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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 […]

Does Your Yard Measure Up?

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 April 24th and May 1. The six-hour workshop […]

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 […]

May Tennessee Yards & Neighborhoods Class

There will be another TN Yards and Neighborhoods class next week. It is a six hour class that meets May 10th and 12th from 6 to 9 pm at the Hamilton County Agriculture Center, 6138 Adamson Circle, Chattanooga, TN.

The class covers lawn care, landscape design, water management, mulching and soil management for homeowners. Students […]

Homeowner’s Six-Hour Landscaping Workshop

Are you interested in learning earth-friendly landscape management that will save you money and resources? The UT Extension in partnership with the Tennessee Water Resources Research Center is offering a two-evening Homeowner Landscaping Workshop on November 9 and 11 from 6 to 9 pm at the UT Ag Center off of Bonny Oaks at Adamson […]