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Birmingham Botanical Gardens

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Address: 2612 Lane Park Road, Birmingham, AL 25223
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Even in the winter alot to see

Even though it was winter and there was not alot in bloom, the garden was beautiful. I never realized how many different varieties of plants there are. Large garden and enjoyable... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Donna B
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Welaka, Florida
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Welaka, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Even though it was winter and there was not alot in bloom, the garden was beautiful. I never realized how many different varieties of plants there are. Large garden and enjoyable to walk around.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I had a bout 45 minutes to see this place before I left town. So glad I stopped in. You could definitely spend an hour or more here. The best part? IT's FREE! Bring the kids, walk around and just enjoy. The Japanese gardens were cool and even though I went in February and there wasn't much blooming it was... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a great place to see nature in the middle of a metropolitan city. It is awesome for photographer to take pictures of the beauty plants and tree, as well as, a good place for family pictures.

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Guyton, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The botanical gardens are so beautiful and well kept! My favorites are definitely the greenhouse and the Japanese garden. Definitely a must visit!

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Thank susanslay3
Birmingham, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Botannical Gardens is located in Mountain Brook near the zoo. It is a peaceful area of exquisite nature. A favorite place for family pictures as well as well as to enjoy flowers and shrubs galore. There is a lovely little restaurant for lunch and private rooms available for receptions and parties. A wonderful plant sale is held several times... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came at the tail end of the day and ate a light supper just inside the gardens. Even in winter when most things are leafless this place has a gorgeous charm. Japanese garden is beautiful and so zen!

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Thank Syd W
Huntsville, Alabama
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I saw this garden as I was running the 2016 Dirt Dash 5K through the garden. (I'm not a fast runner, so I did get a good feel for the different areas.) The Garden is a free entry and has many lovely sitting areas...a great place to spend a lazy day OR do a fun and challenging 5K! Parts of... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

January isn't probably the best month to visit these gardens, but we really enjoyed our walk around the grounds. Everything was so peaceful. It was a great way to get some exercise after being in the car for a while.

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Thank Bonnie B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

Beautiful and well laid out gardens. Japanese and rose gardens are lovely. They have a greenhouse too!

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Montgomery, Alabama
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Hadn't visited in 30 years or so. Since it was January there wasn't any pretty flowers or blossoming trees to see. But the walking trails were so peaceful and pleasant. Some hills to climb, but nothing strenuous. Many small niche gardens, with plants well marked. Some larger trees were marked with their names, but most kinds of oaks and pines... More 

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