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Volunteering at the Memphis Botanic Garden - guest post by Bill Ferrell

Volunteering at the Memphis Botanic Garden has been a part of my life since 2001 when I began helping with the Spring Plant Sale.  It was such a great opportunity to learn more about plants, to meet many like-minded people and to learn from them as well.  MBG is a treasure that has often been overlooked in the Memphis community.  I am pleased to see the Garden increasing in popularity and visibility in the past few years.  As a volunteer and Board Member, I can view the... Read More
Posted by Bonnie Grosshans at Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Come see the new Asian Garden!

     We are celebrating the official opening of our new Asian Garden on Tuesday, November 5, 3:00-5:00 p.m. Horticulture staff and Garden designers will lead brief tours of the area from 3:00-4:30, with a brief dedication to follow. The Asian Garden is the result of a recent restructuring of the original Japanese Maple Grove, creating a peaceful and contemplative forest environment that honors the diversity of East-Asian woodland plants. The decision to create this... Read More
Posted by Bonnie Grosshans at Monday, October 21, 2013

The reasons to plant in the fall are many!

When the temperature starts to drop at this time of year most people think that it is time to mow the lawn for the last time, rake leaves and then put away their gardening tools until spring. Autumn really is the best time to plant most trees shrubs and perennials. It is the only time to plant spring flowering bulbs such as tulips, hyacinths and daffodils.   The reasons to plant in the fall are many. For one the soil usually is easier to work than in the spring when rains are ... Read More
Posted by Rick Pudwell at Monday, October 14, 2013


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