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2012 Hamilton County Fair

We hope you enjoyed the Master Gardener of Hamilton County’s exhibits at this year’s Hamilton County Fair.
Below are links to more information about each topic.

To view photos from the Fair, click here.

Question & Answer

University of Tennessee Extension Publications
How to Become a Master Gardener – 2013 Class Information

Raised Beds

5 Easy Steps on How to Build a Raised Bed
Raised Garden Bed Plans

Cold Frames

Information on Cold Frame
Cold Frame Plan from vegetablegardener.com


Composting Yard, Garden and Food Wastes at Home
Composting Information

Insects & Diseases

University of Tennessee Extension Publications – Insects, Pests, Plant Diseases and Weeds
Insect and Plant Disease Control Manual
Fire Ants: Publications and Fact Sheets
All About Bats – Bat Conservation International
Beneficial Bats – Backyard Habitat for Wildlife

Food Prep Table

Preserving Apples Overview at the Chattanooga Area Food Bank
Recommended Canners

Rain Barrels

Rain Barrels
Rain Barrel Guide
Mosquito Life Cycle
Pesticides / Mosquito Control
Fact Sheet on BT

Wild Ones – Native Plants, Natural Landscapes

Tennessee Valley Chapter of Wild Ones
Wild Ones – National website
Kris Light’s Website of East Tennessee Wildflowers and Hiking Trails

Chattanooga “Herbies” Herb Group

Meets every 2nd Tuesday of the month at the Chattanooga Area Food Bank
6:30 to 8:00pm

Discussion of various herbs, workshops, tours
Refreshments are served using herb-inspired dishes

Contact: Jane Goodin at janegchatt@comcast.net or 423.875.9689

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