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The Birds and the Seeds Winter Workshops and Seed Swap

The Birds & The Seeds: Winter Workshops & Seed Swap

Saturday, January 25, 2020 • 10AM - 2PM

If you are in to birdwatching and gardening, or just have always been curious, you won’t want to miss Lichterman Nature Center’s The Birds & Seeds: Winter Workshops and Seed Swap on January 25, 2020.

Free admission & parking!

Special presentations:

  • “Success with Succulents” Workshops – Learn how to care for succulents properly, and take home an elegant table top succulent garden
    • Two sessions: 10:30 am and 12:30 pm
    • Fee: $25 per participant
    • Space is limited.  Advance reservations recommended.  Call 901.636.2221, or email nature.reservations [at] memphistn [dot] gov
  • Beginning Birdwatching seminar at 10:45 am
  • Live animal presentations at noon
  • Backyard Birds seminar at 12:45 pm
  • Prize awards for Art with an Explanation contest at 1:30 pm
  • Meet an Owl at 1:50 pm

Throughout the event:

  • Seed Swap & seed giveaways
  • Nature app pointers – our favorite apps, plus pro tips for getting the most out of them
  • Birding from the Balcony
  • Owl pellet dissection
  • Owl craft
  • Herb & houseplant sales – Lemon grass, winter savory, Cuban oregano, nun’s hat orchids, crown-of-thorns, assorted Kalanchoes and other succulents grown in the Lichterman Greenhouse especially for The Birds & the Seeds
  • Birdwatching and gardening experts on hand to answer your questions
  • Community Partner Activity   Tables:
    • The Compost Fairy
    • Connie Shepard- City Of Memphis Horticulturalist
    • Evergreen Garden Club
    • Kirby Woods Garden Club
    • Memphis Area Master Gardeners
    • Memphis Botanic Garden
    • Memphis Herb Society
    • Memphis Horticultural Society
    • Ric Nuber YMCA
    • TN Ornithological Society
    • TN Urban Forestry Council
    • Wolf River Conservancy
    • Wild Birds Unlimited

Prize awards for Art with an Explanation Contest

Free admission*

*Fees for garden item purchase

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