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5 03, 2016

All About Native Medicinals Workshop

By |2016-02-10T20:55:08+00:00March 5th, 2016|Comments Off on All About Native Medicinals Workshop

Hosted by Petals from the Past: Fee: $30 Advanced registration and payment required Led by Cameron Strouss, clinical herbalist.  Come learn about the many ways native plants can be used to help stop bleeding, bee stings, aches and other boo boos! Cameron Strouss has been studying herbal medicine for nearly 6 years.  She has over 300 [...]

5 03, 2016

Southeastern Natives for Beauty and Wildlife Workshop

By |2016-02-10T20:32:48+00:00March 5th, 2016|Comments Off on Southeastern Natives for Beauty and Wildlife Workshop

Hosted by Petals from the Past: Workshop led by Sue Webb PhD. Native plants can provide beauty to a garden as well as attracting and supporting wildlife communities including birds, bees, beneficial bugs, butterflies and more.  In this seminar, Sue talks about some of the best of our native southern shrubs, small trees and wildflowers with pointers on how [...]

30 01, 2016

Medicinal Plants of Alabama

By |2016-01-11T22:48:20+00:00January 30th, 2016|Comments Off on Medicinal Plants of Alabama

Hosted by the Birmingham Botanical Gardens: "This class identifies over one hundred medicinal plants native to Alabama, examines their natural environments, and explores their roles in botanical medicines of the past and present. The instructor will cover the history and development of American botanical medicine, the habitats of native medicinal plants, historical methods of collection [...]

29 10, 2015

Central South Native Plant Conference

By |2015-10-08T21:04:57+00:00October 29th, 2015|Comments Off on Central South Native Plant Conference

The 2015 Central South Native Plant Conference will be held at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens and is the premier wildflower conference of the Southeast. Held every two-four years since 1991, the conference fosters awareness, appreciation and increased usage of plants native to the Southeast. An outstanding lineup of Southeastern native plant experts is featured in a [...]

29 08, 2015

Creating a Haven for Butterflies: Your Own Yard and Beyond

By |2015-08-06T04:42:36+00:00August 29th, 2015|0 Comments

Welcoming butterflies into our landscapes is personally rewarding and environmentally important. As more and more habitat is lost, learn how your yard can become a beautiful oasis that sustains the butterfly species that live in your area. This workshop will focus on why using native host and nectar plants is important and how to incorporate these [...]

22 08, 2015

Introduction to Native Plant Conservation

By |2015-08-07T14:00:03+00:00August 22nd, 2015|0 Comments

The flora of Alabama is one of the richest in the country, which underscores the importance of conserving our plants and their habitats. This course is a general introduction to plant conservation, focusing particularly on Alabama plants. We will cover a broad set of topics, including rarity ranking systems, invasive species, restoration ecology, conservation ethics, [...]

20 06, 2015

Moundville Saturday in the Park: Medicinal Plants

By |2015-06-11T16:28:58+00:00June 20th, 2015|0 Comments

Join Darryl Patton of Gadsden, Alabama as he discusses how common plants many Americans generally classify as “weeds” have medicinal properties and other uses. Author of “Mountain Medicine” and survival expert, Darryl will host plant walks intermittently throughout his program. Darryl mentored under Tommy Bass, formerly one of the best known folk medicine practitioners in [...]

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