Education

TN Extension Master Gardener Training                          

The 2020 class will begin in August and run through October.  Sessions will be offered on Tuesday evenings.  Registration will open in June 2020.  If you would like to see an example of our class schedule from last year,or are interested in participating in the training class for 2020, please Click Here!                                                                     

Gardener's Tool Shed Series 

This class will be held at different locations across the county and offered at a variety of days and times.  Classes are Free and open to the public, and will cover a broad range of horticulture topics from vegetable gardening, to landscape, and houseplants!  Classes will tentatively begin in late May.  I will keep you updated as plans may shift in response to COVID-19 restrictions.

Volunteer Development Series 2020                             

TEMG's will have the opportunity to participate in in-depth educational training sessions to further their knowledge in specific subject matter areas.  These sessions will be offered each quarter and will be open to certified TEMGs only.  These classes will equip TEMGs to share their newly gained knowledge with their local program's speakers bureau. Online sessions are now being offered.

Events 

Art & Garden Lecture and Workshop Series: Back On!!           

We have re-worked these sessions to be available via an internet conferencing app called ZOOM.  Sessions will be every Thursday Noon-1pm beginning on    April 2nd and concluding on May 28th!   

Click this link to go to each Zoom session:   https://tennessee.zoom.us/j/829482156  

         New Schedule
Links for Recordings & Handouts

Jason Reeves  'Pollinators and Their Hosts' Recording                                                            Handout

Carol Reese   'Birds & the Bees: The Talk'    Recording                                                            Handout

Celeste Scott 'Garden Jump Start: Timely Tips'                                                  Recording                                            Handout

Jake Mallard 'Nuisance Animal Control'        Recording                                        Publication: Managing Wildlife in the Landscape'                                          Handout

Celeste Scott 'Natural Pest Control'               Recording                                      Publication:                                'Conventional and Organic Product Overview for Home Vegetable Gardeners'

Mary Nenarella 'Organic Gardening'              Recording                                            Publication:                                'Conventional and Organic Product Overview for Home Vegetable Gardeners' Handout: Compost Tea Recipe

Earth Day Festival 2020:     

This event has been postponed.  More information will be posted as soon as it is available.

This event is generally held on a Saturday in April at the West TN Farmers Market in downtown Jackson.  You can look forward to the opportunity for a nativeplant give away, hazardous waste collection, and educational activities related to Reuse & Recycling.  

Many Thanks!!

TN Tree Day 2020: 

This event was a great success.  Thank you to all those Madison County residents who took time to order, pick-up and plant trees in recognition of TN TREE DAY 2020!

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