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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. 

Thursday, June 20, 2019, 10:30am Herb Cooking Demo - Linda Franzo
Fee: $25 Advanced registration and payment required.  Please let us know at registration of any food allergies.
10:30 - class is approximately 2 hours
Celebrate Summer Solstice! Lobster or Cheese Ravioli in Herbaceous Tomato Broth, Scrumptious.  Caprese skewers, Sweet Corn cake with Berry-Lavender Compote! Just in  
time for Summer Entertaining!

Saturday, June 22, 2019, 7:00am to 2:00pm Greenhouse Sale
Everything in our Greenhouse growing area is sold at wholesale prices 50% off. Come early for the best selection. If a landscape project is in future this is the sale for you. Everthing in the retail shop area is 40% off. The exceptions are Felco products, soil, soil amendments, chemicals, mulch,fertilizers, food items and T-shirts.

Saturday, July 27, 2019,10:30 – 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 17, 2019, 10:30 – 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 22, 2019, 2:00, 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 6, 2019, 2:00, Fall Gardening – Why? What? And When? - Jason Powell
Jason will discuss his favorite plants for fall bloom and planting.  Learn why fall is a great season to plant.

Sunday, October 13, 2019, 2:00 – Permaculture – Tracy Britnell

Sunday, October 20, 2019, 2:00 Oriental Persimmon and Citrus Walking Tour – Dr. Arlie Powell
Join us as Dr. Arlie Powell discusses the care and maintenance of Oriental Persimmons and citrus plants.  Take a tour through the orchard to see the varieties of persimmons.  Tour our orangery to experience all the citrus varieties.

Sunday, November 3, 2019 2;00-4:00 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, November 23, 9:00-5:00 Sunday, November 24, 1:00-5:00and 24, Petals Christmas Open House
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 as we begin the celebration of the holiday season.  It is our way of saying “Thanks for shopping with us this past year!”

Petals from the Past
16034 County Road 29
Jemison, Alabama, 35085
205-646-0069 FAX- 205-646-2626