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Boxwood Blight is Here!

Leslie Hollandsworth is a Plant Inspector II for the Tennessee Department of Agriculture.  Leslie keeps me updated on the latest pests and diseases that have

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Soil pH and Fertilization

Soil testing and fertilizer applications are of the utmost importance in achieving a successful garden. We receive calls at the Shelby County Extension Office daily

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Managing Pests Safely

 Spring is here and with it comes discussions of diseases, insect pests and weeds.  The question on the minds of home gardeners is what to

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Dr. Chris Cooper

Chris is a UT Extension Horticulture Agent and Coordinator for the Master Gardener Program in Shelby County.  Chris can be found throughout Shelby County conducting educational programs addressing issues that affect urban and home horticulture.

The Family Plot: Gardening in the Mid-South

New episodes premiere every Saturday afternoon on WKNO-TV and repeat on WKNO2 and the Tennessee Network.
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Ask A Master Gardener

For the best, regionally specific advice you can get about gardening, speak to a Master Gardener. You may call the Horticulture Hotline or visit one of our ‘Ask A Master Gardener’ clinics held throughout the year at festivals, markets, and workshops.

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