April 26, 2014

11-4 p.m.

Admission is free.



Earth Day at The Gardens returns on April 26, 2014 from 11 – 4 p.m. in the Formal Garden in front of the Conservatory.

This year, the annual celebration will partner with Community Garden Coalition for Birmingham to focus on the growing local

and national interest in community gardening. Displays and demonstrations will feature topics such as: vegetable garden design, raised bed construction,

composting, trellising, rainwater irrigation and beekeeping. Focus will be maintained on health and wellness and the benefits of good nutrition.

The event is free to the public.

Is your organization interested in being a part of Earth Day at The Gardens?

Learn more about how to become an exhibitor or vendor and complete the application form today.

Request exhibitor information from Volunteer Coordinator Taylor Steele at tsteele@bbgardens.org.

Volunteer at Earth Day at The Gardens!

Interested in being a part of Earth Day at The Gardens? While it's free and open to the public, Earth Day is made possible due to hours of behind the scenes work from staff and volunteers. We have many positions ranging from set-up to hospitality to assisting exhibitors. To learn more about the opportunities, contact Taylor Steele, volunteer coordinator, at 205.414.3962 or tsteele@bbgardens.org.

Adult Volunteer Application

Teen Volunteer Application

Film Screening: "Growing Cities: A Film About Urban Farming in America"
Monday, April 21 | 7:30 p.m.
$5 Admission (at the door)
Community Garden Coalition for Birmingham and Birmingham Botanical Gardens will host a film screening at 7:30 p.m.
Prior to the film, light hors d'oeuvres, local beer and wine will be served beginning at 6:30 p.m. . A Q&A session will follow the film at 8:30 p.m.
21 years or older