shop.

Although there is no food available for purchase at the garden, we are close to a variety of restaurants on nearby Whittlesey Blvd. 

The Columbus Botanical Garden offers a diverse array of programs and events during the year. Please visit our Annual Events, Lifelong Learning, and Children’s Programs pages to learn more!

Yes! Please visit our Garden Tours page to decide which tour is right for you and your group.

We do! To learn more about our volunteer program, or to register as a volunteer, please visit our Become a Volunteer page. We look forward to meeting you!

Guests are welcome to take photos and videos for personal use. However, all professional photography sessions must abide by the Garden photography policy.

Guests are welcome to take photos and videos for personal use. However, all professional photography sessions must abide by the Garden photography policy.

What are your professional photography guidelines? Please learn more by visiting our Photography and Videography Policy page here.

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