Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Fine Crafts Show

Layton Dudley

The 45th Annual Fine Crafts Show took place Nov. 11-12, 2017 at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens. Over 50 Alabama artists had tables with art varying from pottery, jewelry, bags and leather goods. more

Nov 13, 2017 5:14 PM People


Photo courtesy of Alabama Designer Craftsmen.

More than 50 of Alabama’s best artisans will participate in the annual Fine Crafts Show — now in its 45th year — at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens on Nov. 11-12. more

Oct 27, 2017 3:31 PM People


Photo courtesy of Dana Smithberg.

On Nov. 5, guests at the Birmingham Botanical Garden’s ninth annual Southern Tales at the Gardens will be treated to a storytelling event by Dolores Hydock. more

Oct 27, 2017 3:24 PM People

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The weekend starts on Oct. 5 with “Tastebuds: Define Your Style,” with Rebecca Vizard and Kinsey Marable followed by a black tie kick-off dinner, Gala in the Gardens, on Oct. 6. The event is open to the public on Oct. 6-8. more

Sep 21, 2017 3:36 PM People


Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

In late October, the Birmingham Botanical Gardens will be filled with plant enthusiasts for both the Fall Plant Sale and the Native Plant Conference. more

Sep 21, 2017 3:12 PM People

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By Keith McCoy

Robin Karson, executive director of the Library of American Landscape History, will be speaking about Warren Manning, the landscape architect hired by Robert Jemison Jr. to develop Mountain Brook Estates. more

Aug 31, 2017 1:57 PM People

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Erica Techo

During a signing on July 3, Birmingham and Maebashi, Japan made their relationship as Sister Cities official. more

Jul 5, 2017 4:48 PM News

Birmingham Botanical Gardens visitors will see a new friendly face this summer with the 2017 Shades Valley Rotary Intern. more

Jun 23, 2017 3:50 PM People

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By Keith McCoy

The auction included more than 100 items and will benefit the Botanical Gardens' intern program, which is sponsored by the Shades Valley Rotary Club. more

Apr 27, 2017 10:16 AM People

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Photos by Lexi Coon.

Plants included shrubs, trees, orchids, bonsai trees, herbs and vegetables. more

Apr 8, 2017 2:22 PM People


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Many of the plants featured in the sale are raised at the gardens by volunteers who will be present to offer planting advice as well. Plants this year include herbs, perennials, roses, daylilies, trees, climbers, shrubs and bonsai. more

Mar 23, 2017 11:48 AM People

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Photos by Lexi Coon.

Guests spent time in the gardens visiting booths, watching demonstrations and learning about Japanese culture. more

Mar 19, 2017 6:48 PM People


Photo courtesy of the Birmingham Botanical Gardens.

Tom Underwood will be shifting from his position as executive director of the American Horticultural Society, or AHS, to a more community-oriented role as the new executive director of the Friends of the Birmingham Botanical Gardens. more

Feb 22, 2017 12:37 PM People


Photo courtesy of Birmingham Camellia Society/Dave Glass.

The Birmingham Botanical Gardens are home to all things plants, and on Feb. 25, the center will be home to the 67th annual Birmingham Camellia Show. more

Jan 25, 2017 11:26 AM News


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This year's lecture will discuss "Thomas Jefferson's Revolutionary Garden." more

Jan 12, 2017 1:35 PM People


Photo courtesy of the Birmingham Botanical Gardens.

Tom Underwood will be starting at the Gardens in February of 2017. more

Jan 12, 2017 1:34 PM People


Erica Techo

About 175 runners participated in this year's Dirt Dash, and even more participants stopped by for the 1 mile family walk. more

Oct 30, 2016 6:36 PM People


Photo courtesy of Alabama Designer/Craftsmen.

Haven’t found those unique Christmas presents yet? Jill Marlar, president of Alabama Designer/Craftsmen, said she might just have the thing for you. more

Oct 28, 2016 2:33 PM People


Photo courtesy of Birmingham Botanical Gardens.

For a short while, a room at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens will be transformed into the wild, golden American West of the 1800s this month. more

Oct 28, 2016 2:26 PM People

The Mountain Brook Chamber of Commerce will host its next chamber luncheon Nov. 18 at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens. more

Oct 28, 2016 2:02 PM News

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