Gardening University

Bartlett City Beautiful presents - Bartlett Gardening University

  • This series of presentations are designed to provide information and inspiration for home gardeners whether they are experienced or beginners.
  • The series is open to the public without charge.
  • All presentations will be provided by Master Gardeners
  • These programs will be begin at 2:30 p.m. in the meeting room at the Bartlett Public Library located at 5884 Stage Rd. 

2018 Bartlett Gardening University

  •          1/06 Master Gardener David Fuchs “Creating a Landscape Plan” A “how to” for drawing a master landscape plan. Plus a very basic introduction to design using repetition and rhythm, simplicity, unity, scale and balance.


  •          1/13 Master Gardener Linda Lanier   “What Hydrangea Where”  Also called “Hydrangeas for Sun and Shade” Presentation discusses which hydrangea species does best in what type of location, how to prune it and the varieties available. Talk includes many photos of hydrangeas in speaker’s garden and from garden tours.


  •          1/20 Master Gardener Jim Volgas “Soil and Composting” Covers the questions; what is healthy soil, how do we obtain it and how does composting relate to soil building.


  •          1/27 Master Gardener Jean Ward-Jones “Nine Rules for a Mixed and Blended Garden”  Check these nine rules for a mixed and blended garden and compare them against your garden to get some great ideas for improving the overall look, dressing up a particular area, using your own unique creative style and pulling it all together.


  •          2/3 Master Gardener Bill Cummings “Introduction to Pruning” Reduce your fear of pruning by learning why, when and how proper pruning will keep your plants attractive and vigorous adding years to their usefulness.


  •          2/10 Master Gardener John Peterson “ABCs of Herb Gardening” Are you planting herbs in your garden? or planning an herb garden? Some thoughts about growing herbs, and some ways to use and preserve your harvest.

For more information contact Tom Rieman, Bartlett City Beautiful (901) 386-7539 or email