Coming Up at the Gardens

Discover Gorgeous Gardens and Grounds,
All Year!

We invite you to experience Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens’ spectacular 250-acre landscape, no matter what the season. Our gardens, trails, and wild spaces are uniquely beautiful and always full of surprises throughout the year. And admission is free from November through mid-April!

We have programs, too. See a full listing on the calendar at right, and click on the “Pollinators” image for information about our exciting 2014 theme.

For useful information about our plants and gardens, click on the FloraFind image at right.

Visitor Information
Location: 132 Botanical Gardens Drive, off Barters Island Road in Boothbay.
See detailed directions.
Hours: 9-5 daily, year-round (closed Thanksgiving and Christmas)
Gardens Gift Shop, 9-5 daily (seasonally)
Kitchen Garden Cafe, 9-3 (seasonally).

TripAdvisor rated Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens as #1 on the 2013 list of Top Ten gardens in the U.S.  Learn more and check out our TripAdvisor listing.

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trilliumOur Certificate Program Classes Are Open to All 


Interested in a high-quality, in-depth learning experience? Check out our Certificate in Native Plants and Ecological Horticulture program. New and returning certificate students may sign up now for core classes and electives. Those not in the program may register, too.

Seed heads from CMBG campLooking Ahead: Kids' Summer Day Camps


We're offering day or half-day camps full of fun and learning for children from 4 to 14 years old, including a new nature illustration program for young artists by past CMBG artist-in-residence Hillary Parker. Learn more about all our camps.

Pat Jeremiah StortytimeStorytime Every Monday!


On Mondays at 10 a.m., and daily starting mid-June, volunteer Pat Jeremiah reads wonderful stories and invents imaginative activities for kids. Storytime is free; no reservations are necessary. There's no Storytime on holidays.