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The Birds & The Seeds

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Jan 29, 2022 | 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Seed swap, seed giveaways, birding and gardening tips, refreshments, activities and more.

Event is free with regular admission.

Free Parking

If you are into birdwatching and gardening, or just have always been curious, you won’t want to miss Lichterman Nature Center’s The Birds & Seeds event.

  • Seed Swap & seed giveaways   #SeedSwapDay; https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seed_swap
  • Birding from the Balcony
  • Herb & houseplant sales –plants grown in the Lichterman Greenhouse
  • Birdwatching and gardening experts on hand to answer your questions

The Art of Flower Pressing

Two sessions: 10:30 am and 12:30 pm

Join Plant Activities Coordinator Anne Ballentine for a fun and creative workshop on how to collect & press your own flowers, and decorate and frame a card using preserved native botanicals collected from the Nature Center.

$10 per participant non-member

$8 members

Reservations recommended.


For more info, call 901.636.2221, or email [email protected]

Community Partner Activity Tables:

  • Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library’s Grow Memphis Seed Library
  • City of Memphis Horticulturalist, Connie Sheppard
  • Cooper-Young Garden Club /Annual Garden walk
  • Heartland Seed of Missouri, LLC
  • Memphis Area Master Gardeners
  • Memphis Botanic Garden
  • Memphis Horticulture Society
  • Memphis Tilth
  • Pinecrest Camp and Retreat Center
  • UT-TSU Extension Service – Shelby County
  • West Tennessee Urban Forestry Council
  • Wild Birds Unlimited
  • WildOnes MidSouth Chapter
  • Wolf River Conservancy
  • V&E Greenline