When the winter blues get the best
of me, I often visit greenhouses and floral shops, diligently searching for
green-leaved and brightly-blooming house plants to take home and brighten my
On February 5th and 6th the Memphis
Botanic Garden is having its annual winter plant sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., benefiting
the horticulture and education departments. The sale provides a great opportunity to dispel those winter doldrums
with plenty of green and vivid blossoms. People will also have the opportunity to learn more about house plants
by asking questions, as our horticulture staff and many volunteers from the
Tennessee Master Gardener program will be on hand.
We will be offering a wide array of plants
to suit your individual needs and tastes. Patrons will even have the
opportunity to have their plant selections custom potted and ready to
Some of my favorite indoor plants
that we will offer include:
Of course, these are
some of my favorites, but we will be offering many other great plants including
ferns, succulents and cacti, and numerous tropical plants to suit your taste,
light requirements, and budget. So come
and experience a blast of color at our annual plant sale.
And don’t forget that special someone too, as
Valentine’s weekend is only a week after the sale.
By Kevin Bravata, Greenhouse Horticulturist at MBG
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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)