Events

Monthly Calendar

July 28, 2015 - August 25, 2015

“There’s Always Something Growing On” at Huntsville Botanical Garden!

Don't forget that some of our events and classes need volunteers! To see a list of volunteer opportunities,  go to the Volunteers page under Get Involved!


Festivals

Purdy Butterfly House
Friday May 1, 2015 - Wednesday September 30, 2015

This beautiful, soaring 9000 sq. ft. natural stone and steel beam structure overlooking the entrance pond is home to thousands of native butterflies, tadpoles, frogs, button quail, turtles and other critters. Waterfall, ponds, streams, lush vegetation and flowering plants invite visitors to experience this varied and colorful collection of flora and fauna.

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Events

Summer Sounds
Thursday June 4, 2015 - Thursday July 30, 2015
Garden Railway

Enjoy an eclectic selection of musicians each Thursday evening as they perform their own unique genre of music.

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Girls Night Out: Hummingbirds in Migration
Thursday July 30, 2015 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Anderson Education Center Classroom

Grab your best girlfriend and head to the Garden for an evening of fun and creativity.

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Fidos After 5
Thursday August 6, 2015 - Thursday September 24, 2015
In the Garden

Each Thursday evening in August and September leashed pets are allowed in the Garden.

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Herbs and Hors d'Oeuvres
Friday August 14, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Nichols Arbor

Celebrate an evening where herbs take center stage.

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Cooking with Garden Herbs
Thursday August 20, 2015 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Nichols Arbor

Learn to cook with fresh herbs

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Camps and Classes

Junior Master Gardener Camp Level 2, K-5
Monday July 27, 2015 - Friday July 31, 2015
Anderson Education Center Classroom

Your child can learn about gardening and taking care of their community.

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Seeds to Sprouts: Wonderful Wheat & Grains
Friday July 31, 2015 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Boeing Education Classroom

Enjoy stories, lessons, hands-on activities and guided tours of our garden areas.
This program is geared for children age 2-5.

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Junior Master Gardener: Learn, Grow, Eat & GO! Grades K-2
Tuesday August 11, 2015 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Anderson Education Center Classroom

Each class combines a lesson, gardening activities, fresh food tastings and student garden journals to increase basic knowledge of nutrition through vegetable gardening in a healthy environment.

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Junior Master Gardener: Learn Grow, Eat & GO! Grades 6-8
Wednesday August 12, 2015 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Celebration Station (Children's Garden)

Each weekly class combines a lesson, gardening activities, fresh food tastings and student garden journals to increase basic knowledge of nutrition through vegetable gardening in a healthy environment.

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Junior Master Gardener: Learn Grow, Eat & GO! Grades 3-5
Wednesday August 12, 2015 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Anderson Education Center Classroom

Each class combines a lesson, gardening activities, fresh food tastings and student garden journals to increase basic knowledge of nutrition through vegetable gardening in a healthy environment.

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Seeds to Sprouts: Secrets of an Apple Tree
Friday August 14, 2015 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Boeing Education Classroom

Enjoy stories, lessons, hands-on activities and guided tours of our garden areas.
This program is geared for children age 2-5.

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Junior Master Gardener: Learn Grow, Eat & GO! Grades K-2
Tuesday August 25, 2015 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Anderson Education Center Classroom

Each weekly class at HBG combines a lesson, gardening activities, fresh food tastings and student garden journals to increase basic knowledge of nutrition through vegetable gardening in a healthy environment.

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Adult Classes

Planting a Fall Vegetable Garden
Saturday August 8, 2015 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Anderson Education Center Classroom

Learn how to grow a fall vegetable garden in your own backyard.

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Plant ID Walk: Fall Blooming Crapemytles and Perennial Ferns
Sunday August 16, 2015 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Mark and Linda Smith Patio

Identify fall blooming crapemyrtles and perennial ferns.

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Calendar

Huntsville Wildflower Society Meeting
Tuesday July 28, 2015 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Anderson Education Center Classroom

Social time is at 6:00 pm, the meeting is 6:30-7:30. Brian Finzel will present a program on Summer and Flowers.

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Leaf Mulch Loading
Saturday August 1, 2015 8:00 am - 11:30 am
Mulch pile east of Garden

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Living Art Bonsai Society Meeting
Tuesday August 4, 2015 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Anderson Education Center Classroom

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North Alabama Daylily Society Meeting
Sunday August 9, 2015 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Anderson Education Center Classroom

Dan Bachman is presenting the program

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Garden Board of Directors Meeting
Monday August 10, 2015 11:30 am - 12:30 am
Murray Hall

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Huntsville Fern Society Meeting
Tuesday August 11, 2015 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Anderson Education Center Classroom

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Master Gardeners of North Alabama Meeting
Thursday August 13, 2015 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Murray Hall

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Leaf Mulch loading
Saturday August 15, 2015 8:00 am - 11:30 am
Mulch pile east of Garden

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Heart of Dixie Orchid Society Meeting
Monday August 17, 2015 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Anderson Education Center Classroom

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Gourd Patch Meeting
Tuesday August 18, 2015 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Anderson Education Center Classroom

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North Alabama Mushroom Society Meeting
Thursday August 20, 2015 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Anderson Education Center Classroom

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Member and Volunteer Orientation "Just the Basics"
Sunday August 23, 2015 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Murray Hall

Learn more about membership benefits and volunteer opportunities; take a tour through the Garden.

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Hosta Society of North Alabama Meeting
Monday August 24, 2015 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Anderson Education Center Classroom

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Huntsville Wildflower Society Meeting
Tuesday August 25, 2015 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Anderson Education Center Classroom

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