5 Ways to Connect with Nature Around Memphis for Earth Month

April is Earth Month, and with the gorgeous spring weather, now’s the best time to sit outside here in Memphis. There are so many options around town to help you connect with nature this month. We’ve rounded up some of our favorite ways and places to help celebrate our city while going green.

Visit Our Parks

Memphis has a ton of beautiful spaces you can explore to see natural flora and fauna this April. Stop by one of these spots for a day of enjoying natural sights:


There are plenty of ways to volunteer, whether you want to do a litter cleanup or give a shelter pet a day at the park. Here are some ideas to get the ball rolling:

Photo Credit: Memphis Botanic Garden’s Facebook

Plant Some Greenery

You can plant some trees and foliage in your own backyard or participate in an urban garden. Check out what the Bluff City has to offer:

Buy Plants:

Community Gardens:


Plan Events

Want to plan a family get-together or picnic? Have it outdoors this spring. Just make sure you clean up after your event to keep Memphis beautiful! Here are some places to consider for your outing:

Outdoor Workouts

Instead of being stuck in a gym, you can enjoy the sunshine and greenery when you participate in outdoor workouts. Check out these local opportunities to do yoga, pilates, and more in the 901:

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