104-5 The Zone’s Building Hope Tour presented by The Home Depot
On May 1st and 2nd, 2010 Middle Tennessee was hit with storms that brought an unprecedented amount of rain. The rain quickly caused the Cumberland River, the Harpeth River and various creeks to rise and come out of their banks, flooding many parts of Nashville and some of the surrounding cities.
The Tennessee Flood has caused millions of dollars worth of damage and affected many lives and displaced families across Middle and West Tennessee. «Read the rest of this article»
The 1st Annual Green Thumb Festival will be held on May 1st, 2010 from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm at The Restore parking lot (408 Madison Street). Start the growing season with a bang! It’s time for a day that is totally dedicated to lawn care and gardening. The Green Thumb Festival will host an entire spectrum of fun, vendors, education and food. If it has something to do with lawn care or gardening, they will have it there. Nursery Vendors; Tool Sharpening; Activities for the kids; and Informative presentations to help you in your lawn and gardening adventures.
Thanks to the Montgomery County Habitat Restore, who is donating their parking lot, we will be having the festival at a convenient, down town location with plenty of parking and open space. It is a come and go event with plenty to keep you busy.
Please consider joining them as one of the following participants. «Read the rest of this article»
The Tennessee Yards and Neighborhoods program is conducting a Home Landscape Workshop to help homeowners create attractive and healthy yards by working with Tennessee’s environment rather than against it.
The Home Landscape Workshop will be held in Clarksville, TN. on Saturday, April 10, 2010. The six-hour workshop will begin at 8:30 AM and will be held at the Montgomery County Civic Hall, 350 Pageant Lane (near public library). The class is limited to 25 participants. The cost is $35.00 per individual, $50.00 per couple. Fees cover program costs only. The deadline for registration is April 7th, 2010.
To register, contact the Montgomery County Extension Office at (931) 648-5725 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Tennessee State University, The University of Tennessee, USDA and County Governments Cooperating. The Agriculture Extension Service offers its programs to all persons regardless to race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Vegetables aren’t the only things that grow in the Garden of Hope in Clarksville, Tennessee. Hope grows there too. The mission of the program is to grow and distribute fresh produce to local food banks and help feed hungry people in our community. Giving gardens like the Garden of Hope provides local residents opportunities to make a difference and connect to the environment. Excess produce will be distributed to local food banks to feed the hungry in Clarksville and Montgomery County. Volunteers of all ages are needed work and learn together in the Hope Garden.
Garden of Hope volunteers will plant, care for and harvest produce that will be sold to raise funds for local food programs including F.U.E.L, Loaves and Fishes and other groups feeding the hungry. «Read the rest of this article»