Upcoming Events

    • January 15, 2019
    • April 16, 2019
    • 14 sessions
    • Hollingsworth Auditorium, 2506 EJ Chapman Drive, Knoxville TN 37996

    Extension Master Gardener Training, 2019! 

    To learn more about becoming an Extension Master Gardener click on this link.

    • February 02, 2019
    • 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
    • Bearden Branch Library, 100 Golfclub Rd, Knoxville 37919
    Stop Crape Murder: Proper Pruning of Woody Plants and Trees in Late Winter
    Join Master Gardeners Vickie Smith and Marsha Lehman to learn which woody plants and trees can be pruned now, as well as the tools and best practices in pruning.
    • February 09, 2019
    • 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Cedar Bluff Branch Library, 9045 Cross Park Drive, Knoxville, TN 37923
    Arrest Those Weeds - NOW!

    It's not too early to police your gardens for those pesky weeds.  Join Master Gardeners Lynn Carlson and Jean Hess for a session on ways to identity and control those menaces in the lettuce.  Bring us one and after our presentation we'll try to identify it for you.


    • February 18, 2019
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • Davis Family YMCA, 12133 S Northshore Dr, Knoxville, TN 37922
    Arrest Those Weeds - NOW!

    It's not too early to police your gardens for those pesky weeds.  Join Master Gardeners Lynn Carlson and Jean Hess for a session on ways to identity and control those menaces in the lettuce.  Bring us one and after our presentation we'll try to identify it for you.

    • February 20, 2019
    • 11:00 AM
    Nutrient Management for Crops, Soil and Environment
    This webinar includes a discussion of the role of soil health and the soil food web, including practical guidelines for optimizing crop nutrition, minimizing adverse environmental impacts of organic fertility inputs, and adapting soil test-based nutrient recommendations (especially N) for organic systems.


    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

    • February 26, 2019
    • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Karns Senior Center, 8042 Oak Ridge Hwy, Knoxville, TN 37931
    Stop Crape Murder: Proper Pruning of Woody Plants and Trees in Late Winter
    Join Master Gardeners Vickie Smith and Marsha Lehman to learn which woody plants and trees can be pruned now, as well as the tools and best practices in pruning.
    • March 02, 2019
    • 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
    • Bearden Branch Library, 100 Golfclub Rd, Knoxville 37919
    Seed Starting
    Speakers:  Barb O'Neil & Andy Mehringer

    Details to be announced.

    • March 09, 2019
    • 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Cedar Bluff Branch Library, 9045 Cross Park Drive, Knoxville, TN 37923
    RAISED BEDS

    Speakers Barb O'Neil & Andy Mehringer

    Details to be announced. 


    • March 18, 2019
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • Davis Family YMCA, 12133 S Northshore Dr, Knoxville, TN 37922
    Composting

    Speakers Barb O'Neil & Andy Mehringer

    Details to be announced. 

    • March 20, 2019
    • 11:00 AM
    Organic Practices for Climate Mitigation, Adaptation, and Carbon Sequestration

    This webinar will discuss the capacity of sustainable organic systems and practices to sequester soil carbon, minimize nitrous oxide and methane emissions during crop and livestock production, and enhance agricultural resilience to weather extremes. The presentation will include practical guidelines for optimizing the organic farm’s “carbon footprint” and adaptability to climate disruptions already underway.

    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

    • March 26, 2019
    • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Karns Senior Center, 8042 Oak Ridge Hwy, Knoxville, TN 37931
    Raised Beds

    Speakers Barb O'Neil & Andy Mehringer

    Details to be announced. 

    • April 06, 2019
    • 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
    • Bearden Branch Library, 100 Golfclub Rd, Knoxville 37919
    design your garden for easy care
    Speakers: Ellen Liuzza, Vickie Smith, Cathy Carpenter

    Details to be announced


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

    Speakers Barb O'Neil, Andy Mehringer, & ???

    Details to be announced. 

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

    Speakers Barb O'Neil, Andy Mehringer, & ???

    Details to be announced. 

    • April 23, 2019
    • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Karns Senior Center, 8042 Oak Ridge Hwy, Knoxville, TN 37931
    design your garden for easy care
    Speakers: Ellen Liuzza, Vickie Smith, Cathy Carpenter

    Details to be announced

    • May 04, 2019
    • 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
    • Bearden Branch Library, 100 Golfclub Rd, Knoxville 37919
    Colorful Summer Containers
    Speakers: Lynn Carlson, Vickie Smith, Cathy Carpenter

    Details to be announced.


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

    Herbs

    Speakers:  Erin Sapp & 

    Details to be announced. 

    • May 20, 2019
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • Davis Family YMCA, 12133 S Northshore Dr, Knoxville, TN 37922

    Colorful Summer Containers
    Speakers: Lynn Carlson, Vickie Smith, Cathy Carpenter

    Details to be announced.

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

    Speakers:  

    Details to be announced. 

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

    To be announced
    • June 08, 2019
    • 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Cedar Bluff Branch Library, 9045 Cross Park Drive, Knoxville, TN 37923
    Title

    Speakers:

    Details to be announced. 

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

    Speakers:

    Details to be announced. 

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

    Speakers: 

    Details to be announced. 

Past events

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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