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Due to numerous Farmers Markets the listings within the calendar format is prohibitive so we have listed all on a form(printable) with information for each market.  Updated for Winter Hours (New)

 

Calendar of Events

 

 

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Tue Sep 01, 2015 9 AM - 11 AM

WICKED PLANTS EXHIBIT opens
Wicked Plants invade the Pink Palace! Exhibit runs thru September 7.
This new exhibit introduces visitors to the evildoers lurking in their own backyards and beyond. They’ll get a hands-on experience with some of the world’s most diabolical botanicals—without the risk of intoxication, addiction, dismemberment, or other danger. Menacing interactive displays set in an eerie environment will educate and entertain children and adults with information about some of Mother Nature’s most appalling creations.
Designed to educate the public and increase science literacy, Wicked Plants exposes plants associated with a myriad of negative health effects, including addiction, obesity, allergies, pain, poisoning, cognitive impairment, organ failure, and even death. More than 100 plants are featured in an open-ended approach to health education, providing visitors with an opportunity to weigh the risks of utilizing specific wicked plants.
Location: Pink Palace 3050 Central Avenue- Memphis, TN 38111
Phone: 901-636-2362
Website: http://www.memphismuseums.org
 

Tue Sep 01, 2015 7 PM

Memphis Horticulture Society Meeting
Jim Crowder presents "Pesticides and Fertilizers in the Garden: What You Need to Know! (aka The Thoughts and Ravings of a Grumpy ol' Nurseryman!). Jim will provide tips on how be a successful gardener by separating fiction from facts regarding organic and chemical approaches to pesticide and fertilizer use to assure harmony with nature and get the best results in your garden. Free to members as well as guests for this important presentation.
Location: Memphis Botanic Garden
 

Wed Sep 02, 2015 9 AM - 11 AM

WICKED PLANTS EXHIBIT opens
Wicked Plants invade the Pink Palace! Exhibit runs thru September 7.
This new exhibit introduces visitors to the evildoers lurking in their own backyards and beyond. They’ll get a hands-on experience with some of the world’s most diabolical botanicals—without the risk of intoxication, addiction, dismemberment, or other danger. Menacing interactive displays set in an eerie environment will educate and entertain children and adults with information about some of Mother Nature’s most appalling creations.
Designed to educate the public and increase science literacy, Wicked Plants exposes plants associated with a myriad of negative health effects, including addiction, obesity, allergies, pain, poisoning, cognitive impairment, organ failure, and even death. More than 100 plants are featured in an open-ended approach to health education, providing visitors with an opportunity to weigh the risks of utilizing specific wicked plants.
Location: Pink Palace 3050 Central Avenue- Memphis, TN 38111
Phone: 901-636-2362
Website: http://www.memphismuseums.org
 

Thu Sep 03, 2015 9 AM - 11 AM

WICKED PLANTS EXHIBIT opens
Wicked Plants invade the Pink Palace! Exhibit runs thru September 7.
This new exhibit introduces visitors to the evildoers lurking in their own backyards and beyond. They’ll get a hands-on experience with some of the world’s most diabolical botanicals—without the risk of intoxication, addiction, dismemberment, or other danger. Menacing interactive displays set in an eerie environment will educate and entertain children and adults with information about some of Mother Nature’s most appalling creations.
Designed to educate the public and increase science literacy, Wicked Plants exposes plants associated with a myriad of negative health effects, including addiction, obesity, allergies, pain, poisoning, cognitive impairment, organ failure, and even death. More than 100 plants are featured in an open-ended approach to health education, providing visitors with an opportunity to weigh the risks of utilizing specific wicked plants.
Location: Pink Palace 3050 Central Avenue- Memphis, TN 38111
Phone: 901-636-2362
Website: http://www.memphismuseums.org
 

Fri Sep 04, 2015 9 AM - 11 AM

WICKED PLANTS EXHIBIT opens
Wicked Plants invade the Pink Palace! Exhibit runs thru September 7.
This new exhibit introduces visitors to the evildoers lurking in their own backyards and beyond. They’ll get a hands-on experience with some of the world’s most diabolical botanicals—without the risk of intoxication, addiction, dismemberment, or other danger. Menacing interactive displays set in an eerie environment will educate and entertain children and adults with information about some of Mother Nature’s most appalling creations.
Designed to educate the public and increase science literacy, Wicked Plants exposes plants associated with a myriad of negative health effects, including addiction, obesity, allergies, pain, poisoning, cognitive impairment, organ failure, and even death. More than 100 plants are featured in an open-ended approach to health education, providing visitors with an opportunity to weigh the risks of utilizing specific wicked plants.
Location: Pink Palace 3050 Central Avenue- Memphis, TN 38111
Phone: 901-636-2362
Website: http://www.memphismuseums.org
 

Sat Sep 05, 2015

Scarecrow Time
Submit your form for scarecrow entry! Deadline September 10.
Location: Lichterman Nature Center
Contact: Jesse Munson
Phone: (901) 636-2220
 

Sat Sep 05, 2015 9 AM - 11 AM

WICKED PLANTS EXHIBIT opens
Wicked Plants invade the Pink Palace! Exhibit runs thru September 7.
This new exhibit introduces visitors to the evildoers lurking in their own backyards and beyond. They’ll get a hands-on experience with some of the world’s most diabolical botanicals—without the risk of intoxication, addiction, dismemberment, or other danger. Menacing interactive displays set in an eerie environment will educate and entertain children and adults with information about some of Mother Nature’s most appalling creations.
Designed to educate the public and increase science literacy, Wicked Plants exposes plants associated with a myriad of negative health effects, including addiction, obesity, allergies, pain, poisoning, cognitive impairment, organ failure, and even death. More than 100 plants are featured in an open-ended approach to health education, providing visitors with an opportunity to weigh the risks of utilizing specific wicked plants.
Location: Pink Palace 3050 Central Avenue- Memphis, TN 38111
Phone: 901-636-2362
Website: http://www.memphismuseums.org
 

Sun Sep 06, 2015 9 AM - 11 AM

WICKED PLANTS EXHIBIT opens
Wicked Plants invade the Pink Palace! Exhibit runs thru September 7.
This new exhibit introduces visitors to the evildoers lurking in their own backyards and beyond. They’ll get a hands-on experience with some of the world’s most diabolical botanicals—without the risk of intoxication, addiction, dismemberment, or other danger. Menacing interactive displays set in an eerie environment will educate and entertain children and adults with information about some of Mother Nature’s most appalling creations.
Designed to educate the public and increase science literacy, Wicked Plants exposes plants associated with a myriad of negative health effects, including addiction, obesity, allergies, pain, poisoning, cognitive impairment, organ failure, and even death. More than 100 plants are featured in an open-ended approach to health education, providing visitors with an opportunity to weigh the risks of utilizing specific wicked plants.
Location: Pink Palace 3050 Central Avenue- Memphis, TN 38111
Phone: 901-636-2362
Website: http://www.memphismuseums.org
 

Mon Sep 07, 2015 9 AM - 11 AM

WICKED PLANTS EXHIBIT opens
Wicked Plants invade the Pink Palace! Exhibit runs thru September 7.
This new exhibit introduces visitors to the evildoers lurking in their own backyards and beyond. They’ll get a hands-on experience with some of the world’s most diabolical botanicals—without the risk of intoxication, addiction, dismemberment, or other danger. Menacing interactive displays set in an eerie environment will educate and entertain children and adults with information about some of Mother Nature’s most appalling creations.
Designed to educate the public and increase science literacy, Wicked Plants exposes plants associated with a myriad of negative health effects, including addiction, obesity, allergies, pain, poisoning, cognitive impairment, organ failure, and even death. More than 100 plants are featured in an open-ended approach to health education, providing visitors with an opportunity to weigh the risks of utilizing specific wicked plants.
Location: Pink Palace 3050 Central Avenue- Memphis, TN 38111
Phone: 901-636-2362
Website: http://www.memphismuseums.org
 

Wed Sep 09, 2015 9 AM - 1 PM

Urban Forestry Advisor Class Series
Pre-registration required! Class size limited, please register early. Class dates are September 9, 16, 23, 30 and October 7.
Join the West Tennessee Chapter of the Urban Forestry Council (WTC/TUFC) and Memphis Botanic Garden for this opportunity to learn about trees and issues facing the urban tree canopy. This course is designed for the general public, municipal employees, members of neighborhood associations, and garden clubs. Lectures and field work will cover tree biology, ID and selection, risk management, diagnostics, site analysis, tree inventory, construction protection, and the role of federal, state, and local agencies. Instructors include Eric Bridges, Director of Operations Overton Park Conservancy, Wes Hopper, Certified Arborist, Past-President, Southern Chapter International Society of Arboriculture, Shawn Posey, West Tennessee Regional Urban Forester, Jim Volgas, Certified Arborist, and Joellen Dimond, UT Extension. Participants who want to be certified as an Urban Forestry Advisor are required to complete 20 volunteer hours in the field of Urban Forestry.
Class fee $85; includes handbook and dues for both Tennessee Urban Forestry Council and local chapter.
Location: Memphis Botanic Garden
Phone: 901-636-4128

Urban Forestry Advisor Flyer
 

Thu Sep 10, 2015

Scarecrows on Display
Submit your form for scarecrow entry! Deadline September 10.
Location: Lichterman Nature Center
 

Sat Sep 12, 2015 8:30 AM

Ask a Master Gardener-Downtown Farmers Market
Master Gardeners are available to provide answers to your questions. Free parking adjacent to the market.
Location: Central Station, S. Front St at GE Patterson, Memphis TN
 

Thu Sep 17, 2015

SCARECROWS on DISPLAY--Sept !7 thru November 20
ENJOY!
Location: Lichterman Nature Center 5992 Quince Road Memphis, TN 38119
 

Sun Sep 20, 2015 5 PM - 8 PM

Stomp In The Swamp
Join us at the Lichterman Nature Center September 20 from 5PM–8PM for live entertianment, delicious BBQ and the festival of Scarecrows!

Tickets: Adults: $15, Children ages 10 and under: $7

Tickets may be purchased at the Pink Palace Museum and Lichterman Nature Center
Location: Lichterman Nature Center 5992 Quince Road Memphis, TN 38119
 

Fri Sep 25, 2015 10 AM - 12 PM

Plant Propagation with Chris Cosby
Join the Memphis Botanic Garden’s Senior Manager of Gardens for this in-depth class on plant propagation. Participants will learn how to collect, prepare, and sow seed of hardy plants, collect and maintain cuttings, and use rooting compounds. MBG members $30/non-members $40. Call 636-4128 for more information or to register.
Location: Memphis Botanic Garden
Phone: 901-636-4128
 

Sun Sep 27, 2015 2 PM

Memphis Orchid Society
“Growing Phalaenopsis Orchids” is the program by Tom Harper from Stones River Orchids. Visitors welcome.
Location: Memphis Botanic Garden
Website: http://memphisorchids.org
 

Mon Oct 12, 2015 7 PM - 9 PM

Mid-South Hydrangea Society Meeting
Gordon Hayward - "Your House, Your Garden"
Gordon is a nationally recognized garden designer, writer and lecturer based in Vermont. One of his specialties is integrating the home and garden, using every available space to surround oneself with the garden. This lecture comes out of Gordon's fifth book, Your House Your Garden, which The American Horticultural Society named a top five garden book in 2004.
Location: Memphis Botanic Garden
Contact: Linda Lanier
Phone: 901-452-4667
Email: hydrangealady@comcast.net
Website: http://www.midsouthhydrangeasociety.com
 

Thu Oct 15, 2015 8 AM - 5:30 PM

Great Dixter at The Dixon
REGISTRATION IS OPEN! The head gardener at Great Dixter (Fergus Garrett), will lecture and demonstrate the English style of gardening. Aaron Bertelson, House Manager and vegetable gardener will also offer his insights.
This special event will include tours, a fall plant sale, and a welcome reception- all in conjunction with the Mixed Border exhibition.
Dixon Members $145. non-members $175.

Registration after September 1st:
Dixon members: $170 non-members $200

Workshops are on Friday

SPACE is limited
Call to register
Location: Dixon Gallery and Gardens 4339 Park Avenue Memphis, TN 38117
Phone: 901-761-5250

AGENDA for GREAT DIXTER AT THE DIXON
 

Fri Oct 16, 2015 8 AM - 4 PM

Great Dixter at The Dixon
REGISTRATION IS OPEN! The head gardener at Great Dixter (Fergus Garrett), will lecture and demonstrate the English style of gardening. Aaron Bertelson, House Manager and vegetable gardener will also offer his insights.
This special event will include tours, a fall plant sale, and a welcome reception- all in conjunction with the Mixed Border exhibition.
Dixon Members $145. non-members $175.

Registration after September 1st:
Dixon members: $170 non-members $200

SPACE is limited
Call to register

WORKSHOPS: [1pm-3:45pm] 20 students per session - 2 sessions of each
MUST preregister: $30 per workshop
a. Pressed Flower and kit.........Celia Chastain
b. Biennials & Self Sewing Annual Seeds & kit.. Kim Rucker
c. Winter Patio Pot........Debra Mason
d. Fig Propagation & kit........Suzy Askew

Apron with symposium logo...$12
Location: Dixon Gallery and Gardens 4339 Park Avenue Memphis, TN 38117
Phone: 901-761-5250

AGENDA for GREAT DIXTER AT THE DIXON
 

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