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April 2024

Apr
15

April 2024 Chapter Meeting

Monday, April 15th, 2024
to (Central Time)
Ed Jones Auditorium, 416 Hogan Rd, Nashville, TN, 37220 Map
Live Stream Available

Public Welcome Free Event Chapter Meeting Program/Speaker Presentation Wheelchair Accessible Public Restroom Free Public Parking

Joy Boven, owner of Simple Joy Nursery and co-owner of Wonder Gift and Garden in Kingston Springs, will give a presentation on 

"Host Plants: How these unique relationships will change the way you garden''

This meeting will be a hybrid in-person/Zoom event.

Everyone is welcome!

Location: Ed Jones Auditorium, 416 Hogan Road, Ellington Agricultural Center, Nashville, TN

Doors open at 6:30 PM, meeting begins at 7:00.

Zoom Link

Apr
16

Farm Picnic and Wildflower Hike Members Only

Tuesday, April 16th, 2024
to (Central Time)
Farm Near Westmoreland, TN

Members Only Family Friendly Free Event Chapter Social Home Garden Tour Nature Walk/Hike Free Public Parking

Kristin Bailey Wilson has opened up her Macon County farm for a picnic and wildflower hike.  Attendees should bring their own drinks and are welcome to bring a shareable lunch item or just bring their own lunch.  The chapter will provide pinwheel sandwiches (or similar) for everyone. 

The farm address will be sent to attendees after registration, which is required.

Register

Apr
20

Earth Day at Centennial Park Table Event

Saturday, April 20th, 2024
to (Central Time)
Centennial Park Bandshell, 276 25th Ave N, Nashville, TN, 37203 Map

Public Welcome Free Event Wheelchair Accessible Public Restroom

We will have a booth at the Nashville Earth Day Festival.  This was a big event for us last year, so we want to be prepared with several volunteers to staff the booth.  We will have two shifts, one from 10:30 - 2:00, the other from 2:00 - 5:30.  Follow the registration link to signup.

Register

May 2024

May
13

Informal Chat Meeting

Monday, May 13th, 2024
to (Central Time)
Online/Virtual

Public Welcome Free Event Chapter Meeting

We will continue to meet via Zoom for our chat meetings.  

These are informal and mostly unstructured meetings where anyone can ask questions related to native plants and related topics. Have a question about using native plants in your yard? Have some comments or pictures you want to share? This is the place to be.  Everyone is welcome.

The Zoom Link will open at 6:45 PM.

May
20

May 2024 Chapter Meeting

Monday, May 20th, 2024
to (Central Time)
Ed Jones Auditorium, 416 Hogan Rd, Nashville, TN, 37220 Map
Live Stream Available

Public Welcome Free Event Chapter Meeting Program/Speaker Presentation Wheelchair Accessible Public Restroom Free Public Parking

More details soon.

This meeting will be a hybrid in-person/Zoom event.

Everyone is welcome!

Location: Ed Jones Auditorium, 416 Hogan Road, Ellington Agricultural Center, Nashville, TN

Doors open at 6:30 PM, meeting begins at 7:00.

Zoom Link

June 2024

Jun
10

Informal Chat Meeting

Monday, June 10th, 2024
to (Central Time)
Online/Virtual

Public Welcome Free Event Chapter Meeting

We will continue to meet via Zoom for our chat meetings.  

These are informal and mostly unstructured meetings where anyone can ask questions related to native plants and related topics. Have a question about using native plants in your yard? Have some comments or pictures you want to share? This is the place to be.  Everyone is welcome.

The Zoom Link will open at 6:45 PM.

Jun
18

Tour of Southeastern Grasslands Institute, APSU herbarium and garden, plus a nearby restored prairie Members Only

Tuesday, June 18th, 2024
to (Central Time)
SGI Headquarters, 311 College St, Clarksville, TN, 37040 Map

Members Only Free Event Group Tour Nature Walk/Hike Public Restroom Free Public Parking Lots of Physical Activity Drinking Fountains

Description: This is a joint outing with the Tennessee Native Plant Society.

Get an inside / outside look at the Southeastern Grasslands Institute on a tour of SGI headquarters at Austin Peay State University, including their “Seeds of Success” native seed collection initiative, a tour of the largest collections in a Mid-South herbarium, and a stroll through the Native Plant Teaching and Research Garden. 

Afterwards, we’ll drive as a caravan to see a nearby SGI restoration site that includes over 50 acres of Pennroyal Plain Prairie.  The private restoration site should be in peak bloom for this visit!

Participants who need to leave after the campus leg may do so, but all are welcome to join us at the prairie and then leave from there. Click Read More (below) for additional details.

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July 2024

Jul
8

Informal Chat Meeting

Monday, July 8th, 2024
to (Central Time)
Online/Virtual

Public Welcome Free Event Chapter Meeting

We will continue to meet via Zoom for our chat meetings.  

These are informal and mostly unstructured meetings where anyone can ask questions related to native plants and related topics. Have a question about using native plants in your yard? Have some comments or pictures you want to share? This is the place to be.  Everyone is welcome.

The Zoom Link will open at 6:45 PM.

August 2024

Aug
12

Informal Chat Meeting

Monday, August 12th, 2024
to (Central Time)
Online/Virtual

Public Welcome Free Event Chapter Meeting

We will continue to meet via Zoom for our chat meetings.  

These are informal and mostly unstructured meetings where anyone can ask questions related to native plants and related topics. Have a question about using native plants in your yard? Have some comments or pictures you want to share? This is the place to be.  Everyone is welcome.

The Zoom Link will open at 6:45 PM.

September 2024

Sep
9

Informal Chat Meeting

Monday, September 9th, 2024
to (Central Time)
Online/Virtual

Public Welcome Free Event Chapter Meeting

We will continue to meet via Zoom for our chat meetings.  

These are informal and mostly unstructured meetings where anyone can ask questions related to native plants and related topics. Have a question about using native plants in your yard? Have some comments or pictures you want to share? This is the place to be.  Everyone is welcome.

The Zoom Link will open at 6:45 PM.

October 2024

Oct
14

Informal Chat Meeting

Monday, October 14th, 2024
to (Central Time)
Online/Virtual

Public Welcome Free Event Chapter Meeting

We will continue to meet via Zoom for our chat meetings.  

These are informal and mostly unstructured meetings where anyone can ask questions related to native plants and related topics. Have a question about using native plants in your yard? Have some comments or pictures you want to share? This is the place to be.  Everyone is welcome.

The Zoom Link will open at 6:45 PM.

November 2024

Nov
11

Informal Chat Meeting

Monday, November 11th, 2024
to (Central Time)
Online/Virtual

Public Welcome Free Event Chapter Meeting

We will continue to meet via Zoom for our chat meetings.  

These are informal and mostly unstructured meetings where anyone can ask questions related to native plants and related topics. Have a question about using native plants in your yard? Have some comments or pictures you want to share? This is the place to be.  Everyone is welcome.

The Zoom Link will open at 6:45 PM.

December 2024

Dec
16

Informal Chat Meeting

Monday, December 16th, 2024
to (Central Time)
Online/Virtual

Public Welcome Free Event Chapter Meeting

We will continue to meet via Zoom for our chat meetings.  

These are informal and mostly unstructured meetings where anyone can ask questions related to native plants and related topics. Have a question about using native plants in your yard? Have some comments or pictures you want to share? This is the place to be.  Everyone is welcome.

The Zoom Link will open at 6:45 PM.

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