Birmingham Botanical Gardens

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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


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The Birmingham Botanical Gardens are home to all things plants, and on Feb. 25, the center will be home to the 68th 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


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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


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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


Photo courtesy of Birmingham Botanical Gardens.

Fall is the best time to plant trees and shrubs, and to get you ready, the Birmingham Botanical Gardens will host its annual Fall Plant Sale on Oct. 22 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Oct. 23 from noon to 4 p.m. more

Sep 27, 2016 12:39 PM Businesses


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If you’re thinking about a new look this fall, the folks at Birmingham Botanical Gardens are ready to help you with that. more

Sep 27, 2016 12:34 PM Businesses


Photo courtesy of Glenn Bryant.

The season has arrived for the annual Orchid Show and Sale at Birmingham Botanical Gardens. more

Aug 30, 2016 4:35 PM People


Courtesy of aTeam Ministries.

The Birmingham Botanical Gardens will be host this year to aTeam Ministries’ Handbags and Heroes Luncheon Sept. 22. more

Aug 30, 2016 2:52 PM People


Photo by Emily Featherston.

The luncheon will be held on Aug. 25. more

Jul 21, 2016 9:56 AM Businesses

Botanical Gardens Flicks Among the Flowers Movie

Photo courtesy of Andrew Krebbs.

Birmingham Botanical Gardens will wrap up its final Flicks Among the Flowers for the summer with a showing of “Star Wars VII: The Force Awakens." more

Jul 18, 2016 11:55 AM People

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