The Madison County Master Gardeners are community volunteers who support and engage in projects and activities that will enhance the quality of life for Madison County residents.

Horticulture Classes

This Series has ended for the year, but class dates for 2019 will be posted in November.  All are FREE & open to the PUBLIC!!

What Do Tennessee Extension Master Gardeners Do?
Tennessee Extension Master Gardeners are volunteers who love to garden and help others. We complete a Tennessee Extension Master Gardener Training Program, which is presented by our sponsor, the University of Tennessee Extension Service. Training sessions are held every year in the Fall. Our volunteers donate at least 25 hours a year on Official Master Gardener Projects that enhance the agricultural beauty and quality of living in Madison County. We also complete at least 8 hours of Continuing Education annually.

How to Get Involved..                                                                     If you are interested in becoming a TN Extension Master Gardener, please contact Celeste Scott, Madison County Extension Agent.  The 2018 classes began in August with 30 enrolled and will be wrapping up in October!

Upcoming Events

  

  

                               Fall Plant Sale & Lecture Series                                                             Thursday Oct. 4th                                                                               Lecture 1:30pm                                                                           Plant Sale 3:00-6:30pm                                       Lecture & Master Gardener Meeting 6:30pm

                                         Guest Speaker:                                                                                   Vincent Simeone                                             Planting Fields Arboretum

                       West TN Research & Education Center                         605 Airways Blvd. Jackson, TN 38305

Projects for Fall 2018

Please keep updated on project work days that are being scheduled for this fall by following the "Madison County Master Gardeners-Members Only" Facebook group.  New things are popping up every week and we have had several planned group workdays cancelled & rescheduled due to weather.  Facebook is the quickest and easiest way for us all to stay up-to-date with these projects.  Great things are happening within our organization and I encourage everyone to find a project that is meaningful to you and get INVOLVED!!  Happy Fall Ya'LL!!  

Madison County Master Gardener Scholarship 2018

The recipient of this year's Madison County Master Gardener Scholarship is Mr. Charles Darnall.  He is a graduating senior of the University School of Jackson.  His interests in horticulture have guided him to pursue a degree in environmental science.  He will be attending Delta State University in the fall.  His love for agriculture and learning are evident through his selection of part time jobs, and choices of extracurricular activities.  We are so proud to award this young man with a scholarship to help him further his goals through higher education.

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