Center for Children and Young Adults

Originally created as a home for younger children, the Center for Children & Young Adults (CCYA) is now a group home for youth and young adults ages 12-21 who have been abused, neglected or abandoned and rendered virtually homeless.

Chattahoochee Nature Center

Located on the banks of the Chattahoochee River, the CNC offers a wide variety of natural environments for young and old alike.

CrossRoads Community Garden

CrossRoads Community Garden formed in the spring of 2011 on the back property of Chestnut Ridge Christian Church in East Cobb. The first phase of the garden began in 2009 with 3, 4×4 raised beds to grow food to donate to food pantries. This “Feed the Hungry” garden grew to 10 beds the following year.

Green Meadows Preserve Community Garden

Green Meadows Preserve provides public access community gardening for Cobb residents and helps gardeners expand their knowledge of gardening through horticultural classes and individual assistance to grow nutritious vegetables close to home without chemical pesticides.

Horticultural Therapy at Wellstar Cobb Hospital

Master Gardeners have been providing the horticultural therapy program for rehab patients at WellStar Cobb Hospital since November of 1992. We are blessed to have a beautifully landscaped garden that is wonderful to visit in every season. The raised beds in our special work area make accessible gardening from the wheelchairs easy.

McFarlane Nature Park

McFarlane Nature Park is an 11.5-acre passive green space in East Cobb County only 0.5 miles from the intersection of Johnson Ferry Road and Paper Mill Road.

North Marietta Neighborhood Community Garden

NMNCG is located in a culturally diverse neighborhood near the Marietta Square. Its mission is to bring the community together through the common bond of gardening.

Period Garden at Green Meadows Preserve

The Period Garden at Green Meadows Preserve became an approved Master Gardener Volunteers of Cobb County project in December 2011.

Plant A Row for the Hungry at Fountain Gate Gardens

During the 1990’s MGVOCC maintained a Demonstration Vegetable Garden located on County Services Road.

The William Root House Garden

Around 1845 early Marietta settlers William and Hannah Root built a Greek Revival home at the corner of Church and Lemon Streets.

Rose Garden At Smith-Gilbert Gardens

The Rose Garden at Smith-Gilbert Gardens began in 2005 as a project between the City of Kennesaw and the Master Gardener Volunteers of Cobb County.

School Gardens

Research shows that school gardens foster academic achievement and improve attitudes toward school and learning. The garden is the “lab” for teaching nutrition, math and science. It is also a good place to learn responsibility and the value of hard work.

Wildlife and Rain Garden

The Wildlife and Rain Garden at Cobb County Water System was created in 2004 for educational purposes, specifically to demonstrate storm water pollution prevention, with plantings designed to provide habitat to pollinators and urban wildlife.

Wright Environmental Education Center

At the Jean & Elwood Wright Environmental Education Center, located in east Cobb, you will find nineteen acres of protected land, with a wide selection of plants native to Georgia.