Member Trip Members-only Class - Birmingham Botanical Gardens
E VENTS Birmingham Daylily Society’s Annual Daylily Sale Saturday, May 15 9 – 3 p.m. Birmingham Botanical Gardens. Birmingham Fern Society 34th Annual Show & Sale Wednesday, June 16, 2010 Birmingham Botanical Gardens Entries accepted for Fern Show 8 – 10 a.m. Show and Sale open to the public 1 – 5 p.m. For more information contact Ginny Lusk at 205.988.0299. Annual Fern Lecture “Ferns of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park,with comments on rare ferns of Alabama” Speaker: Dr. Patricia Cox May 19, 2010 | 6:30 p.m. Garden Center at Birmingham Botanical Gardens FREE -- OPEN TO THE PUBLIC For more information contact Ginny Lusk at 205.988.0299. Birmingham Rose Show Saturday, May 8 1 – 6 p.m. Judging starts at 11 a.m. MOTHER’S DAY! Sunday, May 9 Noon – 6 p.m. The Auditorium, Hodges and Ireland Rooms at Birmingham Botanical Gardens 8 Alabama Bonsai Society presents the 2010 Annual Spring Show Saturday, May 15, 11-5 p.m. Sunday, May 16, Noon-4 p.m. Auditorium at Birmingham Botanical Gardens This is an exquisite collection of miniaturized trees grown and styled using ancient Oriental artistic and horticultural practices. Bonsai trees, pots and tools will be available for sale. Members of the Alabama Bonsai Society will be available to discuss the aspects of Bonsai and the care of your trees.
SUMMER CAMP AT THE GARDENS 2010! Camp is filling up fast! Don’t forget to register. Parents and children guide our children’s summer programs. Keeping your needs and requests first in mind, we have extended the hours of our traditional summer programs for your convenience. Beginning this summer, camps will be offered for children entering 5K-6th grades, Monday- Friday, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Children choose from a variety of favorite topics including nature and the outdoors, plants and our environment, cooking, art, and more! Programs are designed to actively promote your child’s natural sense of creativity and discovery with fun learning experiences in the unmatched setting at Birmingham Botanical Gardens! All sessions are taught by certified or otherwise qualified teachers. Light snack provided. Bring your own lunch and June 1-4* Let’s Get Growing For children entering 5K-2 grades June 21-25 Monet’s Garden For children entering 5K-2 grades water bottle. Registration begins March 1 for Members and March 15 for all others. Pre-registration is required. Register early! Limited spaces fill quickly. T-shirts will be available for purchase on the first day of camp! For more details or to register by phone, contact Ellen Hardy, Education Program Coordinator, at 205.414.3953 or ehardy@ bbgardens.org. For further information or to register online, please visit www.bbgardens.org. $160/$128 Members (Hydrangea level and above) Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. $128/$102 Members (Hydrangea level and above) *Four days, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. July 12-16 Bird Buddies For children entering 5K-2 grades Lavender and Lemonade For children entering 3-6 grades Hidden Garden Treasures For children entering 3-6 grades Nature Artists in The Gardens For children entering 3-6 grades June 7-11 Nature Artists in The Gardens For children entering 5K-2 grades Painting in The Gardens For children entering 3-6 grades June 14-18 Exclusive Afternoon Art Camp, 1:00-4:00, $120/$96 Pastels in The Gardens For children entering 3-6 grades June 28-July 2 Garden Adventures with “American Girl” For children entering 5K-2 grades Alabama: Nature and the Outdoors Camp For children entering 3-6 grades July 6-9* Garden TECHniques For children entering 5K-2 grades Bird Expeditions For children entering 3-6 grades July 19-23 Southern Summer Chefs For children entering 5K-2 grades AND 3-6 grades July 26-30 Scales and Tails For children entering 5K-2 grades Art & Yoga Camp: For children entering 3-6 grades MEMBERS-ONLY ADULT CLASS Let’s Swap Plants Date: Saturday, June 12, 9 a.m. - Noon Location: Formal Garden Add something new to your garden! As a Member of Birmingham Botanical Gardens, you share enthusiasm for plants and gardening with fellow members. Let’s gather at The Gardens to swap plants and mingle all while expanding plant collections at the same time. Fred Spicer, Executive Director, will answer your questions or give advice to novice or experienced gardeners alike. Bring perennials, annuals, tropicals or seeds. Trade one for one and bring as many as you like. Just one of the many benefits of being involved as a Member of The Gardens! If you would like to become a Member, please visit www. bbgardens.org/membership. Don’t miss this great opportunity to swap plants with other plant enthusiasts! Pre-registration required. * Please Note: Plant must be labeled including sun/shade requirements. Invasive plant species are prohibited. If you are uncertain, please check www.bbgardens.org/membership for a list of invasive plants.