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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. 

Saturday, July 21, 2018, 10;30AM, Fig and Stone Fruit Walking Tour – Dr. Arlie Powell
Dr. Powell will discuss variety, care, and maintenance of figs and stone fruits such as peaches, plums and nectarines. Take a walk through the fig and stone fruit orchards. Taste the varieties.  

Saturday, August 4, 2018, 10:30am, Butterflies of Alabama Up Close and Personal– Paulette Ogard.
Our state is filled with butterflies! Learn how to identify some of the most common species and gain insights into their fascinating life histories. Find out when they fly and what they eat. Discover what plants will attract and sustain them in your yards. We will also take a quick online tour of the Alabama Butterfly Atlas, an informational website that brings all these things together. Join us as we delve into the world of Alabama butterflies!

Paulette Haywood Ogard has spent more than 20 years researching the life histories of southeastern butterflies. She and Sara Bright co-authored Butterflies of Alabama: Glimpses into Their Lives. Her current field research focuses on adding life history information to the online Alabama Butterfly Atlas, where she serves on the board of directors.

Saturday, August 18, 2018, 10:30am, Apple, Pear, and Muscadine Walking Tour – Dr. Arlie Powell  
Dr. Powell will discuss variety, care, and maintenance of apples, pears, muscadines, and bunch grapes.  Taste all the varieties of these fruits to decide which ones you will want to add to your home garden.

Sunday, September 9, 2018, 2:00pm, Kiwi Walking Tour – Dr. Arlie Powell
Dr. Arlie Powell will discuss the best way to grow kiwi in Alabama.  Learn all you need to know to successfully add these vines to your home garden

Sunday, October 7, 2018. 2:00pm,Fall Gardening – Why ?, What?, and When? – Jason Powell
Jason will discuss his favorite perennials for fall bloom and planting.  Learn why fall is a great season to plant.

Sunday, November 4, 2018, 2:00-4:00pm Repotting Orchids – Shelley Powell
Bring your orchids that need new life to Shelley and she will help you repot them so they will perk up and give you long lasting beauty.

Saturday and Sunday, November 17 and 18, 2018, Petals Christmas Open House
Saturday 9:00 – 5:00 Sunday – 1:00 – 5:00
Join us as we begin the celebration of the holiday season.  There will be food, music by JQ’s One Man Band, and special sale prices.  It is our way of saying “Thanks for shopping with us this past year.”

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