Maury County Master Gardeners
2024 Calendar

Date & Time

Event

Location

January

January2
6:00 PM
Monthly Master Gardener Meeting

Kevin Krause of Liberty Trace Farm will give a presentation on “Living Soil: The Foundation to Your Homestead”
Maury County Senior Citizens Center
1020 Maury County Park Dr, Columbia
January 27
8:00 AM Setup
9:00 AM till 1:00 PM Seed  Swap
NEW DATE due to weather and road conditions
2024 Winter Seed Swap
Middle Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center, Spring Hill - Conference Room
January 30
6:00 PM
Master Gardener Training Program
First Class

Classes every Tuesday through April 30
Graduation May 6
MG Class Schedule
Ridley Four H Center,
850 Lion Parkway, Columbia
February

February 6
6:00 PM
Monthly Master Gardener Meeting

Cliff Davis of Pig & Leaf farm will give a presentation on Permaculture Tips for the Home Gardener
Maury County Senior Citizens Center
1020 Maury County Park Dr, Columbia
March

March 5
6:00 PM
Monthly Master Gardener Meeting

JT Ward of Forest Spore will give a presentation on Mushrooms.
Maury County Senior Citizens Center
1020 Maury County Park Dr, Columbia
March 9
9:00 AM
Service Project

Polk Home - Back Garden Overhaul
Plant shrubs in the back garden
Polk Home and Museum
301 W. 7th Street
Columbia, TN 38401
March 12, 13, 14 Tennessee Environmental Council Tree Day
Pick and Sort trees for customer pickup
773 Mount Olivet Rd, Columbia, TN
March 15
10 AM - 4 PM
March 16
9 AM - Noon
Tennessee Environmental Council Tree Day
Pickup Site Hosted by Maury County Master Gardeners
Pick up Reserved Trees
Reserve trees by February 26
773 Mount Olivet Rd, Columbia, TN
April

April 9
6:00 PM
Monthly Master Gardener Meeting

The MG Class students will join us for a Microgreen Workshop led by Sean Helleren of Muletown Microgreens.  Purchase a microgreen kit before the meeting.
Ridley 4-H Center
850 Lion Parkway
Columbia, TN
April 20
9 AM - noon
Service Project

Senior Center Spring Garden Bed Refresh
Maury County Senior Citizens Center
1020 Maury County Park Dr, Columbia
April 27
10:00 AM
Field Trip

First visit Crowder Fields an ornamental grasses nursery featured on Volunteer Gardener.

Then tour Bob Martin's remarkable garden.  MCMG member recommended.
Crowder Fields
2186 Mooresville Highway, Lewisburg, TN

Bob Martin's Garden
1340 West Commerce St, Lewisburg, TN
May

May 3 & 4
9 AM to 1 PM
Field Trip

UT Jackson Spring Plant Sale
Arrange your own carpools for the date and time you want.
West Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center
605 Airways Blvd.
Jackson, TN
May 4
9:00 AM - noon
Service Project

Polk Home Community Garden Planting
Polk Home and Museum
301 W. 7th Street
Columbia, TN 38401
May 6
6:00 PM
TEMG Trainee Graduation, Intern Induction, and Recognition of Milestone Master Gardeners

Members and invited guests only
Ridley Four H Center,
850 Lion Parkway, Columbia

May 10
Noon till 7 PM
Set up for Maury County
Master Gardener  Annual Plant Sale
Packaging Seeds after setup
Maury County Park Baker Building
May 11
8:00 AM - noon
Maury County Master Gardener Annual Plant Sale
MCMG arrive by 7AM
Maury County Park Baker Building
May 7, 14, 21 & 28
Noon
Horticulture Webinars
Spring webinar on home food crops
Link provided later
June

June 7
9:00 AM
Office Hours Q and A Webinar Link provided later
June 8
Time TBD
Members Garden Tour

Members and invited guests only
Polk Home and Museum
301 W. 7th Street
Columbia, TN 38401
June 11 Fruits of the Backyard Field Day Middle Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center, Spring Hill
July

TBD Master Gardener Meet and Greet
TBD
July 12
9:00 AM
Office Hours Q and A Webinar Link provided later
August

August 2
9:00 AM
Office Hours Q and A Webinar Link provided later
August 6
6:00 PM
Monthly Master Gardener Meeting

Jennifer Albanese, co-owner of Pig & Leaf in Summertown, will present Garden to Vase - a look at the growing popularity of cut flower farms, and what to look for when choosing plants for a cutting garden. Jennifer's favorite flowers to grow and tips on how to grow and arrange them.
Maury County Senior Citizens Center
1020 Maury County Park Dr, Columbia
TBD Maury County Fair Maury County Park
August 27 Fall Gardener’s Festival in Crossville Crossville, TN
September

September 3
6:00 PM
Monthly Master Gardeners Meeting
Maury County Senior Citizens Center
1020 Maury County Park Dr, Columbia
September 6
9:00 AM
Office Hours Q and A Webinar Link provided later
October

October 1
6:00 PM
Monthly Master Gardeners Meeting
Maury County Senior Citizens Center
1020 Maury County Park Dr, Columbia
October 9 - 11 2024 TN Master Gardener State Conference TBD
November

November 5
6:00 PM
Monthly Master Gardener Meeting
Maury County Senior Citizens Center
1020 Maury County Park Dr, Columbia
December

TBD Master Gardener Christmas Party

Members and invited guests only
TBD