Gibbs Gardens in Ball Ground, GA 30107 opened to the public yesterday. This one-of -a kind 300 acre garden complex took over 15 years of planning and development and was recently featured in the February 2012 issue of Southern Living with 4 page article. People planning on attending the gardens should plan on spending the day to take in the entire complex. For visitors looking for lodging while visiting the Gibbs Gardens, Harry Norman, Realtors located near the community of Big Canoe GA, recommends Mountain Home Rentals of Georgia. For lodging information contact David Sharp at 770-843-2651.