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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Rain Barrel Update

In case you didn’t get a chance to participate in the rain barrel workshops MGHC offered this year, don’t despair. Building a rain barrel is a relatively easy Do It Yourself job. The University of Tennessee through the Tennessee Yards and Neighborhoods initiative put together a publication that provides clear instructions on building your own […]

March & April Rain Barrel Workshops

MGHC’s rain barrel workshops have gone mobile this spring, bringing the workshops to gardening events throughout the Chattanooga area. Several workshops will be “build your own rain barrel” events and advance registration is required using the registration forms below. For workshops requiring advance registration, the fee is $25 which covers all costs to build a […]

Rain Barrel Workshops

The Master Gardeners of Hamilton County have been busy planning and presenting workshops on building rain barrels. (See the informational post on rain barrels here.) The 2-hour workshops are designed so that participants build their own rain barrel and have the knowledge to successfully install them and begin to collect rainwater.

All workshops […]

Save Green Go Green

Save Green Go Green event helps families save money and the environment!

Looking for sound financial advice? Does “going green” really save money? Local Tennessee Saves coalition members are hosting a Save Green Go Green event on Saturday, March 6th from 10:00AM-2:00PM at Hamilton Place mall. Community leaders will provide information and resources for […]

Rain Barrels

capturing water greatly reduces the amount of water lost to stormwater run-off and the chemical pollutants from lawn fertilizers swept into our creeks and streams in a heavy rain. […]