Saturdays in the Gardens: Care for Camellias

Saturdays in the Gardens: Care for Camellias

Led by the Friends Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Saturday, February 15, 2020 | 10 a.m.–12 p.m.

Orientation Room

Cost: $10

Join the Friends of Birmingham Botanical Gardens for Saturdays in the Gardens, a series of programs designed to help novice and seasoned gardeners alike hone gardening skills in a hands-on setting. Local experts discuss approachable gardening topics and trends, lead garden walks, and conduct demonstrations and activities. Programs, presented by the Friends of Birmingham Botanical Gardens, are held monthly January through May and September through December on third Saturdays from 10 am until 12 noon.

February: Care for Camellias
Learn the basics of camellia care and propagation, as well as the history of the famed Birmingham Camellias that originated in the Birmingham area in the mid-20th century. See examples of Birmingham camellias and more on our walk through the Hess Camellia Garden. The program will conclude with an invitation to visit the Birmingham Camellia Society’s Camellia Show at the Gardens at 1 p.m.



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.