Organization Profile

The Friends of Birmingham Botanical Gardens


The Friends of Birmingham Botanical Gardens is the non-profit support organization of Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Alabama's largest living museum with more than 10,000 different plants in its living collections. The Gardens' 67.5 acres contains 25+ unique gardens, 30+ works of original outdoor sculpture and miles of serene paths. The Gardens features the largest public horticulture library in the U.S., conservatories, a wildflower garden, two rose gardens, the Southern Living garden, and Japanese Gardens with a traditionally crafted tea house. The Friends of BBG conduct education programs run year round and over 10,000 school children enjoy free science-curriculum based field trips annually. The Friends also coordinates and schedules volunteers and service days on the property.

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Mountain Brook, AL, 35223

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HandsOn Birmingham
3600 8th Avenue South
PO BOX 320189
Birmingham, AL 35232
Phone: (205) 251-5849


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