June 7 & 8, 2017 Junior Master Gardener Camp

This year’s camp dates are June 7 & 8 with Bridgemont Camp once again. This is the same place we have been the last few years. We just love it there and it is a perfect fit for our group. So mark those calendars now and we hope you will be willing to come and help some this year. Whether… Read more »

TN Central Region Master Gardener Summer Workshop

When: June 30th Where: Ellington Ag Center, Nashville T Choose three morning educational sessions from: Hands on plant diagnostics Plant CSI tours of the ag Center grounds Tour of the MG DC  demonstration garden Selecting and leading service projects Engaging interns Networking with other officers Lunch will befollowed by “Plant this Instead” presented by Troy Marden For more information, session descriptions, and registration  go to: Central… Read more »

Farmers’ Market Fresh

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Linda Hyder, Family Consumer Science Agent, UT Extension Sevier County, will be presenting a program called “Farmers’ Market Fresh”. This program will be held each Friday from 1 July thru 5 August, 2016 at the Servierville Downtown Farmers’ Market from 9:00 to 1:30. The objective of program is to encourage fruit and vegetable consumption by limited resource families. It is… Read more »

Gardening Classes Open to the Public

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We will be offering a series starting this month called Twilight in The Garden at the Sevier County Extension Office,  752 Old Knoxville Hwy, Sevierville, TN 37862 Phone:(865) 453-3695 Classes will be a hour each and are held in the Teaching Patch garden open to the public to come learn while visiting our garden. This class will be the 4th Thursday of each… Read more »

MG Meeting

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Senior Center Work Day

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The Senior Center Work Day scheduled for Saturday Jun. 4, 2016 has been moved to Tuesday, May 31, 2016. We will be transplanting plants from the greenhouse to the Senior Center grounds and need lots of help.  Hope to see you there from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm.

Common Butterflies

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As you are working out in your yard this spring, keep an eye out for these butterflies common to our area by Glenna Julian & Lois Worthington. Glenna and Lois will be presenting the following topics at the 2016 Wilderness Wildlife Week at the LeConte Convention Center in Pigeon Forge, TN this week. Thursday: 9 – 10 AM: Swallowtail & Fritillary Butterflies: Glenna… Read more »

Hot Peppers

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Habanero Peppers

By Roger Simpson (1947-2015) People who raise and eat hot peppers are a subculture of their own. Even within pepper heads, there are those who pride themselves on only eating the hottest peppers. This article will attempt to explain to ordinary folks the differences between varieties of these old and useful plants. As with most of our food plants, the… Read more »

Junior MG News

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From the JMG Kids and Teachers: Thank you to everyone that supported our booth at the Plant Sale. We netted over $500! That will go a long way to support JMG Camp and our other educational activities. We couldn’t run this program without your support! And to further support the club, we are selling our T-shirts for $12. Our new… Read more »

Senior Center Work Day

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Sevier County Senior Center 1220 W Main St, Sevierville, TN 37862