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What’s Growing On – June 2017

Daylily Collection – daylilies are planted throughout the Garden; our Van Valkenburgh Daylily Garden contains over 800 varieties Daylily, Hemerocallis: herbaceous perennial; flowers open daily throughout the blooming season, individual flowers last one day Hydrangea Collection – planted throughout the … Continue reading

DNA Barcoding of Plant Specimens at Huntsville Botanical Garden

Overview As part of the HudsonAlpha Biotech Academy, high school students from the Madison County area have partnered with the Huntsville Botanical Garden to collect plant samples from native Alabama species and sequence their DNA to create a genetic barcode … Continue reading

Purple Martins and Tree Swallows Return to Huntsville Botanical Garden

After wintering in South America, families of Purple Martins and Tree Swallows are returning to nesting sites in the Garden. The Martin Colony of 16 nesting gourds behind the Children’s Garden is hosting about nine pairs of martins.  Tree Swallows … Continue reading

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