Plan Your Visit

Calendar

April 23, 2014 - May 21, 2014

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

Huntsville Blooms
Saturday March 1, 2014 - Wednesday April 30, 2014

Enjoy Spring in the Garden as a new blooming season begins. New activities and old favorites are being planned.

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Alice's Garden of Wonders
Thursday May 1, 2014 - Sunday August 31, 2014

Experience Wonderland: Take a tumble down the Rabbit Hole and explore Alice’s Garden of Wonders

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Wings, Warts and Wonder
Thursday May 1, 2014 - Monday September 29, 2014

Summer is a special time for fun! The Garden pops with color and surprises lurk around every corner. The nation’s largest seasonal butterfly house and a unique Children’s Garden provide hours of entertainment and education. Special exhibits enhance your experience.

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Events

Wade Wharton Exhibit
Friday March 1, 2013 - Friday October 31, 2014
Throughout the Garden

Mr. Wharton’s artwork is made from ‘found’ metal pieces such as shovels, rototiller blades, springs, and tools, welded into whimsical objects.

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Movie Night with Alice
Friday May 2, 2014 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Boeing-Toyota Amphitheatre

Bring your lawn chairs and blankets and join us as we watch "Alice in Wonderland" under the stars.

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Family Campout in the Garden
Friday May 2, 2014 6:00 pm - Saturday May 3, 2014 5:00 pm

Campout activities include a hot dog dinner and a night hike to the Boeing-Toyota Amphitheater for an outdoor movie, followed by a fun night sleeping under the stars!

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Purdy Butterfly House Season Opening Celebration & Children’s Garden Tea Party
Saturday May 3, 2014 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Throughout the Garden

Celebrate the official seasonal Grand Opening of the Purdy Butterfly House with special activities for you and your families.

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White Rabbit Chainsaw
Saturday May 3, 2014 - Sunday May 4, 2014

Watch Roark Phillips create an amazing 6’ tall rabbit by carving a tree trunk with a chainsaw.

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National Public Gardens Day
Friday May 9, 2014 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Throughout the Garden

Enjoy a visit to the Garden with a free admission coupon.

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Huntsville Herb Society Herb Fest
Saturday May 10, 2014 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Herb Garden

The Huntsville Herb Society invites you to visit the Herb Garden for special activities involving herbs.

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Mother's Day Garden Tea Party and Butterfly Release
Sunday May 11, 2014
Anderson Education Center and Purdy Butterfly House

Catered tea party, gift bags and butterfly release into our open aired butterfly house; seatings at 12:30-1:15 p.m., 1:30-2:15 p.m.

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Hosta Sale and Demonstration
Saturday May 17, 2014 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Murray Hall parking lot

The Hosta Society of North Alabama invites you to a hosta sale and demonstration.

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Camps and Classes

Family Campout in the Garden
Friday May 2, 2014 6:00 pm - Saturday May 3, 2014 5:00 pm

Families will enjoy a fun night sleeping under the stars!

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Mother's Day Garden Tea Party and Butterfly Release
Sunday May 11, 2014
Anderson Education Center and Purdy Butterfly House

Catered tea party, gift bags and butterfly release into our open aired butterfly house; seatings at 12:30-1:15 p.m., 1:30-2:15 p.m.

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Adult Classes

Plant ID Walk: Azalea Trail
Thursday April 24, 2014 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Mark and Linda Smith Patio

Enjoy a guided walk on the Bush Azalea Trail

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Pollinator Series Make ‘n’ Take: Butterflies & Moths
Sunday April 27, 2014 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Anderson Education Center Classroom

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YOUtopia Lunch & Learn Solar Energy Series: Overview
Thursday May 1, 2014 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Boeing Education Classroom

Get an overview of the Solar Energy Series of classes, including government regulations

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Plant ID Walk
Sunday May 4, 2014 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Mark and Linda Smith Patio

Join the Garden's horticulture staff for a guided tour of Garden seasonal highlights.

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YOUtopia Lunch & Learn Solar Energy Series: Solar Energy at Home
Thursday May 8, 2014 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Boeing Education Classroom

Learn more about solar energy at home.

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YOUtopia Lunch & Learn Solar Energy Series
Thursday May 15, 2014 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Boeing Education Classroom

Michele Sneed speaks about her experience at being green.

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Calendar

Huntsville Herb Society Meeting
Thursday April 24, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Boeing Education Classroom

Bring one - Take one; Members Plant Swap

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Hosta Society of North Alabama Meeting
Monday April 28, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Boeing Education Classroom

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Leaf Mulch loading
Saturday May 3, 2014 8:00 am - 11:30 am
Mulch pile east of Garden

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Living Art Bonsai Society Meeting
Tuesday May 6, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Boeing Education Classroom

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Federated Garden Clubs of Huntsville and Madison County Meeting
Wednesday May 7, 2014 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Boeing Education Classroom

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Master Gardeners of North Alabama Meeting
Thursday May 8, 2014 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Murray Hall

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Madison County Beekeepers Society Meeting
Thursday May 8, 2014 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Boeing Education Classroom

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North Alabama Daylily Society Meeting
Sunday May 11, 2014 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Boeing Education Classroom

Planning for Region 14 Spring Meeting

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Garden Board of Directors Meeting
Monday May 12, 2014 11:30 am - 12:30 am
Murray Hall

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Huntsville Fern Society Meeting
Tuesday May 13, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Boeing Education Classroom

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North Alabama Mushroom Society Meeting
Thursday May 15, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Boeing Education Classroom

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Leaf Mulch loading
Saturday May 17, 2014 8:00 am - 11:30 am
Mulch pile east of Garden

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Heart of Dixie Orchid Society Meeting
Monday May 19, 2014 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Boeing Education Classroom

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Gourd Patch Meeting
Tuesday May 20, 2014 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Boeing Education Classroom

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Garden Guild Meeting
Wednesday May 21, 2014 9:30 am - 11:30 pm
Nichols Arbor