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Garden Expo

Master Gardeners of Hamilton County
6th Annual “Master Your Garden” Garden Expo

Saturday April 14 – Sunday April 15, 2018
Camp Jordan Arena, East Ridge TN


The 2017 Expo was a great success!! We look forward to seeing you at the 6th Annual “Master Your Garden” Garden Expo in April 2018!!



Sponsor Information: We, the Master Gardeners of Hamilton County, are interested in signing up sponsors for our 6th annual Garden Expo. For details about the program, please visit our our sponsor information page.. See our Master Gardener Presentation to see why supporting us benefits the greater Chattanooga area. Our sponsorship chairperson would be happy to talk to you about sponsorship opportunities. You can reach her by emailing sponsorchair@mghc.org.



The Master Gardeners of Hamilton County, in association with the University of Tennessee Extension, sponsor our 6th annual “Master Your Garden” Garden Expo on Saturday, April 14th, 2018 from 10am to 6pm, and Sunday, April 15th, 2018, from 10am to 5pm, at Camp Jordan Arena in East Ridge, a suburb of Chattanooga.

Focusing on gardening and the outdoors, the Expo brings together an array of exhibits, demonstrations, educational activities, and vendors of interest to experienced gardeners, gardening enthusiasts, browsers, and children. Our goal was to bring the latest gardening information to the community by offering:

  • 17 free seminars throughout the 2-day Expo presented by local and out-of-town experts. A list of the seminar topics and speaker biographies will be posted as we get closer to the event. Click here to see the 2017 schedule of seminars and speaker biographies
  • Numerous garden vendors. For a list of the 2018 vendors click here.
  • Educational vendors
  • On-going live demos by Master Gardeners on contemporary gardening topics
  • Questions and answer table, manned by Master Gardeners, 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 area with gardening-related hands-on activities for the gardeners ages 2 to 12
  • Bonsai exhibit sponsored by the Tennessee Valley Bonsai Society
  • Door prizes, donated by our Vendors, Master Gardeners and Expo Sponsors.
  • Free parking
  • Open to the Public
  • $10 admission good for both days (cash or check) *
  • Children under 12 years old admitted free

* Proceeds help fund scholarships for agriculture and horticulture students in Tennessee.

Vendors and Exhibitors:
If you are in a garden related business please consider exhibiting at our Expo. Since our Expo is focused on gardening and the outdoors we bring in a crowd looking specifically for plants, fertilizers, garden and lawn decorations, lawn furniture, natural skin, hair and body products, etc. We also need speakers for the Expo who are willing to present topics of interest to our Expo attendees. For more information see our Vendor information page. We appreciate your consideration and look forward to hearing from you. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Expo chairperson at your convenience.

Visit our Expo Facebook page.


2017 Expo Links


Camp Jordan Arena, 323 Camp Jordan Pkwy, East Ridge, TN 37412