friends of jemison park

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Photo by Lexi Coon.

The City Council also approved an estimate to build a mound for the Mountain Brook Elementary restroom facility. Read more



Photo by Lexi Coon

The Friends of Jemison Park have upgraded some the picnic tables and benches for the hundreds of people who walk through Jemison Park every week. Read more


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Michele Smith

The 26-year-old Garden Club had a great year with interesting speakers at the monthly meetings, cooking and wine tasting classes, Christmas brunch, Halloween party and Spring Couples Party. Read more


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Photos by Lexi Coon.

Guests learned more about the local ecosystem and the history of Shades Creek. Read more


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Photo by Lexi Coon.

During his lifetime, Warren Manning worked on at least 1,600 landscape projects, including the design of Mountain Brook with Robert Jemison Jr. Read 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. Read more


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Photo courtesy of Sim Johnson.

Volunteers will be helping plant hundreds of trees and shrubs in parts of the park where invasive species, such as privet, elaeagnus and bamboo, were removed last winter. Read more



Photo by Lexi Coon.

Growing strong trees takes time, and the Friends of Jemison Park want to ensure those growing trees have a good place to spend that time. Read more


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