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Mon Jun 27, 2016 7 PM

Memphis and Dixie Rose Society
Chris VanCleave, the "Redneck Rosarian," speaker. Refreshments served at 6:30; public is invited.
Location: Memphis Botanic Garden
 

Thu Jul 14, 2016 9 AM - 5 PM

Summer Celebration: Plant Sale
Location: West Tn AgRESEARCH & EDUCATION CENTER 605 Airways Blvd, Jackson, TN
Website: http://west.tennessee.edu/events/summerceleb.asp
 

Thu Jul 14, 2016 10 AM - 5 PM

Summer Celebration:
Garden Talks, Garden Speakers, Vendors, & Dining
Admission is $5 for adults, free for children 17 & under
Location: West Tn AgRESEARCH & EDUCATION CENTER 605 Airways Blvd, Jackson, TN
Website: http://west.tennessee.edu/events/summerceleb.asp

 

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
 

Mon Jul 18, 2016 6:30 PM - 8 PM

Bats of the Mid-South
Presented by the Wolf River Conservancy and Memphis Botanic Garden with support from Buckman. Chris Grow, Ensafe Inc., speaker.
Come learn about the many fascinating and important insect-eating bats which live in our area, how best to attract them, and why they need our help.
$4 admission benefits environmental education programming of both organizations. Free to WRC and MBG Members.
Phone: 901-219-7323; 901-636-4116
Email: education@wolfriver.org
Website: http://wolfriver.org
 

Tue Jul 19, 2016 10 AM - 11:30 AM

Floral Design with Rick Pudwell
REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Invoke memories of summer at the beach by creating a unique floral arrangement with a driftwood focal point.
Rick Pudwell, Director of Horticulture leads this hands-on class that will focus on design principles, plant materials, supplies, and mechanics.
Participants will take home a completed design. Students need to bring pruners, floral snips, wire cutters, a sharp knife, box for transporting, and a dish towel; all other supplies are provided.
Prepayment due by July12. MBG members $35/non-members $45. Call 901-636-4128 for more information or to register.
Location: Memphis Botanic Garden
Phone: 901-636-4128
 

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
 

Thu Jul 28, 2016 7 PM

The Memphis Cactus and Succulent Society
"The Wide World of Sedum" presented by Dr. Paul Little. Public invited at no charge and new visitors receive a free plant.
Location: Memphis Botanic Garden
Phone: 901-825-8041
 

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
 

Mon Aug 22, 2016 6:30 PM - 8 PM

Conservation of the Monarch Butterfly
Presented by the Wolf River Conservancy and Memphis Botanic Garden with support from Buckman. Cora Lund Preston, Monarch Joint Venture, speaker.
Monarch Joint Venture is a partnership of over 40 organizations which protects monarch butterfly populations through conservation, restoration, education and research. Cora Lund Preston will provide the latest updates on monarch butterflies and discuss what citizens can do to help.
$4 admission benefits environmental education programming of both organizations. Free to WRC and MBG Members.
Location: Memphis Botanic Garden
Phone: 901-219-7323; 901-636-4116
Email: education@wolfriver.org
Website: http://wolfriver.org
 

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
 

Mon Sep 26, 2016 6:30 PM - 8 PM

Hometown Habitat: Stories of Bringing Nature Home
A New documentary film by Catherine Zimmerman of The Meadow Project, presented by the Wolf River Conservancy and Memphis Botanic Garden with support from Buckman.
Focused on showing how and why native plants are critical to the survival and vitality of local ecosystems, this film features renowned entomologist Dr. Doug Tallamy and offers inspiring stories of how humans and wildlife can coexist with mutual benefits.
$4 admission benefits environmental education programming of both organizations. Free to WRC and MBG Members.
Phone: 901-219-7323; 901-636-4116
Email: education@wolfriver.org
Website: http://wolfriver.org
 

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