If you want to dig deeper into gardening, you are on fertile ground. Plow through our pages to find all the dirt on gardening in the MidSouth and activities of local Master Gardeners. We are compost of people from all parts of the country, both natives and transplants. Our knowledge stems from classes offered by the UT Extension in Shelby County. Rooted in a tradition of Tennessee volunteerism, we branch out, growing community projects and planting seeds of knowledge wherever we can cultivate an audience. Weed love for you to learn more about us so you can reap the rewards of good gardening. Leaf a message for the webmaster if you have any questions.





 MAMG                  SPEAKERS  BUREAU
 Need a speaker? As a community service, the Memphis Area Master Gardeners provides a diverse group of speakers, at no charge, to schools, clubs, and other interested organizations. All topics are horticulture related. 

A minimum of three weeks' advance notice is required. We will try to fulfill each request. Please include your name, phone number, and email address, group name, date, time and location of meeting and number of attendees.

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This week on The Family Plot: It's the Season Premiere this week for the Family Plot!  Host and UT Extension Agent Christ Cooper welcomes Extension Agent Walter Battle to discuss preparing the soil for spring planting. Battle shows how adding compost and sand prepares soil for planting your garden. Rose expert Jimmy Moser demonstrates Hybrid tea, Knockout and climbing rose pruning. He also talks about late winter fertilizing and insect control on roses.


Chris Cooper - UT Extension Agent, Shelby County


Walter Battle - UT Extension Director, Haywood County

Jimmy Moser - Master Rosarian

The Family Plot: Gardening in the Mid-South airs Thursday, March 5 at 7:30 p.m. on WKNO/Channel 10. It also airs Saturday, March 7 at 4:30 p.m. on WKNO2 (available over the air on Channel 10.2 and on Comcast Digital Cable Channel 910).

Production Funding for The Family Plot: Gardening in the Mid-South is provided by Good Winds Landscape and Garden Center & International Paper Foundation




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Memphis Area Master Gardener Demonstration Gardens

Plant A Row (PAR)


Foods produced by Memphis Area Master Gardeners: 

            PAR- Davies  - 31 lbs YTD 

  PAR Collierville Victory Garden -   158 lbs YTD

Given to:   Collierville Food Pantry, Fayette Cares,

Salvation Army Center of Hope,

 and the YWCA Women's Shelter

MAMG 2014 Poundage: 5027 pounds







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          Savoy Cabbage- PAR Davies

    Red Cabbage from PAR Davies

PAR Collierville Victory Garden
Girl Scouts picked and arranged zinnias
to be donated to Rehab Center

     Harvest headed for the Food Pantry 



    What does go on at the


    Extension Service?

    Check out this interview with

    Dr. Christopher Cooper

    and Debby Hall of WREC



UT/TSU Shelby County Extension Office
Agricenter International - Suite B, Box 21
7777 Walnut Grove Rd,
Memphis TN 38120.
Phone: 901-752-1207 Fax: 901-752-6240