Frost Damage: What to Do, What Not to Do, and What to Expect

Hi All,After the recent cold snap, many gardeners are concerned about the damage to their landscapes. Nandinas, Distylium, Holly, Viburnum, Camellia, Fatsia, Indian Hawthorn, Loropetalum, Cryptomeria, Osmanthus, and Azaleas are some of the plants that took heavy damage here at the Memphis Botanic Garden. For the home gardener, here are some things you can do, […]

MBG’s Director Of Horticulture Rick Pudwell Shares His February Gardening Tips

February is a variable month. We can have a wide range of temperatures and weather conditions. Day length is getting longer. In fact, the length of each day increases more in the month of February, than in any other month. There are signs of life outdoors, some subtle, others more pronounced, but there is no denying early […]

Why It’s Important To Use Native Plants In Your Garden

The only thing better than a hobby you love is a hobby you love that increases your quality of life. By that test, there’s nothing better than gardening. Along with fresh air and dirty fingers, a garden offers beautiful sights and tastes. Experienced gardeners can turn almost any seedling into a fruitful adult plant. For […]