alabama gardens

aldridge botanical gardens
these lovely botanical gardens in hoover feature an aquatic bird refuge, more than 175 hydrongea species and cultivars, and wonderful seasonal blooms.
   
arlington antebellum home & gardens
arlington is a fine example of greek revival architecture dating from the 1840s. the house was built by judge william s. mudd, one of the ten founders of birmingham. the house is furnished with a collection of 19th century decorative arts. located on six acres in the heart of old elyton, the first permanent county seat of jefferson county, arlington is a center for historical, cultural, and civic activities.
   

bellingrath gardens and home
these internationally famous gardens include 65 landscaped acres with flower-lined paths, giant oaks, sculpture, lakes and native waterfowl; numerous specialty gardens, including a spring show featuring over 250,000 azaleas. there's something blooming any time of year.

   
birmingham botanical gardens
comprises 67 acres of flowers, trees and shrubs. more than 230 species of birds can be observed. the gardens also contain a conservatory housing more than 5,000 varieties of rare plants, and a japanese garden. food is available. picnicking and pets are not permitted. open daily, dawn to dusk; admission is free to the public.
   
dothan area botanical gardens
the dothan area botanical gardens, located on houston county road 105, just off u. s. highway 431 north near landmark park, is 50 acres of partially wooded, gently rolling landscape in southeast alabama. the dothan area botanical gardens seek to preserve the spirit and beauty of the early southern garden in an environment that presents native plants in an attractive balance with traditional botanical garden elements. the garden is committed to the conservation of natural resources for future generations by providing opportunities to the public for beauty, education and research.
   
huntsville-madison county botanical gardens
this stunning young botanical garden features the spectacular 5 acre central corridor gardens, with annual and bulb, perennial and aquatic gardens, in addition to daylily, herb and butterfly gardens, a dogwood trail, a nature trail, a fern glade, a demonstration garden and a reflecting pool.
   
jasmine hill gardens and outdoor museum
"alabama's little corner of greece," features over 20 acres of year-round floral beauty and classical sculpture, including new statuary honoring olympic heroes and mythical gods. the olympian centre welcomes visitors with a video presentation of jasmine hill's history and a display of olympic memorabilia from the games of past years. a tour of jasmine hill, completely accessible to visitors with disabilities, offers spectacular and ever-changing views, including our full-scale replica of the temple of hera ruins as found in olympia, greece, the birthplace of the olympic flame.
   
troy university arboretum
the troy university arboretum maintains nature trails and other areas for passive recreation. the aboretum also serves as a readily accessible area to the university and the city of troy for such activities as picnics, bird watching and the simple enjoyment of nature. the arboretum conducts research on the flora and fauna of the state of alabama with particular emphasis on the wire-grass region and on endangered, threatened or rare species or communities. the arboretum seeks to further the educational opportunities available to the university and the surrounding area by providing environmental educational programs as well as serving as a resource for other instructors. the aboretum is open to the public from sun rise until sun set seven days a week. guided tours and special programs may be arranged.

jasmine hill gardens and outdoor museum  p.o. box 6001  montgomery, al 36106
phone: (334) 567-6463  fax: (334) 263-5715  special events: (334) 263-5713
email: admin@jasminehill.org
operated by jasmine hill foundation, a non-profit organization.
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