Grand Opening Activities
For the month of April the Garden will be celebrating the opening of the new
Eloise McDonald Propst Guest Center! The Garden has several different activities planned.
We invite you and your family to come see all the changes and enjoy the Garden!
Now – April 30th
Purdy Butterfly House
Included with Garden admission or membership
This exhibit will most likely change the way we feel about those gloomy rainy days. Come experience the Purdy Butterfly House in a brand new way! Hundreds of vibrant umbrellas will float above the greenery, trails and turtles of the Purdy Butterfly House at Huntsville Botanical Garden. The installation uses colorful umbrellas to provide an amazing sight that evokes a careful, child-like energy. You’ll leave wanting to dance in puddles while “singing in the rain!” Don’t forget your rain boots!
Exploring the Garden’s Treasures
Entire Month of April
Free with Membership or Garden Admission
Pick up an activity sheet in the new Guest Center atrium and venture out to explore a different garden each weekend during the month of April. Follow the map to the Exploring the Garden’s Treasures sign, read, explore and answer the question or questions on the activity sheet. Winners will be drawn on the Monday following each weekend to receive weekly prizes. Contest begins again the next weekend. At the end of April, all entries will be entered into a drawing for an ipad!!! Come to the Garden each weekend in April and enter the contest. Look for the treasure box in the Guest Center; that’s where you’ll drop off your entry each day! Weekend prizes!
April 22 – 28 Lewis Birding Trail
Bring Your Binoculars!
April 29 – May 5th Purdy Butterfly House
How many species of butterflies do you see?