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

    • February 05, 2020
    • May 13, 2020
    • 15 sessions
    • Extension Eastern Region Office, 1801 Downtown West Blvd, Knoxville TN 37919

    2020 Extension Master Gardener Training Course

    Registration is closed for the 2020 Training Course.  Classes begin February 5 and continue through May 13. 

    An exciting  line-up of lessons is in store for the new interns.  Click on the link below.  Be aware that last minute changes are possible due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances.  Also note that a few of the sessions are at an alternate location.

    2020 KCMG Intern Training Schedule

    • February 22, 2020
    • 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • Beardsley Community Farm

    Beardsley Community Farm
    The First Saturday Community Workday of 2020
    & Seed Swap
     

    Join fellow volunteers for the Workday from noon until 3pm.

    The Annual Seed Swap will take place immediately after the workday from 3pm - 5pm. Those with and without seeds to share are invited attend and chat with fellow gardeners about plans and tips for the upcoming growing season.

    Link to Beardsley website 


    • February 25, 2020
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • West Knox Senior Center, 239 Jamestowne Blvd, Farragut TN 37934

    Dormant Pruning: Manage, Don't Mangle Your Shrubs

    Join Master Gardeners Marsha Lehman and Jan Gangwer to learn which trees and shrubs can be pruned now, as well as the tools and best practices in pruning.


    • February 28, 2020
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (CST)
    • 320 Experiment Station Rd, Crossville TN


    Classes held at Plateau Research and Education Center

    320 Experiment Station Rd, Crossville, TN

    Contact Jennifer to sign up! Phone: 931-484-0034



    • February 29, 2020
    • 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM (CST)
    • 320 Experiment Station Rd, Crossville TN


    Classes held at Plateau Research and Education Center

    320 Experiment Station Rd, Crossville, TN

    Contact Jennifer to sign up! Phone: 931-484-0034



    • March 01, 2020
    • On Line

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

    March Flyer

    • March 07, 2020
    • 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
    • Bearden Branch Library, 100 Golfclub Rd, Knoxville 37919

    Prep for Success

    Join Master Gardeners Vickie Smith, Debbie Fox, and Barb O'Neil to learn how and when to keep your flowers and vegetables happy all year long.

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

    • March 14, 2020
    • 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

    Plant Natives 2020! 

    Wild Ones is holding their 9th annual symposium on Saturday, March 14.  Click on the links below to see the details.

    WildOnes Homepage 


    Plant Natives 2020! Announcement


    Symposium Schedule

    • March 14, 2020
    • 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Cedar Bluff Branch Library, 9045 Cross Park Drive, Knoxville, TN 37923

    Don't Go Flat Broke!

    Join Master Gardener Sheila McNeely to learn which flower seeds are easiest to start so that you can have the prettiest flower beds at the least expense.

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

    • March 16, 2020
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • Davis Family YMCA, 12133 S Northshore Dr, Knoxville, TN 37922

    Prep for Success

    Join Master Gardeners Vickie Smith, Debbie Fox, and Barb O'Neil to learn how and when to keep your flowers and vegetables happy all year long.

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


    • March 24, 2020
    • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Karns Senior Center, 8042 Oak Ridge Hwy, Knoxville, TN 37931

    Don't Go Flat Broke!

    Join Master Gardener Sheila McNeely to learn which flower seeds are easiest to start so that you can have the prettiest flower beds at the least expense.

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

    • April 04, 2020
    • 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
    • Bearden Branch Library, 100 Golfclub Rd, Knoxville 37919

    Title:  Organic Gardening for Dummies

    Speakers: Joe Pardue &  Andrea McGinn

    Details to be announced

    • April 18, 2020
    • 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • 6228 Anderson Drive, Knoxville TN 37919

    The BLOOM Center

    Spring Plant Sale

    This sale will feature many perennials and annuals that have been lovingly grown by youth with disabilities from Bearden and West High Schools.  A few examples are peonies, liatris, candytuft, lavender, ferns, balloon flower, bellflower, daylilies, dogwood trees, and snapdragons.  Many of the perennials are from Proven Winners! Cash or check only please.

    All proceeds will be used to fund The BLOOM Center's programs to serve individuals with disabilities through horticulture.

    Tours of the greenhouse will also be available as well as two talks by Knox County Master Gardeners at 11:00am and 1:00pm.

    The BLOOM Center web site

    The BLOOM Center Facebook link

    • April 20, 2020
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • Davis Family YMCA, 12133 S Northshore Dr, Knoxville, TN 37922

    Title:  Organic Gardening for Dummies

    Speakers: Joe Pardue &  Andrea McGinn

    Details to be announced

    Please note:  This will be the final class at the Davis Y.  Future 3rd Monday classes will be held at the West Knox County Senior Center located at 239 Jamestowne Blvd., Suite 101, Knoxville TN 37934.


    • April 28, 2020
    • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Karns Senior Center, 8042 Oak Ridge Hwy, Knoxville, TN 37931

    Easy Does It - Growing Tomatoes in Containers

    Do you love delicious homegrown tomatoes, but don’t want to toil in the garden?  Join Master Gardeners Joe Pardue and Amy Haun to learn practical techniques using containers to grow a bountiful harvest on your deck, patio, driveway or lawn.

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

    • May 02, 2020
    • 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
    • Bearden Branch Library, 100 Golfclub Rd, Knoxville 37919

    Subject:  Attracting Hummingbirds

    Speakers: Marianne Phillips & Christine Lee

    Details to be announced

    • May 09, 2020
    • 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Cedar Bluff Branch Library, 9045 Cross Park Drive, Knoxville, TN 37923

    Subject:  Attracting Hummingbirds

    Speakers:  Marianne Phillips & Christine Lee

    Details to follow

    • May 18, 2020
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • West Knox Co. Senior Center, 239 Jamestowne Blvd., Ste 101, Knoxville TN 37934

    Subject:  Container Gardening: a Solution to "Tough Spots"

    Speakers:  Lynn Carlson & Cathy Carpenter

    Details to follow



    • June 06, 2020
    • 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
    • Bearden Branch Library, 100 Golfclub Rd, Knoxville 37919

    Subject:  Herbs

    Speakers:  Vanessa Olsen

    Details to be announced

    • June 13, 2020
    • 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Cedar Bluff Branch Library, 9045 Cross Park Drive, Knoxville, TN 37923

    Subject:  Composting in the Summer

    Speakers:  Andy Mehringer

    Details to follow

    • June 15, 2020
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • West Knox Co. Senior Center, 239 Jamestowne Blvd., Ste 101, Knoxville TN 37934

    Subject:  Composting in the Summer

    Speakers:  Andy Mehringer

    Details to be announced


    • June 23, 2020
    • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Karns Senior Center, 8042 Oak Ridge Hwy, Knoxville, TN 37931

    Subject:  Herbs

    Speakers:  Erin Sapp

    Details to follow.

    • July 11, 2020
    • 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Cedar Bluff Branch Library, 9045 Cross Park Drive, Knoxville, TN 37923

    Subject:  Tomatoes 9-1-1

    Speakers:  Joe Pardue & 

    Details to follow

    • July 20, 2020
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • West Knox Co. Senior Center, 239 Jamestowne Blvd., Ste 101, Knoxville TN 37934

    Subject:  Diagnosing Lawn Problems

    Speakers:  Ron Pearman

    Details to be announced



    • July 28, 2020
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • West Knox Co. Senior Center, 239 Jamestowne Blvd, Farragut TN 37934

    Tomatoes 9-1-1

    Join Master Gardener Joe Pardue

    details to be announced


    • August 01, 2020
    • 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
    • Bearden Branch Library, 100 Golfclub Rd, Knoxville 37919

    Subject:  Insects: Good / Bad

    Speakers:  Amy Haun & Cathy Carpenter

    Details to be announced

    • August 08, 2020
    • 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Cedar Bluff Branch Library, 9045 Cross Park Drive, Knoxville, TN 37923

    Subject:  Summer Weeds

    Speakers:  Lynn Carlson & Jean Hess

    Details to follow

    • August 17, 2020
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • West Knox Co. Senior Center, 239 Jamestowne Blvd., Ste 101, Knoxville TN 37934

    Subject: Planing Fall Lawn Repair

    Speakers:  ron Pearman & Mike Powell

    Details to be announced

    • August 25, 2020
    • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Karns Senior Center, 8042 Oak Ridge Hwy, Knoxville, TN 37931

    Subject:  Summer Weeds

    Speakers:  Lynn Carlson & Jean Hess

    Details to follow.

    • September 12, 2020
    • 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Cedar Bluff Branch Library, 9045 Cross Park Drive, Knoxville, TN 37923

    Subject:  Year-round Veggie Garden (Keep Growing!)

    Speakers:  ??

    Details to follow

    • September 21, 2020
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • West Knox Co. Senior Center, 239 Jamestowne Blvd., Ste 101, Knoxville TN 37934

    Subject:  Year-Round Veggie Garden (Keep Growing!)

    Speakers:

    Details to follow

    • September 22, 2020
    • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Karns Senior Center, 8042 Oak Ridge Hwy, Knoxville, TN 37931

    Subject:  Fall Composting

    Speakers:  Barb O'Neil & Andy Mehringer

    Details to follow.

    • October 03, 2020
    • 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
    • Bearden Branch Library, 100 Golfclub Rd, Knoxville 37919

    Subject:  Houseplants

    Speakers:  

    Details to be announced

    • October 10, 2020
    • 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Cedar Bluff Branch Library, 9045 Cross Park Drive, Knoxville, TN 37923

    Subject:  Winterizing

    Speakers:  Joe Pardue & 

    Details to follow

    • October 19, 2020
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • West Knox Co. Senior Center, 239 Jamestowne Blvd., Ste 101, Knoxville TN 37934

    subject:  Garlic, Shallots, Onions, Potatoes

    speaker:  Amy Haun &

    details:  TBA

    • October 27, 2020
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • West Knox Co. Senior Center, 239 Jamestowne Blvd, Farragut TN 37934

    Planning for Four-Season Interest in 2021

    Speaker and details to be announced

Past events

February 17, 2020 MG Presentation - Winter Weeds
February 08, 2020 KBGA class - Botanical Cocktails
February 08, 2020 MG Presentation - Pruning
February 08, 2020 GGMG Symposium
February 04, 2020 KBGA class - Moss
February 01, 2020 MG Presentation - Winter Weeds
February 01, 2020 MG Public Event Flyer - February
October 27, 2019 Beardsley Harvest Festival
October 22, 2019 MG Presentation - Composting
October 21, 2019 MG Presentation - Winterize Your Garden
October 16, 2019 Learn How to Become a Master Gardener Volunteer
October 12, 2019 MG Presentation - Composting
October 05, 2019 MG Presentation - Mushrooms
October 01, 2019 MG Public Event Flyer - October
September 27, 2019 MG Child Ed Training
September 24, 2019 MG Presentation - Native Plants
September 16, 2019 MG Presentation - Cover Crops
September 14, 2019 MG Presentation - Soil Reports
September 14, 2019 GrowTeachKnox
September 09, 2019 KCMG Monthly Meeting
September 07, 2019 MG Presentation - Cover Crops
September 01, 2019 MG Public Event Flyer - September
August 27, 2019 MG Presentation - Weed ID
August 19, 2019 MG Presentation - Is It Ripe
August 10, 2019 MG Presentation - Weed ID
August 08, 2019 ISA Arbor Fair & Conference
August 03, 2019 MG Presentation - Open Forum
August 03, 2019 Butterfly Festival
August 01, 2019 MG Public Event Flyer - August
July 23, 2019 MG Presentation - Birds, Bees, Butterflies
July 15, 2019 MG Presentation - Tomatoes
July 13, 2019 MG Presentation - Tomatoes
July 13, 2019 MG Presentation - Birds, Bees, Butterflies
July 01, 2019 MG Public Event Flyer - July
June 27, 2019 TEMG Central Region Conference - 2019
June 25, 2019 MG Presentation - Lawn Problems
June 17, 2019 MG Presentation - Containers for Hummingbirds
June 13, 2019 UT Arboretum Society meeting with Dwayne Estes
June 08, 2019 MG Presentation - Pruning
June 01, 2019 MG Presentation - Pruning
June 01, 2019 MG Public Event Flyer - June
May 22, 2019 Soil Biology Webinar
May 21, 2019 MG Presentation - Hydrangeas
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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