Idea Garden

Tracks & Trails & Campfire Tales

Put on your hiking boots and explore the great outdoors at our new Garden exhibit, “Tracks & Trails & Campfire Tales.”  Learn how to build a fire, hike our mini trail, and gather ‘round for a marshmallow roast and campfire story!  


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Each season, the Idea Garden in My Big Backyard offers a new theme featuring whimsical plantings and creative ideas to try at home. Past themes have included an all-natural play space with bean teepee and cucumber tunnels, Monsters Alive!, The Wizard's Garden, CandyPlantLand, ReGarden, The Artist's Garden, and Fairies, Gnomes, Hobbit Homes, and Lost Boys Lagoon


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Enhancing lives by connecting people with nature to increase awareness and appreciation of our environment.


Central Daylight Time Hours:
9 a.m.-6 p.m.

Central Standard Time (Winter) Hours:
9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

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Adults $10.00
Seniors (62 & over) $8.00
Children (2-12) $5.00
Children (under 2) FREE
Members FREE
* Handicapped Accessible

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We are located at:
750 Cherry Road
Memphis, TN 38117
(Between Park & Southern)

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