The Buzz

Conifers: They're not just for Christmas...

This is the time of year when it seems that evergreens are everywhere you turn, with Christmas tree stands popping up in parking lots, decorations in and on retail establishments, and, maybe, (if you are way ahead of me) lovely holiday greenery decking your halls. Evergreen trees, wreaths, and garland have been used by many cultures since ancient times to represent eternal life, and it is no wonder that they are so symbolic. As the vibrant colors of autumn fade into winter, evergreens give us... Read More
Posted by Jana Wilson at Monday, November 28, 2016

Transforming the Woodlands

  My big upcoming project for the fall and winter of 2016 is to begin organizing the renovation of our (roughly) 5 acre woodland located at the center of the Memphis Botanic Garden. I will be working in conjunction with other knowledgeable members of the Horticulture Staff as well as the Education Department. The main idea at the moment is to once again make the woodland more accessible and enjoyable to our guests by creating a tidy space with a large diversity of (mostly)... Read More
Posted by Memphis Botanic Garden News at Saturday, November 26, 2016

Sustainable Solutions for Winter Gardening

Every gardener has most likely experienced the bitter-sweet feelings that arise with the changing of the seasons. The cool, crisp air of fall and winter can be such a relief from the seemingly relentless heat of summer here in the mid-south, and the onset of shorter daylight hours leads inevitably to a slower pace. Yet for gardeners, this relief comes with a sad price, for there are few plants that provide the same kind of comfort, delight, and diversity of color and texture in the winter... Read More
Posted by Memphis Botanic Garden News at Wednesday, November 23, 2016


For updates and more!

Enhancing lives by connecting people with plants to increase awareness and appreciation of our environment.


Central Daylight Time Hours:
9 a.m.-6 p.m.

Central Standard Time (Winter) Hours:
9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Have a question?

Daily Garden Admission

Adults $10.00
Seniors (62 & over) $8.00
Children (2-12) $5.00
Children (under 2) FREE
Members FREE
* Handicapped Accessible

Group Visits



We are located at:
750 Cherry Road
Memphis, TN 38117
(Between Park & Southern)

Directions & Parking