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Tue Dec 04, 2018 7 PM

Memphis Hort Society Meeting - Epimediums: Jewels of the Shade
Speaker: Karen Perkins, owner of Garden Vision Epimediums.Website is www.epimediums.com

Location: Memphis Botanic Garden, 750 Cherry Rd, Memphis 38117
Website: http://www.memphishorticulture.org

Tue Dec 04, 2018 7 PM - 8:30 PM

Memphis Horticultural Society Meeting - Epimediums: Jewels of the Shade with Karen Perkins
Known by many as a simple ground cover for dry woodland shade, Epimediums are finally getting the appreciation that they deserve. This “perfect shade perennial” possesses a delicate beauty that belies its surprisingly tough, long-lasting nature.

Karen Perkins will illustrate the many and varied types now commercially available, including some of the exciting new evergreen species from China. Characteristics, growth habit, growing and propagation, pests and diseases, and combining Epimediums with other shade perennials in the garden will also be addressed.

Karen graduated from Cornell University with a B.S. in Floriculture and Ornamental Horticulture and from the University of Delaware with a Master of Science in Public Garden Management. She has worked/interned at several botanic gardens including the Cornell Plantations, Longwood Gardens, the Arboretum at Flagstaff, Royal Botanic Gardens – Kew, England and Royal Botanic Gardens – Edinburgh, Scotland. She served in the Education Department of the Tower Hill Botanic Garden in Boylston, MA for 17 years. Karen is currently the owner of Garden Visions Epimediums, a Massachusetts-based mail order nursery offering over 170 species and varieties of epimediums along with other choice companion shade perennials.

Most Garden Vision Epimedium sales are through their catalog, which usually comes out in February-March, and is available on their website www.epimediums.com. They also sell at various plant sales throughout the Northeast.

Please join us to learn more about epimediums – an indispensable plant for your shade garden!
Location: Memphis Botanic Garden, 750 Cherry Rd, Memphis 38117
Website: http://www.memphishorticulture.org

Sat Dec 08, 2018 10:30 AM - 12 PM

Dixon Garden Workshop - Planting Bulbs in the Mid-South
The Dixon comes alive in spring with over 100,000 bulbs! Go behind the scenes with Dale Skaggs and Tonya Ashworth to find out what it takes to make it happen. From selection and design to planting techniques, learn how you can create spring magic in your yard.
Location: Dixon Gallery and Gardens - Catmur Hort Bldg, 4339 Park Ave, Memphis, TN
Website: http://www.dixon.org

Sat Dec 08, 2018 1 PM

Urban Earth Seminar - Pruning Azaleas and other Plants
Pruning is universally confusing. We will help sort it out. Learn about azalea pruning and general pruning of several other plant species.

Urban Earth Garden Center is located at 80 Flicker Street, Memphis, TN 38104
Location: Urban Earth Garden Center
Phone: 901-323-0031
Email: info@urbanearthmemphis.com
Website: http://www.urbanearthmemphis.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