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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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How Healthy is Your Landscape?- Part I

The dog days of summer are here! The inevitable heat and humidity of summer in the Mid-South has arrived. This makes it challenging to get out in the yard and do any work. There are a few landscape principles I would like for you to consider this summer that will help create healthier spaces and communities.

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Let’s Talk Herbs!

After all of the April showers, May should be a beautiful month in the garden! I have recently been getting questions about growing herbs in

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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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