Memphis, Tennessee

What is there to do in Memphis, Tennessee that doesn’t involve music, where you can take picture and be outside on a summer day?  After many web searches, I found it!  The Memphis Botanical Gardens.

This place was huge, several different gardens, lots of plants, and plenty of photos opportunities.  And, it was hot, but very quiet and relaxing.  There is plenty to see in the gardens.

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Arbor Day Farms

I finally got to visit Arbor Day Farms.  It has been on my stop list during previous travel adventures, but something always happened and I had to readjust my plans.  Now, my only regret is that I was not able to spend more time here.  A few hours does not allow you to explore the entire area.

Arbor Day Farms is the birthplace of Arbor Day.  Julius Sterling Morton moved to Nebraska in 1954 and decided to start planting trees.

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Cohn Arboretum

The Cohn Arboretum in Baton Rouge, the official name “Laurens Henry Cohn, Sr. Memorial Plant Arboretum” is one of the most beautiful places in Baton Rouge.  In the middle it has a pond and surrounded by walking path and trees.  There is even a grapes being grown.  If they fix up the house with period pieces, this place would be historic.

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