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April 13, 2024

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Garden Talk Series Returns to Williamson Co. Library

Great news for local gardeners and plant lovers of all ages!

The award-winning Williamson County Master Gardeners’ Garden Talk series returns to the Williamson County Public Library in February. This year their Speakers Bureau, along with Williamson County Horticulture Extension Agent Taylor Reeder, will present eight monthly programs covering everything from box gardening to savory herbs, shade plants, soil health and beneficial insects.

The first program, “Small Shrubs for Multi-Season Interest,” will be held on February 13.

About Garden Talk

The Garden Talk series, which has been presented at the Library by the Williamson County Master Gardeners Association (WCMGA) since 2016, offers research-based horticultural education while promoting environmental stewardship. WCMGA operates as part of the UT/TSU Williamson County Extension Office and umbrella of the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture. The programs, designed for seasoned gardeners and beginners alike, combine informative presentations with hands-on demonstrations.

All programs are on Mondays from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. The first two programs are virtual via Zoom. The remaining 6 programs are in-person in the Library’s Meeting Room on the first floor, with an option to join virtually. All programs are free to anyone who would like to attend. For more information or to register, call the Reference Department at 615-595-1243 or go to the Library’s website at

The Williamson County Public Library System’s Main Library is located in downtown Franklin at 1314 Columbia Avenue. Branches are located in Fairview, Bethesda, College Grove, Nolensville, and Leiper’s Fork.

For more information about library programs or services, call 615-595-1243 or visit Sign up to receive library events and announcements via email by visiting


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Michael Aldrich

Michael Aldrich is Nashville Parent's Managing Editor and a Middle Tennessee arts writer. He and his wife, Alison, are the proud parents of 4-year-old Ezra and baby Norah.