A Passion for Peonies

11/08/2012, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

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Join Kathleen Gagan, owner and founder of Peony’s Envy, as she presents this old-fashioned plant for modern gardens.

Kathleen will bring a variety of peonies for sale at the event. Now is an excellent time for have until the ground is frozen solid for fall planting!

MBG members $8/non-members $10

Limited seating, reservations not required.
Call 636-4131 to register.

 About Peony's Envy:

Peony's Envy is a nursery and display garden in Bernardsville, New Jersey within easy access of New York City and Philadelphia. Peony's Envy offers one of the most extensive collections of tree and herbaceous peonies in the Northeast. The gardens feature over 50,000 peony plants with over 250 distinct cultivars.

Peony's Envy ships peonies nationwide from September through April;attends flower shows and horticultural events nationwide throughout the year; and opens its nursery and display garden to the public in New Jersey for the spring planting and bloom season and again in the fall for bare root sales. See our catalog for the most recent peony selection and our events page for the current listing of shows and events in your area.

Kathleen Gagan, owner and founder of Peony's Envy, is a trained linguist and international corporate communications expert turned lady farmer.After a successful life overseas, where she became fluent in Mandarin Chinese and Spanish, Kathleen returned home to New Jersey to a life as a dedicated mom and entrepreneur. After several farming ventures, she settled on peonies because of their beauty, deer-resistance, and low maintenance.


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Adults $8.00
Seniors (62 & over) $6.50
Children (2-12) $5.00
Children (under 2) FREE
Members FREE
* Handicapped Accessible

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We are located at:
750 Cherry Road
Memphis, TN 38117
(Between Park & Southern)

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