HOTLINE 901.752.1207

Free Educational Garden Event & Plant Sale

March 22-23, 20249:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Red Barn at Agricenter International, 7777 Walnut Grove Rd, Memphis, TN
Free parking and admission

Featured events include educational seminars with regional/local experts, hands-on demonstrations, 2,000+ plant sale, all grown by Master Gardeners, gardening photo exhibit, recycling products and information, gardening books and magazines, a mini flea-market with gently used garden items, plus homemade treats in the concession area. A Kid’s Corner on Saturday offers fun children’s activities, a “one-stop shop” gardening marketplace offers numerous vendors furnishing unique plants, artisanal crafts, and garden-linked accessories. Additional garden-related vendors are always welcome. Local food trucks will offer cuisine.

Questions? Call 901-752-1207

Event Activities

Speaker Schedule

Friday, March 22
11 am Jason Reeves
Horticulturist, West TN AgResearch & Education Center
Garden Smart, Tips & Techniques to make Gardening Easier
1 pm Troy B. Marden
Garden Truths and Garden Tales
3 pm Celeste Scott
Western Region Horticulture Extension Specialist -Plant Sciences Department
Collecting and Storing Seeds
Saturday, March 23
11 am Dr. Lelia Scott Kelly
Horticulture Professor from Mississippi State University Extension Service- Retired
TBA
1 pm Carol Reese
Native Plants: Facts, Fabrications and Foibles
3 pm TBA

Become a Vendor

Open to garden related vendors.

Vendors will receive an email with confirmation.

Available in 2 styles

2024 Spring Fling T-Shirt

Round neck, straight cut, short sleeve in heather gray
$18-$22
Gildan® – crew neck T-Shirt. Material: 50/50 cotton/poly. Features: Non-topstitched, classic width, rib collar Taped neck and shoulders Tearaway label Classic fit, seamless body.  

V-neck, womens cut- short sleeve in heather gray
$22-$26
Gildan® Ladies Heavy Cotton™ 100% Cotton V-Neck T-Shirt, 5.3-ounce, 100% cotton. Taped neck and shoulders. Non-topstitched, classic width, rib collar. Semi-fitted side-seamed body. Cap sleeves.

Choose ground shipping ($6) or local pick-up at Spring Fling event. Master Gardeners may pick up and pay at the March meeting.

View the 2023 Event Photos

Live Auction

TBD


In-person auction of plants, gifts and more.

Online Plant Sale

March 12–17, 2023

Shop online for beautiful plants.

In-person Garden Show & Plant Sale

March 24-25, 2023

Educational seminars, hands-on demos, 2,000+ plant sale, gardening photo exhibit, recycling products & info, gardening items, plus homemade treats in the concession area and a Kid’s Corner.

Event Location

Farmers Market Red Barn at the Agricenter

7777 Walnut Grove Road
Memphis, TN 38120

About Spring Fling

Each year the Memphis Area Master Gardeners host a Spring Fling plant sale and garden show in late March or early April.

Join the Memphis Area Master Gardeners as we kick off the 2023 gardening season.

We have approximately 3,000 plants to sell along with new and gently used garden items and gift certificates from several local businesses.

Shop for a Cause

Proceeds from Spring Fling are used to fund scholarships and educational community programs throughout the Mid-South.

Many Great Items for Sale

We will have perennials, shrubs, roses, annuals, houseplants, succulents, tropicals, hanging baskets, tomatoes, peppers, and herbs plus new and used garden related items.

Live In-person Auction

Sunday, March 27
David Lusk Art Gallery
97 Tillman St, Memphis

You may view items starting at 1pm. The auction will begin at 2pm

The auction will be an artful mix of plants from local nurseries and from the Master Gardener’s very own greenhouse, as well as other items of interest! More details will be available on the Master Gardener website in in early March

Greenhouse Photo Gallery

Amazing 2021 Auction Items

Here were some of the items that were from last year’s sale. Including: perennials, shrubs, roses, annuals, houseplants, succulents, tropicals, hanging baskets, tomatoes, peppers, and herbs plus new and used garden related items.

Additional Resources

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Thank You for a Successful Event

Mark your calendar for March 22-23, 2024. 

Plan to join us as we celebrate our 20th year!

The Spring Fling Team says: “THANK YOU” for working, donating and attending Spring Fling 2023!

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