Garden Expo

Master Gardeners of Hamilton County
3rd Annual “Master Your Garden” Garden Expo

Saturday April 11 – Sunday April 12, 2015
Camp Jordan Arena, East Ridge TN

If you are a Vendor interested in participating in the 2015 Garden Expo, please complete and submit the Contact Us form and we will contact you in late 2014.

The Master Gardeners of Hamilton County presented the 2nd Annual “Master Your Garden” Garden Expo on April 12-13, 2014 at Camp Jordan Arena.

Our goal was to bring the latest gardening information to the community by offering:

  • A series of free lectures throughout the 2-day expo by local gardening experts and Master Gardeners
  • Numerous garden vendors
  • Educational vendors
  • On-going live demos both days
  • Questions and answer table where you can receive free expert advice on plants, landscaping, pest control, composting, vegetable gardening, and various topics to help you have a successful garden and yard
  • Children’s activity area
  • Free parking
  • Open to the Public
  • $5 admission good for both days; Children under 10 years old admitted free


Free Lectures and Education

Gardening experts and Master Gardeners were scheduled each day to speak on a variety of topics. Click here to see the schedule of lectures, topics, and speakers.

Throughout the weekend there were live demonstrations on Composting, Rain Barrels, Raised Bed Gardening, and Do’s & Don’ts of Mulching. There were also be displays on insects, miniature railroad in the garden, Tennessee Smart Yards & Neighborhoods, and Oaks Over Hamilton. And the Master Gardeners had a Question & Answer table to answer your gardening questions.

And the Children’s Corner had gardening-related hands-on activities for the young gardeners!

Sponsors and Door Prizes

Throughout both days of the Garden Expo door prizes that had been generously donated by our Sponsors and Vendors were given away. To see the list of the 2014 Vendors and Exhibitors, click here.

To see a list of the 2014 Sponsors and Vendors that donated door prizes, click here.

Also, a special ‘Thank You’ to Caitlin Maupin for the beautiful artwork on the posters, banner and the programs we will be handing out at the expo.

Vendor Information

We would like to invite you to join us as a vendor/exhibitor at the 3rd Annual “Master Your Garden” Garden Expo scheduled in April 2015 at Camp Jordan Arena in East Ridge, TN.

This will be the perfect venue to share your business with residents of Chattanooga and the surrounding cities and municipalities.

If you are a Vendor interested in participating in the 2015 Garden Expo, please complete and submit the Contact Us form and we will contact you in late 2014. The 2015 Vendor Application Form will be available online, probably in Fall 2014.

During this same weekend of the Garden Expo, the annual Volkswagen Car Show, “Bug-A-Paluza” will be held at the Amphitheater site past the Arena in the park and it should generate 2000+ additional visitors to the area from more than 50 states.

We appreciate your consideration and look forward to hearing from you. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at your convenience.

Thank you and we look forward to another great Garden Expo in 2015!


Sue Henley
Garden Expo Chairman
Phone: 423.894.1103
Cell: 423.488.9011

Barbara Blankenship
Garden Expo Vice Chairman
Phone: 423.894.5906
Cell: 423.605.4529

Carol Mathews
Vendor Coordinator
Phone: 706.375.6098
Cell: 423.432.6440

Patsy Boles
Vendor Coordinator
Phone: 423.847.1566
Cell: 512.695.1180