Western Region Master Gardener Workshop and WTREC Fall Plant Sale

  • October 01, 2015
  • 8:30 AM - 6:30 PM
  • West Tennessee Research and Education Center 605 Airways Blvd. Jackson, TN, 38301

Western Region Master Gardener Workshop and WTREC Fall Plant Sale

Jackson, TN, October 1st, 2015

hosted by the Madison County Master Gardeners  



8:30 to 9:00 - Registration

8:50 to 9:00 - Welcome

9:00 to 9:50 - Workshop session 1 – Teaching and Presenting by Carol Reese  OR  Learning to Ask the Right Questions when Assisting Homeowners in the Extension Office by Chris Cooper

10:00 to 10:50 - Workshop session 2 – Turfgrass Management by Tom Samples OR Tomato Grafting for the Home Gardener by Natalie Bumgarner

11:00 to 11:50 - Workshop session 3 – Soil Management in the Home Landscape and Garden by Debbie Joines OR Plant CSI Walkabout to Discuss Lawn and Landscape Issues with Frank Hale and Tom Samples

12:00 to 1:00 - Lunch and ‘Great Garden Plants’ by Jason Reeves (lunch for registered participants)

1:30 Guest speaker- Linda Askey

‘What Is Your Garden Style?’

(see descriptions below)

3:00 to 6:00 WTREC Fall plant sale

6:30 Potluck dinner and second presentation by Linda Askey- ‘Bring Home a Little Wow’ (see description below)

(drinks by Madison Co. Master Gardeners)


Location: West Tennessee Research and Education Center

605 Airways Blvd. Jackson, TN, 38301


Questions and Additional Information:

(865) 974-7324 for Master Gardener workshop and registration information

 (731) 424-1643 for plant sale and garden lecture information


MG Workshop (8:30 AM to 1:00 PM):

Fees: $20 for workshop and lunch for Master Gardener volunteers

Registration deadline: Sept. 21, 2015

After September 21st, fees rise for to $25 and

meals and materials are not guaranteed.


Mail registration forms to:

Attn: Sandy Kitts

Western Region MG Workshop Registration

2431 Joe Johnson Drive

252 Ellington Plant Science Building

Knoxville, TN 37996-4561


For secure credit card paymentsclick:


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