Susan Mc Leary


Phoebe Cook Lecture: Susan McLeary

November 16, 2023

11:00am - 12:00pm

Dixon Gallery and Gardens

4339 Park Avenue
Memphis, TN 38117

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Susan McLeary, floral designer, author

Susan McLeary is an award-winning floral designer known for her unique, boundary-pushing art. She is the founder and creative director of a floral design company that offers online and in-person instruction for beginner and professional florists and destination workshops around the world. Her work has been featured in Martha Stewart Weddings, Florists’ Review, The Knot, Refinery29, SELF, My Modern Met, BuzzFeed, and Flower Magazine. She is the author of two books, The Art of Wearable Flowers and Flowers For All.


The Phoebe Cook Lecture series is co-sponsored by the Memphis Garden Club, a member of the Garden Club of America, and Dixon Gallery and Gardens. This series provides an opportunity to bring outstanding speakers in horticulture, conservation, and floriculture to Memphis. The series was established and endowed by the late Phoebe Cook Welsh in memory of her mother, Phoebe Cook. Gifts from Welsh’s family, the Memphis Garden Club, and friends in the Memphis community continue to fund this series.