Category: Conservation Conversation

What’s in a name?

The registration of Rhododendron flammeum x canescens ‘Harvey Cotten’ As some of you may know, Vernon Bush has an active native azalea breeding program in which he selects for superior qualities of bloom shape or color, earlier or later bloom … Continue reading

Parking Garden – Green Lot

One of our best kept secrets is our Parking Garden. When you visit the Garden and park in the “Green Lot,” it is no ordinary black top. You are actually parking on a conservation masterpiece! On Tuesday, May 15th at … Continue reading

Mulch Program

In the late 70’s under then-Mayor Joe Davis, the Huntsville Public Works department began the service of vacuuming loose leaves from the curbs of residents. Huntsville was the only major Alabama city that allowed residents to rake or blow their … Continue reading

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