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Petals from the Past

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Antiques in the Garden in Spring  ( Antique and Craft Show). 
 
 

 

Educational Facility

 

Our newest addition is our educational facility located adjacent to the garden shop. A gambrel-roofed barn provides a great setting for meetings, seminars, conferences, receptions, or other special gatherings.

 

Kitchen facilities are available and the building will seat 225 theatre-style or 150 seated at tables.

 

We are centrally located three hours drive north of Mobile, three hours south of Huntsville and 45 minutes from Birmingham and Montgomery. Reservations can be made via phone or fax.

 

 

Calendar of Events

The retail store is open Tuesday through Saturday 9-5 and on Sunday from 1-5.  We are closed on Monday.

 

Cancellation Policy
A full refund will be given only for classes and lunches cancelled at least 48 hours before the event.

Sunday, October 1, 2017, 2:00pm Fall Gardening - Jason Powell
Jason will discuss his favorite perennials for fall bloom and planting. Learn why fall is a great season to plant.

Sunday, October 15, 2017, 2:00pm, Oriental Persimmons Walking Tour - Dr. Arlie Powell
Dr. Powell will take you through the oriental persimmon orchard and show you how to successsfully grow these fruits. Taste the varieties and decide which ones you would like to add to your home garden.

Sunday, October 29, 2017, 2:00pm, Permaculture The Edible Forest Garden- Tracy Brittnell
Tracy Britnell will discuss basic principles for developing an Edible Forest garden with a focus on creating plant guilds. Plant guilds are similar to “companion planting”. A guild consists of many different species that serve different functions and purposes. These species work together to create a mutually beneficial environment. We will look at a large selection of plant materials and discuss their beneficial uses.

Thursday, November 2, 2017, 10;30AM Herb Cooking Demo – Linda Franzo 10:30 
Do you have “Good Guts” to Stay Healthy this Fall? Linda will share her easy techniques to make thick Greek yogurt, sauerkraut, pickled fruit and veggies and bone broth. Old fermentation ways make a Fabulous Fall menu of healthy broths, Roast Pork over Kraut, tzatziki, pickled blackberries, jalapeno and red onions over Fall Greens and dessert, of course. Class lasts approximately 2 hours Fee: $25 Advanced registration and payment required. Please call the retail shop to make reservations for this program. 205-646-0069.

Sunday, November 5, 2017, 2:00 - 4:00pm, Repotting Orchids, - Shelley Powell
Bring your orchid that needs new life to Shelley and she will help you repot them so they will perk up and give you long lasting beauty.

Saturday, November 18, 9-5pm and Sunday, November 19, 1-5pm -Christmas Open House
Join us as we began the celebration of the holiday season. There will be food, music, and special sale prices. It is our way of saying “Thanks for shopping with us this past year”. We will have JQ's One Man Band again this year. Based in Montevallo, AL, JQ's "One Man Big Band" takes you on a Sentimental Journey back to the "Golden Age of Swing"! With accompaniment by JQ's Box Band, JQ uses Voice and Horn to pay homage to classics by Duke Ellington, Woody Herman, Glenn Miller and many other artists from this defining Era in American History.
Saturday, November 18, 2017, 1:00pm, Herbal Holiday Workshop - Debbie Boutelier
Debbie Boutelier will conduct a Herbal Holiday Workshop. Herbs for the Holidays: Goodies & Gifts Even though the gardening season is slowing down, herbs have been an integral part of the winter holiday season for over 2,000 years. This is a wonderful time to share homemade gifts and goodies made with the bounty of your herb garden. Join us as we learn to make a wide variety of giftables. From extracts and liqueurs, seasonal drink mixes and other holiday edibles to spa items and festive décor items, there is something for everyone on your gift list. So good, you may want to keep some for yourself!!!! Included in the cost of the class are tastings, recipes and directions and even a gift for you to take home. Class will last approximately 2 hours. Advanced Registration and Payment Required. Fee: $25. Please call the retail shop to make reservations for this program. 205-646-0069.

Saturday, January 27, 2018, 10:30am, Small Fruits in the Home Garden – Dr. Arlie Powell
10:30 – 12:00 – Dr. Powell will discuss variety selection, care and maintenance of fruit plants such as blackberries, blueberries, and muscadines.  Whether you are a beginner or experienced gardener, you will gain valuable knowledge to help you plan or add to your home garden.
12:00 – Lunch $12 (optional) advanced registration and payment required. You may bring your own lunch or order one from us. If you wish to order a lunch please call the retail shop at 205-646-0069 by Thursday, January 25.
12:30 Walking tour of Petals small fruit gardens – overview of pruning and training techniques.

Saturday, February 17, 2018, 10:30am, Tree Fruit in the Home Garden – Dr. Arlie Powell
10:30 – 12:00 – Dr. Powell will discuss variety selection, care and maintenance of tree fruits such as apples, pears, figs, oriental persimmons, peaches and nectarines.  Whether you are a beginner or experienced gardener, you will gain valuable knowledge for establishing or maintaining your tree fruit garden.
12:00 – Lunch $12 (optional) advanced registration and payment required. You may bring your own lunch or purchase one from us. If you wish to order a lunch please call the retail shop at 205-646-0069 by Thursday, February 15.
12:30 – Walking tour of Petals tree fruit gardens – pruning clinic

Saturday, February 24, 2018, 10;30am, Antique Roses in the Garden – Jason Powell
10:30 – 12:00 – Jason will discuss all classes of antique and old garden roses and their care and maintenance.
12:00 – Lunch $12 (optional) advanced registration and payment required. You may bring your own lunch or order one from us. If you wish to order a lunch please call the retail shop at 205-646-0069 by Thursday, February 22,
12:30 – Join Jason in the gardens to learn proper rose pruning techniques of climbing and shrub roses.

Saturday, March 24, 2018, 10:30am, Citrus in the Home Garden – Dr. Arlie Powell
10:30 – 12:00 – Dr. Powell will discuss variety selection, care and maintenance of citrus plants such as Satsuma oranges, Meyer lemons, limes, and kumquats.  Whether you are an experienced gardener or beginner, you will gain valuable knowledge for the upcoming season.
12:00 – Lunch $12 (optional) advanced registration and payment required. You may bring your own lunch or purchase one from us. If you wish to order a lunch please call the retail shop by Thursday, March 22.
12:00 - Walking tour of Petals Orangery.

Friday and Saturday, April 20 and 21, 2018, 9:00 - 5:00 Antiques in the Garden
Save the date for our annual Antiques in the Garden Show.  We will have a variety of vendors selling antiques, crafts, and collectibles.  Food vendors will also be available for your convenience.

Saturday, June 9, 2018, 9:00-5:00 Black and Blue Berry Festival
Fun for all ages! Fresh blackberries and blueberries, pony rides, petting zoo.  Tour the farm.

Saturday, June 30, 2018, 7:00-2:00, Petals Annual Greenhouse Sale

Petals from the Past
16034 County Road 29
Jemison, Alabama, 35045
205-646-0069 FAX - 205-646-2626