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Flower and Garden Show – 2016

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In a word—excellent! Even the weather was perfect! Most important was the feeling of cooperation on Friday and Saturday. Here are my bouquets: to Jeannine and Paul Schmierbach and Regina Pollard who spent weeks collecting raffle prizes; Kathy Manis, Kay Luce, and Carl Parsons for selling raffle tickets; George Denton and his team for staffing the Ask-A Master-Gardener table; Donna… Read more »

Sevier County Master Gardener’s Flower & Garden Show and Sale

You can knock out a lot of those needed volunteer hours for the Flower & Garden Show and Sale. Ways to Help (Earn Service Hours) at the Sale: Set up on Friday, April 22 starting at 10:00am and will be most of the day. Come volunteer whatever time you have available. Ticket Sales (very easy work sitting at the table)… Read more »

Know Your Invasive Plants – English Ivy

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Mature English Ivy leavies

Know your Invasive Plants-English Ivy By Roger Simpson As time goes by our understanding grows larger of what is an invasive plant. And along with this, our list of what plants are invasive grows also. This is the case with English Ivy. Until recently it was one of the most common ground covers. It was considered valuable for covering walls,… Read more »