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October is here which means cooler temperatures are not that far behind. It’s a lot easier to work out in the garden when the weather
Fall Gardening Tips
The end of another summer is near. Fall is upon us. Where does the time go? I am looking forward to fall for several reasons
August Plant of the Month: Rose-of-Sharon
This month, our guest contributor to Chris’ Corner is horticulturist Jason Reeves from the UT Gardens in Jackson, TN. Jason would like to introduce to
Summer Heat Safety in the Garden
Grab your water battle and stock up on fudgesicles. It is hot, it is humid… it is summertime! A sweltering heat wave has gripped the
What is the Tennessee Extension Master Gardener Program?
It’s that time of the year again! Applications for the 2019 Tennessee Extension MasterGardener Program in Shelby County are now available and will be accepted
Diagnosing Plant Diseases
As the saying goes: “April showers bring May flowers”. If this old adage holds true, get ready to see a beautiful display of flowers in
ARE THEY NATURE’S WILDFLOWERS or WEEDS?
Spring has sprung here in the Mid-South! April is a busy and beautiful month in the garden with those amazing spring colors. Thanks to March
Spring Fling 2018
March is officially here! I am excited about the Spring Fling 2018 Garden Show and Plant Sale sponsored by the Memphis Area Master Gardeners! This
Show the Seeds Some Love!
Gardeners are already gearing up for Spring. I participated in the Seed Swap event last month at Lichterman Nature Center. The venue was inundated with
Cold Weather and Landscape Plants
Happy New Year! We are off to a frigid start! According to the news services, 90% of the country has experienced freezing temperatures. That’s pretty
The Dreaded Rose Rosette Disease!
Another fall season is here! Football, cooler weather and county fairs are what I think about when fall arrives. Last month I was invited to
Planting Fall Wildflowers
September is here which means fall is upon us. Fall is a great time to be out in the garden! Now is a good time
Not All Plants Like It Hot!
This summer’s inescapable heat has created challenges for gardeners and their plants. My newly planted hydrangea ‘Endless Summer’ is showing signs of stress and is
Squash Vine Borers Are the Worst!
The summer growing season is here and the questions are pouring in about squash vine borers. If you are growing squash in your vegetable garden,
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.