Eudora Welty House & Garden

One Writer's Garden Ten-Year Anniversary

On Tuesday, October 12, the Eudora Welty House & Garden will celebrate the tenth anniversary of the publication of One Writer's Garden by retired Welty Garden curator Susan Haltom. An outdoor book reading and discussion will be held in her honor. Guests are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or picnic blankets to this event. Copies of Haltom's book will be available for purchase at the Eudora Welty House Gift Shop.

Yoga in the Welty Garden

MDAH education specialist and certified yoga instructor Jennifer Rose will lead free yoga classes in the Welty Garden on Tuesdays at 7 a.m. Guests should bring their own mats, towels, water bottles, and wear comfortable clothing. Guests will be required to socially distance themselves and wear face masks when not on the mat. 

Growing Heirloom Camellias

The Eudora Welty House & Garden will present an outdoor gardening workshop on growing and cultivating heirloom camellias with special guest Paige Mizell of Mizell's Camellia Hill Nursery. Register online for the event here. Registration is $20 per person and space is limited. Registration for this event ends on Wednesday, October 6. Face masks and social distancing guidelines are required.

Bucket Buds Day With Little Bluestem Farm

Join us on an adventure with nature at the Eudora Welty House & Garden for Bucket Buds Day with Little Bluestem Farm! Children four to eight years of age will engage in hands-on nature activities such as flower arranging, nature journaling, and a leaf study from Little Bluestem Farm’s Bucket Buds educational subscription program. Attendees will also take a guided walkthrough of the Welty Garden. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian during this event. Registration fee is $15 per child and space is limited. There is no fee for parents or guardians to attend.

Cutflower Workshop With Donna Yowell

On Thursday, May 20, at 4 p.m., the Eudora Welty House & Garden will host a small beginner’s workshop on cut flower gardening with special guest Donna Yowell of the Flower Growers of Mississippi. Registration fee is $20 per person and space is limited to fifteen participants. Face masks and social distancing guidelines are required. Register online for the event here. For more information, call 601-353-7762 or email info@eudoraweltyhouse.com.

Yoga in the Welty Garden

On Tuesdays at 7 a.m., enjoy gentle community yoga classes on the front lawn of the Eudora Welty House & Garden led by certified yoga instructor and MDAH education specialist Jennifer Rose. Guests should bring their own mats, towels, water bottles, and wear comfortable clothing. Guests will be required to socially distance themselves and wear face masks when not on the mat.

Heirloom Plant Swap and Lecture with Felder Rushing

Author and horticulturist Felder Rushing will present a book lecture and heirloom plant swap at the Eudora Welty House & Garden on Sunday, May 2, at 1 p.m. Guests are encouraged to bring up to two plants to swap. Space is limited. To register for this event, purchase Rushing's book Maverick Gardeners from the Eudora Welty House & Garden. Face masks and social distancing guidelines are required while on site.

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