On March 4, the Memphis Botanic Garden and Memphis City Beautiful will host the official City of Memphis/Tree City USA tree planting ceremony, in recognition of Tennessee State Arbor Day.
The Dabney Nursery has donated a tree to be planted , The Rising Sun Redbud , a cultivated selection of a Tennessee native.
Edible landscape guru and acclaimed author Rosalind Creasy will present a fun and informative talk on the benefits of integrating herbs and edible plants into your ornamental landscape.
Edible plants combine form and function and allow you to reap the health and economic benefits of growing your own food.
Here, participants will enjoy garden history and design stations, entertainment by students from the University of Memphis Japanese Studies Program, ramen and sushi concessions, and a ribbon cutting for the newly rebuilt Half Moon and Zig-Zag bridges. of Grand Haven, Michigan and the Proven Winners brand for our spring meeting.
All proceeds from the Japanese Home Garden Tour will be used to support special projects and plantings in the Japanese Garden. Tim specializes in development and introduction of new plant varieties.
Part of Germantown's Arbor Day celebration: offers a variety of hardy, disease-resistant fruit trees that produce well in our area. Participants will take home a completed design after each class. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED: to ensure enrollment register at least one week in advance of the program start date. Kathy has presented herbal programs in Knoxville, Tennessee at the Dogwood Arts Home and Garden Show, The UT Agricultural Gardens, The Healthy Living Expo,and The Knoxville Botanic Gardens.
Prices range for example from blackberries to 4-in-1 peach trees, along with other prices and varieties. Join Regina Berryman (evening) or Rick Pudwell (morning) for this series of 4 classes that will focus on design principles, plant materials, supplies, and mechanics. Weekly on Tuesday mornings or evenings: March 8, 15, 22, and 29. Students need to bring pruners, floral snips, wire cutters, a sharp knife, box for transporting, and a dish towel; all other supplies provided. Learn how to have a productive vegetable garden and brilliantly colored flower garden. Farm Park staff will help participants learn how to utilize composting materials and other amendments to improve soil and boost productivity in the home garden. pm for refreshments and social and program to follow!
Sunday April 3, pm: Bountiful Blooms Opening After the Ted Snazelle Lecture, walk to the cutting garden to enjoy refreshments and a champagne toast celebrating spring and our many varieties of blooming bulbs.Known for his floral installations that are often compared to contemporary art, His continuous collaboration with international luxury brands has allowed him to present his work in several international design expositions around the world.Such Luxury Brands as Alexander Wang, Alexander Mc Queen, Balenciaga, Bulgari, Philip Treacy, Swarovski Crystal, Givenchy, Ellie Saab, Burberry, Tiffany & Co, Waterford Crystal, Dom Perignon and Samsung have commissioned Leathams design signature style.One of Leathams greatest honors was designing the first major event since the time of Louis XIV and Marie Antoinette in the famed Galerie des Glaces (Hall of Mirrors) at the Chateau De Versailles. Kendra Spadoni, an American Hosta Society Hosta Leaf Show Judge and Past President of the Hosta Society of North Alabama, will present Hosta Leaf Show 101 How to Select, Prepare and Show Hosta Leaves. The Dixon continues to celebrate its 40th anniversary with the Garden Fair- the gardening event of the spring season!This year's annual sale will offer over 15,000 plants with a focus on rare, choice and unusual varieties as well as essential plants for the Mid-South shade garden.Join an experienced local Kroger florist to prepare your annual spring flower baskets and create beautiful spring bouquets. Each garden will feature Ikebana floral designs, a garden design expert, plus tea and sweets by Sekisui.The final stop of the day, from - p.m., will be the gorgeous Seijaku-en Japanese Garden celebrating its 5oth Anniversary at Memphis Botanic Garden. We are hosting Tim Wood of Spring Meadow Nursery, Inc.Tickets available at each home site on the day of the event, or online here. Meet in the Visitor's Center and walk MBG grounds with Master Gardener Judith Hammond. He is an active plant breeder with over fifty plant patents to his name including fifteen hydrangeas.You might recognize a few of these and/or even have them in your garden -- Little Quick Fire, Little Lime, Fire Light, Let's Dance and Incrediball. for refreshments and socializing prior to the presentation.Leathams floral design clientele is as impressive as his work, including Tina Turner, Oprah Winfrey, Madonna, Kylie Minogue, The Kardashians and Celine Dion, His Holiness the Dalai Lama and President and Secretary of State Clinton.Leatham had the Honor of designing the flowers for the Wedding of Marc Mezvinsky to Chelsea Clinton, daughter of President Bill Clinton and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton.