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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)

 

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Sat Aug 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
 

Sat Aug 01, 2015 10:30 AM

Ikebana Workshop Series: Ikebana No. 6, Tall Square Container
Reservations required; space limited for all classes). Ikebana is the Japanese art of flower arranging. Participants may register for all of the workshops or any one; they are independent of each other, but the base for all designs (not necessary but if desired) will be created in the first workshop (June 21).
Participants will design using three ceramic cubes on a base in the free style of Ikebana- Japanese Flower Arranging. $20 members; $25 non-members.
Location: Dixon Gallery and Gardens-Catumur Horticultural Bldg.
Phone: 901-761-5250 ext 100
 

Sun Aug 02, 2015 2 PM - 3 PM

The View from Phlox Mountain
Phlox is a genus of 60 species that includes many of America’s most beloved wildflowers, and has yielded plants that are cultivated by gardeners around the world. Jim Locklear spent a decade researching and writing a book on this important group of plants that was published by Timber Press in 2011. His illustrated presentation, part botanical travelogue and part personal narrative, will explore the ecology of phlox species in their natural haunts across the U.S. and the history of their use in the garden. Free with Dixon admission.
Location: Dixon Gallery and Gardens
 

Thu Aug 06, 2015 11 AM - 12 PM

Flower Arranging from Your Garden
Flower arranging program from your garden by Rick Pudwell from Memphis Botanic Garden. Free and open to public.
Location: Pitter Potter Studio, 845 N. Germantown Pkwy, Cordova TN
Contact: Ann
Phone: 901-409-4449
 

Sat Aug 08, 2015 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Memphis Botanic Garden Herbal Work/Study
There is a new class in town: MBG Herbal Work/Study. The Herbal Work/Study will meet on the second Saturday of each month from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The first two hours will be spent weeding, grooming, thinning, planting, or whatever else needs doing in the Herb Garden. The last hour will be spent learning about herbs: how to use them, fun recipes, and maybe a cool craft or two. Please note: this is a free event, and you must help (Work) the first two hours to be able to attend the last hour (Study).
Bring your favorite weed destruction and grooming and gardening tools, pruners, trowels, and gloves. Please arrive at the Horticulture Building in the south end of the parking lot between 8:00 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. The group will leave the building promptly at 8:30 a.m. Please dress appropriately: sun hats and closed toe shoes are suggested. We will have water and bug spray available for your use.
Location: Memphis Botanic Garden Herb Garden
Contact: Sherri McCalla
Phone: 901-636-4134
 

Sat Aug 08, 2015 10 AM

Greenline Garden Workshop: Youth Program
Program: Treasure Our Trees
Ages 6-11. Members are Free. $5 for Non-Members. Registration Required.
Location: Shelby Farms Greenline Garden (Farm Rd & Mullins Station)
Contact: Coral O'Connor
Phone: 901-222-7275
Email: coconnor@shelbyfarmspark.org
Website: http://www.shelbyfarmspark.org

Registration Form
 

Sat Aug 08, 2015 10:30 PM - 12:30 PM

Aromatherapy Workshop
Aromatherapy uses plant materials and aromatic plant oils, including essential oils and other aromatic compounds for the purpose of altering one's mood, or to enhance one's well-being, psychologically or physically. $60 ($50 Dixon members).
Location: Dixon Gallery and Gardens
Phone: 901-761-5250
Website: http://dixon.org
 

Sat Aug 15, 2015 9 AM

Ask a Master Gardener-Lowes on Perkins
Master Gardeners are available to provide answers to your questions.
Location: Lowes, 585 N. Perkins Rd, Memphis TN
 

Sat Aug 15, 2015 9 AM

Greenline Garden Workshop: Adult Program
Program: Honeybees, Hummingbirds + Butterflies
Members are Free. $5 for Non-Members. Registration Required.
Location: Shelby Farms Greenline Garden (Farm Rd & Mullins Station)
Contact: Coral O'Connor
Phone: 901-222-7275
Email: coconnor@shelbyfarmspark.org
Website: http://www.shelbyfarmspark.org

Registration Form
 

Tue Aug 18, 2015 6:30 PM - 8 PM

Gardening for Butterflies
Rita Venable, TN Chapter, North American Butterfly Association, author of the new Butterflies of Tennessee, will discuss host and nectar plants and the best ways to attract these beautiful insects to your garden. Sponsored by the Wolf River Conservancy and Memphis Botanic Garden. WRC & MBG members FREE/non-members $4.
Location: Memphis Botanic Garden
Phone: 901-452-6500; 901-636-4116
Website: http://www.wolfriver.org
 

Wed Aug 19, 2015 10 AM - 11 AM

Mandalas of Memphis Botanic Garden
Discover patterns and designs in nature. We'll gather materials to make small nature mandalas as well as one great group mandala. $2 plus MBG admission. No reservations necessary.
Location: Memphis Botanic Garden
Phone: 901-636-4119
 

Fri Aug 21, 2015 1 PM - 2 PM

Basic Japanese Flower Arranging Lessons
Pre-registration required. Class Limit 10. Bring cylinder container and clippers. $20.
Email to register or questions.
Location: Memphis Botanic Garden Horticulture Building
Email: juliedyerwilson@gmail.com
 

Fri Aug 21, 2015 2 PM - 3 PM

Basic Japanese Flower Arranging Lessons
Pre-registration required. Class Limit 10. Bring cylinder container and clippers. $20.
Email to register or questions.
Location: Memphis Botanic Garden Horticulture Building
Email: juliedyerwilson@gmail.com
 

Sun Aug 23, 2015 2 PM

Memphis Orchid Society
Dr. Kristen L. Uthus from New World Orchids presents the program “How & Why Japanese Orchids Stand Out In Displays.” Visitors welcome.
Location: Memphis Botanic Garden
Website: http://memphisorchids.org
 

Wed Aug 26, 2015 1:15 PM - 2:30 PM

Growth Opportunities in Agriculture: Fertile Ground for Minorities
Registration required. Industry players discuss growing a more diverse and inclusive system of production, supply and entrepreneurship support in the agriculture industry.
Location: Memphis Cook Convention Center
Phone: 901-525-6512
 

Fri Aug 28, 2015 7 PM

Memphis Cactus and Succulent Society
The program will be a slide show of the St. Louis Cactus and Succulent Show of 2015, and the plant of the month will be various succulents plants from St. Louis. The public is invited at no charge. Bring plants for show and tell.
Location: Memphis Botanic Garden
Phone: 901-681-0700
 

Sat Aug 29, 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 Street at GE Patterson, Memphis TN
 

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
 

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 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
 

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
 

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
 

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