Birmingham Botanical Gardens (United States)

The Birmingham Botanical Gardens is a 67.5 acre (273,000 m²) botanical garden located inside of Lane Park at the southern foot of Red Mountain in Birmingham, Alabama. It is home to some 3,000 different types of plants in 20 different gardens that includes a Japanese garden. With more than 300,000 annual visitors, the Birmingham Botanical Gardens is Alabama's top free-admittance attraction.

The gardens includes a garden center that has a library, auditorium, Linn-Henley Lecture Hall, Blount Education Center, Gerlach Plant Information Center, Alabama Cooperative Extension System office, Arrington Children’s Plant Adventure Zone, and a restaurant named "Cafe' de France".

List of gardens

*Sonat Lake
*Hill Garden
**Kayser Lily Pool
**Cochran Water Wall
*Dunn Formal Rose Garden
*Ireland Old-Fashioned Rose Garden
*Crape Myrtle Garden Conservatory
**Desert House
**Camellia House
**Samford Orchid Display Room
*Formal Garden
**Queen’s Gates
**Twin Urn Fountains
**Cabaniss Walk
*Forman Garden
*Enabling Garden
*Thompson Enthusiast Garden
*Bruno Vegetable Garden
*Herb Terrace
*Hess Camellia Garden
*Bog Gardens
*Kaul Wildflower Garden
*Fern Glade
*Curry Rhododendron Garden
*Little Ones’ Memory Garden*
*Curry Rhododendron Species Garden
*Jemison Lily Garden
*Hosta Walk
*Ireland Iris Garden
*The Southern Living Garden
*Lawler Gates
*McReynolds Garden
*Barber Alabama Woodlands
*Hulsey Woods
*Japanese Gardens
**Torii (Gateway to Heaven)
**Tea House and Karesansui
**Hulsey Woods
**Cultural Pavilion
**Viewing Shelter & Long Life Lake
**Bonsai House

External links

* [http://www.bbgardens.org/ Birmingham Botanical Gardens Official Website]

* [http://www.aces.edu/ Alabama Cooperative Extension System]

External links

* [http://www.bbgardens.org/media/html/home/index.php Friends of Birmingham Botanical Gardens]

See also

* List of botanical gardens in the United States


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