Welcome to the Master Gardeners
of Hamilton County website
Despite challenging conditions with soil and climate, gardening is one of the most popular activities. We Master Gardeners are glad to share our knowledge and experience with you through a variety of projects, workshops, and demonstration gardens.
28th Annual Chattanooga Area Food Bank Spring Garden Tour
The Chattanooga Area Food Bank Annual Spring Garden Tour is just around the corner and we hope you’ll join them to view the spectacular artistry of our local gardeners. Additional information and links to the Food Bank site and tour brochure can be found here.
Public Classes offered by the MGHC Education Committee
The Education Committee of the MGHC offers classes on varying topics on the third Saturday morning each month. These classes are open to the public and are generally free.
- June 20th, 10:00 to 12:00am: Good Bugs, Bad Bugs taught by Tom Stebbins
2016 Master Gardener Classes
Want to become a Master Gardener? The next Master Gardener Training Course, offered by the University of Tennessee Extension, will begin in January 2016. Two sessions will be offered: Monday evenings or Tuesday mornings. This course offers extensive training in gardening. Classes are taught by the highest-quality, trained instructors using research-based information from the University of Tennessee. The classes meet for fifteen weeks, with graduation taking place in April.
The classes bring you the newest and most practical information available on topics related to home gardens and landscapes. Past topics have included wildlife, basic landscaping, flowers, trees, lawns, insects, plant diseases, and many others.
Registration for the 2016 clasess will begin in November 2015. Please check back for more information.