published Saturday, February 19th, 2011

Garden Calendar


• Feb. 26: "How To Have a Beautiful Lawn," 10 a.m., Holcomb Garden Center, 2705 Battlefield Parkway, Fort Oglethorpe. 706-861-4769,


• Wednesday: Deadline for $20 registration for third annual Northeast Alabama Gardening Conference, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. CST March 5 at Asbury United Methodist Church, 4510-A Gault Ave. N, Fort Payne, Ala. ($25 after Wednesday). Session topics include roses, tomatoes, food preservation and recycling. Vendors will have items for sale. A silent auction will benefit the scholarship fund. Sponsored by DeKalb County Master Gardeners. Registration fee includes lunch. 256-845-3148 or 256-638-4000.

• Feb. 25-27: Tri-State Home Show, sponsored by Home Builders Association of Southern Tennessee, at Chattanooga Convention Center, 1 Carter Plaza. Hours: 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. 624-9992,


• Each Saturday: "Master Your Garden" radio show, featuring Master Gardeners Mike and Stephanie Payne, 8-10 a.m. on WPLZ-FM 95.3. On-air phone is 702-9111 or e-mail questions to

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If you have a garden event to publicize, send your information to Karen Hill at or call 423-757-6396. Deadline is the Monday before publication.

about Karen Nazor Hill...

Feature writer Karen Nazor Hill covers fashion, design, home and gardening, pets, entertainment, human interest features and more. She also is an occasional news reporter and the Town Talk columnist. She previously worked for the Catholic newspaper Tennessee Register and was a reporter at the Chattanooga Free Press from 1985 to 1999, when the newspaper merged with the Chattanooga Times. She won a Society of Professional Journalists Golden Press third-place award in feature writing for ...

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