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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. 

Sunday, September 22, 2019, 2:00, Kiwi, Fall Apples and Muscadine Walking Tour – Dr. Arlie Powell 
Dr. Powell will discuss variety selection,  care and maintenance of all these fruits.  Join us and taste all the varieties that are in season now.

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 –Companion Planting and Permaculture Tour - Tracy Britnell
Please join Tracy in the Permaculture area for a tour and a discussion on creating Guilds (plant communities) in the Edible Forest. Tracy is on our staff here at Petals. She has a degree in interior design and landscape design and is a certified permaculture designer.

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, 1:00-5:00, 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!”
Saturday, November 23, 1:00pm, Herbs for the Holidays Workshop –Goodies and Gifts -  Debbie Boutelier
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 herbal giftable items. Yummy holiday edibles, libations, luscious spa items and easy to make gift 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 a booklet with recipes and directions and tastings of herbal holiday treats.  You will leave inspired to start the holiday season! Class will last approximately 2 hours. Advance registration and payment  required. Fee: $25. Please call the retail shop to make reservations for this program. 205-646-0069.

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