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Fri Jun 30, 2017 10 AM - 3 PM

Mid-South Great Tomato Contest sponsored by Memphis Area Master Gardeners
Rotating education programs: Heirloom tomatoes history, tomatoes in a Grow Box, Tomatoes in a straw bale, Tomatoes in a burlap bag, Tomato pruning for yield, Tomato pests and diseases, Making salsa (with kids), and Tomato recipes.
Friday: Entries accepted and judging begins continuing through Saturday with judging and awards ceremony on Saturday.
Location: Shelby Farms Park Visitor Center 6903 Great View Drive North Memphis,TN
Contact: Debbie Griste-Evans
Email: greattomatocontest@gmail.com



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Sat Jul 01, 2017 12 PM - 8 PM

Mid-South Great Tomato Contest sponsored by Memphis Area Master Gardeners
Rotating education programs: Heirloom tomatoes history, tomatoes in a Grow Box, Tomatoes in a straw bale, Tomatoes in a burlap bag, Tomato pruning for yield, Tomato pests and diseases, Making salsa (with kids), and Tomato recipes.
Friday: Entries accepted and judging begins continuing through Saturday with judging and awards ceremony on Saturday.
Location: Shelby Farms Park Visitor Center 6903 Great View Drive North Memphis,TN
Contact: Debbie Griste-Evans
Email: greattomatocontest@gmail.com



Great Tomato Schedule 2017
 

Mon Jul 10, 2017 6:30 PM - 8 PM

Summer Lecture Series: Dr.Wayne Estes - "Restoring Our Grasslands"
Free to members of Wolf River Conservancy or Memphis Botanic Garden;$4 admission for non-members.
Courtesy of Wolf River Conservancy, Crawford Howard Private Foundation, and Buckman Corp.
Location: Memphis Botanic Garden
Website: http://www.wolfriver.org
 

Tue Jul 11, 2017 6:30 PM

Memphis Horticulture Society "Kudzu and You-The Good,the Bad, the Ugly"
Speaker: Dr. John Byrd, Mississippi State University
Location: Memphis Botanic Garden
Contact: Martha Garner
Phone: 901-619-8939
 

Thu Jul 13, 2017 10 AM - 5 PM

SUMMER CELEBRATION LAWN & GARDEN SHOW
Dont' miss it! Garden talks, plant sale, vendors.
NOTE: Plant Sale starts at 9 a.m.
Location: 605 Airways Blvd Jackson TN 38301


 

Thu Jul 20, 2017 5 PM - 6 PM

Monthly Botany Talks (Discussion format)- Mint Family
Discussion led by Connie Shepherd(Horticulturist City of Memphis); Members $5;non-members $8

Suggested book:
Botany in a Day by Thomas J. Elpel.
Supplemental pages and refreshments provided.
Location: Dixon Gallery & Garden (Garden Office)
Contact: Suzy Askew
Phone: 90-761-5250
Website: http://www.dixon.org
 

Tue Aug 01, 2017 6:30 PM

Memphis Horticulture Society "Gardening in the Age of Social Media:What's Useful?"
Speaker: Caroline Brown, Master Gardener, Dixon Plant Sale Co-Chair
Location: Memphis Botanic Garden
Contact: Martha Garner
Phone: 901-619-8939
 

Mon Aug 07, 2017

Summer Lecture Series: Heather Holm - "Native Bees"
Free to members of Wolf River Conservancy or Memphis Botanic Garden;$4 admission for non-members. Courtesy of Wolf River Conservancy, Crawford Howard Private Foundation, and Buckman Corp.
Location: Memphis Botanic Garden
Website: http://www.wolfriver.org
 

Wed Aug 16, 2017 12 PM

Dixon Munch & Learn: Isobel Ritch - "Gardens of the Pious - Church Gardens and Their History"
Speaker: Isobel Ritch, ASLA
Location: Dixon Gallery and Gardens
Phone: 901-761-5250
Website: http://www.dixon.org
 

Thu Aug 17, 2017 5 PM - 6 PM

Monthly Botany Talks (Discussion format)- Barberry Family
Discussion led by Chris Cosby (Co-founde/Director of Plants Plus People);
Members $5; non-members $8

Suggested book: Botany in a Day by Thomas J. Elpel.
Supplemental pages and refreshments provided.
Location: Dixon Gallery & Garden (Garden Office)
Contact: Suzy Askew
Phone: 901-761-5250
Website: http://www.dixon.org
 

Tue Sep 05, 2017 6:30 PM

Memphis Horticulture Society "The Highline in NYC"
Speaker: Cheryl Converse
Location: Memphis Botanic Garden
Contact: Martha Garner
Phone: 901-619-8939
 

Mon Sep 11, 2017 6:30 PM - 8 PM

Summer Lecture Series: Dr.Jason Hoeksema - "Wild Mushrooms"
Free to members of Wolf River Conservancy or Memphis Botanic Garden;$4 admission for non-members. Courtesy of Wolf River Conservancy, Crawford Howard Private Foundation, and Buckman Corp.
Location: Memphis Botanic Garden
Website: http://www.wolfriver.org
 

Thu Sep 14, 2017 12 PM - 1 PM

Preparing the Landscape for Winter
Speaker: Joellen Dimond, Tennessee State University, Tipton County Extension Agent
Location: Shelby County Extension Office, Agricenter Suite B, 7777 Walnut Grove Rd, Memphis TN
Phone: 901-752-1207
 

Thu Sep 21, 2017 5 PM - 6 PM

Monthly Botany Talks (Discussion format)- Fern Family
Discussion led by Dr. Eugene McKenzie/Member of Memphis Fern Society;
Members $5; non-members $8

Suggested book: Botany in a Day by Thomas J. Elpel.
Supplemental pages and refreshments provided.
Location: Dixon Gallery & Garden (Garden Office)
Contact: Suzy Askew
Phone: 901-761-5250
Website: http://www.dixon.org
 

Tue Oct 03, 2017 6:30 PM

Memphis Horticulture Society "Fletcher Moss Park & Parsonage Didsbury, England"
Speaker: Tom Pellet, Memphis Garden Disigner
Location: Memphis Botanic Garden
Contact: Martha Garner
Phone: 901-619-8939
 

Thu Oct 12, 2017 12 PM - 1 PM

The Correct Way to Plant Trees and Shrubs
Speaker: Booker T. Leigh, UT Extension Agent
Location: Shelby County Extension Office, Agricenter Suite B, 7777 Walnut Grove Rd, Memphis TN
Phone: 901-752-1207
 

Tue Nov 07, 2017 6:30 PM

Memphis Horticulture Society "The Garden and The Workshop-Working Together for a Beautiful Thanksgiving Table"
resentation by: Julie & Ted Wilson, Suzy Askew and Larry Rains
Garden inspired designs for the table and the men who make it happen.
Location: Memphis Botanic Garden
Contact: Martha Garner
Phone: 901-619-8939
 

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