Friends of Birmingham Botanical Gardens Hires Executive Director

Birmingham, AL— 1/9/17 — Today, the Birmingham Botanical Society, known as the Friends of Birmingham Botanical Gardens is pleased to announce that Tom Underwood will be named as Executive Director beginning in February 2017. Underwood is nationally recognized in the field of horticulture and brings with him a set of…

Caring for Orchids after Blooms Fade

If you received an orchid as a gift this past December, you are probably looking at either the last of the flowers fading away or a very green, flowerless bloom spike.  If so, a few simple steps will prep your plant for new growth and future flowers. One of the…

Orchids at the Gardens

Alabama’s largest annual orchid show takes place September 18 – 20 at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens. Presented by the Alabama Orchid Society, the Alabama Orchid Show and Sale is a judged and nationally sanctioned American Orchid Society event. The garden auditorium will be filled with hundreds of beautiful orchids. And…

Even More Local Gardening Experts Answering Your Questions!

Birmingham Gardening Today and the Alabama Cooperative Extension System are partnering on a new content series. In the weekly column, “Alabama Extension Q&A,” Extension agents respond to local homeowners’ most common garden questions. “We are delighted to have Alabama Extension as part of the information Birmingham Garden Today is sharing,”…