Weekly Instagram spotlight on Birmingham’s best plant life

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Do you have spring fever? Bham Now certainly does. Check out some local plant life snaps we found on Instagram. We are curious about all things Birmingham. Do you know any of these green thumbs or garden centers?

“The Earth laughs in flowers.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

“To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow.” Aubrey Hepburn

“Where flowers bloom so does hope.” Lady Bird Johnson

“My garden is my most beautiful masterpiece.” Claude Monet

“Weed” is just a label.

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  • Tulip bulbs were more valuable than gold in Holland in the 1600s.
  • Two thousand flowers of rose are needed to produce one gram of rose oil.

“If you’ve never experienced the joy of accomplishing more than you can imagine, plant a garden.” Robert Brault

“If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.” — Marcus Tullius Cicero

Bought some succulents! Now to DIY some pots for them.

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“Love is a flower you have to let grow.”

“No occupation is so delightful to me as the culture of the earth, and no culture comparable to that of the garden.” — Thomas Jefferson

What are some of your favorite Bham places to connect with nature? Got a favorite garden center or flower patch we don’t know about? Please share!