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.
“Gardening is how I relax. It’s another form of creating and playing with colors.”
Oscar de la Renta
3rd Annual “Master Your Garden” Garden Expo – April 11–12, 2015
The Master Gardeners of Hamilton County are now taking applications from vendors and exhibitors for the 3rd Annual “Master Your Garden” Garden Expo on April 11-12, 2015 at Camp Jordan Arena in East Ridge TN.
The goal of the Garden Expo is to bring the latest gardening information to the community by offering –
- Free lectures
- Commercial vendors
- Educational exhibitors
- On-going demonstrations
- Question and answer table for free expert advice
- Children’s activity area throughout the 2-day expo by local gardening experts and Master Gardeners
For more information on the Garden Expo, click here.
Click here for more information if you are a Vendor or Exhibitor interested in participating in the Garden Expo.
We appreciate your consideration and look forward to hearing from you.
MGHC Education Committee Classes
The Education Committee of the MGHC is offering classes on varying topics on the third Saturday morning each month.
No classes are scheduled at this time. Check back soon for updated information.
For more information and to register click here.
2014 Hamilton County Fair
For the past 20 years, the Master Gardeners of Hamilton County have actively participated in the Hamilton County Fair, providing informative displays of interest to homeowners and professional landscapers in our area. The 2014 county fair was held on September 27 and 28 at Chester Frost Park. More information about the fair will be posted soon.
2015 Master Gardener Classes
The next Master Gardener Training Course, offered by the University of Tennessee Extension, will begin in January 2015. 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.
Applications are being accepted for the 2015 class until December 21, 2014. For more information click here.
New link for Tennessee Master Gardeners Program
Click here for an introduction to the state’s new Master Gardener Coordinator Dr. Natalie Bumgarner.