Union County Master Gardeners prepare for fourth annual Home and Garden Show

By Ginna Parsons/NEMS Daily Journal

Join the Union County Master Gardeners as they once again celebrate the coming of spring March 30-31 at the fourth annual New Albany Home and Garden Show.
The event will be from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, March 30, and from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 31, at the Union County Fairgrounds in New Albany. The event will offer seminars from do-it-yourself landscaping, garden photography and flower gardening to vegetable gardening and healthy cooking tips.
Speakers for the event include Patty Roper, editorial director for Mississippi Magazine and author of several entertainment cookbooks for the busy hostess; horticulturist Lelia Kelly; MPB radio’s “The Gestalt Gardener” Felder Rushing; Linda Lanier, “The Hydrangea Lady”; landscape designer Rick Griffin; Old South Images photographer Lowry Wilson; the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal’s “Earth Lady” and author Margaret Gratz; and other horticulturists and Master Gardeners.
There will be door prizes, demonstrations, lectures, garden displays, information booths and vendors selling plants, tools, garden art and food.
There is no admission to the two-day show, but tickets for Patty Roper’s noon presentation and luncheon on Saturday are $15 and seating is limited to 160 people. Call Tim Burress at 316-0088 to reserve your tickets.
More information can be found at www.newalbanygardening.com.