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Birmingham Botanical Gardens

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Photos by Lexi Coon.

The next Flicks Among the Flowers will take place on July 16, during which the gardens will screen "Jaws." more

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Photo courtesy of the Birmingham Botanical Gardens.

From the jaws of a great white to the shark tank of the dating realm, the Birmingham Botanical Gardens will transport visitors this summer with cinematic experiences in its annual Flicks among the Flowers event in both June and July. more

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Courtesy of Amy Ager.

A Garden Club of America Flower Show, City Color, will be presented by The Little Garden Club and the Red Mountain Garden Club at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens May 1-2. more

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Photo by Lexi Coon.

The Mountain Brook Chamber of Commerce will be hosting its quarterly luncheon on April 26 at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens. For this event, they are featuring a panel of local restaurateurs. more

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Photo courtesy of Dave Glass.

As a part of the American Camellia Society, the Birmingham chapter works to educate people about the camellia plant genus. There are more than 200 species of the flower. more

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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

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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

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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

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Photo courtesy of kelliboydphotography.

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

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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

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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

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Erica Techo

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

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

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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

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Photos by Lexi Coon.

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

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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

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Photos by Lexi Coon.

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

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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

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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

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Photo courtesy of the Birmingham Botanical Gardens.

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

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July 2018