Petals from the Past

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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, August 19, 2017, Apples, Pears and Muscadines Wallking Tour, 10:30am
Dr. Arlie Powell
Dr. Powell will discuss variety, care and maintenance of apple, pears, muscadines and bunch grapes. Taste all the varieties of fruit to decide which ones you will want to add to your home garden.

Sunday, September 10, 2017, 2:00pm, Kiwi Walking Tour, Dr. Arlie Powell
Learn all you need to know to successfully add these vines to your home garden.

Sunday, September 24, 2017, 2:00pm, Native Plants - Sue Webb  
Some say we have reduced the natural areas in the United States by 85%-95% to build our cities, roads, agriculture and industry. It’s no surprise then that birds, bees, butterflies and other wildlife that depend on native natural habitat for food and shelter are declining at an alarming rate. The good news is that we can help counteract these losses by adding more native plants to our gardens & landscapes. The even better news for us in Alabama is that we have so many beautiful native plants to choose from!

Join Sue as she talks about some of the best native plants for fall and winter beauty and interest. Some of them have fall color that rivals that of our large trees; others have berries that not only look beautiful but which also feed the birds at a time of year where other food sources are drying up. Still other native’s give us blooms to enjoy in late fall & winter. Plant for all seasons for a garden that is beautiful all the time and one that supports our pollinators and other wildlife.

Sue Webb has a PhD in Microbiology and is an Alabama Master Gardener. She has completed the Native Plant Certification Program at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens. She is also our native plant expert here at Petals.

Sunday, October 1, 2017, Fall Gardening - Jason Powell
Jason will discuss his favorite perennials for fall bloom and planting. Learn why fall is a great season to plant.

Sunday, October 15, 2017, 2:00pm, Oriental Persimmons Walking Tour - Dr. Arlie Powell
Dr. Powell will take you through the oriental persimmon orchard and show you how to successsfully grow these fruits. Taste the varieties and decide which ones you would like to add to your home garden.

Sunday, October 29, 2017, 2:00pm, Permaculture - Tracy Brittnell

Sunday, November 5, 2017, 2:00 - 4:00pm, Repotting Orchids, - Shelley Powell
Bring your orchid that needs new life to Shelley and she will help you repot them so they will perk up and give you long lasting beauty.

Saturday, November 18, 9-5pm and Sunday, November 19, 1-5pm -Christmas Open House

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