Plan Your Visit

Calendar

August 3, 2015 - August 31, 2015

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

Purdy Butterfly House
Friday May 1, 2015 - Wednesday September 30, 2015

This beautiful, soaring 9000 sq. ft. natural stone and steel beam structure overlooking the entrance pond is home to thousands of native butterflies, tadpoles, frogs, button quail, turtles and other critters. Waterfall, ponds, streams, lush vegetation and flowering plants invite visitors to experience this varied and colorful collection of flora and fauna.

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Events

Fidos After 5
Thursday August 6, 2015 - Thursday September 24, 2015
In the Garden

Each Thursday evening in August and September leashed pets are allowed in the Garden.

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Herbs and Hors d'Oeuvres
Friday August 14, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Nichols Arbor

Celebrate an evening where herbs take center stage.

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Cooking with Garden Herbs
Thursday August 20, 2015 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Nichols Arbor

Learn to cook with fresh herbs

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Camps and Classes

Junior Master Gardener: Learn, Grow, Eat & GO! Grades K-2
Tuesday August 11, 2015 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Anderson Education Center Classroom

Each class combines a lesson, gardening activities, fresh food tastings and student garden journals to increase basic knowledge of nutrition through vegetable gardening in a healthy environment.

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Junior Master Gardener: Learn Grow, Eat & GO! Grades 6-8
Wednesday August 12, 2015 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Celebration Station (Children's Garden)

Each weekly class combines a lesson, gardening activities, fresh food tastings and student garden journals to increase basic knowledge of nutrition through vegetable gardening in a healthy environment.

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Junior Master Gardener: Learn Grow, Eat & GO! Grades 3-5
Wednesday August 12, 2015 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Anderson Education Center Classroom

Each class combines a lesson, gardening activities, fresh food tastings and student garden journals to increase basic knowledge of nutrition through vegetable gardening in a healthy environment.

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Seeds to Sprouts: Secrets of an Apple Tree
Friday August 14, 2015 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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Junior Master Gardener: Learn Grow, Eat & GO! Grades K-2
Tuesday August 25, 2015 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Anderson Education Center Classroom

Each weekly class at HBG combines a lesson, gardening activities, fresh food tastings and student garden journals to increase basic knowledge of nutrition through vegetable gardening in a healthy environment.

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Junior Master Gardener: Learn Grow, Eat & GO! Grades 3-5
Wednesday August 26, 2015 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Anderson Education Center Classroom

Each weekly class combines a lesson, gardening activities, fresh food tastings and student garden journals to increase basic knowledge of nutrition through vegetable gardening in a healthy environment.

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Junior Master Gardener: Learn Grow, Eat & GO! Grades 6-8
Wednesday August 26, 2015 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Celebration Station (Children's Garden)

Each weekly class combines a lesson, gardening activities, fresh food tastings and student garden journals to increase basic knowledge of nutrition through vegetable gardening in a healthy environment.

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Seeds to Sprouts: Seasons in the Garden
Friday August 28, 2015 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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Hikes for Tykes
Saturday August 29, 2015 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Meet at the Garden Railway

Fresh Air Family and the Garden have partnered to bring you Hikes for Tykes, an outdoor environmental education program designed specifically for pre-school children. Guided walks will be offered the last Saturday of every month, January through October, 2015

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Adult Classes

Planting a Fall Vegetable Garden
Saturday August 8, 2015 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Anderson Education Center Classroom

Learn how to grow a fall vegetable garden in your own backyard.

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Plant ID Walk: Fall Blooming Crapemytles and Perennial Ferns
Sunday August 16, 2015 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Mark and Linda Smith Patio

Identify fall blooming crapemyrtles and perennial ferns.

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Landscape for Life: The Role of Soil in a Sustainable Garden
Thursday August 27, 2015 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Anderson Education Center Classroom

Landscape For Life shows you how to work with nature in your garden, no matter where you live, whether you garden on a city or suburban lot, a 20-acre farm, or the common area of your condominium.

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Living Art Bonsai Society Meeting
Tuesday August 4, 2015 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Anderson Education Center Classroom

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North Alabama Daylily Society Meeting
Sunday August 9, 2015 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Anderson Education Center Classroom

Dan Bachman is presenting the program

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Garden Board of Directors Meeting
Monday August 10, 2015 11:30 am - 12:30 am
Murray Hall

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Huntsville Fern Society Meeting
Tuesday August 11, 2015 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Anderson Education Center Classroom

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Master Gardeners of North Alabama Meeting
Thursday August 13, 2015 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Murray Hall

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Leaf Mulch loading
Saturday August 15, 2015 8:00 am - 11:30 am
Mulch pile east of Garden

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Heart of Dixie Orchid Society Meeting
Monday August 17, 2015 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Anderson Education Center Classroom

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Gourd Patch Meeting
Tuesday August 18, 2015 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Anderson Education Center Classroom

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North Alabama Mushroom Society Meeting
Thursday August 20, 2015 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Anderson Education Center Classroom

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Member and Volunteer Orientation "Just the Basics"
Sunday August 23, 2015 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Murray Hall

Learn more about membership benefits and volunteer opportunities; take a tour through the Garden.

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Hosta Society of North Alabama Meeting
Monday August 24, 2015 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Anderson Education Center Classroom

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Huntsville Wildflower Society Meeting
Tuesday August 25, 2015 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Anderson Education Center Classroom

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Huntsville Herb Society Meeting
Thursday August 27, 2015 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Anderson Education Center Classroom