Birmingham Botanical Gardens

A cherished place of respite and inspiration since 1962, Birmingham Botanical Gardens promotes a passion for plants, gardens, and the natural world. Located in the heart of Birmingham, this 67-acre urban oasis offers beautiful blooms, distinctive displays, and opportunities to grow your green thumb throughout the year.

Explore more than two dozen glorious garden spaces featuring plants that thrive in Southern gardens. Walk through a remnant of ancient forests that once dominated the state. Discover the roles that native plants play in our gardens. Learn tips for sustainable vegetable gardening. Enjoy authentic artwork, soothing fountains, and iconic structures. Then, join the Friends of Birmingham Botanical Gardens for a gardening or wellness class and a hands-on volunteer opportunity.

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Become a member of the Friends of Birmingham Botanical Gardens and receive 10% off at Leaf & Petal at the Gardens, The Gardens Café by Kathy G, and participating nurseries, garden centers, and flower shops, as well as discounts on classes and free or discounted admission at 340+ botanical gardens across the country! Additionally, enjoy 10% off any membership level with discount code FRIENDS at

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Go For:
  • Garden tours
  • Family and youth programs
  • Plant sales and shows
  • Private event space
  • Horticultural library

Fall & winter hours:
Daily, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Spring & summer hours:
Daily, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

For the latest information regarding guidelines for visiting safely, visit their website.
Contact Info:

Friends of Birmingham Botanical Gardens
(205) 414-3950

Office Phone


2612 Lane Park Rd, Birmingham, AL 35223