Calendar

Contact Jan Gangwer to add or change calendar events. Please include the following information: Date and time of event, Title of event, Description, Location, Desired audience, and any other pertinent information.

Upcoming Events

    • May 21, 2019
    • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Karns Senior Center, 8042 Oak Ridge Hwy, Knoxville, TN 37931

    Hydrangeas: When to Prune These Bloomin' Shrubs?

    If you have hydrangeas, then you need to know that there are two distinct types - which are pruned very differently.  Join Master Gardener Carolyn Kiser to learn the difference between "old wood" and "new wood" bloomers, as well as when and how to prune each of these types.  

    Free and open to the public.  Seating is first come.

    NOTE: This event is on the 3rd Tuesday rather than the customary 4th Tuesday in order to avoid the Memorial Day holiday.

    • May 22, 2019
    • 11:00 AM
    Understanding and Managing Soil Biology for Soil Health and crop Production

    This webinar will examine the functions of the soil food web and key components thereof in promoting soil health and fertility and sustainable organic crop production. Research-based guidance on organic practices and NOP-approved inputs for improved soil food web function will be discussed.

    The webinar is part of the Organic Farming Research Foundation and eOrganic series that focuses on their new Soil Health and Organic Farming educational guides.  Register Here

    • June 01, 2019
    • On Line

    Click on the link below for a printable version of the flyer for this month's MG public presentations.

    2019_06_Event_Flyer.pdf


    • June 01, 2019
    • 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
    • Bearden Branch Library, 100 Golfclub Rd, Knoxville 37919
    Summertime - 'tis the Season for Pruning!

    Join Master Gardener Marsha Lehman to learn which bushes, shrubs and small trees should be pruned during the summer months.  Many homeowners prune at the wrong time; don't be one of them!

    Free and open to the public.  Seating is first come.

    • June 08, 2019
    • 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Cedar Bluff Branch Library, 9045 Cross Park Drive, Knoxville, TN 37923
    SUMMERTIME - 'TIS THE SEASON FOR PRUNING!

    Join Master Gardener Vanessa Olson to learn which bushes, shrubs and small trees should be pruned during the summer months.  Many homeowners prune at the wrong time; don't be one of them!

    Free and open to the public.  Seating is first come.


    • June 17, 2019
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • Davis Family YMCA, 12133 S Northshore Dr, Knoxville, TN 37922

    Time for a Hummer Summer!

    You aren’t limited to sugar water in your efforts to attract hummingbirds to your garden. Master Gardener Lynn Carlson will show you how to build colorful containers filled with nectar-rich plants that attract these flying jewels.

    Free and open to the public.  Seating is first come.

    • June 25, 2019
    • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Karns Senior Center, 8042 Oak Ridge Hwy, Knoxville, TN 37931

    Is Your Lawn Sick?

    Join Master Gardener  Ron Pearman for a discussion of proper summer lawn care, as well as problems started by the February flooding and aggravated by the typical hot and humid east TN summer time.

    Free and open to the public.  Seating is first come.

    • July 13, 2019
    • 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Cedar Bluff Branch Library, 9045 Cross Park Drive, Knoxville, TN 37923

    Three B's: Birds, Bees, Butterflies

    Speakers: Cathy Carpenter

    Details to be announced. 

    • July 13, 2019
    • 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
    • Bearden Branch Library, 100 Golfclub Rd, Knoxville 37919

    Tomatoes 9-1-1

    Speaker - Joe Pardue

    Details to be announced.


    NOTE - This month's meeting is changed to the 2nd Saturday because of the Independence Day Holiday weekend.

    • July 15, 2019
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • Davis Family YMCA, 12133 S Northshore Dr, Knoxville, TN 37922

    Tomatoes 9-1-1

    Speaker - Joe Pardue

    Details to be announced.


    • July 23, 2019
    • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Karns Senior Center, 8042 Oak Ridge Hwy, Knoxville, TN 37931

    Three B's: Birds, Bees, Butterflies

    Speakers: Cathy Carpenter

    Details to be announced. 

    • August 03, 2019
    • 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
    • Bearden Branch Library, 100 Golfclub Rd, Knoxville 37919

    Open Forum: Ask a Master Gardener

    Bring your gardening questions and join Master Gardeners Andy Mehringer, Susan Kiss, and Vanessa Olson to hear some great tips on gardening in East Tennessee.

    Free and open to the public.  Seating is first come.

    • August 10, 2019
    • 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Cedar Bluff Branch Library, 9045 Cross Park Drive, Knoxville, TN 37923

    Summer Weed Identification

    Join Master Gardeners Lynn Carlson and Jean Hess-Keller to learn about those pesky summer weeds and how to win the battle.  Additional details to follow.

    Free and open to the public.  Seating is first come.

    • August 19, 2019
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • Davis Family YMCA, 12133 S Northshore Dr, Knoxville, TN 37922

    Is It Ripe Yet?

    Speakers: Marsha Lehman

    Details to be announced. 

    • August 27, 2019
    • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Karns Senior Center, 8042 Oak Ridge Hwy, Knoxville, TN 37931

    Summer Weed Identification

    Join Master Gardeners Lynn Carlson and Jean Hess-Keller to learn about those pesky summer weeds and how to win the battle.  Additional details to follow.

    Free and open to the public.  Seating is first come.

    • September 07, 2019
    • 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
    • Bearden Branch Library, 100 Golfclub Rd, Knoxville 37919

    Cover Crops - Yes, You Should!

    Who should plant cover crops? YOU should!  Join Master Gardener Marsha Lehman to learn why and how.

    Free and open to the public.  Seating is first come.

    • September 14, 2019
    • 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Cedar Bluff Branch Library, 9045 Cross Park Drive, Knoxville, TN 37923

    How to Read a Soil Report

    Speaker - Marsha Lehman

    Details to be announced.

    Free and open to the public. Seating is first come.

    • September 16, 2019
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • Davis Family YMCA, 12133 S Northshore Dr, Knoxville, TN 37922

    Cover Crops - Yes, You Should!

    Who should plant cover crops? YOU should!  Join Master Gardener Marsha Lehman to learn why and how.

    Free and open to the public.  Seating is first come.

    • September 24, 2019
    • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Karns Senior Center, 8042 Oak Ridge Hwy, Knoxville, TN 37931

    Native Plants: Wild but Not Woolly

    This popular subject is back by popular demand.  Join Master Gardeners Lynn Carlson, Cathy Carpenter, and Vickie Smith to learn more about the benefits and choices of native species that will enhance your landscape.

    Free and open to the public. Seating is first come.

Past events

May 20, 2019 MG Presentation - Container Gardens
May 11, 2019 MG Presentation - Herbs
May 04, 2019 MG Presentation - Container Gardens
May 01, 2019 MG Public Event Flyer - May
April 23, 2019 MG Presentation - Easy Care Design
April 15, 2019 MG Presentation - Prep for Planting
April 13, 2019 MG Presentation - Prep for Planting
April 06, 2019 MG Presentation - Easy Care Design
April 01, 2019 MG Public Event Flyer - April
March 30, 2019 Bradley County Garden Festival
March 26, 2019 MG Presentation - Raised Beds
March 20, 2019 Organic Practices Webinar
March 18, 2019 MG Presentation - Composting
March 09, 2019 MG Presentation - Raised Beds
March 02, 2019 MG Presentation - Seed Starting
March 01, 2019 MG Public Event Flyer - March
February 26, 2019 MG Presentation - Pruning
February 20, 2019 Nutrient Management Webinar
February 18, 2019 MG Presentation - Weeds
February 09, 2019 MG Presentation - Weeds
February 02, 2019 MG Presentation - Pruning
February 01, 2019 MG Public Event Flyer - February
February 01, 2019 MG Event Flier - February
January 15, 2019 EMG Training 2019
January 09, 2019 Water Webinar
November 14, 2018 Plant Genetics Webinar
October 18, 2018 Ginsing
October 17, 2018 Cover Crops Webinar
October 15, 2018 Trees & Shrubs
October 13, 2018 Trees & Shrubs
October 06, 2018 Raised Beds
September 26, 2018 Seed Saving
September 25, 2018 Native Plants
September 20, 2018 Hostas
September 19, 2018 Conservation Tillage Webinar
September 17, 2018 Seed Saving
September 10, 2018 Seed Saving
September 08, 2018 Native Plants


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