Mission and Vision


The mission of the Botanical Garden of the Piedmont is to invite all community members and visitors to engage in nature, to educate and inspire through the beauty and importance of plants, to advance sustainability, and to promote human and environmental well-being.


Our Vision: Today and for the Future of the Garden is

  • Create and maintain the garden designed to unite plants natural to our region with appropriate architecture and landscape design.
  • Provide access to the garden and its natural spaces for exploration, observation, and restoration.
  • Present affordable, engaging programming to provide educational and inspirational experiences for all ages.
  • Commit to inclusion, excellence, and upstanding management while maintaining a positive impact on the eco-system and our community.


Inclusion Statement

The Botanical Garden of the Piedmont brings people of all ages and backgrounds together as a community to celebrate and nurture our native flora and fauna. BGP embraces inclusion by inviting everyone to participate in the Garden whether they be visitors, supporters, volunteers, or staff, to further our goal of being a place that promotes human and environmental well-being. In nature and in society, diversity matters—we welcome and celebrate it!