How to spot our 8 plants of the month this May

From carnivores to delicate woodland gems, see if you can spy all our plants of the month this May at Birmingham Botanical Gardens!

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Community gardens: the antidote to social disconnection, food insecurity and urbanisation?

How can community gardens help our society?

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April showers and sunshine – the perfect gardening weather

Things will start to get busy in the Gardens […]

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Bonsai: a brief history

Spanning back over 5000 years to ancient China, bonsai history is deeply intriguing and has become a serene part of Birmingham Botanical Gardens.

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9 low maintenance tropical house plants to bring home this spring

With spring fast approaching, check out these low maintenance, tropical house plants to brighten your home and mind.

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Marching on to spring

At last! We’ve seen off another winter and are […]

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Tropical rose-ringed parakeets dazzle Birmingham’s natural world

Vibrant rose-ringed parakeets are becoming an increasingly mesmerising sight in Birmingham and the West Midlands. Find out where they are coming from here.

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Former BBC presenter appointed chair of Birmingham Botanical Gardens Trustees

Former BBC Midlands Today presenter Sue Beardsmore is to […]

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