Program usually lasts 45 minutes, with additional time allowed for questions. Garden staff can be scheduled to speak to groups on a wide variety of topics. See the suggestions below, or call with your own idea.
On-site talks $75
Off-site talks $100
$150 for evening and weekend programs.
Call for pricing outside Shelby County.
Garden Club Partners receive $10 discount on Garden Talks.
Each program lasts 1½ hours depending on the workshop and can be scheduled daily, Monday through Friday. There is a minimum of 10 participants.
Priced according to program needs and supplies.
Call 636-4128 to discuss details.
Staff or docent-led tours of the Garden can be arranged for your group. Tours last about 1½ hours and focus on general history of the Garden, with its 23 different display gardens and collections.
Groups pay Garden admission plus $45 fee for each private tour guide. Each guide can handle approximately 20 people.
Garden Club Partners receive $10 discount on guide fee.
Admission discount available for groups over 20.
Note: If your group has members who cannot manage a 1 ½ hour walking tour, a seven-passenger tram is available for an additional $20 fee.
The following special Garden tours are also available and can be tailored to the interests of your group:
The Herb Garden: The Herb Garden is one of the South's largest collections of useful plant species from around the world. This tour focuses on plants from three main areas: woodland, meadow, and formal herb garden.
Notable Trees: Memphis Botanic Garden is certified as a Tennessee Level 4 Arboretum. Learn about some of the most noteworthy and unusual trees in our collection.
Seijaku-en: Become immersed in Japanese culture with a tour that tells the stories behind the half-moon bridge, koi pond, bonsai trees, and other features rich in symbolism and folklore.
Summer Butterfly Tour
Spring Woodland Tour
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Central Daylight Time Hours:
9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Central Standard Time (Winter) Hours:
9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
We are located at:
750 Cherry Road
Memphis, TN 38117
(Between Park & Southern)