Upcoming Events & Classes

From Learning Opportunities to Plant Sales, there’s is a lot going on at MBG!
Keep checking this page to see what’s happening at the Gardens!
Our Annual Events include Plantasia! – Spring Plant Sale, Fall Plant Sale, Butterfly Day, Holiday Sales and the Gallery of Gardens.


 

Marion Deane Drummond Lecture Series

Start date: September 22, 2018

End date: October 19, 2019

Time: See specific lecture for details

Location: Mobile Botanical Gardens

Presentation

Announcing The Marion Deane Drummond Lecture Series Saturday, September 22, 2018 – Inaugural Event – Dr. Brian Axsmith & Dr. Dave Creech Tuesday, October 9, 2018 – Andrea Wulf Saturday, January 19, 2019 – Greg Grant & The Backyard Chicken Club Friday, April 5 2019 – Brie Arthur & Maarten van der Giessen Saturday, August…

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MarketPlace Plant Sales

Start date: March 30, 2019

End date: June 29, 2019

Time: Saturdays, 9am - noon

Location: MBG MarketPlace

Sale

MarketPlace Plant Sales

Find great plants and great advice at our weekend MarketPlace sales! Open Saturday mornings from 9am – noon March 30 – June 29

Brie Arthur presents: The Foodscape Revolution

Date: April 5, 2019

Time: 4:30 - 8:30

Location: Mobile Botanical Gardens

Presentation

Brie Arthur presents: The Foodscape Revolution

Join Amazon best selling author, Brie Arthur (Foodscape Revolution) for a fun afternoon of planting, farm to table food sampling, and a presentation and book signing! Friday, April 5th Hillside Planting with Brie – 4:30pm Farm to Table Sampling – 5:30pm Presentation and Book Signing – 7pm Members: $30 NonMembers: $35 Hillside Planting with Brie…

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Gallery of Gardens 2019 and Brie Arthur

Start date: April 5, 2019

End date: April 6, 2019

Time: TBA

Location: Various

Tour

Gallery of Gardens 2019 and Brie Arthur

On Friday and Saturday, discover the lush, unique and secluded gardens found along the banks of Mobile’s Dog River and the often forgotten western shore of Mobile Bay. Our selections of Gardens this year are delightful, and though away from urban sprawl, may be reached by car, or trolley depending on your whim. We will…

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Botanical Art: Painting Azaleas in Gouache

Start date: April 12, 2019

End date: May 17, 2019

Time: Fridays, 10am - 1pm

Location: MBG Larkins Classroom

Class

Botanical Art: Painting Azaleas in Gouache

A series of six classes that will study, draw and paint exploring the medium of “gouache”. The subject of our attention will be the azaleas found in the Plant Collections of the Mobile Botanical Gardens. Gouache painting is a watercolor based painting technique that typically allows for a looser style of working as opposed to…

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Buddy Lee Presents on Encore Azaleas

Date: August 17, 2019

Time: TBA

Location: Mobile Botanical Gardens

Presentation

Buddy Lee Presents on Encore Azaleas

On August 17, 2019, MBG will welcome Buddy Lee, the inventor of the well known Encore® Azalea! About Buddy Lee Robert “Buddy” Lee, the inventor of Encore® Azalea, the world’s best-selling reblooming azalea, has more than 30 years’ experience in nursery management, breeding, propagation, and new plant development. He currently serves as Director of Plant…

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