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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 […]

Green Express Horticulture Short Course

<<<<<<<<<<<<<Attention all Landscapers >>>>>>>>>>>

Sixteenth Annual Green Express Horticulture Short Course –Jan 8th&9th at Chattanooga State sponsored by UT and the Chattanooga Association of Landscape Professionals. See the class brochure and register your employees today.

12 Speakers on Landscaping topics. Still only $50 for both days ( $35 for CALP members)

Learn about landscaping with […]

9th Annual Winter Garden Seminar

Troy Marden will be the guest speaker for the 9th annual Winter Garden Seminar on January 7th at 7pm at the Chattanooga State Humanities Auditorium. Ticket/donation is only $5.00 at the door or by presale at the Ag Center.

Troy is a Tennessee Gardener Celebrity who lives in Nashville and has been doing some amazing […]

Painting Your Own Rain Barrel

by Joy Stewart, Master Gardener

Are you thinking about installing a Rain Barrel but not excited about having a large brown or white barrel in your yard or garden? Read the following article to learn how to paint your rain barrel.

You can paint it to blend into the background or create a piece of […]

CAFB’s 26th Annual Garden Tour

Saturday, June 1 – 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Sunday, June 2 – 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

In this year’s Chattanooga Area Food Bank’s Annual Spring Garden Tour, you will be inspired by the four private gardens in Ooltewah, Downtown, and Signal Mountain. Each garden represents a work of art and love. Stroll […]

Grandmother’s Garden Tea

The Master Gardeners of Hamilton County are excited to announce a new partnership with the Chattanooga Arboretum & Nature Center (CA&NC). MGHC will be very instrumental in the development of the cottage garden at the Humphreys House, called “The Grandmother’s Garden”.

Many years ago the matriarch of the Humphreys family had a cottage garden […]

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 […]

Presentation – Jon Carloftis, Landscape Designer

Title: Presentation – Jon Carloftis, Landscape DesignerLocation: Chattanooga State Humanities Building AuditoriumLink out: Click here Date: April 3, 2013, 7:00 pm

Description: The Chattanooga Arboretum & Nature Center presents Jon Carloftis, nationally-renowned garden designer Cost: $15 – Proceeds benefit the Grandmothers Garden Fund

“Putting Style into Your Garden,” will outline steps to create gardens with […]

‘Creating and Maintaining a Home Rain Garden’ Workshop

The Lower Clinch Watershed Council and Tennessee Yards & Neighborhoods will be providing a FREE rain garden workshop. This workshop will be a comprehensive overview and hands-on training for rain garden design, installation and maintenance.

Advanced registration is required! Space is limited.

Come dressed in work clothes!

For more information and to sign up call […]

How to Reduce Food Safety Risks in School and Community Gardens

The North Carolina Cooperative Extension has produced a publication which is a great resource for assistance in your community garden on food safety issues.

This publication states “The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that there are 48 million people who are sickened with foodborne illness in the United States each year. While most […]