We have members who can talk about:

  • Composting
  • Creating Container Gardens
  • Best trees for the Mid-South
  • Native Plants
  • Ways to Transform Memphis through Gardening

Cooper-Young Garden Club provides speakers that participate in a variety of corporate, educational and community events.

We provide speakers free of charge but ask that you consider making a donation to the Cooper-Young Garden Club. (Mileage beyond 10 miles will be reimbursed at .53 a mile).

Please submit your request at least four weeks in advance. Submission of this request does not guarantee, confirm or arrange a speaker for your event. You will be contacted by a member of the Cooper-Young Garden Club team to follow up on your request.

Include the following information in your request and send to cooperyounggardenclub@gmail.com

  • Organization
  • Name of Requestor
  • Email
  • Phone
  • Date of presentation
  • Time of presentation
  • Length of presentation
  • Location
  • Event purpose / theme
  • Speaking topic
  • Anticipated audience size
  • Demographic of audience
  • Audio visual provided

Thank you.

Past talks given:

Feb 14, 2018—Home + Garden Club, “Cooper Young Garden Walk”.

Mar 3, 2018— Urban Earth Garden Center,  “Garden Walks as Catalyst for Change”.

Mar 20, 2018— Deep South Garden Convention, “Cooper Young Garden Club Achievements”.

Mar 27, 2018— Food For Thought Discussion Group, “Garden Walks Beautify Neighborhoods”

May 16, 2018—Dixon Gallery and Gardens,  “How Garden Walks Transform Communities”.

May 18, 2018–Shelby Farms Greenline, “Composting is Cool”.

Sept. 5, 2018—Memphis Horticultural Society,  “12 Ways to Transform Memphis through Gardening”.

Oct. 27, 2018–Native Plant Symposium, Memphis Botanic Garden, “The New American Wilderness”.

Mar. 9, 2019–Palladio Gardens,  “Past, Present, + Future of Cooper-Young Garden Club”.

Mar. 11, 2019–Elizabeth Stone Garden Club, Milan, TN–“The Power of Garden Clubs to Transform a Community”.

April 2019–Fayette Cares Plant Sale, “6 Ways to Transform your Neighborhood”.

May 5–Soulsville, USA Community Meeting, “Beautifying the Community”.

Feb 14, 2020–Evergreen Garden Club, “Reasons to Attend the Cooper-Young Garden Walk”.

June 2021-Middle TN Perennial Plant Society, “Garden Beautification Ideas from the Cooper-Young Garden Walk”.

July 2021-Garden Communicators Association,  Region 4 Zoom Meeting, “Highlights of the 6th Annual Cooper-Young Garden Walk”.