Fall Gardeners' Festival

Fifth Annual Fall Gardeners' Festival

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Free Admission and Parking

Registration begins at 9 am; event 10-4 Central Time

Location:  UT Plateau AgResearch and Education Center, Crossville, TN 

Sponsored by: UT AgResearch, UT Extension, Cumberland County Master Gardeners

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Visit the Plateau Discovery Gardens (now part of the UT Gardens) for a day planned just for the gardener.  Enjoy educational workshops, exhibits, demonstrations, vendors and a plant sale. Bring samples of diseased or pest infested plants for identification and treatment recommendations to the Ask-the-Expert tent.  Free soil analysis will be provided to those bringing soil samples.  Take a walking tour of the demonstration garden, or a wagon tour of the entire facility.  Food will be available for purchase.    

Special presentation by Michael "The Reverend" Sullivan 
and Jeff Ross of Blackberry Farm: "The Chef's Relationship with the Gardener"

 Other educational workshops include: 

  • Emerging Fruit/Ornamental Pests and Recommended Controls

  • Being a Garden Detective: How to Tell the Difference Between Environmental, Fungal, and Other Diseases

  • Why Do Trees Die?

  • Grape Production

  • Planning the Vegetable Garden to Serve a Family

  • So You Want to Be An Organic Gardener?

  • Ornamental Grasses

  • Shade Gardening 

  • Weed Control for Home Turf

  • Up and Coming Annuals

  • Initiating a Home Landscape

To request an accommodation for accessibility, call 931-484-0034  

(Return to this site early August for an agenda of the days events)

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