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Stomp on over to the Prehistoric Plant Trail

...but don't stomp on our newly planted palms! The adjacent Palm Collection features Chinese Fan Palms selected from ones growing in the mountains of China that are better able to adapt to our winters. The Prehistoric Plant Trail is a child-centered play area that is reminiscent of prehistoric times. There are dinosaur statues, chunks of faux-fossilized wood, a stone cave, and a dig pit for uncovering fossils. Planted in the area are plants that have been around since prehistoric... Read More
Posted by Memphis Botanic Garden at Tuesday, July 25, 2017

“Scratch N’ Sniff” exhibit in The Little Garden Club Sensory Garden

Hello Everyone! My name is Khadejah and I am completing an internship at the MBG in the Sensory Garden, sponsored by The Little Garden Club of Memphis. The Little Garden Club Sensory Garden, established in 1987, was designed by Tom Pellet to enable individuals with special needs to enjoy and engage in the gardening experience. The garden is handicap accessible, with majority of it [garden] elevated for an easy view from a wheelchair. The Little Garden Club Sensory Garden maintains a... Read More
Posted by Memphis Botanic Garden News at Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Tropic Heat

  By Sherri McCalla, Herb Garden curator at MBG   Yup. It is that time again: hot and humid. If it weren’t for our winter, we would live in a tropical paradise. Oh,... Read More
Posted by sherri mccalla at Saturday, July 15, 2017

The Art of Watering

Say the weather report for today in Memphis, TN, is 105⁰ and high do I take care of all my plants? Watering plants if you are a novice can be intimidating. I have had great success with plants using these tips; follow them, and you should be fine. First if you can’t water every morning, I suggest  potting your container plants in a heavy mix. This will help ensure that your plants will stay... Read More
Posted by manny pailet at Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Summer Internship

I am excited to be a part of the Memphis Botanic Garden staff this summer. My friend, Michael Fletcher, and I are new summer interns. As members of Collierville Boy Scout Troop 50, we were recommended by our Scoutmaster Len Lawhon for summer intern positions. Michael and I have been working for Mr. Len for over a year at DeSoto Farms, operating landscaping machinery and learning about horticulture. So far, our internship work is very similar to the work we’ve done on Mr.... Read More
Posted by Memphis Botanic Garden News at Wednesday, July 5, 2017


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