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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, February 4, 2023, Kids in the Garden
Nature All Around Us – Beth Roberts – Instructor

10:30  – Fee-$12 – Ages – 5-12 –   Advanced registration and payment required
•Learn how to use all of your senses to explore your natural surroundings
•Create a nature journal and learn how to preserve leaves, flowers and other natural treasures!

You may register for this program here.

Thursday, February 9, 2023 Herb Cooking Class – 10:30 -Linda Franzo Happy Mardi Gras!
Let’s parade to the 8th MARDI GRAS AT PETALS! Kick off with a 
Charcuterie Delight~Sticky Praline Date Bread with Brie, follow the 
Second Line of Herb Turkey Meatballs nestled in Herb Roasted Cherry Tomatoes & mozzarella pearls. Make a clean finish with an Arugula, Citrus & Goat cheese salad. Let’s finish this Parade with a Croissant Hawaiian Bread Pudding and….King Cake! Laissez Le Bon Temps Rouler! 
Let the good times roll! Food, Music & Beads! Please let us know if you have any dietary restrictions.

You may make reservations for this program here.

Saturday, February 18, 2023 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, 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 You may bring your own lunch or purchase one from s for $15.00. If you wish to purchase a lunch please place your order by February 16.
12:30 – Walking tour of Petals tree fruit gardens – pruning clinic

You may register for this program and order your lunch here.

Saturday, February 25, 2023, Antique Roses in the Garden – Jason Powell
10:30-12:00 –10:30Jason will discuss all classes of antique and old garden roses and their care and maintenance. He will give you ideas for including these roses into your own garden.
12:00 – Lunch – You may bring your own lunch or purchase one from us for $15. If you wish to purchase a lunch please place your order by February 23.
12:30 – Join Jason in the gardens to learn proper rose pruning techniques for climbing and shrub roses.

You may register for this program and order your lunch here.

Saturday, March 4, 2023, 10:30am, Vegetable Gardening – Grow Your Own Groceries – Taylor Boozer – Owner and Operator- Boozer Farms

Fresh veggies taste amazing, are packed with vitamins and nutrients, and can be grown in your own backyard! Join us to learn the basics of backyard vegetable production and be well on your way to enjoying a delicious bounty without even having to leave your home! Taylor Hatchett, owner of Boozer Farms, will share her tips and pointers for vegetable production here in
Alabama.
You may register for this program here.

Saturday, March 18, 2023, Citrus and Oriental Persimmons 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. He will also discuss Oriental Persimmons and their care and maintenance. Whether you are an experienced gardener or beginner, you will gain valuable knowledge for the upcoming season.
12:00 – Lunch You may bring your own lunch or purchase one from us for $15. If you wish to purchase a lunch please place your order by March 16.
12:30 – Tour of Petals Orangery and Oriental Persimmon planting.

You my register for this seminar and order your lunch here.