Birmingham Botanical Gardens is open to all, every day of the week. Spring/summer hours are 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. (through November 6). In light of the increased number of Covid-19 cases in Birmingham and Alabama, the City of Birmingham has implemented an ordinance requiring 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!

Saturdays in the Gardens: Alabama's Amazing Biodiversity


Saturdays in the Gardens: Alabama's Amazing Biodiversity

Instructor: Larry Stephens, Volunteer with the Friends of Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Saturday, September 18, 2021 | 10:00 a.m.-noon

Location: Blount Plaza

Friends of Birmingham Botanical Gardens Members: $16 | Non-members $20 


Join Friends of Birmingham Botanical Gardens staff and volunteers for the next installment in our Saturdays in the Gardens series, designed to give you a chance to explore the Gardens’ collections, peek behind the scenes, and learn to garden like a pro.

You'll learn about the vast and varied ecosystems that contribute to Alabama’s amazing biodiversity and enjoy a guided walk in the Bog and Kaul Wildflower Gardens. Novice and seasoned gardeners are welcome!  

Qualifies for 2 Native Plant Studies credit hours.



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.