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Rain Garden Design and Installation Workshop

  A free 4 hour educational workshop offered by the City of Chattanooga Water Quality Program intended for homeowners who want to learn how to design and build home rain gardens.   Click here for more information.    

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Tennessee Smart Yards Six-Hour Landscaping Workshop

When: October 20th & 22nd 2015 ● 6-9pm-Limited to 25 participants per class Where: AG Center at 6183 Adamson Circle, Chattanooga Cost: $15.00 per individual or $25.00 per couple

Workshop Topics • Nine-Step approach to a great yard • Turfgrass management and alternatives • Mulching and soil amendments • Innovative and practical ways to conserve […]

Rain Barrel Workshops

We are offering two rain barrel workshops to be held at the Chattanooga Area Food Bank. These “build your own” rain barrel workshops offer the opportunity to construct your own 55-gallon plastic rain barrel that will be ready to hook up to your home’s rain gutter system.

Both classes will be held on Saturday, August […]

Rainwater: Your Liquid Asset

A new publication, W300 “Rainwater: Your Liquid Asset – A Home Stormwater Exercise”, has recently been released by the UT Extension Service.

Effective home rainwater management can have a positive effect on your community. Through best management practices (BMPs) stormwater flow can be slowed down to allow for its infiltration into the soil and for […]

Homeowners 6-Hour Landscape Workshop

A “Tennessee Yard Done Right” is beautiful, earth-friendly and saves money.

Through the Home Landscape Workshop, Tennessee Yards and Neighborhoods (TYN) helps homeowners create attractive and healthy yards by working with Tennessee’s environment rather than against it.

TYN will host a Home Landscape Workshop in Chattanooga on May 1 and 8, 2013. The six-hour […]

Magnificent Seeds Conference

Title: Magnificent Seeds Conference Location: Walden Town Hall, Signal Mountain TN WhenMarch 23, 2013, 1:30-4:30pm Link out: Click here

Description: The Friends of the Cumberland Trail are sponsoring a gathering of wildflower enthusiasts, gardeners, botanists, ecologists, and public land managers to expand the work of the Cumberland Seeds Project, a seed banking project focused on […]

Rain Barrel Workshops – Spring 2013

We are offering four rain barrel workshops to be held at the Chattanooga Area Food Bank. These “build your own” rain barrel workshops offer the opportunity to construct your own 55-gallon plastic rain barrel that will be ready to hook up to your home’s rain gutter system.

The following dates and times […]

Fruits and Hoops Field Day

Title: Fruits and Hoops Field DayLocation: Gifford Farms, Dunlap, TNLink out: Click hereDescription: Join us at Gifford Farms in Dunlap, TN for an afternoon of learning. The following topics will be presented by the UT Extension Service and the Natural Resources Conservation Service:

• Fruit Tree Pruning Demonstration with University of TN Extension Fruit and […]

Fiskars Project Orange Thumb

Fiskars is ‘Sowing the Seeds of Community Change’ through their Project Orange Thumb.

Fiskars, a leader in the lawn and garden industry, believes in contributing to the growing community garden effort and all it represents —

Creative expression Beautiful outdoor spaces Civic and community collaboration Healthy hand-grown food and sustainable living

Through this project, […]

Rain Barrel Workshops – October & November 2012

We are offering two rain barrel workshops to be held at the Chattanooga Area Food Bank. These build your own rain barrel workshops offer the opportunity to construct your own 55-gallon plastic rain barrel that will be ready to hook up to your home’s rain gutter system. The following dates and times are scheduled:

October […]