Join us for a Family Picnic with the Bama Skiffle Band

Afternoon Concert with the Bama Skiffle band

Saturday, May 18 at 3:00 pm

Montgomery Botanical Gardens at Oak Park

1010 Forest Avenue

 

Bring your family, picnic blanket, lawn chairs and picnic and enjoy an entertaining afternoon at the Montgomery Botanical Gardens.

Our Board Member, Amanda Borden is a member of the band, Bama Skiffle.  They mix bluegrass, old country, gospel, oldies, and everything in between.  You will hear the lap dulcimer, cahone, hammered dulcimer, harmonica, upright bass, mandolin and ukulele.

This will be a fun free event to enjoy the beautiful outdoors and our new botanical gardens.

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Container Gardening with Jane McCarthy

Container Garden Demonstration

Thursday, May 16 at 12:00 Noon

Hosted by Jane McCarthy

Montgomery Botanical Gardens at Oak Park

1010 Forest Avenue

Outdoor Education Classroom

Jane McCarthy, Horticulturist/Landscape Designer and Master Gardener will lead a demonstration on container gardening.  She will show you how to add that “POP” of color in your yard.  She will show you how to use the “thriller, filler and spiller” in your own pots.

Bring some dollar bills for the RAFFLE as one lucky person will win the container to take home.

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Tomato Growing Demonstration Friday, May 17

Tomato Sunshine on the Vine 

Friday, May 17 at 12Noon

Outdoor Educational Classroom

Montgomery Botanical Gardens at Oak Park

Hosted by Dr. Elijah Pugh

 

Come enjoy a discussion on growing tomatoes from seeds and from plants, in pots and in the garden, from 55 days to 80 days to gemination and to heights of 8 inches to heights as long as vines.  Last year Dr. Pugh planted Mr. Stripey, Red Robin, Dr. Carolyn, Sun Gold Hybrid, Sunsugar FT Hybrid, Big Red Dwarf, Snow White, Lemon Cherry VFF Hybrid, Green Doctor, Black Cherry, Red Rose, Sugary, Red Pear, Sweet Gold FT Hybrid and Limmony.

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Mr. Stripey

Garden Art with Maggie Stringer

Garden Art (6-12th grade students) with Maggie Stringer

Saturday, May 18 at 10:00 am

Outdoor Educational Classroom

Montgomery Botanical Gardens at Oak Park

1010 Forest Avenue

Children will take an observation tour of the gardens and transfer their mental images of the flowers, trees, birds and other garden interests to a lovely water color painting to take home for hanging in the “art gallery”.  Art supplies will be furnished.  It will be first come, first serve until supplies run out.

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Learn to identify the trees in your yard

 

Tree ID Walk

Tuesday, May 14 at 11:00 am or

Thursday, May 16 at 11:00 am

Hosted by Russell Stringer

Montgomery Botanical Gardens at Oak Park

1010 Forest Avenue

Come tour the Montgomery Botanical Gardens at Oak Park with Urban Forester, Russell Stringer. Mr. Stringer will show you how to identify trees by the bark and leaves.  He will also be able to answer your questions about trees.  Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from the best.

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