Thursday, July 11, 2019 05:57 PM

MASTER GARDENERS PRESENT FREE CLASS ABOUT CAMELLIAS JULY 20

The Master Gardeners of Hamilton County, in association with the University ofTennessee Extension, continue their 2019 series of free monthly gardening classes open to thepublic. The topic will be All AboutCamellias, presented by Master Gardener Lee Anderson on Saturday, July 20, from 10 a.m.-12 p.m

MGHC classes take place in the ground floor meeting room at the UT Extension, Agricultural Service Center, 6183 AdamsonCir., off Bonny Oaks Drive. For additional information and to register for the class,visit http://mghc.org/education-committee-classes/[1].

Mr. Anderson said, "Queen of the winter garden, Camellias are versatile evergreenshrubs or small trees valued for their exquisite flowers, lustrous foliage and attractive compactform. Blooming from fall to spring, when the rest of the garden is dormant, one or twoCamellias around your home will provide splashes of color from October through May.Camellias can be grown as a single spectacular specimen, planted in rows to form a loosehedge, or trained to cover fences and low walls. After years of growing these beautiful plants inmy own garden, I am happy to share what I have learned about selecting the right variety forour area and techniques for growing them successfully so others can enhance their homelandscapes ...

News source: The Chattanoogan.com

See also: Randy Durham