Kelly Carr, Director of Public Relations and Marketing
Site established 1953
April - October Monday - Saturday 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Sunday 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
November - March Monday - Saturday 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.; Sunday 11:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Closed: Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's
$5 for Adults; $4 for Seniors (62+); $3 for Children (3-12); Children 2 and under FREE; Garden Members FREE
Added to JGarden:
The Memphis Botanic Garden, Home of the Goldsmith Civic Garden Center and located in the heart of Memphis, is an exemplary regional center for horticulture and environmental enrichment. The Garden encompasses 96 acres and reigns as the garden showcase of the mid-South, as well as the home of Hardin Hall one of Memphis’ premier event facilities.
The Garden is open year-round and offers natural areas with native wild flowers as well as over 23 unique gardens, such as the renowned Japanese Garden of Tranquility (Seijaku-en) and the Little Garden Club Sensory Garden, The Rose Garden, Tennessee Bicentennial Iris Garden and Daffodil Hill. Featuring special events, educational events for adults and children, art exhibits, monthly wine tastings in Fratelli’s in the Garden Restaurant/Gift Shop as well as the Live at the Garden Summer Concert Series.
Although the scene
At Osawa-ike is old,
The same bright autumn moon
Casts down its lucide light.
Ike no keshiki wa
Furi yuke do
Aki no yo tsuki
Fujiwara no Shunzei (1114-1204) Shinzoku kokin wakashû trans. by M.V. Otake