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Fourth Annual Master Your Garden Expo
Sat., April 9, 10:00 am-Sun., April 10, 5:00 pm| $5
Presented by the Master Gardeners of Hamilton County in conjunction with the University of Tennessee Extension, the expo focuses on gardening and the outdoors and brings together an array of exhibits, demonstrations, educational activities and vendors of interest to experienced gardeners, gardening enthusiasts, browsers and children. The expo features workshops on such topics as raised-bed gardening, composting and mulching techniques, a question and answer table where Master Gardeners answer a wide range of gardening questions and a variety of educational training seminars led by noted experts. A special area for children ages 2-12 offers stories and garden-related hands-on activities and crafts. Numerous vendors provide a variety of plants including orchids, bromeliads and bonsai trees as well as plant care tools and equipment. Yard art offerings include handcrafted birdhouses, birdbaths, benches, iron works and pottery, among other garden-related items. Door prizes, donated by area garden-related businesses, are given away throughout the two-day expo. Hours: Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Open to the public. Admission: $5 for both days (cash or check). Children under 12 admitted free. Free parking. For updated information, visit www.mghc.org.