Welcome to the Mobile Botanical Gardens!
Announcements & News
See the box in the right hand column for any changes in opening hours – we will be open from 9am to 11am on most Saturday mornings in May and June – Gate locked at 12 noon. Closed to the public on Saturday afternoons. (Except June 11th)
Market Place Saturdays starting April 16th from 9am to 11 am. We will be bringing in a large selection of beautiful perennials for the Opening Day! The $5 off coupons on the rack cards can be used on that day.
AROMI AZALEAS and a selection of evergreen azaleas are now on the Online Shop at www.mbgrebloomshop.com or from shop online links in top menu
Last orders taken on May 18th. Pick up dates are Saturdays, May 7th and May 21st for orders by the previous Wednesday by 5pm. So, come and walk around the new Garden and see if your favorites are available online!
IT IS OFFICIAL!! The new Aromi Hybrid Azalea Garden is OPEN! Planted with future growth in mind, there is still a stunning array of color and scents! Companion plants were chosen with all round interest in mind. Make sure you come and visit SOON while they are blooming! Find it at the rear of the exisiting Rhododendron Garden, nestled under a canopy of Long Leaf Pines!
Maarten van der Giessen gave a very inspiring speech at the event, that is worthy of a much wider audience. Find it HERE at Maarten’s Words – More than just the Aromi Garden… with additional remarks by Andrew Saunders, MBG President.
Article about the opening HERE
More photos coming soon! Several photos have been posted to our Facebook and Instagram accounts already.
- Informal Sketch Group in the Gardens - Fridays 2pm - 4pm (weekly from January 15th)
- A Six-Week Course with Derek Norman. Fridays 10am - 1pm July 8th - August 12th
Support the Gardens
- Aromi Hybrids! Thanks to all who contributed!
- John Olive of Auburn University Ornamental Horticulture Research Center reviews Cherry Tomatoes
- President's Message for 2014 Annual Members Meeting is August 15th at 5pm
- Butterfly and Caterpillar Food - Notes by Bill Finch
SATURDAY CLOSING TIME THROUGH END OF JUNE 2016
To give Wedding Parties security and privacy we will be closing the Gardens on Saturday afternoons in May and June.
So new SATURDAY hours are 9 to 11am with the main gate closing at 12 NOON for ALL Saturdays in May and June.
Open all day on Saturday June 11th.
Click here for more details!
Your Support Helps Us Maintain the Gardens!