MHS Green Space!

Looking for Garden Information? You’ve come to the right place!

The MHS Green Space is your 1 Stop Spot for all garden needs.

  • We celebrate + publicize all outstanding garden + green resources in the MidSouth.
  • We connect  new + seasoned gardeners to useful garden + environmental resources, for the purpose of  pleasure, education, and community involvement.
  • We showcase garden clubs + plant societies, educational opportunities, event calendars, plant sales + swaps, volunteer opportunities, and so much more.
  • This is an ever-growing list. Contact the MHS to add new garden resources +/or correct information.
  • Click the link + go directly to the organization’s website or Facebook page (FB). There you can find contacts, event calendars, and other pertinent information.

BEEKEEPING:

BIRDING:

BUTTERFLIES:

CALENDAR PLANTING GUIDE:

CANNING RESOURCES:

CHICKENS + COOPS:

COMMUNITY + LEARNING GARDENS

  • Angelus Community Garden,  52 Angelus St., Memphis, TN 38104
  • Beltline Garden, Midland Ave & Boston St., Memphis, TN 38111
  • Cunningham Community Garden, 3773 Old Allen Rd., Memphis, TN 38128
  • Lyndale Community Garden, 1470 Lyndale Ave, Memphis, TN 38107
  • Memphis Center for Independent Living, 1633 Madison Ave., Memphis, TN 38104
  • Memphis Urban Ministries – Vance Avenue Garden, 576 Vance Ave., Memphis, TN 38126
  • Merton Garden – Binghampton, N. Merton St & McAdoo Ave., Memphis, TN 38112
  • Midtown North Garden, 2558 Heard Ave., Memphis, TN 38108
  • Orange Mound Garden, Douglass Ave & Hamilton St., Memphis, TN 38114
  • Rhodes College Community Garden, 2000 N. Parkway, Memphis, TN 38112
  • Savory Patches Garden, Kansas St & Silverage Ave., Memphis, TN 38109
  • St. Augustine Garden, 1169 Kerr Ave., Memphis, TN 38106
  • Uptown-BRIDGES Community Gardens, N. 4th St. & Sycamore Ave., Memphis, TN 38105
  • The Kitchen Community — non-profit builds learning gardens in Memphis schools

COMPOSTING: 

DIY GARDEN BUILD DIRECTIONS:

ENVIRONMENTAL GROUPS:

FARMERS’ MARKETS:

FLOWER + GARDEN SHOWS

FLOWER ARRANGING:

GARDEN APPS: iPhone/iPad/Android

  • Armitage’s Greatest Garden Plants — extensive information on annuals and perennials
  • iScape — digital landscaping
  • Garden Compass — Plant + Disease Identifier
  • GrowIt — gardening community
  • Gardening Companion — basic gardening information
  • BeeSmart Pollinator Gardener — select bee-friendly plants

GARDEN BLOGS: lots of great reading sites

GARDEN CLUBS:  Click here for each club’s contact information 

Some clubs are open to new members, while others are full, due to size constraints.

GARDEN EDUCATIONAL CLASSES:  open to the public, free or nominal cost

GARDEN FACEBOOK GROUPS IN MID-SOUTH:  online garden groups

GARDEN FIELD TRIPS: short trips outside Memphis

GARDEN GRANTS – Have garden idea for a school or neighborhood? Check out these grants.

GARDEN PODCASTS:  audio gardening shows

GARDEN MAGAZINES + NEWSLETTERS — expand your garden knowledge

GARDEN RADIO PROGRAMS:

  • In the Garden  Sat. 6-8am, WREC 600AM, Kenneth Mabry and Vader Vance answer questions and offer gardening tips
  • At the Garden — Sat. 10-11am, KWAM 990AM, Mike Allen and Lauren Squires Ready discuss the programs and activities at the Memphis Botanic Garden

GARDEN  RECYCLING + BEAUTIFICATION:

GARDEN SPEAKERS:

GARDEN VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES:  share your talents, learn gardening skills

GARDEN TOURS /WALKS:  visit Memphis Gardens, get inspired!

GOATKEEPING:

HYDROPONICS: 

INVASIVE PLANTS:

MUSHROOMS:

NATIVE PLANTS:

NATURE HIKES:

PERMICULTURE + SUSTAINABLITY:

PICK YOUR OWN ORCHARDS:

PLANT IDENTIFICATION:

PLANT SALES:  extensive selection of worthwhile plants for our area.

PLANT SHOWS:

PLANT SOCIETIES:  groups devoted to specific plants

PLANT SWAPS:

PLANT TAXONOMY: plant names, pronunciation, plant families

PUBLIC PARKS + PRIVATE GARDENS + RELAXING SPACES

RAISING RABBITS:

SEEDS:

 

TOOLS:

TREES:

TV GARDEN SHOWS + ONLINE GARDEN VIDEOS:

WEEDS:

WORM RAISING (VERMICULTURE):

YOUTH GARDEN CLUBS + ORGANIZATIONS: