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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. 

Sun Mar 26, 2017 2 PM

Memphis Orchid Society: Potting and Mounting Orchids
Paul Garner presents "Potting and Mounting Orchids." Visitors welcome.
Location: Memphis Botanic Garden
Website: http://memphisorchids.org
 

Wed Mar 29, 2017 2 PM

Healthy Soil
Carl Wayne Hardeman, Memphis Area Master Gardener, speaks on Healthy Soil. Open to the community.
Location: YMCA, Schilling Farms, 1185 Schilling Blvd E, Collierville TN
Phone: 901-850-9622
 

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


 

Sun Apr 02, 2017 1:30 PM

Signs of Spring Walk: Specialty Gardens
Meet at the Visitor’s Center and walk the beautiful grounds of Memphis Botanic Garden with Master Gardener, Judith Hammond. Free to members or with paid Garden admission. No reservations necessary, canceled in case of rain.
Location: Memphis Botanic Garden
 

Sun Apr 02, 2017 2 PM - 4 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
 

Wed Apr 05, 2017 4 PM - 7:30 PM

DIXON MEMBERS PREVIEW PARTY- DIXON GARDEN FAIR
Join us for our members-only Dixon Garden Fair Preview Party. Membership has advantages, so join us for a glass of wine, light refreshments, and first choice of plants offered at the sale. Memberships and plants will be available for purchase.
Location: Dixon Gallery & Gardens 4339 Park Avenue Memphis Tn 38117
Contact: Caroline Brown
Email: ckb66404@gmail.com


 


PLANT LIST FOR DIXON GARDEN FAIR 2017

 

Thu Apr 06, 2017 9 AM - 3 PM

Tennessee Smart Yards: How Does Your Yard Measure Up?
Learn how to: Essential steps to a healthy landscape-for you, your family and the environment; Key strategies to managing your soil, turf and mulch;
How to use rain water,rain gardens, and rain barrels; Landscape design essentials & curb appeal tips; How to use environmental friendly fertilizers and plenty more tips!
You' ll receive handbooks and guides, a rain gauge and a "yard stick" to help you measure your progress toward a "Tennessee Smart Yard"-- one inch at a time.
Cost is $25 per person. Advance registration is required (901-752-1207). Space is limited to 25 participants. Lunch will be provided by the Town of Collierville & the City of Germantown.
Location: Town of Collierville Chamber of Commerce - 485 Halle Park Drive- Collierville
Phone: 901-752-1207


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Fri Apr 07, 2017 9 AM - 4 PM

DIXON GARDEN FAIR
Mark your calendar to attend the annual spring plant sale that is a Memphis garden tradition. The sale will feature a wide range of plants from difficult-to-find natives to choice shrubs and herbaceous perennials. Shoppers have an opportunity to choose from an excellent selection of ferns and other shade perennials appropriate for the Memphis area, as well as herbaceous and Itoh peonies. Since this year’s sale coincides with the opening of the Fragrance exhibit, an array of fragrant plants including native azaleas, roses, herbs and more will also be featured. Dixon staff and volunteers will help with plant selections and any gardening questions. Plant list will be available after March 15.
Location: Dixon Gallery & Gardens 4339 Park Avenue Memphis Tn 38117
Contact: Caroline Brown
Email: ckb66404@gmail.com
Website: http://www.dixon.org

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Fri Apr 07, 2017 10 PM - 12 PM

Spring Tram Tours
Fridays in April join docents from the Garden for a tram tour of the beautiful grounds of the Memphis Botanic Garden. The tram will leave from the east end of the Four Seasons Fountain area approximately every 20 minutes. Free to members or with regular Garden admission. No reservations necessary. Call for information.
Location: Memphis Botanic Garden
Phone: 901-636-4100
 

Sat Apr 08, 2017 9 AM - 2 PM

DIXON GARDEN FAIR
Mark your calendar to attend the annual spring plant sale that is a Memphis garden tradition. The sale will feature a wide range of plants from difficult-to-find natives to choice shrubs and herbaceous perennials. Shoppers have an opportunity to choose from an excellent selection of ferns and other shade perennials appropriate for the Memphis area, as well as herbaceous and Itoh peonies. Since this year’s sale coincides with the opening of the Fragrance exhibit, an array of fragrant plants including native azaleas, roses, herbs and more will also be featured. Dixon staff and volunteers will help with plant selections and any gardening questions. Plant list will be available after March 15.
Location: DIxon Gallery & Gardens 4339 Park Avenue Memphis Tn 38117
Contact: Caroline Brown
Email: ckb66404@gmail.com
Website: http://www.dixon.org
 

Tue Apr 11, 2017 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Memphis Area Master Gardeners: Soil & Composting
Join Jim Volgas from the Memphis Area Master Gardeners to learn about gardening in the Mid-South. Pre-registration is required and begins three weeks before each program date.
Location: Germantown Library, 1925 Exeter Rd, Germantown, TN
Phone: 901-757-7323
 

Fri Apr 14, 2017 10 PM - 12 PM

Spring Tram Tours
Fridays in April join docents from the Garden for a tram tour of the beautiful grounds of the Memphis Botanic Garden. The tram will leave from the east end of the Four Seasons Fountain area approximately every 20 minutes. Free to members or with regular Garden admission. No reservations necessary. Call for information.
Location: Memphis Botanic Garden
Phone: 901-636-4100
 

Thu Apr 20, 2017 7 PM

Midsouth Hosta Society-Rita Randolph
Rita Randolph presents “Containing Your Hosta Collection”. Rita will bring her own special flair as she guides us through the selection of plants to highlight and accentuate our hostas, while extending the season of interest in the containers that grace our gardens. Social time begins at 6:30pm. Members free, visitors $5.
Location: Memphis Botanic Garden
 

Fri Apr 21, 2017 9 AM - 5 PM

Spring’s Best Plant Sale
Memphis Botanic Garden’s largest plant sale of the year features a huge assortment of perennials, annuals, tropicals, herbs, shrubs, and trees, plus specialty garden items by local artisans. Expert Garden staff and Master Gardeners on-hand to assist with purchases and plant care tips. Proceeds from plant sales directly support the educational and horticultural growth of the Garden. Admission is free to the public.
Location: Memphis Botanic Garden
 

Fri Apr 21, 2017 10 PM - 12 PM

Spring Tram Tours
Fridays in April join docents from the Garden for a tram tour of the beautiful grounds of the Memphis Botanic Garden. The tram will leave from the east end of the Four Seasons Fountain area approximately every 20 minutes. Free to members or with regular Garden admission. No reservations necessary. Call for information.
Location: Memphis Botanic Garden
Phone: 901-636-4100
 

Sat Apr 22, 2017 9 AM - 5 PM

Spring’s Best Plant Sale
Memphis Botanic Garden’s largest plant sale of the year features a huge assortment of perennials, annuals, tropicals, herbs, shrubs, and trees, plus specialty garden items by local artisans. Expert Garden staff and Master Gardeners on-hand to assist with purchases and plant care tips. Proceeds from plant sales directly support the educational and horticultural growth of the Garden. Admission is free to the public.
Location: Memphis Botanic Garden
 

Fri Apr 28, 2017 10 PM - 12 PM

Spring Tram Tours
Fridays in April join docents from the Garden for a tram tour of the beautiful grounds of the Memphis Botanic Garden. The tram will leave from the east end of the Four Seasons Fountain area approximately every 20 minutes. Free to members or with regular Garden admission. No reservations necessary. Call for information.
Location: Memphis Botanic Garden
Phone: 901-636-4100
 

Fri May 05, 2017 9 AM - 3 PM

Tennessee Smart Yards Workshop
Home Landscape Workshop which includes turfgrass management, soils and mulch, home stormwater strategies and landscape design considerations.
Cost is $25 per person or $40 per couple. Advance registration required. Space limited to 25 participants.
Location: International Harvester Clubhouse 4523 Canada Rd Lakeland, TN
Phone: 901-752-1207
Email: www.tyn.utk.edu


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Sat Jun 10, 2017 8:30 AM - 3:15 PM

2017 MID-SOUTH HYDRANGEA SOCIETY CONFERENCE
Hydrangeas - Selection, Care, & Design
Register Early- Seating is limited to 200.

Speakers: Natalia Hamill;Mal Condon; Vanessa Gardner Nagel; and Dr. Michael Dirr
Location: Dixon Gallery & Gardens 4339 Park Avenue Memphis Tn 38117
Contact: Linda Orton
Phone: 901-275-9176


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Sat Jun 24, 2017 10 AM

A Tour Through the Trees
Drummonds Park Arboretum walk through the trees will include a team of experts: Carol Reese, Joellen Dimond, Shawn Posey, Eric Bridges and Wes Hopper. Check flyer for additional information.
Location: 270 Tate Road, Drummonds, TN
Contact: Roxi Phillips
Phone: 901-476-0231
Email: roxannamp@gmail.com


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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