Next Meeting - March 13, 2018
When: March 13 at 6:00 pm for dinner, speaker at 7:00
Speaker: David Cook
Where: Senior Citizen's Building,
1020 Maury County Park Dr., Columbia TN
Topic: “Native Bee Pollinators: They Will Never Ask, But They Need Our Help”
David Cook is a University of Tennessee Extension Agent for Davidson County and is involved in educating homeowners and commercial clients about issues concerning horticulture and agriculture. He provides educational training on pesticide safety and training for pesticide applicators seeking commercial certification and licensing, and teaches training classes for Master Gardener programs in Davidson and surrounding counties. David conducts both commercial and consumer site visits throughout the county to diagnose and resolve issues with insects, plant diseases, and weeds.
An exhibition hall full of flowers, veggies, herbs, vines, bulbs and much more grown by the Master Gardeners. All at reasonable prices. Make your own flower arrangement for your mom, wife or special loved one - or we can make one for you starting at $2. There will be booths, garden related items and a children’s activity.
Come early for best selection, we always sell out.
When? Saturday, May 12, 2018 8:00 - 12:00
Where? The Baker Building at Maury County Park, Columbia, TN
How Can I Become a Master Gardener?
Volunteers must attend 40 hours of training offered by the UT Extension. Classes meet twice a week for 6 weeks. The sessions cover a wide variety of topics including wildlife, landscaping, flowers, trees, lawns, insects, plant diseases, and more. After completing the training the volunteer becomes an Intern for a year.
To become a “Certified Master Gardener,” an Intern must complete and document a minimum of 40 hours of volunteer gardening related service and 8 hours of continuing education.
2018 Master Gardener Classes
The 2018 Master Gardener classes are scheduled to start Thursday, July 12, 2018. The deadline for signing up for the 2018 classes is June 30th.
For more information and to sign up for the classes please contact Jarrod Reeson:
Maury County Extension Office
10 Public Square,
Columbia, TN 38401
Phone: (931) 375-5301
To learn more, check out the brochure
"How Do I Become A Master Gardener"