Gardening workshops scheduled.
Keep Sevier Beautiful Gardening Workshops are scheduled for each Thursday in March, 2020. The workshops are free to everyone and begin each week at 11:00 a.m.
The series begins March 5, 2020 at the King Family Library in Sevierville. Tennessee Extension Master Gardener Dixie Seaton will conduct the first session on growing anywhere with raised bed gardening. Raised beds have become increasingly popular in recent years and this is a great way discover all you need to know about them.
Keep Sevier Beautiful is a fantastic organization in the HeySmokies region!
Thursday March 12, 2020 Master Gardeners Glenna Julian and Ruth Young will be sharing their knowledge on growing and using culinary herbs. This installment will be held at the Pigeon Forge Public Library and is sure to be delicious!
The third workshop will be Thursday March 19, 2020. Tennessee Master Gardner and writer Carl Parsons teaches the art of “Lasagna Gardening.” This is sure to be a tasty endeavor. Join Carl at the King Family Library in Sevierville.
The final workshop will be March 26, 2020 at the Pigeon Forge Library. This workshop will cover “Sustainable Landscape Choices.” Supervisory Forester with Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Kristine Johnson, will be on hand to enlighten everyone on landscaping with the future in mind.
Keep Sevier Beautiful is a multi-award winning non-profit that brings people together to protect the beauty of our County and in turn stimulating economic growth, building vibrant communities and protecting the gateway to the Smoky Mountains.
It is the goal of KSB to enhance and protect the beauty of Sevier County and improve the quality of life of area residents through community based projects. Through volunteers, KSB engages the community in projects like County wide litter pick ups, recycling collection events, tree plantings, community gardens, household hazardous waste collection, anti-litter and recycling education, playground enhancement and beautification projects.
The KSB concept is simple. Teach people how to care for their environment and they will. Reach kids at a young age and instill good habits that will continue throughout their lifetime. KSB believes in changing behaviors to change the environment. As an affiliate of Keep America Beautiful & Keep TN Beautiful, KSB focuses on three areas: litter prevention, waste reduction/recycling and greening through education and engaging our community.
King Family Library
408 High Street, Sevierville
Pigeon Forge Library
2449 Library Drive, Pigeon Forge