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The Coors Memorial Garden

The Coors Memorial Garden is in memory of Jeanne Parham Coors and Cristy Coors Beasley. Jeanne was President of the MBG Board of Directors and members of the Coors family have been  long-time supporters of the Garden. This new woodland garden will connect the path outside of Prehistoric Plant Trail to the Hydrangea Garden and Blecken Pavilion; creating a logical connection between existing gardens.  The Coors Garden will wind its way through our Magnolia Grove, providing a... Read More
Posted by Stephanie Cosby at Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Planting for Caterpillars

I moved to Memphis from my hometown of Asheville, NC in April, 2015. Having interned at the Asheville Arboretum and the Highlands Biological Research Station Botanic Garden, I was excited to accept a position at the Memphis Botanic as a Horticultural Assistant. With a background in environmental science (I received a BA in the field from Mount Holyoke College in 2013) and a strong interest in native flora, my assignment as curator of the Anne Heard Stokes Butterfly Garden felt like an... Read More
Posted by Memphis Botanic Garden at Monday, August 15, 2016

Forrest Spence 5K race - guest blog post

   Over the years, our family, like countless other families in Memphis and the Mid-South, have come out to enjoy the beauty of the Memphis Botanic Garden and fun of My Big Backyard.  There is nothing quite like spending the day watching our kids climbing into the big tree house, enjoying digging in the sand, playing in the creek, as well as learning how we can better protect our environment  and preserve our natural resources.    Spending time walking... Read More
Posted by Memphis Botanic Garden News at Friday, August 12, 2016

Summer Internship at the Garden - guest blog

My name is Jordan Podwoski, and I am a senior at Mississippi State University.  I am currently majoring in horticulture, with a concentration specializing in fruit and vegetable production. I have lived around the Memphis area for most of my life and now reside in the nearby town of Olive Branch, Mississippi. My dream is to one day work in the field of genetic modification of edible plants so they can better survive in harsher environments and be grown more efficiently and abundantly for... Read More
Posted by Memphis Botanic Garden at Monday, August 1, 2016


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