CY GARDEN CLUB:

“Passionately planting seeds of beauty, community + pride, one garden at a time”  Join our Dynamic Club Apply for membership HERE MEMBERSHIP Why join the Cooper Young Garden Club? Because we’re a dynamic club that likes to have fun and get things...

Garden Gratitude

Daily Gratefulness has been shown to promote enhanced health and happiness so I try to regularly note at least 3 things I’m grateful for. Family, friends, and simple pleasures are most often mentioned. However, my gardening passion contributes much to my daily...

Pleasure Resolutions…oh my!

Have you made yours? The world is divided into 2 camps–those that make New Year’s Resolutions, and those that don’t. Being born on December 31st, I ‘ve always made it a huge point to painstaking make a list of yearly resolutions—you know...

2018 Garden Club Recap

Passionately planting seeds of beauty, community, and pride, 1 garden at a time.Cooper Young Garden Club Four years ago, a small idea germinated and the Cooper Young Garden Club was founded. Beginning with 11 members, we’ve grown to almost 40. What sets our club apart...
Flashback February 2016: Yard Of Month

Flashback February 2016: Yard Of Month

Yard of the Month: Couple creates “rooms” in cramped Cooper-Young cottage yard By Sharron Johnson January is an interesting time to think about gardens. Most, if not all of the foliage and flowers have all but disappeared, which leaves us with the bones of the garden....
Flashback August 2015: Yard Of Month

Flashback August 2015: Yard Of Month

New Orleans provides inspiration for Cooper-Young yard gem By Sharron Johnson In 1992 Robbie Dixon moved to Memphis from New Orleans looking for and needing a change of scenery after the passing of his partner. He first moved to Williford St. From there moved to Cox...
Greening the Gazebo……

Greening the Gazebo……

Is there not a more beautiful group of gardeners?—Club members after decorating the Cooper-Young Gazebo for the holidays….the weather could not have been nicer….66 degrees…… Rachel and her son, Oscar, who were visiting CY and exploring...
Flashback October 2015: Yard Of Month

Flashback October 2015: Yard Of Month

Cooper-Younger transforms modest yard into whimsical oasis By Sharron Johnson Connie Arduini, a native Memphian, moved to Dallas, Texas where she met and married Chris and brought him to her hometown after a nine year absence. In October of 1991 they bought the...
Flashback September 2014: Yard Of Month

Flashback September 2014: Yard Of Month

Yard of the Month: Grandparents grow garden spot on Young By Libby Flynt For the first time since I’ve been in charge, our Cooper-Young Yard of the Month was nominated by my neighbors! So thank you, neighbors, for keeping an eye out and appreciating these beautiful...
Trick or Treats

Trick or Treats

  by Bob Morrison Sharks, many a Cinderella, and even a Captain Hook emerging from a crocodile’s mouth! What an absolute delight to see so many young children filled with anticipation and delight in their eyes.  It was the annual Memphis Botanical Garden’s early...