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Winterize Your Yard for Spring
Happy New Year! Let’s get this new garden year off to a great start. As a result of last year’s pandemic, a new generation was introduced
Does Compost Just Happen?
The end of the year is upon us and what a year it has been! Recently I have had the pleasure to speak to many
Dr. Cooper on “Gardening Made Easy” with Cathy Hague
Chris Cooper lives and works in Memphis Tenessee, for WKNO Memphis, but also as an Agriculture Extension specialist, which is a resource many gardeners don’t
2021 Gardening in Shelby County Calendar
The holidays are approaching and many of us are thinking about the perfect gift for our friends and family who enjoy gardening. Good news! The
Containers with Pizazz
Containers are easy to plant, easy to move around, and easy to maintain. Get started!
Hundreds of Master Gardeners in Memphis are ready to give you advice
By Peggy Burch, Daily Memphian
There are nearly 400 Master Gardeners in the Memphis area, and they want to help you keep plants alive.
The Perfect Lawn
The definition of the “Perfect Lawn” is as individual as you. For some, the perfect lawn resembles an area rug in the yard, or no
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
2021 MAMG Calendar
More Than Just A Calendar! This Is Your Go To Gardening Resource!! Inside You Will Find:• Contact information for Shelby County horticultural resources• Special content;
Cicadas and Cicada Killer Wasps
Last month I received numerous calls from gardeners concerned that “killer Asian hornets” had made their way to Shelby County. The insets thought to be
Tomato Issues in the Garden
Shelby County continues to experience a surge in new gardeners because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Advice on growing fruits and vegetables has become a priority
Japanese Beetles Are Here and Leaving a Trail of Destruction Behind!
How are the plants in your garden looking? Last month I proposed six landscape principles that I wanted you to consider this summer that help create healthier living spaces and communities.
The Tennessee Extension Master Gardener Program
They’re here! Applications for the 2021 Tennessee Extension Master Gardener Program (TEMG) in Shelby County are now available and will be accepted through July 31,
Tips for Buying Plants That Are Good For Your Landscape and Pollinators
During this time of “safe at home” orders, gardening has seen a surge in popularity. I receive calls daily from folks who are new to
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.