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Hands-on Valentine's therapy - guest post by Laurie Williams

    On January 23rd, Memphis Botanic Garden’s Outreach program went to Martha’s Manor to make Valentine's cards for the troops overseas. Martha’s Manor is a day program for women with developmental disabilities. The ladies had a blast and completed 55 cards and envelopes. The workroom looked like Valentine’s Day blew up in there! Schilling Farms YMCA is coordinating the effort to make sure the cards are sent in a timely fashion. They will be collecting cards... Read More
Posted by Memphis Botanic Garden at Thursday, January 24, 2013

The Beauty of Houseplants! MBG Winter Plant Sale Feb. 8th,9th 9-5pm (guest post by Stephanie Cosby)

The beauty of houseplants is this: If you pick the right plant, put it in the right pot and place it in the right spot in your home can bring a bit of the living, breathing outside... inside . That, my friends, is what is SO AWESOME about keeping houseplants. Living, breathing houseplants help create quality air in your home. Beyond the physical benefits, there is the added bonus of  being close to natural beauty . { In the above photograph there is a piece of glass... Read More
Posted by chris cosby at Thursday, January 24, 2013

We're Excited About Environmental Education!

Happy New Year Garden lovers!  Perhaps some of you have resolved to going green this year and I encourage everyone to practice a new green habit!   We, the Youth Education team at MBG, are passionate about leading a green lifestyle (always a work in progress) and connecting children with nature to instill an appreciation for what Earth provides us. We all come from diverse backgrounds, giving us each the perfect blend of creativity and inspiration that allows us to implement a... Read More
Posted by Charity Siebert at Friday, January 4, 2013


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