Plan Your Visit

Calendar

October 23, 2014 - November 20, 2014

To help you plan, please use the form below to select to see "Whats Growing On" for the dates of your visit.

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Festivals

Scarecrow Trail
Saturday August 30, 2014 - Friday October 31, 2014
Throughout the Garden

Fall means scarecrows at the Garden, as well as weekend hayrides and our Sorghum Maze.

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Galaxy of Lights
Friday November 14, 2014 - Saturday January 3, 2015

Don't miss North Alabama's favorite holiday tradition! Galaxy of Lights is a holiday light extravaganza featuring larger-than-life animated light displays. See Santa soaring over a delightful winter village. Nursery rhyme characters dance and frolic among traditional scenes of the season. And, best of all, experience the magic of the twinkling icicle forest. Galaxy of Lights is the perfect holiday treat for the young and young-at-heart.

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Events

Wade Wharton Exhibit
Friday March 1, 2013 - Friday October 31, 2014
Throughout the Garden

Mr. Wharton’s artwork is made from ‘found’ metal pieces such as shovels, rototiller blades, springs, and tools, welded into whimsical objects.

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Family Camp Out in the Garden and BOOtanica
Friday October 24, 2014 5:00 pm - Saturday October 25, 2014 8:00 am
Dogwood Grove

Enjoy a night under the stars in the Dogwood Grove and fun fall activities at BOOtanica.

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Bootanica
Saturday October 25, 2014 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Children's Garden

Come to the Garden for some Halloween fun dressed in costume!

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Girls' Night Out: Herbal Finishing Salts & Herbal Vinegar
Tuesday October 28, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Nichols Arbor

Grab your best girlfriend and head to the Garden for an evening of fun and creativity. Make a take-home craft and enjoy light hors d’oeuvres. Beer and wine will be available for purchase.

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Sips & Sounds...Celebrate the Season
Thursday November 6, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Nichols Arbor

Celebrate the season as we taste unique and delightful wines, sparking wines, Champagnes and mulled wine that are perfect for serving at your holiday parties.

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Girls' Night Out: Fall Flameless Candles
Thursday November 13, 2014 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Anderson Education Center Classroom

Grab your best girlfriend and head to the Garden for an evening of fun and creativity. Make a take-home craft and enjoy light hors d’oeuvres. Beer and wine will be available for purchase.

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Camps and Classes

Seeds to Sprouts: Perfect Purple
Friday October 31, 2014 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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Seeds to Sprouts: Acorns
Friday November 7, 2014 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Anderson Education Center 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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Adult Classes

Native Azalea Seed Gathering
Saturday November 1, 2014 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Boeing Education Classroom

Learn how to collect native azalea seeds and store them until the proper germination time.

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Plant ID Walk: Fall Foliage
Sunday November 2, 2014 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Mark and Linda Smith Patio

Join the Garden's horticulture staff for a tour of Garden fall foliage highlights.

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Brines, Butters and Birds
Tuesday November 4, 2014 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Murray Hall

If your Thanksgiving turkey has been less than something to ‘give thanks for’ then come learn one sure-fire way to cook a juicy turkey for the holidays

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Beekeeping for the Homeowner
Saturday November 8, 2014 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Anderson Education Center Classroom

Learn all you need to know about beekeeping.

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YOUtopia Lunch & Learn: Composting
Thursday November 20, 2014 11:30 pm - 12:30 pm
Boeing Education Classroom

YOUtopia focuses on sharing sustainable solutions for our environment. Learn about composting.

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Calendar

Huntsville Herb Society Meeting
Thursday October 23, 2014 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Boeing Education Classroom

HHS Anniversary Celebration, Mary Lou McNabb, Election of officers

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Hosta Society of North Alabama Meeting
Monday October 27, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Boeing Education Classroom

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Living Art Bonsai Society Meeting
Tuesday November 4, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Boeing Education Classroom

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Federated Garden Clubs of Huntsville and Madison County Meeting
Wednesday November 5, 2014 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Boeing Education Classroom

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North Alabama Daylily Society Meeting
Sunday November 9, 2014 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Murray Hall

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Garden Board of Directors Meeting
Monday November 10, 2014 11:30 am - 12:30 am
Murray Hall