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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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Ice Storm Tree Recovery

The February ice storm tore through Memphis, felling trees and resulting in widespread power outages. Although the ice-covered trees were beautiful, they were dangerous and

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Starting Seeds Indoors

I certainly hope you have enjoyed looking through your seed catalogs this winter. What do you have in mind that you would like to grow? Have

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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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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:
The Family Plot Website or
View past episodes of The Family Plot

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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