top of page

Classes in the Garden

Here's all the information that you need about the 2024 Classes in the Garden sponsored by the Cumberland County Master Gardeners.  There are 22 classes plus 5 events listed.  

REGISTRATION:  Online registration links are shown in each class description below.  For future classes, you can also check the UT Gardens website:

or call 931-484-0034 

If fewer than five people register by one week prior, the class will be canceled.

FEES: Some classes require a small fee to cover the cost of your supplies. Unless
otherwise stated, payment is due on the day of class. (cash or check) Note: For “Tea in
the Gardens”, registration must be pre-paid. Make checks payable and mail to CCMGI,
PO Box 483, Crossville, TN 38557-0483.

April Classes

Monday, April 15 9–11 am

Grow Native, Go Wild Bill Morgan, Obed Watershed Community Association & Master Gardener  From aesthetic beauty, low-maintenance, biodiversity, pollinator support and erosion control, learn why you should add native plants to your gardening and landscaping plans. Bill Morgan shares photos and deep knowledge of the many advantages of native plants.

Registration Link:


Saturday, April 20 9–11 am

Now THAT’S a TOMATO! Fred Mullen, Master Gardener Get juicy suggestions for the best varieties--heirloom or hybrid. From seeds or seedlings, learn how to grow the best. Mulch, pinch, water and fertilize on time. Solve those tomato woes! 

Registration Link:

Saturday, May 4 9 am–3 pm (No Registration Required)

Held in the PDG Outdoor Pavilion

Spring Plant Sale – By Popular Demand! Purchase plant varieties of annuals, herbs, perennials, vegetables, and shrubs at great prices. Discover new varieties and award winners to increase your Plateau garden’s success. Pre-order! Don’t miss out on the plants you want. Proceeds benefit the Plateau Discovery Garden.

Saturday, May 11 9 am–noon

Straw Bale Gardening and Composting Vicki May, Master Gardener Straw bales make a great growing medium when properly prepared. Create an instant raised bed to grow herbs, vegetables, and ornamental plants. You'll have control over where you grow your garden–sun, shade, hillside, or on top of hard surfaces. Also, learn the basics of composting to repurpose plant/organic materials to create awesome soil.

Registration Link:

Friday, May 17 9:30–11 am

Plateau Discovery Garden Tour – Magnificent May Shalena Durkot, Garden Coordinator. Limit 20. Join us for a guided tour of the spring-blooming Gardens. Learn about the history of its creation, how it has evolved, and, of course, all about the beautiful plants within it.

Registration Link:



bottom of page