was a big night for the Memphis Botanic Garden at The Garden Club of
America 2015 Zone IX Awards Banquet at Memphis Country Club. The event
was highlighted by the attendance of Laura Bush from Founders Garden
Club of Dallas who received a Civic Improvement Commendation. The
other Civic Improvement Commendation was given to Jim Duncan, to
recognize the accomplishments of the Memphis Botanic Garden. Commendations are given to non-GCA members.
Bowlin received a Civic Zone Improvement Award for the Sculpture Garden
at the Memphis Botanic Garden and Buzzy Hussy received the other Civic
Zone Improvement Award for her work with My Big Backyard and other
influences she has had with the MBG. Awards are given to CGA members.
Board President Lisa Snowden received the Zone Floral Design
Achievement Award and Garden Supporter Jeanne Arthur one of the three
friend and longtime Garden supporter Dabney Turley was recognized with a
Zone Horticulture Commendation, Memphis Garden Club member Margot
McNeeley received the Zone Conservation Award and Little Garden Club
Member Virginia McLean received the Zone Historic Preservation
All other awards were spread among the many representatives from from Texas, Tennessee, Mississippi, and Louisiana.
MBG board president Janet Misner was instrumental in promoting the
Memphis Botanic Garden within this organization and helping to make this
a very special night for the Memphis Botanic Garden.
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Central Daylight Time Hours:
9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Central Standard Time (Winter) Hours:
9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
We are located at:
750 Cherry Road
Memphis, TN 38117
(Between Park & Southern)