The Master Gardener Program is offered by the University of Tennessee Extension. The purpose of the Master Gardener program is to train people as horticultural-educated volunteers. These volunteers work in partnership with their counties to expand the educational outreach, providing home ga​rdeners with researched-based information. Each volunteer has been trained with 40 hours of horticultural education, and keeps updated with continuing education events.


The Northeast Master Gardener Association (NETMGA) membership includes  volunteers from Hawkins, Sullivan, Washington, Carter and Unicoi Counties. Their many activities include information booths at various home and farm shows, answering Ask-a-Master Gardener phone calls, teaching classes in the community, and organizing new Master Gardener classes. Their presence can be seen in many local historic site gardens, demonstration gardens and community vegetable gardens.



NETMGA Membership Meeting

Monday, August 6, 2018

6:00 p.m. Networking and Fellowship 

6:30 p.m. Program Begins

Ron Ramsey Regional Ag Center 

140 Spurgeon Lane, Blountville, TN 


Speaker to be announced.

Members are welcome to bring a light snack to share during the fellowship time.




***** READ ALL ABOUT IT ****


5/25  Chris offers thoughts on clover.  See Chris' Column "Clover Plentiful this Spring." 


5/11  It's time to inspect for bagworms! See Chris' Column "Bagworms in the Landscape." 


4/21  Oh Deer! Chris suggests growing extra food for displaced forest creatures. See Chris' Column "Food Plots for Wildlife." 


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