Williamson County Master Gardener Program

Williamson County Master Gardener Program

The Williamson County Extension office conducts Master Gardener training on an annual basis beginning in January and ending in April.

The Williamson County Extension office conducts Master Gardener training on an annual basis  beginning in January and ending in April. The 2016 class begins January 26th and ends April 19th.  Classes are each Tuesday morning from 10 am until 1 pm in even years and Tuesday evenings from 6 pm until 9 pm in odd years. Call Amy Dismukes at 615-790-5721 ext. 13 or via email adismuke@utk.edu for more information.  You may also download the TEMG Application PDF below and follow the instructions to enroll. 


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Classes will be held at the Williamson County AG Expo Park at 4215 Long Lane in Franklin

Detailed Class Schedule is available on the link below:
https://extension.tennessee.edu/Williamson/Horticulture/Consumer%20Horticulture/2016%20MG%20class%20schedule%20revised_SRHUDY_1.pdf

There will be  “three-hour” sessions offered on a variety of horticultural topics for the homeowner, landscape professionals or horticultural enthusiast. Classes covered include but, are not limited to:

  • Soils and Fertility
  • Insect and Disease Control
  • In the Home Landscape
  • Gardening with Native Plants
  • Basic Botany
  • Fruit Trees and Small Fruit
  • Vegetable Gardening
  • Gardening with Herbs
  • Lawn and Turf Management
  • Herbaceous Ornamentals
  • Urban Tree Management
  • Woody Ornamentals
  • Weed Control in the Landscape
  • Garden Design

We also offer a couple of optional out of class educational activities.

Becoming a Williamson County Master Gardener requires the completion of at least 40 hours of training, followed by volunteer work with the University of Tennessee Extension Service and the Williamson County Master Gardener’s Association for an equal amount of time.

Enrollment will be limited to approximately one hundred participants.

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