Master Gardner Classes Announced

Thursday, 11 January 2018

The Tennessee Master Gardener Course is an intensive home horticulture course presented in ten sessions. Topics include soils and fertility; botany; vegetables; fruit, trees; shrubs; flowers; insects and disease; pesticides; lawn maintenance and care; composting; irrigation and landscaping.
                Class participants will improve understanding and knowledge of how plants grow and meet others with similar interests. Graduates of the program are encouraged to give back to the community by participating in some activities of the Warren County Master Gardener Association. Activities include community landscaping, continuing education, and assisting with future Master Gardener activities.
                Classes will be held on Tuesday evenings beginning on January 16th through April 3rd all beginning at 6:00 PM. Locations for the classes will be at the Magnolia Room of the Warren County Administrative Building located at 201 Locust Street, McMinnville with select classes being conducted at the TSU Nursery Research Center located at 472 Cadillac Lane, McMinnville. Cost for the course will be $100 for individuals or $125 for couples, which covers all materials, refreshments, and a copy of the Tennessee Master Gardener Handbook. A complete schedule of the class are listed below:
 January 16 Plant Diseases Dr. Fulya Baysal-Gurel *SESSION AT: TSU NURSERY RESEARCH STATION 472 Cadillac Lane, McMinnville
January 23 Annuals & Perennials Mary's Greenhouse, Ms. Beth Jacobs
February 6 Daylilies Tim Hitchcock, Dayily Nursery
February 13 Sweet Easy Fruits Lee Allen Turner, Turner & Sons Nursery
February 20 Plant Propagation Dr. Anthony Witcher, TSU *SESSION AT: TSU NURSERY RESEARCH STATION 472 Cadillac Lane, McMinnville
March 6 Soil Fertility & Insect Control Angelo Radaci, TSU Extension*SESSION AT: TSU NURSERY RESEARCH STATION 472 Cadillac Lane, McMinnville
March 13 Botany and Tool Care Heath Nokes, UT-TSU Extension Tommy Savage, Tommy Savage Nursery
March 20 Lawns and Lawn Care Hank Patton, Warren Co Landscape Mgr.
April 3 Vegetable Gardening/ Graduation Bruce Steelman, UT Extension