Other Gardening Related Event Calendars:

February 20 - 22  Pick TN Conference, Franklin, TN.  Refer to their website for details.

September 12 International Cowpea Festival, Charleston, TN.  Join the Bradley County Master Gardeners at the event; ask your gardening related questions.  Refer to their website for details.

April 4 10:00 am - 4:00 pm.  The Bradley County Master Gardeners will hold their third annual Spring Garden Festival at the Five Points Museum in Cleveland, TN.  The event will have seminars, crafts, vendor booths, children's activities and more!  To get involved in the preparation efforts, contact a  Master Gardener through the "Contact Us" page..

April 18 - 19 Hamilton County "Master Your Garden" Garden Expo.  More information is here: Link

March 6  Master Gardener In-Depth Video-Conference Training Series.  Topic: What do we really mean by research based and why should our stakeholders care? How do we as MGs take this research to the public and discuss potentially controversial topics?- led by Dr. Natalie Bumgarner, Meeting Link

January 22 - 25  SSAWG Conference, Little Rock, AK.  Refer to the SSAWG website for details.

April 24 - 25 9 am - 5 pm, 2020 Flower, Lawn and Garden Show, "Plant a Smile"", Crossville, TN.  See website for details.

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April 17 - 19 16th Annual Trails and Trilliums Festival, South Cumberland State Park Visitor Center.  There will be over 25 guided hikes, a  native plant sale,  keynote speaker park ranger Bob Fulcher the 2019 Recipient of the National Heritage Fellowship (nation’s highest honor in folk and traditional arts), a  
Cumberland Wild Forum, children's activities and more.  Refer to this website for additional information.

Sept 11 - 20 TN Valley Fair. Join the Knoxville Master Gardeners at their booth for sharing and networking.  Refer to the event website for schedule and details (link).

October 19 - 20 Join the Bradley Master Gardeners at the Cleveland Apple Festival.  Refer to event website for schedule and details (link).

TN Valley Wild Ones Free public monthly programs are generally held at 6:00 pm on the second Monday of each month.  These programs feature a guest speaker on a variety of topics related to gardening and landscaping with native plants.  Unless otherwise indicated, monthly programs are held at 63 E. Main St., Chattanooga TN.  Refer to TN Valley Wild Ones Website or their Event Calendar for details.

Crabtree Farms: Visit their Website and Event Calendar for educational events.

March 6  11 am, Master Gardener In-Depth Video-Conference Training Series.  Topic: What do we really mean by research based and why should our stakeholders care? How do we as MGs take this research to the public and discuss potentially controversial topics?- led by Dr. Natalie Bumgarner, Meeting Link

Note:  All times are EST unless otherwise indicated.

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2020 Events:

June 11 - 13 Statewide Master Gardener Conference, Ron Ramsey Ag Center in Blountville, TN.  Sessions on heirloom fruits & vegetables, TN tree & native plants, hands-on herb & pollinator workshops, the statewide "Search for Excellence" awards, shows on wolf howling, fly fishing and the planetarium, tours of local fruit and daylily farms, MG networking and project sharings and much more!Check out this website for further details.

September 11 11 am - 12 pm. TN Master Gardeners Zoom Video Conference.  Topic: Community benefit.  The meeting will highlight of some great positive impacts in our communities  showcasing some of the Search for Excellence winners and examination of learn how we can take these ideas back to our own local groups. Meeting Link

March 27  11 am, Master Gardener In-Depth Video-Conference Training Series.  Topic: What do we really mean by native? What place do introduced species have in agriculture and landscapes? How can we balance the value of native and introduced species in our teaching and our own landscapes? - led by Carol Reese, Meeting Link 

Raised beds at the Juvenile Court. MGs work with teens earning community hours while they learn to plant and care for a garden. 

November 13 11 am - 12 pm. TN Master Gardeners Zoom Video Conference. Topic: Focusing on people.  How we can improve the connections and value the people even better in our local groups. Meeting Link

March 20  11 am, Master Gardener In-Depth Video-Conference Training Series. Topic: Demystifying herbicides-How do some of the most familiar herbicides work in plants? How long do they stay in the environment? What do researchers really know about their safety? How do we share this information with others? - led by Dr. Scott Senseman (UTIA Plant Sciences Dept. Head and weed scientist), Meeting Link  

Bees on a Bicycle: Visit their Website and Event Calendar for educational events.

April 3 11 am. TN Master Gardeners Zoom Video Conference.  Topic: Communication, Examination of the crucial communication tools for local MG groups. From in person, to email to newsletters and social media- how can it all fit together for a strong functioning local group?, Meeting Link

March 13  11 am, Master Gardener In-Depth Video-Conference Training Series.  Topic: What has been going on with honey bees lately? What might be causing these issues? What are some concerns and realities of common pesticides and how they affect pollinators? - led by Dr. Jennifer Tsuruda (UT Extension apiculture specialist), Meeting Link

February 14 11 am. TN Master Gardeners Zoom Video Conference.  Topic: Recruiting . The meeting focus will be on how traditional media, social media, community events, educational series and many other outreach can help bring in new folks to your group.  Meeting Link

March 21 Tennessee Tree Day.  Order your tree seedlings by March 1st.  Tree seedlings are available on a donation basis of $2.49/tree & 4.99/tree based on species and seedling size will range from 1 ft to 3 ft. Species available varies based on pick-up location and for Bradley county, are the following: Elderberry, American Hazelnut, Northern Red Oak, Southern Red Oak, Loblolly Pine, Short Leaf Pine, White Pine, Red Mulberry, Staghorn Sumac,Sycamore, Wild Plum and Indigo Bush. Refer to website for details: Link

 Ooltewah Nursery: Visit their Website and Facebook Event Calendar for educational events.