NEW Weekend Educational Programs
"Get Into The Gardens" is a new weekend program that provides free educational programming to visitors at Birmingham Botanical Gardens. The series will include family-friendly demonstrations, the return of Hikes for Tykes, an educational outdoor adventure designed for preschool children and their families, and Sunday Scene, an educational walk through each of the gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens.
All programs are free. Registration is not required. Meet in The Gardens' plaza.
Themed “Big Ideas, Small Spaces,” the first sessions will be held bimonthly beginning on March 16, are free to the public and
appropriate for all ages. From planting peppers and tomatoes to creating a Mother’s Day herb garden and to explaining simple watering
strategies, there is an educational opportunity to fit eclectic curiosities on Saturdays this Spring.
• Saturday, October 12, 1:30 p.m.: Build Your Garden with a Bale; a Straw Bale: Master Gardener Su Reid-St. John will offer tips and demonstrate the procedure on how to set up, plant and maintain a straw bale planter.
Beginning at 10 a.m. every Saturday, Hikes for Tykes is another free program provided to
visitors of The Gardens, this walk encourages pre-school children and their
parents to engage in an outdoor educational adventure.
The program is offered in partnership with Fresh Air Family.
The Sunday Scene also returns as the final component of the series, leading visitors on educational walks through The Gardens.
June 16: Fern Society will host a Father’s Day Walk
All walks in the Sunday Scene begin at 2 p.m.
For more information about the "Get Into The Gardens" series, contact
Volunteer Coordinator Taylor Steele at 205.414.3962 or firstname.lastname@example.org.