Birmingham Botanical Gardens is currently closed.
The City of Birmingham Park and Recreation Board, which has jurisdiction over the Gardens, is currently working on its plan for reopening the Gardens with the wellness and safety of visitors, volunteers, and staff of top priority. Follow the Gardens on social media and visit our homepage to sign up to receive our e-news as the Friends of Birmingham Botanical Gardens brings the Gardens to you virtually. We wish you good health and look forward to welcoming you back in person as soon as City and State directives allow. Thank you for your support!

Our Gardens

The Gardens' 67.5 acres is filled with more than 30 thematic gardens, each one classified into one of three types: Gardens of Collections, Gardens of Nature and Gardens of Culture.

Gardens of Collections

This type focuses on a specific plant genus, family or other identified group (e.g., Asia). Gardens that fit into this category are:

Gardens of Nature

This type focuses on native plants of the southeastern US and eco-geographical plant groups. Gardens that fit into this category are:

Gardens of Culture

This type focuses on a particular design style or an aspect of human culture. Gardens that fit into this category are:

Other Areas of Interest

There are some items at The Gardens that do not fit within our classification system, but are still a valuable part of Birmingham Botanical Gardens.