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Mark Your Calendars for December 1, 2020

That's "Information Night"  - where you will learn all about

the Master Gardener Training Class starting in January 2021

Click HERE for the Press Release with all the information!

Announcing the Blount County Master Gardener Gazette

We are excited to introduce our Spring 2020  newsletter!  For many of us our gardens are our sanctuaries where we collect ourselves. There is so much beauty to experience, and we feel a deep connection to the Earth as we dig in the soil; plant herbs, flowers and vegetables, pull up weeds and watch our plants grow.  Click  HERE …… and enjoy!

BCMG Speakers Bureau

Blount County Master Gardeners now have a Speakers Bureau to provide our community with research-based lawn and gardening information. The Speakers Bureau makes available knowledgeable member speakers on a wide variety of horticultural topics.  For more information and how you can schedule a speaker, click here.

Plant of the Month

November 2020

Zinnia (Zinnia elegans)

  • Type: Annual
  • Light: Full sun 
  • Water: Medium
  • Soil: Well-drained 
  • Height: 1 to 4 feet; Width: 9 to 12 inches
  • Flower: Red, yellow, orange, pink, purple, green, white
  • Bloom Time: June-frost

    For more information, click here.

    New Book Release - Right Now!

    Right Now! Attracting Pollinators to East Tennessee Gardens

    ...and it's available RIGHT NOW  

    For information about the book and how to get a copy, click on the front cover picture.

    What We Do

    Certified Extension Master Gardeners are trained by University of Tennessee (UT) Extension Service professionals to provide sound, practical, research based information in the areas of residential and consumer horticulture.

    We strive to promote environmental stewardship and share the joys of gardening by:
    • Coordinating and managing gardening-related service projects;
    • Answering horticultural questions posed by community gardeners;
    • Helping to educate the public by holding gardening classes and plant clinics, and writing about gardening topics of interest to our community.
    For more information click here.

    Upcoming Events

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