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New Year, New Numbers with your help!

We reached big numbers in 2017 and we hope to make 2018 even bigger with your help.   Thank you for your support in 2017. With your generosity, here are just a few of the things we did in numbers....        6,000 square feet of retail plant selections added with the creation of the Nursery at the  Garden      15,883 feet of lights twinkled throughout Holiday Wonders at the Garden     ... Read More
Posted by Memphis Botanic Garden at Friday, December 29, 2017

Bulbs Herbs

Planting bulbs in Memphis is not any more difficult than planting them elsewhere, but to many of us it may seem that way. Our mothers—grand, great-grand, and beyond—successfully accomplished this task and evidence of their toil may still be sprouting skyward each spring, reminding us of them. Please be assured that nothing has been lost—we are not orphans to this. All one needs in order to successfully plant bulbs is knowledge of when to plant as well... Read More
Posted by Memphis Botanic Garden at Monday, December 11, 2017

Winter Pruning

The end of November and December bring the holidays, being with family, decorating, gift giving, being thankful, and eating too much. Yet, there are still many gardening projects to complete: bulb planting, garden clean up, and my favorite winter pruning. December thru February is an excellent time to do pruning on trees and shrubs since the foliage has dropped and the structure of the plant is visible to make pruning easier. Some of the plants that I will be pruning during the winter here... Read More
Posted by Memphis Botanic Garden at Monday, December 11, 2017

Holiday Plants

I grew up with an aluminum Christmas tree and a color wheel so I promised myself that I would always have a real tree for my kids…until as toddlers, my two boys got pneumonia two years in a row after Christmas and the pediatrician said to start thinking “artificial”. But for those of you lucky enough to have a real tree, should you buy a “cut” tree or a live tree to plant after the season? Cut trees are crops, just like corn. Every year a new crop is... Read More
Posted by Memphis Botanic Garden at Monday, December 11, 2017


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