Fall Gardeners’ Festival Plateau AgResearch Center

  • August 25, 2015
  • 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • the University of Tennessee‘s Plateau AgResearch and Education Center on Hwy. 70N, west of Crossville.
Co-hosted by the UT Institute of Agriculture and the Cumberland County Master Gardeners, the free educational event promises something for gardeners young and not-so-young. Featured will be gardening seminars, walking tours of the UT Gardens, Crossville—also known as the Plateau Discovery Gardens—and wagon tours of the AgResearch and Education Center. Young ones will enjoy playing on the many structures in the recently dedicated KinderGarden.


John Tullock, author of The New American Homestead: Sustainable, Self-Sufficient Living in the Country or in the CityPay Dirt: How to Make $10,000 a Year from Your Backyard Garden; and the just-released Idiot's Guides: Straw Bale Gardening, will be the featured speaker. Tullock also writes a weekly blog, The New American Homestead, online at johntullock.blogspot.com.


The festival will open at 8 a.m. CDT and formal tours and educational seminars will begin at 9 a.m.  Admission and on-site parking are free. The program is scheduled to adjourn at 3 p.m. Snacks and lunch items will be available for purchase throughout the day. A map and complete directions are available at the Plateau Center’s website: plateau.tennessee.edu. For more information, call the center at 931-484-0034 or visit the Cumberland County Master Gardeners website: www.ccmga.org.

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