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Cover That Bare Soil

Fall is here!  It is hard to believe that it is already October.  The time is approaching to put our vegetable gardens to rest.  Before

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My Nature Run

I am an avid runner. Usually my routes take me through neighborhoods and parks. I like running through trails in parks to see what’s growing

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Extension Month in Tennessee

March is Extension Month in Tennessee. Extension is a national educational program supported by USDA through the nation’s land-grant universities and administered with funding from

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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.

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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.
You can see past episodes and segments anytime at:
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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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