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Summer Tomato Care

July was an extremely hot, dry month with minimal rainfall in the Memphis area.  It was a daily struggle just to keep all of my

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Why Do We Mulch?

It is hard to believe it is July already! I have spoken with several gardeners recently who had questions about the use of mulch in

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2022 Spring Fling

Are you ready for the 2022 Spring Fling Garden Show and Plant Sale? This year’s theme is “Growing Together, Again”. Please join us Friday, April

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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.
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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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