Birmingham Botanical Gardens is open to all, every day of the week. Fall/winter hours are 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. (November 7–March 12). Please note that the City of Birmingham requires face coverings inside City-owned buildings and venues, including the Garden Center and other indoor facilities at the Gardens, effective July 29, 2021. For more information and guidelines for visiting, please click here. We look forward to your visit!

Contact Us

 

Main Entrance and Mailing Address

2612 Lane Park Road
Birmingham, Alabama 35223
205.414.3950

Service Entrance

2635 Cahaba Road
Birmingham, Alabama 35223
205.414.3910

Friends of Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Main: 205.414.3950

Administration

Executive Director
Tom Underwood

Chief Financial Officer
Stephanie Banks

Director of Gardens Support
Jane Underwood

Office Coordinator
Michelle Phillips

205.414.3950

Donor Services Coordinator
Dawn DeFrank

 205.414.3950, ext. 117

Development

Director of Development
Penney Hartline

205.414.3950, ext. 103

Donor Relations Officer
Drew Rickel

205.414.3950, ext. 102

Education

Director of Education and Visitor Experience
Brooke McMinn

205.414.3950, ext.107

Education Program Coordinator
Ellen Hardy

205.414.3950, ext. 106

Education Activities Specialist
Dawn Coleman Lee

205.414.3950, ext. 105

Gardens Support

Associate Director of Gardens Support—Horticulture Planning and Design Leader
Molly Hendry

205.414.3950, ext. 115 

 

Library

Main: 205.414.3920

Director of Library Services
Hope Long

 205.414.3950, ext. 110

Library Assistant & Archivist
Jason Kirby

205.414.3950, ext. 109

 

Communications and Marketing

Director of Communications and Marketing
Mindy Keyes Black

205.414.3950, ext. 112

Volunteers

Volunteer Coordinator
Alice Thompson Moore

205.414.3950, ext. 104


City of Birmingham

Main: 205.414.3900

Gardens Director
Virgil Mathews

205.414.3904

Main Number/Administrative Clerk

205.414.3900

District Horticulture Supervisor
Adam Benjamin 

205.414.3910

Garden & Facility Rentals

205.414.3908 and 205.414.3909

Director's Administrative Assistant
Cheryl Henderson

205.414.3905

 

Administrative Clerk (Activities)
Luci Bryant

205.414.3909

Tissue Lab

205.414.3911


The Gardens Café by Kathy G

Main: 205.871.1000

Event Director

205.871.1000


Leaf & Petal at the Gardens

Main: 205.877.3030


Alabama Cooperative Extension System (ACES)

Main: 205.879.6964

Administrative Assistant
Annette Drummonds

ext. 10

 

Plant Pathologist/Diagnostician
Jim Jacobi

ext. 18

Lab Technician
Caroline Rowan

ext. 19

Regional/Extension Agent
Bethany O'Rear

ext. 15

County Extension Coordinator
Lisa Jones

ext. 13