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Petals from the Past

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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.  We are closed on Monday.

 

Cancellation Policy
A full refund will be given only for classes and lunches cancelled at least 48 hours before the event.

 Saturday, January 27, 2018, 10:30am, Small Fruits in the Home Garden – Dr. Arlie Powell
10:30 – 12:00 – Dr. Powell will discuss variety selection, care and maintenance of fruit plants such as blackberries, blueberries, and muscadines.  Whether you are a beginner or experienced gardener, you will gain valuable knowledge to help you plan or add to your home garden.
12:00 – Lunch $12 (optional) advanced registration and payment required. You may bring your own lunch or order one from us. If you wish to order a lunch please call the retail shop at 205-646-0069 by Thursday, January 25.
12:30 Walking tour of Petals small fruit gardens – overview of pruning and training techniques.

Thursday, February 1, 2018, Herb Cooking Class – Linda Franzo 10:30 – 1:00
MARDI GRAS LAGNIAPPE & CREOLE CITRUS! LET THE GOOD TIMES ROLL~
February
1, 2018!!!! A New Orleans inspired Carnival Breakfast/ Dinner Mash-up! 3rd Annual Parade of flavors. Enjoy a Sugar & Spice King Cake Babka bread, Flambeaux Shrimp sliders with a honey -lime slaw, “Throw me something Mister” tart & tasty Grapefruit, fennel & greens with pistachio vinaigrette. Let's finish with an"Oh My Darln'"Clementine Ginger Cajun mini tart with home-made Chai tea! See you at the Parade! Fee $25.- Advanced registration and payment required. Please call the retail shop at 205-646-0069 to make reservations for this class.

Saturday, February 17, 2018, 10:30am, Tree Fruits 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, oriental 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 $12 (optional) advanced registration and payment required. You may bring your own lunch or purchase one from us. If you wish to order a lunch please call the retail shop at 205-646-0069 by Thursday, February 15.
12:30 – Walking tour of Petals tree fruit gardens – pruning clinic

Saturday, February 24, 2018, 10:30am, Antique Roses in the Garden – Jason Powell
10:30 – 12:00 – Jason will discuss all classes of antique and old garden roses and their care and maintenance.
12:00 – Lunch $12 (optional) advanced registration and payment required. You may bring your own lunch or order one from us. If you wish to order a lunch please call the retail shop at 205-646-0069 by Thursday, February 22,
12:30 – Join Jason in the gardens to learn proper rose pruning techniques of climbing and shrub roses.

Saturday, March 10, 2018, 10:30 How To Design Your Very Own Beautiful Native Plant Garden That Attracts Bees, Butterflies and Birds – Sue Webb
It’s simple! It’s FUN! it’s something you’ll enjoy for years and years. AND when you plant your native garden, you’ll be doing a great service for the environment, for future generations, for wildlife creatures and the planet! All you need are a few easy basic principles, some ideas for blooming plants that you and the butterflies, bees or birds love, and some pointers on how to put them together. JOIN US and leave with lots of ideas, inspiration, solid information and your own native plant garden plan.
Sue has a doctorate in microbiology and Alabama Master Gardener. She has completed the Native Plant Certification Program at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens.

Saturday, March 24, 2018, 10:30am, Citrus 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.  Whether you are an experienced gardener or beginner, you will gain valuable knowledge for the upcoming season.
12:00 – Lunch $12 (optional) advanced registration and payment required. You may bring your own lunch or purchase one from us. If you wish to order a lunch please call the retail shop by Thursday, March 22.
12:00 - Walking tour of Petals Orangery.

Friday and Saturday, April 20 and 21, 2018, 9:00 - 5:00 Antiques in the Garden
Save the date for our annual Antiques in the Garden Show.  We will have a variety of vendors selling antiques, crafts, and collectibles.  Food vendors will also be available for your convenience.

Saturday, June 9, 2018, 9:00-5:00 Black and Blue Berry Festival
Fun for all ages! Fresh blackberries and blueberries, pony rides, petting zoo.  Tour the farm.

Saturday, June 30, 2018, 7:00-2:00, Petals Annual Greenhouse Sale

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