The garden is located on the Decatur campus of Georgia State University’s Perimeter College. The grounds are situated in a flood plain near a tributary of the South River creek. There are two main garden areas – the Native Plant Botanical Garden and the Ferns of the World. The Native Plant Garden features several areas including Shade and Sun perennials and shrubs. The Shade gardens are laid out with many trails are within the woodland area near the creek. There are over 4000 species of native, rare, and endangered plants indigenous to the Southeast and US. Also featured in the Garden is the Ferns of the World exhibit which has been expanded several times. The Garden has bog plants, native trees, shrubs, vines, ferns, and perennial plants.