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Huntsville Botanical Garden

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4747 Bob Wallace Ave SW
Huntsville, AL 35805 United States
(256) 830-4447

August 2020

Ask a Master Gardener

August 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Huntsville Botanical Garden, 4747 Bob Wallace Ave SW
Huntsville, AL 35805 United States

Have a gardening question? Want to know more about growing plants at home? We're bringing in the experts! This is a special opportunity to get answers from the Master Gardeners of North Alabama. They will be stationed in the Demonstration Vegetable Garden to answer your questions and offer tours of the vegetable plots. Chat with an expert and learn something new, all included with Garden admission. Please note: Face coverings are required at the Garden. Please review our Visitor Guidelines here.

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Join us for the Golden Hour

August 12 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Huntsville Botanical Garden, 4747 Bob Wallace Ave SW
Huntsville, AL 35805 United States

We are extending our hours on Wednesdays for you to enjoy the Golden Hour, an elevated evening experience at the Garden. Illuminated by the warm glow of the setting sun, the Golden Hour invites guests to unwind and enjoy the Garden’s natural beauty in a new light. From 5 - 8 p.m., we welcome you to explore our 112 acres with food, drinks, and live music, spreading out safely whether you are strolling along our nature trails or lounging in…

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Plants Inside and Out | Nature Academy

August 22 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Huntsville Botanical Garden, 4747 Bob Wallace Ave SW
Huntsville, AL 35805 United States

Nature Academy provides hands-on science classes at the Garden to enrich STEM learning for students in grades K-8. Join us in a study from roots to seed! Students will explore the parts of plants including internal/external structures and their functions in plant growth and survival. This hands-on program will get students up close and personal with a variety of plants using the garden as their classroom. Garden Member: $15/personNon-Member: $20/person Register for Saturday, August 22 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00…

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Family Campout in the Garden

August 28 @ 6:00 pm - August 29 @ 8:00 am
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Huntsville Botanical Garden, 4747 Bob Wallace Ave SW
Huntsville, AL 35805 United States

New to camping? Don’t feel like traveling far to spend a relaxing evening outdoors? Join us for our Garden campout! We will have boxed dinners from Chick-fil-A, an evening snack to pop over the fires, a story at bedtime, and a chance to experience the Garden on a guided night hike.  Bring your own flashlights, tent, sleeping bags, pillows, and lawn chairs, and come enjoy a summer evening outdoors with your family. Click here to read the precautions put into place to protect…

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September 2020

Festifall

September 7 @ 12:00 am - October 31 @ 11:59 pm
Huntsville Botanical Garden, 4747 Bob Wallace Ave SW
Huntsville, AL 35805 United States

Scarecrows  |  Igloo Hardy Mums |  Pumpkin Displays  | Corn Field | Historic Tractor It’s harvest time, and nothing says FALL quite like Festifall at the Garden! Our two-month celebration of the changing seasons features pumpkins, scarecrows, campouts, nature hikes, and more. As the air turns crisp and the leaves begin to change color, there’s no better place to connect with nature and enjoy the beauty of autumn. Check back soon for more Festifall events, or sign up for our weekly newsletter to receive…

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The Insect World: Heroes, Villians, and Vandals | Nature Academy

September 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Huntsville Botanical Garden, 4747 Bob Wallace Ave SW
Huntsville, AL 35805 United States

Nature Academy provides hands-on science classes at the Garden to enrich STEM learning for students in grades K-8. Learn the good, bad, and ugly of the insect world as we explore the role that insects play in our environment and why they are so important. From scavenger hunts to hands-on exploration, this program will open your eyes to the world of insects. Garden Member: $15/personNon-Member: $20/person Register for Tuesday, September 8Register for Thursday, September 10Register for Saturday, September 12Register for Tuesday, September…

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Outstanding Plants for the Home Landscape | Virtual class offered via Zoom Webinar

September 10 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Huntsville Botanical Garden, 4747 Bob Wallace Ave SW
Huntsville, AL 35805 United States

Calling all gardeners! This dynamic four-week course is for the home gardener who wishes to improve their plant selection skills and learn more about the many different plants suitable for the home landscape. Read more about the instructor, Bryce Lane, below! Each of the four classes will focus on a different group of plants that enhance the home landscape, such as annuals, perennials, and small trees. The discussion will begin with general information about the plant group, including selection criteria, soil…

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October 2020

Leaf Chemistry | Nature Academy

October 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Huntsville Botanical Garden, 4747 Bob Wallace Ave SW
Huntsville, AL 35805 United States

Nature Academy provides hands-on science classes at the Garden to enrich STEM learning for students in grades K-8. Yellow, Orange, Red, and Green? Long, round, spiny, and smooth? Why are leaves all so different? Explore the chemistry of photosynthesis and makeup of plant cells in this journey into leaves. We will learn about what we can see with our eyes every day but also take a journey inside to see what goes on inside a leaf “behind the scenes." Garden Member: $15/personNon-Member: $20/person…

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November 2020

Brown, Round, and Underground | Nature Academy

November 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Huntsville Botanical Garden, 4747 Bob Wallace Ave SW
Huntsville, AL 35805 United States

Nature Academy provides hands-on science classes at the Garden to enrich STEM learning for students in grades K-8. Learn about bulbs and how they are prepared for the spring in this hands-on program. Students will get an opportunity to do hands-on work in the garden with our bulbs. Garden Member: $15/personNon-Member: $20/person Registration opens October 1! This class is part of a series! Nature Academy offers three seasons of three classes each. The winter season includes Brown, Round, and Underground, Getting Ready for a…

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December 2020

Getting Ready for a Spring Garden | Nature Academy

December 1 @ 8:00 am - December 31 @ 5:00 pm
Huntsville Botanical Garden, 4747 Bob Wallace Ave SW
Huntsville, AL 35805 United States

Learn what it takes to prepare a space for a healthy spring garden in this virtual session. We will hear facts, tips, and tricks from our Master Gardeners and other horticulture experts on staff at the Garden. We know that December is a busy month for many of you. To make attending Nature Academy easier we are offering a virtual program. This will include a video and an activity that can be done at home, at the Garden, or wherever you…

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January 2021

Winter Plant Defenses | Nature Academy

January 12, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Huntsville Botanical Garden, 4747 Bob Wallace Ave SW
Huntsville, AL 35805 United States

Plants, with or without leaves, can become a source of food for animals looking for a meal in the winter months. Just like animals, plants have ways to protect themselves. We will explore how plants keep themselves from becoming a food source and how they withstand the weather during the colder months. Garden Member: $15/personNon-Member: $20/person Registration opens October 1! This class is part of a series! Nature Academy offers three seasons of three classes each. The winter season includes Brown, Round, and…

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February 2021

Gardening for Birds | Nature Academy

February 9, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Huntsville Botanical Garden, 4747 Bob Wallace Ave SW
Huntsville, AL 35805 United States

Celebrate National Bird Feeder Month by learning about gardening for birds! We will create a natural bird feeder that you can put out in the garden in addition to planning a garden to attract them. Garden Member: $15/personNon-Member: $20/person Registration opens on January 1! This class is part of a series! Nature Academy offers three seasons of three classes each. The spring season includes Gardening for Birds, Seed Adventures, and Herbs & Cooking. Learn more about Nature Academy and register for a spring…

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March 2021

Seed Adventures | Nature Academy

March 9, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Huntsville Botanical Garden, 4747 Bob Wallace Ave SW
Huntsville, AL 35805 United States

Take the journey of a seed as it - drops in the soil, grows, and then flowers. We will study components of healthy soil and the parts of a flower to bring the journey full circle in a hands-on way. Garden Member: $15/personNon-Member: $20/person Registration opens on January 1! This class is part of a series! Nature Academy offers three seasons of three classes each. The spring season includes Gardening for Birds, Seed Adventures, and Herbs & Cooking. Learn more about Nature Academy…

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April 2021

Herbs and Cooking | Nature Academy

April 10, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Huntsville Botanical Garden, 4747 Bob Wallace Ave SW
Huntsville, AL 35805 United States

Herbs have many uses in the natural world and our daily lives. Explore the Herb Garden and discover its many functions. We will create infused oils to take home and use in your own cooking! You will need to bring a small glass container (no more than 8oz) to reuse for your oil. Garden Member: $15/personNon-Member: $20/person Registration opens on January 1! This class is part of a series! Nature Academy offers three seasons of three classes each. The spring season includes Gardening…

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