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Putting the Pieces together

Putting the Pieces together

Planning a Garden Walk is a bit like putting a 1000-piece puzzle together.  Some pieces you can do ahead and push to the side, others wait until you have the outer edges or framework in place.  This year’s 5th annual walk is no different. There are...
C Y – It’s Your Turn to Shine!

C Y – It’s Your Turn to Shine!

A Standing Ovation to our Cooper-Young neighborhood and to all the residents, artists, creatives, and businesses who make our community so enjoyable to live here.  It’s your turn to shine as we showcase your creativity and handwork to Memphis and beyond. May...
Bob’s Monthly Garden Checklist-February

Bob’s Monthly Garden Checklist-February

Seed Starting Check viability of last year’s seeds. Place a half dozen between a damp paper towel, lay on warm surface, and monitor for sprouting. Start annual seeds indoors: Sprinkle seeds over top of peat pods, seed-starting trays filled with fresh potting soil....
Praise-worthy Porches

Praise-worthy Porches

Praise-worthy Porches enhance any home’s value and livability.  Porches are extra living rooms, drawing you outside for entertaining, eating, reading, relaxing, and people watching. While many homes have porches, not everyone uses them effectively. If your porch...
Jan. Meeting- Aquaponics was a hit

Jan. Meeting- Aquaponics was a hit

Even though the weather was rainy and the location unknown to most members, 18 garden club  members attended to hear Daryl Leven, owner of New Way Aquaponics,  explain how to grow plants in water.  We learned that Aquaponics is growing plants in water...
Houseplant Appreciation Day-Jan 10.

Houseplant Appreciation Day-Jan 10.

House Plants are Haute: they add beauty, clean the air, and soothe your soul. Easy to Grow: Sedums Cactus Jade Plant Pothos Wandering Jew Spider Plant Aloe Vera Peace Lily Ferns To learn more: Join your local house plant group.  If you live in the Mid-South, try...