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    Lunch and Learn: What's Bugging You?

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    August 5, 2015

    The ACES Diagnostic Plant Lab helps identify problems and give cures.

    ...more


    Urban Cookhouse Farmers Market

    Presented by Urban Cookhouse at SoHo Square, Homewood

    May 30 - August 15, 2015

    Every Saturday May 30th – August 15th
    (excluding July 4th weekend)


    Tannehill Trade Days

    Presented by Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park at Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park, Bessemer

    August 15 - August 16, 2015

    The third weekend of each month, from March through November, shoppers and swappers come from far and near to Tannehill Trade Days in search of tools, clothing, jewelry, knives, furniture and...more

    Lunch and Learn: Curb Appeal

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    August 19, 2015

    Intentionally add year round color, interest and charm to your landscape.


    Pruning: Techniques, Outcomes & Design Influences

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    August 20, 2015

    Pruning and training of plants is an essential part of garden development and maintenance, yet even savvy gardeners approach these basic tasks with a mixture of ignorance and trepidation. Using...more

    Introduction to Native Plant Conservation

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    August 22, 2015

    The flora of Alabama is one of the richest in the country, which underscores the importance of conserving our plants and their habitats. This course is a general introduction to plant...more

    Family Bootcamp Series

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    March 28 - August 22, 2015

    Join us for Family Bootcamp - a circuit training class, including the perfect combination of Hi Impact Cardio, Muscle Strengthening, and Core-focused exercises designed to give your entire family...more

    Introduction to Native Plant Conservation

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    August 22, 2015

    The flora of Alabama is one of the richest in the country, which underscores the importance of conserving our plants and their habitats. This course is a general introduction to plant...more

    Plant-Soil Relationships

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    August 29, 2015

    Explore the physical, chemical, and biological properties of natural soils and the characteristics of the native plant communities growing in them. Plant growth reciprocally modifies soil...more

    Lunch and Learn: Tools of the Trade

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    September 2, 2015

    See what tools the pros use and how to maintain them for peak performance.


    Woodworking Skills: Butcher Block Cutting Boards

    Presented by MAKEbhm at MAKEbhm, Birmingham

    September 1 - September 2, 2015

    Make your very own wood cutting board during our introductory woodworking class. Broken up over two classes, the four hour class will walk you through the process of turning rough-cut hardwood...more

    The World of Carnivorous Plants and Bog-in-a-Bowl

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    September 5, 2015

    The southeastern United States is a hotspot of diversity for carnivorous plants, which obtain their nutrients by attracting, capturing, and digesting living animals. They inhabit some of...more

    Introduction to Plant Taxonomy/Classification

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    September 12, 2015

    Plant taxonomy is the science of recognizing, classifying and naming plant species. This fascinating field of study gives insights into evolution, natural history and ecology. Participants in this...more

    Lunch and Learn: Backyard Habits

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    September 16, 2015

    To create a sanctuary for the birds and the bees, start by adding flowers and trees.


    Woodworking Skills: Butcher Block Cutting Boards

    Presented by MAKEbhm at MAKEbhm, Birmingham

    September 15 - September 16, 2015

    Make your very own wood cutting board during our introductory woodworking class. Broken up over two classes, the four hour class will walk you through the process of turning rough-cut hardwood...more

    Junior Master Gardener

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    September 19, 2015

    The Junior Master Gardener program is an international youth gardening program of the university cooperative Extension network. JMG engages children in novel, “hands-on” group and...more

    Native Grasses and Grass-like Plants

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    September 19, 2015

    Native grasses and grass-like plants dominate the earth, yet their identification presents a challenge to beginner and experienced botanists alike. This workshop will introduce participants to the...more

    Tannehill Trade Days

    Presented by Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park at Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park, Bessemer

    September 19 - September 20, 2015

    The third weekend of each month, from March through November, shoppers and swappers come from far and near to Tannehill Trade Days in search of tools, clothing, jewelry, knives, furniture and...more

    The Alabama Orchid Society 31st annual Orchid Show and Sale

    Presented by Alabama Orchid Society and Birmingham Botanical Gardens

    September 18 - September 20, 2015

    The Alabama Orchid Society is having their 31st annual Orchid Show and Sale in the auditorium of the Birmingham Botanical Gardens on Sept. 18th – 20th.   Free admission.  Show...more

    Alabama’s Ecology

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    September 26, 2015

    With sixty-four types of terrestrial ecosystems shaped by an unusual climate and rich geological history, Alabama's native plants number nearly 3,000 species. They are an important part of our...more

    Growing Native Trees from Seed – Oaks, Hickories and Others – Part I

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    October 10, 2015

    Where do you get a blackjack oak or shagbark hickory when you really need one; or how about a longleaf pine or a black gum? Using classroom instruction and field observation, this class will...more

    Southern Women's Show

    Presented by Southern Shows at Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC) Exhibition Halls, Birmingham

    October 8 - October 11, 2015

    The Southern Women's Show returns to Birmingham October 8-11, 2015, and you're invited to join in the FUN! Jam-packed with cool jewelry and handbags, make-up tips and tricks, delicious gourmet...more

    Junior Master Gardener

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    October 17, 2015

    The Junior Master Gardener program is an international youth gardening program of the university cooperative Extension network. JMG engages children in novel, “hands-on” group and...more

    Tannehill Trade Days

    Presented by Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park at Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park, Bessemer

    October 17 - October 18, 2015

    The third weekend of each month, from March through November, shoppers and swappers come from far and near to Tannehill Trade Days in search of tools, clothing, jewelry, knives, furniture and...more

    Lunch and Learn: Let There Be Light!

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    October 21, 2015

    Enhance beauty, provide safety and enjoy your outdoor spaces after dark.


    Autumn Identification of Native Woody Plants

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    October 24, 2015

    Using The Gardens' extensive living collections as a hands-on resource, we will focus on attributes and identification features of species found naturally or in cultivation in Alabama....more

    Junior Master Gardener

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    November 21, 2015

    The Junior Master Gardener program is an international youth gardening program of the university cooperative Extension network. JMG engages children in novel, “hands-on” group and...more

    Tannehill Trade Days

    Presented by Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park at Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park, Bessemer

    November 21 - November 22, 2015

    The third weekend of each month, from March through November, shoppers and swappers come from far and near to Tannehill Trade Days in search of tools, clothing, jewelry, knives, furniture and...more

    Christmas at Arlington Antebellum House and Gardens

    Presented by Arlington Historic Home and Gardens at Arlington Antebellum Home and Gardens, Birmingham

    December 5 - December 6, 2015

    Christmas at Arlington is an annual event held the first weekend in December to kick off the holiday season.  Arlington, Birmingham's beautiful Greek Revival 1840s Museum House, is on the...more

    Yard Art

    Presented by Naked Art Gallery at Naked Art Gallery, Birmingham

    April 3 - December 24, 2015

    Functional art for the garden by various artists

    This show is taking place in Naked Art’s outdoor space.

    Participating artists:
    Clint Coopersmith
    Andrew...more

    Coffee, Conversation, and Crafts

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at Springville Road Regional Library (BPL), Birmingham

    June 1 - December 28, 2015

    This group meets every Monday at the Springville Road Library to work on crafts, socialize, and enjoy refreshments. All supplies, materials, and instructions are provided at no charge and all...more

    Birmingham Botanical Gardens PHOTO-TALK

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    January 18, 2015 - February 21, 2016

     If you can answer yes to any of these questions then this discussion group is for you!
    1. I'm interested in photography.
    2. I want to develop my photographic skills.
    3....more

    Yoga with Lindsey

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    April 8, 2015 - April 27, 2016

    Join instructor Lindsey Barclift at the Gardens on Wednesday in our new adult yoga class. Twenty-five years of classical ballet training, plus many years of cardio, weight and group training has...more

    Yoga with Lindsey

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    April 8, 2015 - April 27, 2016

    Join instructor Lindsey Barclift at the Gardens on Wednesday in our new adult yoga class. Twenty-five years of classical ballet training, plus many years of cardio, weight and group training has...more

    Educational Workshops, Lectures and Demonstrations

    Presented by Petals from the Past at Petals from the Past, Jemison

    Ongoing

    We invite you to take a look at the workshops and educational programs we are offering. The programs are not pre-scheduled events but will be conducted Tuesday-Friday for garden clubs and groups...more

    Orr Park / Tinglewood

    Presented by Montevallo Parks and Recreation at Orr Park, Montevallo

    Ongoing

    One of the most unique parks and nature preserves in the South is Orr Park, located just south of Birmingham in the charming city of Montevallo, Alabama. A beautiful preserve along Shoal...more

    BBG Treasure Map

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    Ongoing

    Birmingham Botanical Gardens is Alabama's largest living museum with more than 10,000 different plants in its living collections. The Gardens' 67.5 acres contains 25+ unique gardens, 30+ works of...more

    Aldridge Gardens

    Presented by Aldridge Botanical Gardens at Aldridge Gardens, Hoover

    Ongoing

    Since Aldridge Gardens opened in 2002, the 30-acre former property of well-known horticulturist Eddie Aldridge and his wife Kay has become a popular attraction in the greater Birmingham area. The...more

    Trails of Africa Exhibit - Open April 2011

    Presented by Birmingham Zoo at Birmingham Zoo, Birmingham

    Ongoing

    Blazing New Trails in Elephant Care and Conservation

    Much more than an attraction, Trails of Africa is the world’s first exhibit featuring a herd of African bull...more

    The Library at Birmingham Botanical Gardens

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    Ongoing

    The Library at Birmingham Botanical Gardens is the largest public horticultural library in the Southeast and is open to the public. Simply present your Jefferson County Library Card to check out...more

    Turkey Creek Nature Preserve

    at Turkey Creek Nature Preserve, Pinson

    Ongoing

    Where Unique Natural Wonders and Rich History Flow Together

    Turkey Creek Nature Preserve was established through a...more

    Southern Environmental Center

    Presented by Southern Environmental Center at Birmingham-Southern College, Birmingham

    Ongoing

    The Southern Environmental Center (SEC) is the largest educational facility of its kind in Alabama and can handle groups of up to 100 visitors at a time. In addition to its award-winning...more

    Alabama Orchid Society Monthly Meetings

    Presented by Alabama Orchid Society at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    Ongoing

    The aims of the Alabama Orchid Society are, generally stated, to extend the knowledge, production, use, perpetuation and appreciation of orchids of any kind and in any manner.

    The Alabama...more

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