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    Birmingham Botanical Gardens

    2612 Lane Park Rd
    Birmingham , AL 35223
    205-414-3950  |  Fax: 205-414-3966

    Website: bbgardens.org


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    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 original outdoor sculpture and miles of serene paths. The Gardens features the largest public horticulture library in the U.S., conservatories, a wildflower garden, two rose gardens, the Southern Living garden, and Japanese Gardens with a...

    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 original outdoor sculpture and miles of serene paths. The Gardens features the largest public horticulture library in the U.S., conservatories, a wildflower garden, two rose gardens, the Southern Living garden, and Japanese Gardens with a traditionally crafted tea house. Education programs run year round and over 10,000 school children enjoy free science-curriculum based field trips annually.Birmingham Botanical Gardens, the most visited free attraction in Alabama, is open daily, offering free admission to more than 350,000 yearly visitors.


     

     

    Upcoming Events

    BBG Treasure Map

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens

    August 17, 2010 - Ongoing

    The Library at Birmingham Botanical Gardens

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens

    August 17, 2010 - Ongoing

    Media Reviews


    • Article: Common Ground, The new Arrington Plant Adventure Zone at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens ensures accessibility for all visitors
      Birmingham Magazine - Apr 01, 2013
      By Jared Downing

      For years, the Birmingham Botanical Gardens’ horticultural therapy program has helped people with disabilities find healing in the world of plants, and soon the program’s old Enabling Garden will give way to the new Arrington Plant Adventure Zone: a… Expand

      For years, the Birmingham Botanical Gardens’ horticultural therapy program has helped people with disabilities find healing in the world of plants, and soon the program’s old Enabling Garden will give way to the new Arrington Plant Adventure Zone: a state-of-the-art blend of accessibility and modern design, bigger and more versatile than anything the program has ever had.

      The only problem is that the Horticultural Therapy program is dormant. Well, not exactly dormant, but very different. In fact, it’s no longer about disabilities, or even therapy. Instead, it’s blooming into a new and expanded program accessible to anyone, wheelchair or no. Collapse

    • Article: Arrington Plant Adventure Zone Groundbreaking
      Birmingham Botanical Gardens Blog - Sep 12, 2011
      By Blake Ells, Public Relations Coordintaor

      On September 9, 2011 the new Arrington Plant Adventure Zone was dedicated. The space is in honor of former mayor Richard Arrington. Expand

      On September 9, 2011 the new Arrington Plant Adventure Zone was dedicated. The space is in honor of former mayor Richard Arrington. Collapse

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