Summer Celebration Lawn & Garden Show
July 10, 2014
The annual Summer Celebration Lawn & Garden Show, a one-day adventure for gardening enthusiasts, devoted naturalists, and anyone who enjoys the outdoors, will take place at the UT Gardens Jackson, located at the West Tennessee AgResearch & Education Center on Thursday, July 10.
Summer Celebration tradtionally features more than a dozen lawn and garden presentations delivered by horticulture experts from across the region. Each year we have a different theme, and we'll keep you posted on our plans for 2014!
The garden lectures officially begin at 10 a.m. and repeat throughout the day, but we suggest you arrive a little early. Beginning at 9 a.m. you can shop an amazing selection of trees, shrubs and perennials at the Master Gardeners' Plant Sale. You can also use this time to reserve a spot at the UT Kitchen Divas' cooking demonstration. These spots fill up quickly, so stop by Room 162 for a reservation ticket at no extra charge.
If you have a gardening grievance, take it to the experts manning the Plant and Insect Diagnostic Center. They can identify weeds, disease and insect damage. Additionally, they're offering free testing of soil pH levels, so bring a cup of soil from your landscape.
When you're ready for a break, take a ride on the relaxing AgResearch wagon tour. You'll get to see areas of the farm not generally open to the public, as UT scientists fill you in on their cutting edge research that's contributing to the success of Tennessee farmers. You can also visit the 4-H All-Stars food tent for a hamburger right off the grill with all the fixings. And don't forget to visit the vendor tent to check out garden tools and unique garden art.
Admission is $5 for adults and free for children 17 and under.
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Spicy Salsa & Relish - Homemade! (Recipes from the Family and Consumer Science Dept...all were made at Summer Celebration 2008)