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Galazy dates

November 7, 2012

in Education:
wreathplanterGrapevine Wreath Planter
We will have pansies and ivy for planting.

Taught by Stacy Scannell
All materials provided.
Class size is limited.
Members $40, Non-members $50

If you have questions or would like to register, please call 256-837-4104
No refunds or cancellations less than 48 hours prior to the class

Grapevine Wreath Planter
November 11, 1 - 3 p.m.
The Arbor
Members-$40, Non-members-$50


compostingComposting: Creating the Gardener's Best Friend
November 15, 2 - 3:30 p.m.
Boeing Education Classroom

Taught by Harvey Cotten
Members $15, Non-members $20

256-837-4104 or
Click here for more information

No refunds or cancellations less than 48 hours prior to the class.

treeidTree ID and Leaf Collection Class:
4th - 8th Graders
Fall colors are vibrant and exciting. Come celebrate fall and bring those colors indoors. We will take a nature walk through the garden and students will get a great opportunity to learn how to identify trees they may have in their own backyard using the book: Tree Finder: A Manual for Identification of Trees by Their Leaves by May Theilgaard Watts. After the walk we will make a fantastic fall leaf mobile. Cost of the class includes a copy of the Tree Finder book for each student.


November 17, 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. or
November 27, 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Age: 4th-8th Graders
All material provided, class size is limited
Members $8, Non-members $10

To register please call 256.837.4104 or


tabletopFall Tabletop Terrarium Class for Kids

With the holidays coming up, it is a great time to decorate your home and let the kids be part of the fun. Your child will have a great time getting their hands dirty while helping you make your home beautiful. Everyone will create a tabletop terrarium inside an apple gourd that is sure to brighten any room. After the holidays are over you can plant your apple gourd terrarium in an outside flower bed and you together you can watch it grow for years to come!


November 18, 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Anderson Education Classroom
Ages 6 and up
All materials provided
Class size is limited
Member $15, Non-members $20

To register call 256.837.4344 or


seedstosproutsSeeds to Sprouts: Turkey
Enjoy stories, lessons, hands-on activites and guided tours of our garden areas. This program is geared for children age 2-5

Friday, November 16th, 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Anderson Education Classroom


For more information and to register

 Click here to visit our website

Monday-Saturday: 9:00am-5:00pm
Sunday: 12:00pm-5:00pm
orienteeringgeoHome School Program
Geography in the Garden


Explore topography by using maps and other geographic tools that assist with the navigation

and interpretation

of the Garden's section of

the Earth's surface.  


Grades K - 2nd

Nov 13, 12 - 1:30 p.m.

Build your very

own compass!

Grades 3rd - 5th

Nov 14, 12 - 1:30 p.m.

Learn how to "keep red in

the shed" as you use a

compass to follow a

scavenger hunt course

in the Children's Garden!

Grades 6th - 8th

Nov 14, 12 - 1:30 p.m.

Geo Cache in the Garden! 

Follow a course designed

to teach and challenge

your navigational skills

and collect trinkets

along the way!



Please contact Soozi Pline 256.837.4104
Misty Hertzig



Galaxy of Lights-Dates to Remember!!

galaxyDon't forget these important dates for our 17th year of Galaxy of Lights!

November 9-12, 5:30-7:30pm: Member Walking Nights
Dog Night: November 12

November 16-20, 5:30-7:30: Public Walking Nights
Dog Night: November 19

November 22-December 31st, 5:30-9, Driving Nights

Galaxy of Lights will not be open on December 3rd due to the Galaxy of Lights 5k!!