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Urban Gardening Festival

May 18, 2019 @ 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Free

Talk to experts from over 100 exhibitors including experts in chickens, beekeeping, and composting and shop local artisans handmade products, like pottery, woven baskets, planters & pots, and more. Tasty eats, beverages, and ice cream will be available for purchase from local food trucks.

GARDEN ANSWERS AT THE MASTER GARDENER BOOTH
Have your plant problems diagnosed by a professional. Gardening questions of any nature will be answered at the “Ask a Master Gardener” booth. Master Gardeners of Davidson County, who are trained by UT Extension Agents, will present how-to demonstrations on container gardening, growing herbs, flower gardening, and more.

PROGRAM TENT
See some of the latest trends in backyard gardening and hear presentations from an impressive lineup of speakers from across the state. Seven free interactive presentations, given by UT Extension Agents, Master Gardeners and local experts, will be offered in the Program Tent. Topics range from soil fertility to small scale greenhouses, to attracting backyard birds and pollinators, to controlling moles and voles.

CHEF TENT
The Chef Tent is the place to learn how to make an energy drink from local honey, how to make herb-infused butters and pesto with ingredients right from the garden, or watch a cooking demo from a local pro using locally grown produce.

CRAFT TENT
Find an assortment of handmade crafts for sale including mini-gardens in unique containers, cork wreathes and serving trays, and so much more.

CHILDREN
For junior gardeners, there’s plenty to do at the Children’s Tent including make-and-take marigolds, face painting, and decorating garden rocks.Talk to experts from over 50 exhibitors including experts in chickens, beekeeping, and composting and shop local artisans handmade products, like pottery, woven baskets, planters & pots, and more. Tasty eats, beverages, and ice cream will be available for purchase from local food trucks.

GARDEN ANSWERS AT THE MASTER GARDENER BOOTH
Have your plant problems diagnosed by a professional. Gardening questions of any nature will be answered at the “Ask a Master Gardener” booth. Master Gardeners of Davidson County, who are trained by UT Extension Agents, will present how-to demonstrations on container gardening, growing herbs, flower gardening, and more.

PROGRAM TENT
See some of the latest trends in backyard gardening and hear presentations from an impressive lineup of speakers from across the state. Seven free interactive presentations, given by UT Extension Agents, Master Gardeners and local experts, will be offered in the Program Tent. Topics range from soil fertility to small scale greenhouses, to attracting backyard birds and pollinators, to controlling moles and voles.

CHEF TENT
The Chef Tent is the place to learn how to make an energy drink from local honey, how to make herb-infused butters and pesto with ingredients right from the garden, or watch a cooking demo from a local pro using locally grown produce.

CRAFT TENT
Find an assortment of handmade crafts for sale including mini-gardens in unique containers, cork wreathes and serving trays, and so much more.

CHILDREN
For junior gardeners, there’s plenty to do at the Children’s Tent including make-and-take marigolds, face painting, and decorating garden rocks.

Details

Date:
May 18, 2019
Time:
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Cost:
Free
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Website:
http://www.mgofdc.org/ugf

Organizer

Master Gardeners of Davidson County
Email:
leejennifer45@hotmail.com
Website:
http://www.mgofdc.org/ugf

Venue

ellington agriculture center
440 Hogan Rd
Nashville,TN37211United States
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Website:
www.greenelephantarts.com