Classes in the Garden

In-person classes start March 12th.  See the schedule and class descriptions below.  All classes will be held at the UT Gardens - Crossville except as noted in the class description

To register for a class please use the registration link


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       Jennifer Burns    


Invasive Plants on the Plateau

Monday, August 8 9:00 – 11:00

This presentation will introduce you to invasive plants and discuss why they should not be included in landscapes. Many plants have been and continue to be introduced onto the Plateau from other parts of the world, some of which are very invasive and spread rapidly. Learn about the negative effects this can have on your landscape as well as the environment. Taught by Bill Morgan of the Obed Watershed Community Association, and Master Gardener. This class will be held at the Country Store in the Community Complex.


Cool Season Turf: Planting and Maintenance

Saturday, August 13 9:00 – 11:00

Join Gregg Upchurch, Cumberland County Extension Agent, for a discussion on selection, planting and maintenance of your lawn.


Butterflies and Caterpillars of the Tennessee Garden Saturday, August 27 9:00 – 11:00

Learn about butterflies and caterpillars commonly found in Tennessee. Tips on how to ensure these creatures thrive will also be shared. Take a stroll out to the Butterfly Garden to look for caterpillars and butterflies. Taught by Ernie Wood, Master Gardener. 

“Thursday Morning Timely Topics”. 

For several weeks in 2021, Gregg Upchurch hosted a Zoom session where he addressed current horticultural / landscape topics to assist homeowners with their landscape, lawns, gardens and orchards. 

Most of those Zoom sessions were recorded and can now be viewed on YouTube.  Click on the button below to go to that YouTube channel.