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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.

Announcements/Upcoming Events


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.

Upcoming classes:

  • September 19th, 10:00 to 12:00am: “Hostas” presented by Shirley McMasters

For more information and to register click here.

2015 Hamilton County Fair

Once again the Master Gardener’s of Hamilton County will be exhibiting at the county fair scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, September 26th and 27th. Our theme for this year is “All Season Gardens”. There will be several exhibits around this theme. And, the Master Gardeners will have a Question & Answer table where we will answer your gardening questions. We look forward to seeing you at the fair!

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.

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