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Calendar of Events

 

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. 

Tue Jan 24, 2017 7 PM

Memphis Bonsai Society
All About Junipers presentation.
Location: Memphis Botanic Garden
 

Thu Jan 26, 2017 7 PM

Memphis Cactus and Succulent Society: Hypertufa Workshop
Hypertufa workshop materials provided; bring small forms to build your planter. Public is invited.
Location: Memphis Botanic Garden
Phone: 901-825-8041
 

Thu Jan 26, 2017 7 PM

Memphis Herb Society
Tea for You: Create Your Own Delicious, Well-Balanced Herbal Tea Blends, presented by Jenifer Stanek, local herbalist. $5 for non-members. Refreshments 6:30 p.m.
Location: Memphis Botanic Garden
 

Sat Jan 28, 2017 10 AM - 2 PM

The Birds and the Seeds-Winter Workshops and Seed Swap
Highlights include gardening and birdwatchingworkshops, activity stations, tool sharpening (fee applies), seed swap.
Location: Lichterman Nature Center
Phone: 901-636-2210
Website: http://memphismuseums.org


The Birds and the Seeds -Workshop & Seed Swap
 

Sun Jan 29, 2017 2 PM

Memphis Orchid Society
Bill Thoms presents the program "Growing Bulbophyllum Orchids." Visitors welcome.
Location: Memphis Botanic Garden
Website: http://memphisorchids.org
 

Sat Feb 04, 2017 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Bartlett Gardening University: Gardening in Small Spaces
Vertical gardening is fun, creative and provides opportunities to create a calming atmosphere, hide an ugly area, create a privacy screen, increase your yield or make us of objects that may be stored in the attic, garage or found on the street.
Location: Bartlett Library, 5884 Stage Rd, Bartlett TN
Phone: 901-386-8968
 

Tue Feb 07, 2017 6:30 PM

Southern Gardening Series: Medicines in the Garden
REQUIRED PRE-REGISTRATION begins three weeks before class. Join speakers from the Memphis Area Master Gardeners to learn about gardening in the MidSouth. John Peterson, master gardener, program presenter.
Location: Germantown Library, 1925 Exeter Rd, Germantown TN
Phone: 901-757-7323
 

Tue Feb 07, 2017 7 PM

Memphis Horticultural Society: All the Best Plants are Buttercups: The Family Ranunculaceae
All the Best Plants are Buttercups: The Family Ranunculaceae’, program by Linda Beutler, Garden Writer from Portland, Oregon, and Curator of the Rogerson Clematis Collection - www.rogersonclematiscollection.org.
Location: Memphis Botanic Garden
Website: http://memphishorticulture.org
 

Wed Feb 08, 2017 12 PM - 1 PM

Munch and Learn: English Influences
Program: English Influences: How the Gardens of 20th Century England Have Molded Our American Gardens, presented by Linda Beutler, Curator of the Rogerson Clematis Collection, author.

Free for members and students with ID.
Location: Dixon Gallery and Gardens
Website: http://dixon.org
 

Sat Feb 11, 2017 9 AM - 12 PM

Master Gardeners Present: Garden Basics
GARDEN BASICS Master Gardener Presenters:
Tools - Caroline Nave
Gardening From the Ground Up - Bob Hathaway
Trees - Jim Volgas
Lawns - Chris Cooper
Best Plants for Shelby County Region - Jim Crowder
Cost is $10, $5 for MBG members.
Location: Memphis Botanic Garden Hardin Hall


 

Sat Feb 11, 2017 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Amazing Epiphyte Adaptations: Research, Horticulture, and Education
Dr. Brian J. Sidoti, who earned his Ph.D. in Botany from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, is an adjunct faculty member at State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota. His research focuses on the evolution of the pineapple family (Bromeliaceae) and how plants have developed and migrated through time in the Caribbean Basin. While a graduate student at Florida International University and City University of New York, he worked at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden and the New York Botanical Garden. He recently acted as a research consultant for the Marie Selby Botanical Gardens education and outreach programs in Sarasota, Florida.

Free admission.
Location: Dixon Gallery and Gardens Winegardner Auditorium
Phone: 901-761-5250
Website: http://dixon.org
 

Sat Feb 11, 2017 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Bartlett Gardening University: No Society Plants
Presentation offers six plants each for spring, summer, fall and winter. None of these plants are in the various plants societies in the Mid-South (no roses, hydrangeas, daffodils, hostas, etc.)
Location: Bartlett Library, 5884 Stage Rd, Bartlett TN
Phone: 901-386-8968
 

Wed Feb 15, 2017 12 PM

Munch & Learn: Biddulph Grange Gardens
Tom Pellett, Garden Designer, presents program on Biddulph Grange Gardens in Staffordshire, England. Free to Dixon members and students with ID, or with Dixon admission.
Location: Dixon Gallery and Gardens
Website: http://dixon.org
 

Thu Feb 16, 2017 5 PM - 6 PM

Monthly Botany Talks: Orchid Family
Orchid Family (orchidaceae) with Laurie Williams, adult education maanger, Memphis Botanic Garden.
$8 per month/$70 per year ($5 per month/$50 per year for Dixon members).
Location: Dixon Gallery and Gardens
Phone: 901-761-5250
Website: http://dixon.org
 

Thu Feb 16, 2017 7 PM

Mid-South Hosta Society
Dr. David Sams, retired horticulture extension specialist with the University of Tennessee in Jackson, and first coordinator for the Tennessee Master Gardener program, presents "Practical Ideas for the Southern Hosta Garden."
$5 for non-members. Refreshments at 6:30 p.m.
Location: Memphis Botanic Garden
 

Sat Feb 18, 2017 10:30 AM - 12 PM

Tillandsias Collection Workshop
REGISTRATION REQUIRED: Make a support and basket system in 6 vases that features Tillandsias like the ones in our Canale Conservatory Exhibition. Tour of Plants in the Canopy included.
Members $30; non-members $45. All garden workshops are family-friendly and require registration. Call or visit dixon.org to register.
Location: Dixon Gallery and Gardens Catmur Horticulture Building
Phone: 901-761-5250
Website: http://dixon.org
 

Sat Mar 04, 2017 10:30 AM - 12 PM

Photographing Tulips
REGISTRATION REQUIRED: Curt Hart will teach students about safety while taking photographs in the public garden, basic camera work, lens options, and storing images. This workshop includes classroom time and field experience. Each workshop will emphasize capturing tulip displays.

Members $15; non members $25. All garden workshops are family-friendly and require registration. Call (901) 761-5250 or visit dixon.org to register.
Location: Dixon Gallery and Gardens Catmur Horticulture Building
Phone: 901-761-5250
Website: http://dixon.org
 

Tue Mar 07, 2017 6 PM - 7:30 PM

Memphis Horticultural Society: Rare Plant Auction
1ST EVER Rare Plant Auction. MHS members free; fee for non-members.
Location: Memphis Botanic Garden
Website: http://memphishorticulture.org
 

Wed Mar 15, 2017 12 PM

Dixon Plant Sale Preview
Plant Sale Preview presented by Dale Skaggs, Director of Horticulture. Free to Dixon members and students with ID, or with Dixon admission.
Location: Dixon Gallery and Gardens
Website: http://dixon.org
 

Sat Mar 18, 2017 10:30 AM - 12 PM

Gardening for Fragrance Workshop
REGISTRATION REQUIRED: Bring your garden plans, images of garden spaces, and learn about all of the fragrant plants that grow well in Memphis. Staff will walk participants through the most desirable plants and ideal locations for each plant in a garden. Participants will get a booklet specifically written for this workshop and seeds to plant at home.
Members $15; non-members $25. All garden workshops are family-friendly and require registration. Call or visit dixon.org to register.
Location: Dixon Gallery and Gardens Catmur Horticulture Building
Phone: 901-761-5250
Website: http://dixon.org
 

Sat Mar 25, 2017 9 AM - 4 PM

Lawn & Garden EXPO: Magic in the Garden
Tipton County Master Gardeners host Lawn & Garden EXPO.
FREE Admission. Vendor space available. More details at later date.
Location: Brighton High School, Hwy 51,Brighton TN
Phone: 901-476-0231
 

Fri Mar 31, 2017 1 PM - 2 PM

Preparing Daffodils for Competition
Learn grooming, staging and preparing techniques for entering your flowers into the Daffodil Show. Pick young flowers, put them in water and bring them in to get tips from members of the American Daffodil Society about exhibiting your favorite blooms to their best advantage. Free with regular admission.
Location: Dixon Gallery and Gardens Winegardner Auditorium
Website: http://dixon.org
 

Sat Apr 01, 2017 2 PM - 5 PM

Dixon Annual Daffodil Show
The Dixon hosts its seventh annual Daffodil Show. Identified species may be entered in the American Daffodil Society accredited exhibition and competition. Daffodils whose names are not known are welcome in the "just for fun" section.
Entries will be received Friday, March 31, 12-4 p.m., and Saturday, April 1, 8-9:30 a.m. Volunteers will be available to answer questions and provide educational information about daffodils. The schedule for the accredited show will be available at dixon.org. Free admission.
Location: Dixon Gallery and Gardens Winegardner Auditorium
Phone: 901-312-1248
Website: http://dixon.org
 

Tue Apr 04, 2017 7 PM

Memphis Horticultural Society: History of Ornament in Gardens
The History of Ornament in Gardens program by Barbara Keathley, ASLA , Memphis Landscape Architect.
Location: Memphis Botanic Garden
Website: http://memphishorticulture.org
 

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