Don’t miss the Birmingham Botanical Gardens Fall Plant Sale this weekend (photo gallery)

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Our favorite part of the Birmingham Botanical Gardens Fall Plant Sale – Native Plants! – Photo by Pat Byington, Bham Now

This weekend, October 21-22, The Birmingham Botanical Gardens will be hosting its annual Fall Plant Sale and its inaugural Fall Fest.

Of course, Fall is the best time to plant, so check out Garden’s wonderful inventory of herbs, sustainable trees, fall annuals, shrubs, natives, perennials and more.

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Birmingham Botanical Gardens annual Plant Sale – photo by Pat Byington, Bham Now

Proceeds from the Birmingham Botanical Gardens Fall Plant sale help benefit programs such as the Discovery Field Trips, Plant Adventures, the Centennial Tree Program and the Public Library.

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Photo by Pat Byington, Bham Now

On Saturday, The Gardens’ Fall Plant Sale will be open to the public 9-5 p.m. On Sunday, hours are Noon-4 p.m. Admission is free.

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Photo by Pat Byington, Bham Now
Something new this year – Fall Fest

Alongside of the popular Plant Sale, on Saturday, October 21, The Gardens’ will be launching their inaugural Fall Fest from 9-3 p.m. This first time family friendly event will include crafts and a learning tent provided by The Friends’ Education Department, ice cream provided by Mayfield, apple cider provided by The Gardens Café by Kathy G., a beautiful fall photo opportunity provided by Leaf & Petal at The Gardens and a climbing wall and lawn games provided by Mountain High Outfitters.

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Photo by Pat Byington, Bham Now

Don’t miss this wonderful weekend at The Gardens. Enrich your own garden, support the Birmingham Botanical Garden’s educational programs and have some fun with friends and family. Make it a memorable moment.

Additional info:

Native Plant Shopping list

Trees and Shrubs Shopping list

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  • Longtime conservationist. Former Executive Director at the Alabama Environmental Council and Wild South. Publisher of the Bama Environmental News for more than 18 years. Career highlights include playing an active role in the creation of Alabama's Forever Wild program, Little River Canyon National Preserve, Dugger Mountain Wilderness, preservation of special places throughout the East through the Wilderness Society and the strengthening (making more stringent) the state of Alabama's cancer risk and mercury standards.