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Sat May 07, 2016 7 AM - 12 PM

West Tennessee Research & Education Center SPRING PLANT SALE
Great opportunity to shop a large selection of ornamentals and vegetable plants!
Location: 605 Airways Blvd. Jackson, TN 38301
Phone: Phone: 731-424-1643
 

Sat May 07, 2016 9 AM - 2 PM

19th Annual Mid-South Hosta Society Sale
Over 100 varieties(1100 hostas) available.
Location: Memphis Botanic Garden – North Gate A
 

Sat May 07, 2016 11 AM - 12 PM

Boxwoods-The Garden Aristocrat
Program presented by Dale Skaggs, director of horticulture at Dixon Gallery and Gardens.
Location: Millstone Market & Nursery, 6993 Poplar, Germantown, TN
Phone: 901-730-1138
 

Tue May 10, 2016 12 PM - 1 PM

Brown Bag: My Garden Runneth Over
Cathy Faust, Shelby County University of Tennessee Extension Agent, will walk us through the basics of freezing. Your garden has produced more than you, your friends, neighbors, and relatives can eat. Afraid of pressure canning, but want to preserve what’s left? Try freezing!! Come learn with us as we explore what can & cannot be frozen successfully.
Free with Garden admission. Registration not necessary.
Location: Memphis Botanic Garden
Phone: 901-636-4100
 

Sat May 14, 2016

Herbal Celebration
All day event co-hosted by Memphis Herb Society. Celebrate the wonders of herbs and the beauty of the Herb Garden, with a day full of herb-related activities. Free with Garden admission.
For schedule of speakers visit website or call.
Location: Memphis Botanic Garden
Phone: 901-636-4100
Website: http://memphisbotanicgarden.com
 

Sun May 15, 2016 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Signs of Spring Walk
Meet in the Visitor's Center and walk MBG grounds with Master Gardener Judith Hammond. No reservations needed. Rain cancels walk. Free to members or with paid Garden admission.
Location: Memphis Botanic Garden
 

Thu May 19, 2016 12 PM - 1 PM

Lunch and Learn: Keeping Your Roses Looking Good All Summer
Keeping Your Roses Looking Good All Summer presented by Vernon Pairmore, Tipton County Master Gardener. Free to public. Call for more information.
Location: Shelby County Extension Office, 7777 Walnut Grove Rd Suite B, Memphis TN
Contact: Booker T. Leigh
Phone: 901-752-1207
 

Fri May 20, 2016 12 PM - 5 PM

Memphis Orchid Society Annual Show and Sale
Sales only May 20. Exhibit and sales May 21-22. Free admission and parking.
Location: Memphis Botanic Garden
Phone: 901-324-6388
 

Fri May 20, 2016 1 PM

Basic Japanese Flower Arranging Lessons: Mary's Fish Path w/Iris
Class Limit 10. "Long rectangle-many kenzan taught by Julie Wilson. Three different containers have been commissioned by local potters: taube long pewter black rectangle, Taube round gray-beige with robin's egg interior and pinched sides, and Wallace square-ish rectangle in muted shades of green with splashes of color inside. Students may bring their own favorite containers also. $20.
Bring cylinder container and clippers. Email for questions.
(We ask that each student arrive and leave on time, concentrate on your own design, keep conversation quiet and on the design subject, cleanup workspace after.)
Location: Memphis Botanic Garden Horticulture Building
Email: juliedyerwilson@gmail.com
 

Fri May 20, 2016 2 PM

Basic Japanese Flower Arranging Lessons: Mary's Fish Path w/Iris
Class Limit 10. "Long rectangle-many kenzan" taught by Julie Wilson. Three different containers have been commissioned by local potters: taube long pewter black rectangle, Taube round gray-beige with robin's egg interior and pinched sides, and Wallace square-ish rectangle in muted shades of green with splashes of color inside. Students may bring their own favorite containers also. $20.
Bring cylinder container and clippers. Email for questions.
(We ask that each student arrive and leave on time, concentrate on your own design, keep conversation quiet and on the design subject, cleanup workspace after.)
Location: Memphis Botanic Garden Horticulture Building
Email: juliedyerwilson@gmail.com
 

Sat May 21, 2016 10 AM - 4 PM

1st Annual Cooper Young Garden Walk
Cooper Young Garden Walk is a self-guided tour of 20 private, urban, offbeat gardens and 3+ business green spaces located in the trendy, walkable Cooper Young neighborhood. Garden styles run the gamut from organic vegetable gardens and free range chickens to cottage, formal, whimsical, and serene. There are ponds, pools, fountains, espaliers, arbors, raised beds, and so much more. You can visit the gardens in any order.
There is ample parking along the streets in area of the walk. The Brochure/Map will be available at the Gazebo at Cooper/Young. Restrooms are available at the many eating/shopping establishments. No pets, please.
Suggested itinerary--Visitors are invited to come early and start their day:
• 8am- visit both farmer's markets and grab breakfast at Stone Soup Cafe
• on going- visit "Ask-A-Master Gardener" + "Urban Forestry" booths and "me + mrs. jones" paint finish demos
• 10-4pm- visit gardens in any order
• 10am- Keynote Speaker, "Carol Reese" at Jay Etkin Art Gallery
• 10-lunch Tour Gardens on one side of Cooper
• lunch have lunch at one of many fine eating establishments
• after lunch visit gardens on other side of Cooper
• 4pm shop, drink, eat
Early bird tickets are $10. Early Bird tickets buyers will be entered to win a Gift Basket valued at $200. Day of walk tickets are $15. Tickets are available at cooperyoung.org.
Location: Cooper Young Neighborhood
Website: http://cooperyoung.org
 

Sat May 21, 2016 11 AM - 4 PM

Memphis Orchid Society Annual Show and Sale
May 21-22 Exhibit and sales. Free admission and parking.
Location: Memphis Botanic Garden
Phone: 901-324-6388
 

Tue May 24, 2016 10:30 AM

Gardening with the Masters: Raised Beds and Vertical Gardening
Memphis Area Master Gardeners program "Raised Beds and Vertical Gardening" presented by Master Gardener Robert Hathaway.
Location: BJ Chain Library, 6619 Highway 305 North, Olive Branch, MS
 

Thu May 26, 2016 7 PM

Memphiis Cactus & Succulent Society
Program: Cactus and Succulents of the World, Part 2. Plant of the month; plants for new visitors. No charge.
Location: Memphis Botanic Garden
Phone: 901-825-8041
 

Mon Jun 06, 2016 9 AM - 12 PM

PLANT CAMP - Junior Master Gardener
This June, Agricenter International and your Memphis Area Master Gardeners with University of Tennessee Shelby County Extension will be sponsoring their eleventh annual PLANT CAMP.
For an application form, visit the UT Extension website listed above.
The deadline for applying is Friday, June 3, 2016.

Location: Agricenter International
Contact: Tim Roberts, Extension Agent
Phone: 901-757-7777 ext 7109
Website: http://extension.tennessee.edu/Shelby/Pages/Plant-Camp.aspx



INFORMATION: 

   

Thu Jun 09, 2016 8 PM - 12 PM

Landscapes, Diseases, Insects Workshop
PAYMENT IN ADVANCE REQUIRED!
Workshop Specialists will do 30 minute Powerpoint presentations, then walk around the campus to see diseases, insects, weeds, etc.
Frank Hale, UT Extension (Insect Specialist)
Alan Windham, UT Extension (Disease Specialist)
Dr. Tom Samples, UT Extension (Turf Specialist)
Workshop fee $15 - NO PAYMENT AT DOOR.
Landscape Workshop will be a sponsor and provide a box lunch.
Location: Southwest Tennessee Community College, Farris Auditorium, 5983 Macon Cove, Memphis TN

Landscapes,Insects,Diseases Registration
 

Sun Jun 12, 2016 1 PM - 5 PM

Memphis Daylily Society Show and Sale
Hosted by Memphis Daylily Society. Come see some of the most beautiful flowers on earth, with hundreds of varieties on display and affordable prices so you can enjoy them at home.
Location: Memphis Botanic Garden
Contact: Pat Bevil; Darlene Glisson
Phone: 662-895-9495; 901-752-6662
 

Thu Jun 16, 2016 12 PM - 1 PM

Lunch and Learn: Controlling Diseases in Your Landscape
Controlling Diseases in Your Landscape presented by Booker T. Leigh, UT Extension Agent. Free to public. Call for more information.
Location: Shelby County Extension Office, 7777 Walnut Grove Rd Suite B, Memphis TN
Contact: Booker T. Leigh
Phone: 901-752-1207
 

Fri Jun 17, 2016 1 PM

Basic Japanese Flower Arranging Lessons: The Melody of Life
Class Limit 10. "Round suiban-1 Kenzan" taught by Julie Wilson. Three different containers have been commissioned by local potters: taube long pewter black rectangle, Taube round gray-beige with robin's egg interior and pinched sides, and Wallace square-ish rectangle in muted shades of green with splashes of color inside. Students may bring their own favorite containers also. $20.
Bring cylinder container and clippers. Email for questions.
(We ask that each student arrive and leave on time, concentrate on your own design, keep conversation quiet and on the design subject, cleanup workspace after.)
Location: Memphis Botanic Garden Horticulture Building
Email: juliedyerwilson@gmail.com
 

Fri Jun 17, 2016 2 PM

Basic Japanese Flower Arranging Lessons: The Melody of Life
Class Limit 10. "Round suiban-1 Kenzan" taught by Julie Wilson. Three different containers have been commissioned by local potters: taube long pewter black rectangle, Taube round gray-beige with robin's egg interior and pinched sides, and Wallace square-ish rectangle in muted shades of green with splashes of color inside. Students may bring their own favorite containers also. $20.
Bring cylinder container and clippers. Email for questions.
(We ask that each student arrive and leave on time, concentrate on your own design, keep conversation quiet and on the design subject, cleanup workspace after.)
Location: Memphis Botanic Garden Horticulture Building
Email: juliedyerwilson@gmail.com
 

Thu Jun 23, 2016 7 PM

Memphis Herb Society
Program presented by Jim Crowder, Dan West Garden Center.Meetings are held the 4th Thursday of each month.Refreshments at 6:30 pm followed by an herb themed program at 7:00 pm.
Location: Memphis Botanic Garden
Website: http://memphisherbsociety.org
 

Fri Jul 15, 2016 1 PM

Basic Japanese Flower Arranging Lessons: Weavings and Round
Class Limit 10. "Round suiban-3 small Kenzan" taught by Suzy Askew. Three different containers have been commissioned by local potters: taube long pewter black rectangle, Taube round gray-beige with robin's egg interior and pinched sides, and Wallace square-ish rectangle in muted shades of green with splashes of color inside. Students may bring their own favorite containers also. $20.
Bring cylinder container and clippers. Email for questions.
(We ask that each student arrive and leave on time, concentrate on your own design, keep conversation quiet and on the design subject, cleanup workspace after.)
Location: Memphis Botanic Garden Horticulture Building
Email: juliedyerwilson@gmail.com
 

Fri Jul 15, 2016 2 PM

Basic Japanese Flower Arranging Lessons: Weavings and Round
Class Limit 10. "Round suiban-3 small Kenzan" taught by Suzy Askew. Three different containers have been commissioned by local potters: taube long pewter black rectangle, Taube round gray-beige with robin's egg interior and pinched sides, and Wallace square-ish rectangle in muted shades of green with splashes of color inside. Students may bring their own favorite containers also. $20.
Bring cylinder container and clippers. Email for questions.
(We ask that each student arrive and leave on time, concentrate on your own design, keep conversation quiet and on the design subject, cleanup workspace after.)
Location: Memphis Botanic Garden Horticulture Building
Email: juliedyerwilson@gmail.com
 

Thu Jul 28, 2016 7 PM

Memphis Herb Society
Program by Evelyn Mosley: Pursuing the Provocative Pepper, 2016 Herb of the Year. Meetings are held the 4th Thursday of each month.Refreshments at 6:30 pm followed by an herb themed program at 7:00 pm.
Location: Memphis Botanic Garden
Website: http://memphisherbsociety.org
 

Fri Aug 19, 2016 1 PM

Basic Japanese Flower Arranging Lessons: Mary's Natural Design
Class Limit 10. "Long recetangle-many Kenzan" taught by Suzy Askew. Three different containers have been commissioned by local potters: taube long pewter black rectangle, Taube round gray-beige with robin's egg interior and pinched sides, and Wallace square-ish rectangle in muted shades of green with splashes of color inside. Students may bring their own favorite containers also. $20.
Bring cylinder container and clippers. Email for questions.
(We ask that each student arrive and leave on time, concentrate on your own design, keep conversation quiet and on the design subject, cleanup workspace after.)
Location: Memphis Botanic Garden Horticulture Building
Email: juliedyerwilson@gmail.com
 

Fri Aug 19, 2016 2 PM

Basic Japanese Flower Arranging Lessons: Mary's Natural Design
Class Limit 10. "Long recetangle-many Kenzan" taught by Suzy Askew. Three different containers have been commissioned by local potters: taube long pewter black rectangle, Taube round gray-beige with robin's egg interior and pinched sides, and Wallace square-ish rectangle in muted shades of green with splashes of color inside. Students may bring their own favorite containers also. $20.
Bring cylinder container and clippers. Email for questions.
(We ask that each student arrive and leave on time, concentrate on your own design, keep conversation quiet and on the design subject, cleanup workspace after.)
Location: Memphis Botanic Garden Horticulture Building
Email: juliedyerwilson@gmail.com
 

Thu Aug 25, 2016 12 PM - 1 PM

Lunch and Learn: Pests and Diseases Solutions for Season Color
Pests and Diseases Solutions for Season Color presented by Joellen Dimond, TSU Extension Agent. Free to public. Call for more information.
Location: Shelby County Extension Office, 7777 Walnut Grove Rd Suite B, Memphis TN
Contact: Booker T. Leigh
Phone: 901-752-1207
 

Fri Sep 16, 2016 1 PM

Basic Japanese Flower Arranging Lessons: Lotus Leaves and Pods
Class Limit 10. "Long rectangle-2 kenzan" taught by Julie Wilson. Three different containers have been commissioned by local potters: taube long pewter black rectangle, Taube round gray-beige with robin's egg interior and pinched sides, and Wallace square-ish rectangle in muted shades of green with splashes of color inside. Students may bring their own favorite containers also. $20.
Bring cylinder container and clippers. Email for questions.
(We ask that each student arrive and leave on time, concentrate on your own design, keep conversation quiet and on the design subject, cleanup workspace after.)
Location: Memphis Botanic Garden Horticulture Building
Email: juliedyerwilson@gmail.com
 

Fri Sep 16, 2016 2 PM

Basic Japanese Flower Arranging Lessons: Lotus Leavs and Pods
Class Limit 10. "Long rectangle-2 kenzan" taught by Julie Wilson. Three different containers have been commissioned by local potters: taube long pewter black rectangle, Taube round gray-beige with robin's egg interior and pinched sides, and Wallace square-ish rectangle in muted shades of green with splashes of color inside. Students may bring their own favorite containers also. $20.
Bring cylinder container and clippers. Email for questions.
(We ask that each student arrive and leave on time, concentrate on your own design, keep conversation quiet and on the design subject, cleanup workspace after.)
Location: Memphis Botanic Garden Horticulture Building
Email: juliedyerwilson@gmail.com
 

Thu Sep 29, 2016 12 PM - 1 PM

Lunch and Learn: Getting Your Landscape Ready for Winter
Getting Your Landscape Ready for Winter presented by Dr. Chris Cooper and Booker T. Leigh, UT Extension Agents. Free to public. Call for more information.
Location: Shelby County Extension Office, 7777 Walnut Grove Rd Suite B, Memphis TN
Contact: Booker T. Leigh
Phone: 901-752-1207
 

Thu Oct 13, 2016 12 PM - 1 PM

Lunch and Learn: The Correct Way to Plant Trees and Shrubs
The Correct Way to Plant Trees and Shrubs presented by Booker T. Leigh, UT Extension Agent. Free to public. Call for more information.
Location: Shelby County Extension Office, 7777 Walnut Grove Rd Suite B, Memphis TN
Contact: Booker T. Leigh
Phone: 901-752-1207
 

Fri Oct 21, 2016 1 PM

Basic Japanese Flower Arranging Lessons: Viewed from Above
Class Limit 10. "Rectangle-lots of kenzan" taught by Suzy Askew. Three different containers have been commissioned by local potters: taube long pewter black rectangle, Taube round gray-beige with robin's egg interior and pinched sides, and Wallace square-ish rectangle in muted shades of green with splashes of color inside. Students may bring their own favorite containers also. $20.
Bring cylinder container and clippers. Email for questions.
(We ask that each student arrive and leave on time, concentrate on your own design, keep conversation quiet and on the design subject, cleanup workspace after.)
Location: Memphis Botanic Garden Horticulture Building
Email: juliedyerwilson@gmail.com
 

Fri Oct 21, 2016 2 PM

Basic Japanese Flower Arranging Lessons: Viewed from Above
Class Limit 10. "Rectangle-lots of kenzan" taught by Suzy Askew. Three different containers have been commissioned by local potters: taube long pewter black rectangle, Taube round gray-beige with robin's egg interior and pinched sides, and Wallace square-ish rectangle in muted shades of green with splashes of color inside. Students may bring their own favorite containers also. $20.
Bring cylinder container and clippers. Email for questions.
(We ask that each student arrive and leave on time, concentrate on your own design, keep conversation quiet and on the design subject, cleanup workspace after.)
Location: Memphis Botanic Garden Horticulture Building
Email: juliedyerwilson@gmail.com
 

Fri Nov 18, 2016 1 PM

Basic Japanese Flower Arranging Lessons: JN Maple Branches
Class Limit 10. "Rectangle" taught by Julie Wilson. Three different containers have been commissioned by local potters: taube long pewter black rectangle, Taube round gray-beige with robin's egg interior and pinched sides, and Wallace square-ish rectangle in muted shades of green with splashes of color inside. Students may bring their own favorite containers also. $20.
Bring cylinder container and clippers. Email for questions.
(We ask that each student arrive and leave on time, concentrate on your own design, keep conversation quiet and on the design subject, cleanup workspace after.)
Location: Memphis Botanic Garden Horticulture Building
Email: juliedyerwilson@gmail.com
 

Fri Nov 18, 2016 2 PM

Basic Japanese Flower Arranging Lessons: JN Maple Branches
Class Limit 10. "Rectangle" taught by Julie Wilson. Three different containers have been commissioned by local potters: taube long pewter black rectangle, Taube round gray-beige with robin's egg interior and pinched sides, and Wallace square-ish rectangle in muted shades of green with splashes of color inside. Students may bring their own favorite containers also. $20.
Bring cylinder container and clippers. Email for questions.
(We ask that each student arrive and leave on time, concentrate on your own design, keep conversation quiet and on the design subject, cleanup workspace after.)
Location: Memphis Botanic Garden Horticulture Building
Email: juliedyerwilson@gmail.com
 

Fri Dec 30, 2016 1 PM

Basic Japanese Flower Arranging Lessons: Kadomatsu
Class Limit 10. "Long rectangle-no kenzan" taught by Suzy Askew. Three different containers have been commissioned by local potters: taube long pewter black rectangle, Taube round gray-beige with robin's egg interior and pinched sides, and Wallace square-ish rectangle in muted shades of green with splashes of color inside. Students may bring their own favorite containers also. $20.
Bring cylinder container and clippers. Email for questions.
(We ask that each student arrive and leave on time, concentrate on your own design, keep conversation quiet and on the design subject, cleanup workspace after.)
Location: Memphis Botanic Garden Horticulture Building
Email: juliedyerwilson@gmail.com
 

Fri Dec 30, 2016 2 PM

Basic Japanese Flower Arranging Lessons: Kadomatsu
Class Limit 10. "Long rectangle-no kenzan" taught by Suzy Askew. Three different containers have been commissioned by local potters: taube long pewter black rectangle, Taube round gray-beige with robin's egg interior and pinched sides, and Wallace square-ish rectangle in muted shades of green with splashes of color inside. Students may bring their own favorite containers also. $20.
Bring cylinder container and clippers. Email for questions.
(We ask that each student arrive and leave on time, concentrate on your own design, keep conversation quiet and on the design subject, cleanup workspace after.)
Location: Memphis Botanic Garden Horticulture Building
Email: juliedyerwilson@gmail.com
 

UT/TSU Shelby County Extension Office
Agricenter International - Wing B
7777 Walnut Grove Rd,
Memphis TN 38120.
Phone: 901-752-1207 Fax: 901-752-6240