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!

Grow Greener: Selecting Seeds for Spring


Grow Greener: Selecting Seeds for Spring

Instructor: Brooke McMinn, Director of Education and Visitor Experience with the Friends of Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Sunday, December 12, 2021 | 2–4 p.m.

Location: Rushton Garden, behind the Library at the Gardens

Friends of Birmingham Botanical Gardens Members: $20 | Non-members: $25

 Join Friends of Birmingham Botanical Gardens and Alabama Cooperative Extension System experts in the Bruno Vegetable Garden to learn how to grow greener at home. Discover everything you need to know to select and order seeds in plenty of time for a successful spring garden to come.

Made possible in part through a gift from the Annie Lee Buce Matthews Fund for Sustainable Gardening. 


Refunds (minus a $15 processing fee) will be given for Friends of Birmingham Botanical Gardens programs priced at $25 or more if notification is made at least 10 business days prior to class start date. (You are always welcome to send another person under your registration if you cannot attend.) Transfers may be made to programs of equal value at no additional fee. We reserve the right to cancel classes due to lack of participation or other unforeseen circumstances. Please note that programs are held rain or shine; in extreme weather conditions, programs may be canceled for your safety and the safety of staff and volunteers. If we cancel a program for any of these reasons, we will issue a full refund.