Nashville Zoo and the Davidson County Master Gardeners are hosting gardening classes on Saturdays this October. The informal sessions cover a variety of topics, including seed saving, monarch butterflies, preparing for spring, and canning.
Fall gardening classes are free with Zoo admission and take place at 11 a.m. at the Grassmere Historic Farm gardens located behind the home. Master Gardeners leading the session will answer guests’ questions and provide handouts, soil sample kits, and other helpful items.
- October 1: Seed to Seed: An Introduction to Seed Saving
- October 8: Saving the Monarchs
- October 15: Yes, You Can Can: Canning and Preserving
- October 22: Fall Preparations for Spring Planting
The award-winning Davidson County Master Gardeners are responsible for the complete restoration of the Grassmere Historic Home’s gardens. For the last 18 years, the Master Gardeners have provided the manpower, resources and expertise to keep the areas around the historic home both beautiful and bountiful.