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

There is a 48 hour cancellation policy for refunds for lunches and programs

Calendar of Events

Saturday, May 27, 2023, –  10:00 – The Wonder of Herbs: Growing and Using Herbs in Everyday Life, Debbie Boutelier
Growing your own herbs and making your own herbal products is very rewarding on a number of levels. Incorporating herbs into your lifestyle is easy, cost effective and environmentally friendly. The participant will learn how to grow a healthy and productive herb garden. You will be introduced to a number of herbs – some very common herbs and some that may be new to
you. For most people, their interest in herbs begins with using them in the kitchen adding lots of flavor to recipes. But herbs offer so much more than enhancements to our culinary masterpieces. Join Debbie Boutelier, Community Herbalist and Advanced Master Gardener aswe explore the hidden benefits of using herbs in a variety of methods incorporating them into our everyday lives. Some of the herbal pathways that will be discussed are culinary herbs, herbs or tea, medicinal herbs, herbs for beauty products, herbs for cleaning products and herbs for ornamental products. We’ll also give you hints on how to preserve your herbal harvest so tha tyou may enjoy herbs year round. (2 hours)
12:00 Lunch (optional) You may bring your own lunch.
You may register for the morning session here.

1:00 – Afternoon Session – Fee:$25 Constructing an Herbal First Aid Kit
Despite our best attempts at living a healthy life, sometimes illness and injury happen. Being prepared to handle non-life-threatening events with natural remedies in the comfort of your home is definitely a good thing. Then you don’t have to take yourself or your children to a doctor’s office where you’ll be exposed to even more germs. The best part is that you can make
these remedies very inexpensively and you’ll have the peace of mind knowing what goes in the formulas.
Join Debbie Boutelier, Community Herbalist and Master Gardener, as we discover ways to make your current herb garden provide not only aesthetic and culinary benefits, but medicinal benefits as well. This will be an intermediate class exploring the herbs and the delivery systems necessary to create a well-stocked herbal first aid kit for your home or travel. The participant will learn the basic skills and formulas necessary to handle every day non-life-threatening events. The participant will get handouts with the formulas and explanations of the procedures necessary to make the items.
(2 hours) You may register for this session here.

Saturday, June 3, 2023, 10:30am, Blackberry Walking Tour- Dr. Arlie Powell
Learn everything you need to know about growing blackberries. 
Dr. Powell will discuss variety selection, care and maintenance.  Sample
the fruit and our gardens to view proper planting, pruning and trellis

You may register for this program here.

Saturday, June 10, 2023, 10;30AM, Blueberry Walking Tour – Dr. Arlie Powell
Learn everything you need to know about growing blueberries. Dr.
Powell will discuss variety selection, care and maintenance.  Taste all
the different varieties of blueberries and decide which are your
favorites. Tour the blueberry bush gardens and view proper planting and

You may register for this program here.

Saturday, June 17, 2023 7:00am-2:00pm, Annual Greenhouse Sale

Everything in our greenhouse growing area will be sold at 50% off. If you are planning a landscape project or just need a few plants this is the sale for you. Many of the accent items and accessories at at the retail shop will also be on sale.

Saturday, June 24, 2023, 10:30am, Kids in the Garden – Berry Picking Time – Instructor Beth Roberts
Advanced registration and payment required.
Come visit the farm and learn how blueberries are grown. Next we will go out into the field and pick your own blueberries to take home.
You may register for this program here.