2018 Garden Basics Class
The 2018 Garden Basic Course will begin on Thursday evening, February 1st in the Community Center at the Lane Agri-Park in Murfreesboro, TN. This five week series will be held each Thursday evening from 6 to 9 pm through March 1st. In case of a snow cause cancellation the make up class will be held on March 8th. Registration will open in December 2017.
The Garden Basics course is designed to help beginning and newer gardeners, or those new to gardening in Middle Tennessee. The course is also popular with experienced gardeners looking to pick up some tips and expand their knowledge. The course will consist of two topics per evening presented by certified Master Gardeners from the Rutherford County Master Gardeners Association. Topic will include soil and basic botany, various types of gardening including landscaping, composting, disease identification and management and other topics of interest to Middle Tennessee gardeners. Light snacks and drinks will be provided each evening between topics.
The 2018 course agenda is not yet finialized but will be similar to the 2017 agenda shown below.
MASTER GARDENERS OF RUTHERFORD COUNTY
GARDEN BASICS 2017
Site and Soil,
Starting a Garden,
Gardening for Everyone,
Compost & Composting,
Organic & Sustainable Gardening,
Gardening with Flowers and Ornamentals
Pest & Disease Management