Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Amy's Extraordinary Alabama: Botanical Gardens

By Amy

One of our favorite places to visit when we make a trip to Birmingham is the Birmingham Botanical Gardens. When the flowers are blooming it's impossible not to be inspired and amazed by this extraordinary jewel of Alabama.

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A tranquil haven amidst the busy city, the Gardens have places to sit and read or trails providing a bit of exercise. Spring is especially beautiful at the Gardens. Masses of tulips and pansies display their colors.

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From the trails through the Alabama Woodland area to the Japanese Garden there is so much to enjoy. Bring a picnic for a peaceful lunch or spend a couple of hours exploring the many trails and gardens.


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Visit their website to see what's in bloom. You can also follow them on twitter to keep up with the latest happenings.



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2 comments:

Trina said...

Gorgeous photos!

Belinda said...

Beautiful pictures of my favorite place in Birmingham. You did a great job capturing Spring at the Botanical Gardens.

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