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Adult Programs

The Garden provides a variety of opportunities for adults to expand their knowledge of plants and their place in nature. 

For questions about our Adult Programs, please contact or 256.830.4447 ext 253.

Current Programs

Morning Bird Walk with Herb Lewis | In-person class

September 18 at 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Central Time

Join birding expert Herb Lewis on this morning walk through the Garden to seek, spot, and identify birds in their natural habitat. With Herb as your guide, you will learn how to look for local and migrating birds, explore what kind of landscape attracts them, and come to see why the Garden is a hotspot for a multitude of bird species. Suitable for expert and novice birders alike, this is an authentic birding experience you won’t want to miss!

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The Introvert’s Garden: Hedges, Thorns, Prickles, and Poisons | Virtual class

October 5 at 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Central Time

Have you ever headed into your garden to decompress, unwind, or just find some peace and quiet? Many gardeners turn to their gardens as places of solitude and respite, and there are plenty of ways to create a botanical sanctuary that is both beautiful and secluded. Join horticulture expert Mark Weathington to learn the best ways to use hedges, spiky plants, and more to create the quiet garden of your dreams.

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Bug Bungalows | In-person class

October 21 at 10:00 am – 11:30 am Central Time

Did you know insects have homes too? They are the laborers that make our garden thrive year long. Without these beautiful and beneficial bugs, our gardens wouldn’t be the same. “Bug Hotels” have become very popular to help make sure our six-legged friends have a safe place to live while they pollinate, hunt, and work in the garden.

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