Category: Conservation Conversation

Introduction to Curation Corner

Hello there! My name is Tracy, and I am the assistant curator at the Huntsville Botanical Garden. “What, exactly, does an assistant curator do?” you might ask. Well, I’ll tell you. I help our Curator, Mike Gibson, to ensure our … Continue reading

HBG’s Nationally Accredited Trillium Collection

While HBG houses many plant collections the Trillium collection is our first to receive national accreditation as a viable and sustainable plant collection through the American Public Garden Association’s (APGA’s) Plant Collection Network (PCN).  Amy Highland, Curator of Mt. Cuba … Continue reading

The Monarch Butterfly

It’s that time of year when I’m scouting our butterfly nectar beds and corridors for the elusive Monarch, our Alabama state insect!  When I see one, like I did last week and again today, I know they are on the … Continue reading

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