Member Travel Program

Member Day Trip to Gibbs Gardens: Daffodil Festival

March 23, 2017 | $100 per person


At Gibbs Gardens, guests will attend a Garden Talk by horticulturalist and author Erica Glasner.  Erica Glasner is the author of Proven Plants: Southern Gardens, co-author of Georgia Gardener’s Guide, as well as Month-By-Month™ Gardening in Georgia.  A well-known gardening expert, Erica Glasner also hosted “A Gardener’s Diary” on HGTV for fourteen years.  Be certain to bring your book to have it autographed after the talk!
After the Garden Talk and enjoying a catered lunch, guests will explore Gibbs Gardens and its Daffodil Festival showcasing 20 million daffodils.  Along with admission to Gibbs Gardens, each guest will receive a ticket to ride the tram through the beautiful landscapes.
This trip is open to all members of The Gardens. Each member is allowed to bring one non-member. Your fee includes roundtrip transportation, lunch, and admission to Gibbs Gardens. All attendees must ride the bus and get on the bus at The Gardens. No one is permitted to follow separately in their car.  
Price: $100 per person
Register for the Member Day Trip: 
5:30 a.m. – 6 a.m. Check-in at the main entrance of Birmingham Botanical Gardens and board bus
6 a.m. Depart for Gibbs Gardens (approx. three hour ride)
10 a.m. Arrive at Gibbs Gardens
11 a.m. Garden Talk by Erica Glasner 
11:30 a.m. Catered lunch at the Arbor Café 
12 p.m. Begin tour of Gibbs Gardens
3 p.m. Depart Gibbs Gardens to return to Birmingham Botanical Gardens (approx. three hour ride)
5 p.m. Estimated arrival at Birmingham Botanical Gardens
A few notes:
Please dress for the weather - this is an outdoor event which will run rain or shine.  Wear comfortable clothing and shoes.  Sunscreen and hats encouraged.  All guests must ride the bus for the trip.  Guests will not be permitted to follow in their own personal vehicles.  Service animals only.
Learn more about Gibbs Gardens:
Learn more about Erica Glasner:
Please call 205.414.3950 if you prefer to register over the phone. 
Refunds (minus a $15 processing fee) given if notification is made at least 10 business days prior to start date. (You are always welcome to send another person under your registration if you cannot attend.) We reserve the right to cancel the trip due to lack of participation; if we cancel the trip as such, we will issue a full refund. Please be aware that we strive to hold trips regardless of weather, so plan accordingly. In the unlikely event a trip has to be cancelled due to inclement weather, we will attempt to notify you, and a refund (minus a $15 processing fee) will be issued.