Gardening Resources

BATS

BEEKEEPING

BIRDING

BLOGS–LOCAL + NATIONAL There are so many Garden Blogs out there…..my garden feed numbers close to 100, but these are some of my favorites.

BOTANICAL GARDENS

BUILDING PLANS + CRAFT IDEAS

BUTTERFLIES

CALCULATORS AND CALENDARS

CANNING + PRESERVING RESOURCES

CATALOGS AND SEEDS

CHICKENS + COOPS

CHILDREN + GARDENING

COMMUNITY + LEARNING GARDENS

Guide to Community Gardens in Memphis

Youth Community + Therapeutic Gardening Handbook

  • 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

EDIBLES-food, fruit, nuts

GROWING EDIBLES:

PICK YOUR OWN:

**EDUCATIONAL TALKS–free or nominal Fee

ENVIRONMENTAL GROUPS

FARMERS’ MARKETS

FIREFLIES

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 ART, STATUARY, FOUNTAINS, ETC.

FLOWER ARRANGING

FLOWER + GARDEN SHOWS

FOOD BOOKS

GARDEN CLUBS

Some clubs are open to new members, others are full due to size constraints. Click here for each club’s contact information.

GARDEN FACEBOOK GROUPS IN MIDSOUTH

GARDEN FIELD TRIPS AROUND MIDSOUTH

GARDEN FORUMS

GREEN GARDENING PRACTICES

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

GARDEN PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS

GARDEN PODCASTS

GARDEN TOOLS

GARDEN SPEAKERS

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

GARDEN TOURISM + GARDEN SHOWS

GARDEN TRENDS

GARDEN VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES:  share your talents, learn gardening skills

GOATS

GRANT OPPORTUNITIES

HERBS

HOMESTEADING

HORTICULTURE + LANDSCAPE ORGANIZATIONS

HYDROPONICS: 

IDENTIFYING PLANTS

INVASIVE PLANTS

GARDEN MAGAZINES + NEWSLETTERS — expand your garden knowledge

MOVIES (GARDENING, FOOD)

MUSHROOMS

NATIVE PLANT RESOURCES-“When you kill a beneficial, you take on its job”…..Dr. Doug Tallamy

NATURE HIKES

PERMICULTURE + SUSTAINABILITY

PESTICIDES/POISONS

PLACEMAkING RESOURCES

PLANT ASSOCIATIONS + SOCIETIES

PLANT RESOURCES

PLANT SALES

PLANT SHOWS

PLANT SOCIETIES:  groups devoted to specific plants

PLANT TAGS + SIGNS

PLANT TAXONOMY: plant names, pronunciation, plant families

PLANT SWAPS

PUBLIC PARKS + PRIVATE GARDENS + RELAXING SPACES

RABBITS

RADIO PROGRAMS ON GARDENING

  • 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

RECYCLING + BEAUTIFICATION

SAFETY SHEETS (CHEMICALS, METALS,ETC.)

SEEDS

TREES

TV GARDEN SHOWS + VIDEOS

WORM RAISING (VERMICULTURE)

YOUTH GARDEN CLUBS + ORGANIZATIONS:

MISC INTERESTING STUFF