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Fall bulbs...Spring blooms!

       By Maricela Rodriguez-Lou, Annual Seasonal Color Specialist      Spring bulbs are an exciting attraction for our visitors. When they bloom, visitors get that springtime feeling. They are wonderful plants; they bring color to our beds and spark ideas, trends, and features that visitors can apply in their own gardens. Most spring flowering bulbs are dormant during the summer months, but here in Memphis, (zone 7B- a warm climate with a... Read More
Posted by Memphis Botanic Garden at Thursday, February 26, 2015

ARTISTS' LINK in the Visitors Center Gallery

From AL:     " ARTISTS' LINK, formed in April 1989, is an all-volunteer organization created as a resource and support group for Memphis-Area visual artists and as a link between artists and the community. In addition to sponsoring  public forums, exhibitions, lectures and other activities, the group holds free public monthly meetings. Each year Artists’ Link supports a local community effort. This year we will be sponsoring a fundraiser called, Incognito, to support... Read More
Posted by Stephanie Cosby at Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Why Winter is Cooler Than You Think

If you look with a little perspective, you'll find a heart-shaped puddle melting from our recent snow in the picture on the left.  It certainly represents my feelings about snow and ice. This is one of my favorite times to walk outdoors.  This might be your only chance all year.  Check out your neighborhood or head over to the Garden tomorrow to make your own discoveries. Here's a glance at what I found... Read More
Posted by Charity Siebert at Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Did You Know - Arboretum

  Did you know the Garden has an Arboretum Guide?  An arboretum is like a museum of trees. MBG has received Level IV status from the TN Urban Forestry Council, the highest level possible. When you visit the Garden, pick up an Arboretum Guide, which is a map of the numbered trees. You can find the corresponding trees with tags in the Garden. See if you can find a Southern Sugar Maple on... Read More
Posted by Charity Siebert at Tuesday, February 17, 2015

"Collected Fragments" by Rachael Grant in Fratelli's Cafe Gallery

I'm thrilled to present the mixed media collage work of Rachael Grant exhibiting in Fratelli's Cafe Gallery, this month of February. There are two weeks left to come see all seven pieces in person, so come have a look! Read on to learn more about her process in an exclusive MBG artist interview... About Materials: In the beginning, did you have a love of making collages and were always seeking printed source material or was it a love of the printed imagery you were finding that led... Read More
Posted by Stephanie Cosby at Monday, February 16, 2015


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