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Moving Parts; the unseen complexities of the Garden...

Hello! I write this just as I come to the close of my fourth week here at the Memphis Botanic Garden.  As I look out my office window, I see daffodils sprouting up. This, on the one hand, seems early, but, on the other, is hopeful that spring is soon to arrive! Friends and family have asked about my early experiences here at the Garden, and so I thought I’d share those same thoughts with you. Beyond the fact of how beautiful and serene it is here, my first impressions are about... Read More
Posted by Michael D. Allen at Friday, January 27, 2017

Daniel Rudolph - Artist/Gardener

     Meet Daniel Rudolph. An Incognito artist and avid gardener.   Daniel Rudolph has been gardening longer than he has been painting. “I started gardening when I was 12 years old with my mom,” said Rudolph. And he continues this passion with wife Chari.   Born in Wisconsin, then moving from Florida to Oregon to New Mexico, and now for the past two years in Memphis, the Rudolphs have been organically growing flowers, heirloom... Read More
Posted by Bonnie Grosshans at Thursday, January 19, 2017

What is a "Tennessee Naturalist?" Could it be me??

Every year, you probably see the Tennessee Naturalist Program on our list of classes and wonder what exactly that means. Maybe you notice that it is a 40-hour curriculum/40-hour volunteer course, but skim right on past...because what is a Tennessee Naturalist anyway, and why would you want to become one? The personal benefit of the program for many of our students is a often a life-long goal of pursuing a deeper understanding of Tennessee’s rich... Read More
Posted by Charity Siebert at Thursday, January 12, 2017


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