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.
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.
- May 20, “Herbs”
- June 17, “Daylilies For a Day”
MGHC Friends Mail List
The MGHC Friends list is used by the Master Gardeners of Hamilton County to disseminate items of interest to our gardening friends and neighbors. These items include announcements for upcoming classes that are open to the public (and generally free), gardening tips and tricks, seasonal gardening tips, garden shows and more. Click here to join the list.
2017 Master Gardener Classes
The 2017 Master Gardener Class is in session. Registration for the 2018 classes will begin in November.
Each year two sessions are 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.
2017 Garden Expo
The 2017 Garden Expo was held on April 8th and 9th at Camp Jordan Arena. The list 2017 Expo vendors will remain on our site until next year for your convenience. We encourage you to visit their webpages and Facebook sites. Pictures of the 2017 Expo will be posted to our website soon.
Planning for the 2018 Expo will begin in the Fall. If you have a favorite nature or gardening related vendor that you would like to see at our Expo, please send their contact information to our vendor committee chairperson and/or encourage the vendor to check this website for the Expo vendor application that will be available on this site in September 2017.