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.


Pruning of the Dunn Formal Rose Garden - February 28, 8 - noon

Instruction will be given by Birmingham Rose Society members on pruning and care of roses. Bad weather makeup date is scheduled for March 7.




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.

Hikes for Tykes has concluded for the winter. It will return on March 28, 2015.



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.


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