Attention Master Gardeners, landscapers, students and nursery professionals: The 2011 UT Eastern Region Nursery, Landscaping and Gardening Tour is now open for registration. This three day UT-sponsored event will take place October 18, 19 and 20 and will cover orchards, nurseries, farms, greenhouses and landscapes in Kentucky. The tour leaves from Knoxville and the cost is $350 for single occupancy and $250 for double occupancy which covers transportation, lodging and most food is included in the registration fee.
The tour includes visits to:
Evans Orchard & Cider Mill, Georgetown, KY
Color Point Greenhouses, Paris, KY
Boone County Arboretum, Union, KY
Ammon NUrsery, Burlington, KY
Reminiscent Herb Farm & Nursery & Landscaping, Inc, Florence, KY
Shaker Village, Harrodsburg, KY
Arrive Sod Works, Paris, KY
Landscaping clinic at a Lexington Horse Farm
Participants will receive 7 pesticide points in C3, C10 and C12; Master Gardeners are eligible for continuing education credits. For more information, you may download a brochure or contact Tom Stebbins, Hamilton County Extension Agent at 423-855-6113.