Atlanta Botanical Garden’s Rock Garden

Thu, 2021-04-01 06:43 -- gsparrow
1 Apr
Raleigh Wasser

ATLANTA BOTANICAL GARDEN has one of the largest public rock gardens in the southeastern US. Our rock garden is about 100 feet (30 m) long and no more than 15 feet (4.6 m) wide, with a 15-30-degree slope. Its gentle curve faces south-southeast and its large boulders came from the construction site of the AT&T Promenade building in Midtown Atlanta back in 1989. Most days you can see me scrambling from rock to rock, taking great pains to avoid causing any mini-landslide of pea gravel down the slope.

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