Enchanting Japanese Snowbell, Styrax japonicus

The Japanese Snowbell, or Styrax japonicus, is more than just a plant—it's a living testament to nature's artistry and elegance. This captivating tree, with its delicate white flowers that dangle like tiny bells, has a way of capturing the heart and imagination of anyone who encounters it. For gardeners [...]

Exploring the Birmingham Alabama Botanical Gardens

Nestled in the heart of the Magic City, the Birmingham Botanical Gardens stand as an oasis of beauty and tranquility, a sanctuary for nature enthusiasts, and a hub for community engagement. Encompassing over 67 acres, this botanical wonderland is teeming with an array of flora, scenic pathways, and educational resources [...]

Huntsville Botanical Garden: A Haven for Plant Lovers and Nature Enthusiasts

Nestled in the heart of Huntsville, Alabama, the Huntsville Botanical Garden invites visitors to immerse themselves in a world of natural beauty and tranquility. This 112-acre oasis offers a haven for plant lovers and nature enthusiasts, showcasing a diverse collection of themed gardens, each meticulously designed to transport visitors to [...]

Discover Alabama’s Bellingrath Gardens

Alabama's Bellingrath Gardens is an oasis of beauty and tranquility, nestled in the heart of Mobile County. Initially purchased by Walter and Bessie Bellingrath in 1932, this 65-acre estate has been transformed into a public garden that visitors all over the country explore. Here, you can experience a delightful [...]

7 Climbing Vines and Very Good Reasons to Plant Them

Climbing vines can play such beneficial roles in your landscape. We share seven special vines that can work for shade to full sun, fruit, flowers, fragrance and wildlife. Take this list to your neighborhood garden center to purchase these climbing vines for your garden. Provide [...]

Use Native Plants to Nurture Nature

The benefits of adding native plants to your Alabama landscape grow beyond land value and beautification. If you’re curious about what native plants can do for you, our community, and for the health of our wildlife community, have hope. In fact, author Doug Tallamy believes that we are “nature’s [...]

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