National Garden Clubs Inc. Gardening School

  • Jan 23 - 26, 2023
  • Memphis Botanic Garden

    750 Cherry Road
    Memphis, Tennessee 38117
Ticket Price $99.00-$124.00 This event is now over

National Garden Clubs Inc. Gardening School - Courses 2 and 4


Course 2

January 23-24, 9 am-4 pm


Course 4

January 25-26, 9 am-4 pm


These are the 2nd and 4th courses of this four-part class designed for NGC members that wish to pursue a certificate as a Gardening Consultant. It is also open to the public and can be taken as stand-alone classes. Participants may sign up for one or both courses. Course 3 was held in June as a garden tour was part of the curriculum. For in-depth information, please visit the National Garden Club’s website


Course 2 Topics & Instructors


Plant diseases and garden pests with Tyler Taylor & Dr. Bo Kelley

Irrigation and water with Daniel Grose

Lawn alternatives and growing grass with Daniel Grose

Growing fruit with Owen Smith

Growing vegetables with Owen Smith

Pollinator gardens with Daniel Grose & Jill Maybry


Course 4 Topics  & Instructors


Plant classification with Jill Maybry

Outdoor ID of plants with Jill Maybry & Dr. Bo Kelley

Specialized styles of gardening with Daniel Grose & Tyler Taylor

Techniques for growing woody plants with Robin Howell

Pruning techniques with Faye Brown

Woodland gardening with Daniel Grose


$99 NGC/MBG Members (certificate exam $5-NGC only) per course

$124 Non-Members per course


Class size is limited. Registration deadline is January 18.


Are you an MBG Member and want to access your discount? Click here to learn how to access Member pricing.


If you need assistance with registration please email

Date & Time

Jan 23 - 26, 2023

Venue Details

Memphis Botanic Garden

750 Cherry Road
Memphis, Tennessee 38117 Memphis Botanic Garden
Memphis Botanic Garden

The Memphis Botanic Garden is a not-for-profit 501(c) (3) organization dedicated to being an exemplary center for horticulture and environmental enrichment. Serving over 40,000 school-aged children annually, and hosting over 225,000 visitors each year, Memphis Botanic Garden strives to enhance lives by connecting people with nature, increasing awareness and appreciation of our environment. Our 96-acre property includes 30 specialty gardens and a Level 4 Arboretum, which provide the ability to interact with various families of plants, flowers, and trees.


The Garden offers year-round programming and events for children, families, adults, art lovers, food lovers, music lovers, gardeners, and more! Beyond our annual happenings, we have a diverse offering of adult workshops and classes, youth classes and activities, art exhibits, horticultural features and events, and outdoor fun for all. Click here to explore upcoming events at the Garden.

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