January events for novice gardeners

January events for novice gardeners

December 28th, 2013 by Staff Report in Life Entertainment

The Master Gardeners of Hamilton County announce upcoming January events to help novice gardeners.

• Jan. 4: Chattanooga Regional Hosta Society, East Ridge Community Center, 1517 Tombras Ave., 1 p.m., free, 423-344-5876.

• Jan. 6, 13, 20 and 27: Master Gardener hot line, 10 a.m. to noon, free. 423-855-6113.

• Jan. 7: An Evening of Learning and Garden Fun with Troy Marden, Chattanooga State Community College, Humanities Building auditorium, 4501 Amnicola Highway, 7 p.m., $5. Host of Nashville Public Television's "Volunteer Gardener" speaks on developing his personal garden over five years from a cold, windy ridge to a beautiful spot filled with rare plants from around the world. 423-855-6113.

• Jan. 11: Tennessee Valley Bonsai Society, Agriculture Center, 6183 Adamson Circle, 2-4 p.m., free. 423-847-1342.

• Jan. 13: Tennessee Valley Wild Ones, 63 E. Main St., 6-8 p.m., open to anyone interested in landscaping with native plants, free. chattanooganatives.blogspot.com

• Jan. 14: Chattanooga Herbies, Agriculture Center, 6183 Adamson Circle, 6:30-8 p.m., open to anyone interested in growing herbs, each meeting has speaker on a different herb and food containing that herb to sample. 423-843-5093.