Immerse yourself in the wonders of the Gardens and feed mind, body, and soul.
Gardens connect us with nature and one another. Whether you are a novice or experienced gardener, our adult education programs will allow you to explore your interests in gardening, native plant studies, outdoor fitness, and more.
Grow your green thumb and your home garden by taking our hands-on, classes.More Details
Native Plant Studies
Discover native perennials and learn about the ways they support a healthy environment.More Details
Health & Wellness
Enjoy the benefits of exercising out-of-doors by joining us for our wellness offerings.More Details
Youth & Family Programs
Our offerings for youth and families are designed to spark curiosity and imagination, to highlight the excitement and joy of spending time in the garden, and to nurture a lifelong appreciation of the natural world.
Bring the kids and join us for garden-themed adventures designed for the entire family.More Details
Cultivate your child’s sense of discovery this summer in the unmatched natural setting of the Gardens.More Details
Storytime at the Gardens
Promote a love of reading, gardening, and the great outdoors in your preschooler.More Details
Created to allow teachers to introduce their students to the Gardens’ wonders, our award-winning Discovery Field Trips can be experienced through guided class field trips, self-guided tours, or digitally.
Guided Field Trips
Schedule a class field trip to allow your students to discover the Gardens’ wonders.More Details
Self-Guided Field Trips
Explore garden highlights using a free discovery backpack with a treasure map.More Details
Digital Field Trips
Dig deeper in the classroom with our virtual field trips and online teacher resources.More Details
A program of the Friends of Birmingham Botanical Gardens, the Library at the Gardens offers a large selection of gardening resources for adults and children. Present your Jefferson County library card at checkout.
Browse our 14,000 garden- and nature-themed books, magazines, DVDs, and audiobooks.More Details
Archives & Rare Book Room
See photos, maps, and other special documents reflecting the Gardens’ history.More Details
Discover the rewards of growing plants from seed as well as the benefits of seed sharing.More Details
Thyme to Read Book Club
Tuesday, April 4 | 4:30 pm – 5:30 pmThe Last Castle: The Epic Story of Love, Loss, and American Royalty in the Nation’s Largest Home