PHOTOS: 30+ local florists joined forces to create floral memorial at Rotary Trail

Bringing the magic to the Magic City. Photo via Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

Today, more than 30 local florists from Birmingham and the surrounding area came together to create a floral memorial in front of the Rotary Trail sign. Keep reading for a little inspiration, and make sure to stop by this weekend to see it for yourself.

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Birmingham Rose Show

The Birmingham Rose Society invites you to come see, smell, photograph and enjoy roses Mother’s day weekend at the beautiful Birmingham Botanical Gardens. 

 

It’s one of the largest exhibitions of roses in the southeast with hundreds of roses on display. All roses at the show have been grown in exhibitors gardens and serve as a showcase of what can be grown in this area.

 

The judging is Saturday morning, but the festivities are all weekend! There are all sorts of categories ranging from “novice” to “experienced exhibitor” and also “artistic arrangements” and, a photography division. 

 

While you’re here, be sure to stroll through the stunning Dunn Formal Rose Garden and see hundreds of magnificent roses in bloom. 

 

Exhibitor and Show Schedule

 

Saturday

6 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Entries Received

 

10:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Judging of the entries

 

3 p.m. – Growing Roses in Alabama- 

FREE educational seminar

 

1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Rose Show open to the public 

 

Sunday

1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Rose Show open to the public

 

Interested in exhibiting your roses, arrangements or photographs at the show? Check out http://www.BirminghamRose.org/ for full details. 

 

See you at the show!

Magic City Flower Market opens April 29 in Avondale: flower fans rejoice

Ranunculus is always a favorite among flower-lovers in Birmingham.
Ranunculus is always a favorite among flower-lovers in Birmingham. Photo by Sarah Marshall

Starting April 29, Magic City Flower Market brings locally grown flowers to Birmingham. It’s at Rosegolden Flowers in Avondale (right across the street from The Abbey Coffee Shop). Mondays during growing season, it’s open from 10AM-1PM.

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Birmingham’s first flower truck is rolling into town this Saturday, November 10th

At Wild Honey Flower Truck, you can make your own bouquet, or the pros will help you! Photo via Wild Honey Flower Truck

Birmingham finally has its first-ever flower truck and we are pumped! Wild Honey Flower Truck is rolling into Bham this Saturday, November 10 and you won’t want to miss it.

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