It’s hard to believe that America’s largest Japanese gardens aren’t on a hillside near San Francisco. It’s even harder to believe that the largest Japanese gardens are at Gibbs Gardens, just up the road a piece from Lake Allatoona, in Ball Ground, Georgia. Waiting to woo you and those you woo too.
The luxurious Gibbs Gardens — a haven for all who love flowers and landscaping — has 300-acres of unbelievable beauty that you can stroll about until you can almost soak it all in. But you will always have to come back for more.
The rolling hills, shade trees, abundant springs and streams nestled in the North Georgia mountains create an exquisite backdrop for this stunning collection of flora.
Gibbs Gardens offers:
- Japanese Gardens — the largest in the nation
- Water Lily Gardens — the nation’s largest display of 140 varieties in a natural environment
- Daffodil Gardens — the largest display in the country
- Manor House Gardens with seven flowering terraces from the Manor House to the Valley Gardens
- Arbor Cafe — delicious snacks and sandwiches to be enjoyed in a gorgeous and tranquil outside seating area
You don’t need a “green thumb” to marvel at the gifts and labors of those who could probably make plastic flowers bloom. The beauty is surreal.
If you ever wonder what kindness you could possibly show someone who loves flowers, the answer is simple. Take them for visit to Gibbs Gardens.