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Tilling, Tools and Fertilizer

By |May 26th, 2022|Scott County|

It has been such a joy to watch these kidos work in the garden:               Newlyweds starting their home place off with 3 raised beds.  They are looking great!       The Justice Center garden has been planted and once again it looks amazing! We got to go

“Seeds, Plants and Hoes”

By |May 4th, 2022|Scott County|

April 21 was The “Organic Gardening” class. Instructors topics were: Techniques, Pros and Cons, Mulching and Composting/Composting Barrells. We had another full house, including some young ones. Participants have received plants, potato seed, corn, green beans and hoes! We hope everyone has their plants and seeds in the ground. With a blessing of abundance to

“Come Grow With US”

By |March 30th, 2022|Scott County|

Every year it seems like I say “This is going to be the best year ever!”  But I really believe it this year!  We have a large number of gardeners and young people have showed interest in the program this year.  We have about 63 family gardens and 7 community gardens.  We have had a

“New Beginnings”

By |March 9th, 2022|Scott County|

We are very excited to start this season.  We will be having Grow Appalachia classes in our facility! We have 31 TN participants and 28 KY participants as well as 7 Community gardens, totaling 66 Gardens! This growing season, we have some children who are home schooled join the program.  This will be an addition

Edible Landscaping

By |October 4th, 2021|Scott County|

Topics Discussed:  Fruit Production, Extending the Season and Dig/No-Dig Gardening.  Tracie Goodman and Teressa Honeycutt both gave wonderful presentations.                     Hand Outs:                       Ribbons From the Fair / Produce Grown at SCCC:    Only one more

“Fall Gardening”

By |September 9th, 2021|Scott County|

  August 19, 2021 Fall Gardening: What to Grow in a Fall Garden Extending the Season Low Tunnels Cover Crops Seed Saving – Open Pollinated/Heirloom                         Doug brought some beautiful flowers with fresh Rosemary to share.  Thank you so much Doug!! Seed Give Away: 

” July Fun”

By |July 30th, 2021|Scott County|

July’s Grow Appalachia meeting was held at the Scott County Farmer’s Market.   Teresa Honeycutt gave a wonderful presentation on “Healthy Cooking from the Garden”. She was joined by Leah Vanmeter who spoke to us on “Using Herbs”. The class topic:  “Healthy Cooking from the Garden”. Using Herbs Heart Healthy Habits Little Changes Add Up Recipes,

“Food Preservation”

By |July 7th, 2021|Scott County|

June 17, 2021 Grow Appalachia Class was held at the Scott County’s Farmers Market.  Amber Minor taught the class and the topic was Food Preservation. Preserving the Harvest Canning Freezing and Dehydrating Food Other Techniques At the class Amber had a Power Point Presentation and gave each participant a Power Point Outline. This was very

“Insects The Good, The Bad and The Crawly”

By |June 4th, 2021|Scott County|

Sean Tormoehlen/UT Scott County Extension Agent gave a wonderful presentation on insects.  “Insects The Good ,The Bad and The Crawly”.  This is the link to view the video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pxn9en0pp2g   Sean also talked about TN Smart yards  Keeping TN’s land and water healthy, one yard at a time. This is the link:  https://tynnativeplants.wordpress.com/. This link

Organic Gardening

By |May 4th, 2021|Scott County|

April 15,2021 Grow Appalachia met at the Scott County Farmer’s Market.  Doug Stephens, a dedicated GA volunteer and Master Gardener spoke of the following topics.  His class consisted of a Power Point presentation with class handouts. Organic Gardening: 1.     Why? 2.     Techniques 3.     Pros and Cons 4.     Mulching This is the

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