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2016 Master Gardener Intern Class Graduation

May is Graduation Time!

The Master Gardener graduation and dinner will be held on Thursday, May 19 at Kinzalow’s farm in Spring City.
Please RSVP by TUESDAY, MAY 17 by emailing Thomas Greenlee at or calling the Extension office at 775-7807. 

Spring City Depot Work Day

Don’t forget that this Saturday, April 9th is the scheduled work day at Spring City Depot and gazebo.  We will begin at 9amand work until at least all the mulch is spread and weeds pulled/killed.  If Knock-out roses are available, we will replant two pots as well and with enough volunteers we will also trim a few more roses at the gazebo and clean up the perennial garden.  Be sure to bring sturdy work gloves, clippers/loppers, trash bag, rake and spade or hoe.  The more people who can help, the less time we will spend working and can go support the library bake sale.  This is

Master Gardener Tomato Trials

2016 Rhea County Tomato Trial Update and work day plan

The following will be an overview of what will be coming up for the Tomato Trial project.

All of the following days are dependent on weather! If it’s raining when you get up, stay home.

As need arises I will plan other work days and send them out via phone and though email. If you have any questions please let me know!


April 4

Test Kitchen Tip


Pull apart a head of garlic and place the un peeled cloves

Interested in Bee Keeping? 2 Great Options available for learning!

Roane/Morgan/Cumberland county Beekeepers are presenting an Introduction to Beekeeping on Saturday February 20, 2016 from 9 am to 4 pm EST.  The course is FREE, donations appreciated! This class is a wonderful way to be introduced to Beekeeping!  Some drinks are provided so bring your own lunch or dine out.  For more info contact Sheila Ray at 423.718.0621  The class is held at:

First Christian Church
328 W. Rockwood St. 
Rockwood, TN 37854


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