Plan Your Visit

Calendar

February 13, 2016 - March 12, 2016

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

Beaks and Barks
Saturday January 16, 2016 - Monday February 29, 2016
In the Garden

Cool winter days during January and February are perfect for getting out of the house and enjoying the fresh air and sunshine in the Garden. Enjoy a walk with your dog or grab your binoculars (and camera) and head down to the Lewis Birding Trail.

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Events

Great Backyard Bird Count
Friday February 12, 2016 - Monday February 15, 2016
In the Garden

Help us count birds in the Garden. This family-friendly, educational activity is lots of fun and helps your local birds.

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Garden Love - Beer, Wine & Appetizer Tasting
Thursday February 18, 2016 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Nichols Arbor

Sample local craft brews, delightful reds, crisp whites and seasonal wines, sample gourmet appetizers and enjoy music by the Silvery Moon Band.

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Author Series: Butterflies of Alabama
Tuesday February 23, 2016 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Nichols Arbor

The Huntsville Native Plant Society, Huntsville Forever Green Mountain Garden Club and the Education Department at HBG invite Garden members to join us for an evening with nature photographer Sarah Bright and researcher Paulette Haywood Ogard, authors of Butterflies of Alabama; Glimpses into Their Lives.

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Giveback Day: The Ark
Saturday February 27, 2016 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Boeing Education Classroom

Enjoy complimentary admission to the Garden when you bring donations to support the Huntsville Humane Society.

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The Art of Sustainable Science
Saturday March 12, 2016 9:00 am - 3:45 pm
Murray Hall

The Huntsville Botanical Garden is excited to invite your student to participate in a new event. Whether students are more creatively inclined or scientifically driven, there is something for everyone. Students can create an art project or a science-fair style project that demonstrates a sustainability message.

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Houses, Huts & Habitats
Saturday March 12, 2016 - Wednesday August 31, 2016
Thoughout the Garden

Dens, Lodges, Webs, Caves, Shelters – where you live says a lot about who you are. Learn about creatures and their Houses, Huts, and Habitats in this thrilling hands-on play space called home.

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Camps and Classes

Seeds To Sprouts: Delightful Dogs
Friday February 19, 2016 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Anderson Education Center 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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Seeds to Sprouts: On the Construction Site
Friday March 4, 2016 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Anderson Education Center 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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Seeds to Sprouts: Up the Beanstalk
Friday March 11, 2016 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Anderson Education Center 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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Adult Classes

Christmas Tree Suet Log Feeder Make n Take
Saturday February 13, 2016 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Anderson Education Center Classroom

Learn how to make these unique bird feeders.

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Plant ID Talk & Walk: Attract Birds to Your Garden
Sunday February 14, 2016 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Meet on the Mark and Linda Smith patio

This class has been rescheduled so check back for our new date and plant topic!

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Author Series: Butterflies of Alabama
Tuesday February 23, 2016 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Nichols Arbor

Join us for an evening with nature photographer Sarah Bright and researcher Paulette Haywood Ogard, authors of Butterflies of Alabama; Glimpses into Their Lives. (Member benefit)

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Potters Bench Make N Take
Saturday March 12, 2016 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Anderson Education Center Classroom

Make your own potters bench.

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Calendar

North Alabama Daylily Society Meeting
Saturday February 13, 2016 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Anderson Education Center Classroom

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Heart of Dixie Orchid Society Meeting
Monday February 15, 2016 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Anderson Education Center Classroom

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Huntsville Gourd Patch Meeting
Tuesday February 16, 2016 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Anderson Education Center Classroom

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Garden Guild Meeting
Wednesday February 17, 2016 9:30 am - 11:30 pm
Nichols Arbor

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North Alabama Mushroom Society Meeting
Thursday February 18, 2016 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Anderson Education Center Classroom

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Huntsville Native Plant Society Meeting
Tuesday February 23, 2016 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Nichols Arbor 6:30-8:00 pm

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Huntsville Herb Society Meeting
Thursday February 25, 2016 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Anderson Education Center Classroom

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Living Art Bonsai Society Meeting
Tuesday March 1, 2016 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Anderson Education Center Classroom

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Federated Garden Clubs of Huntsville and Madison County Meeting
Wednesday March 2, 2016 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Boeing Education Classroom

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Huntsville Fern Society Meeting
Tuesday March 8, 2016 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Anderson Education Center Classroom

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Master Gardeners of North Alabama Meeting
Thursday March 10, 2016 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Murray Hall

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Madison County Beekeepers Society Meeting
Thursday March 10, 2016 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Anderson Education Center Classroom

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The Art of Sustainable Science
Saturday March 12, 2016 9:00 am - 3:45 pm
Murray Hall

The Huntsville Botanical Garden is excited to invite your student to participate in a new event. Whether students are more creatively inclined or scientifically driven, there is something for everyone. Students can create an art project or a science-fair style project that demonstrates a sustainability message.

[ Read more. ]