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    Make a Treat for the Birds

    Presented by Ruffner Mountain Nature Preserve at Ruffner Mountain Nature Center, Birmingham

    December 21, 2014

    As the holidays approach, let’s make a delicious treat for our wild bird friends. These feeders will add a festive touch to your yard, as well as be a welcome snack for the local birds. Come to the Tree House anytime between 2:00 and 4:00 pm.

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    June Mays Garden Lecture Series

    Presented by Emmet O'Neal Library at Emmet O'Neal Library (Mountain Brook), Mountain Brook

    January 3 - January 17, 2015

    June Mays is a garden designer whose working knowledge of plants, soils and construction is founded on a deep love of gardens. She holds...more

    Junior Master Gardener

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    January 24, 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

    Herbs in the Boudoir

    Presented by Embody Practice Center - Yoga, Tai Chi, Manual Therapy at Embody Practice Center, Birmingham

    February 7, 2015

    How to SPICE up your night life with fun herbal preparations that are safe for the yoni and make everyone tingle!
    We will learn how to make:
    ~ Warming Circulation Tonic
    ~...more

    Plant-Soil Relationships

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    February 7, 2015

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

    Native Woody Plants: The Basics and Beyond

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    February 14, 2015

    As somewhat permanent elements in landscapes, both cultivated and natural, native woody plants play numerous important roles. This in-depth look at basic plant types (tree, shrub, vine, deciduous,...more

    Birmingham Home and Garden Show

    Presented by Marketplace Events at Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC) Arena and Exhibition Halls, Birmingham

    February 12 - February 15, 2015

    The Birmingham Home and Garden Show takes over the BJCC for four days of nationally renowned experts in landscaping, outdoor living, hom improvement, interior design, instructional how-to...more

    Junior Master Gardener

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    February 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

    Introduction to the Study of Native Plants

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    March 7, 2015

    This full-day introduction to the study of native plants will begin in the classroom and later move outside into The Gardens and greenhouses, where we will correlate much of what we have learned....more

    Junior Master Gardener

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    March 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, McCalla

    March 21 - March 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

    Spring-flowering Native Plants

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    April 4, 2015

    One of the most exciting annual events in the southeast is the flowering of our native spring wildflowers, many of them ephemeral. This class will examine what makes a plant an ephemeral and some...more

    Hikes for Tykes

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    June 1, 2013 - May 2, 2015

    Beginning at 10 am every Saturday, Hikes for Tykes is another free program provided...more

    Historic Hollywood House Tour

    Presented by Hollywood Garden Club

    May 3, 2015

    The tour will take place on Sunday, May 3, 2015 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. This year there are 4 historic homes lined up - 2 spanish and 2 tudors. This year's spectacular line-up of homes...more

    Junior Master Gardener

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    June 20, 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

    Junior Master Gardener

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    July 18, 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

    Junior Master Gardener

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    August 15, 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

    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

    Educational Workshops, Lectures and Demonstrations

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

    January 23, 2011 - 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

    January 26, 2011 - 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

    August 17, 2010 - 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

    March 30, 2011 - 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

    April 21, 2011 - 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

    August 17, 2010 - 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

    August 31, 2011 - 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

    September 1, 2011 - 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

    September 16, 2011 - 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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