Dear Friends -
Just a reminder that the Warriors' Path State Park 17th annual Winter Garden Seminar is less than two weeks away!
Saturday, January 14, beginning at , you can enjoy a great seminar on using native plants in the yard and garden. Guest speaker Christy Shivell will focus in on some of the lesser-known species that can add a lot to your home landscape. She will give plenty of great advice for planning a natural landscape, attractive to wildlife and attractive for "us humans" as well.
This is a free event, but you must pre-register, to insure there are enough handouts and materials for all.
Please contact me if you need additional information, or wish to pre-register. Thanks for sharing this information with others.
17th Annual Chipping of the Green
Swimming Pool Area of
Free mulch ... Breakfast and Lunch at nominal cost . . . Free seedlings while supplies last.
For more information, contact Keep Kingsport Beautiful at 423-392-8814
Chairman, Chipping of the Green
Free mulch will be available. Residents may either bring their own bags or purchase bags for 25 cents. Pre-bagged mulch will be available for 75 cents. After , pick-up loads of mulch will be available to the public. Residents do not need to bring a tree in order to receive mulch. Seedlings will be available while supplies last.
Members of the Siberian Husky Rescue will be on site with their dogs for a demonstration and adoption.
Breakfast and lunch will be available at a nominal cost. "Chippin' Chef" Chris will prepare his famous chili-good for hotdogs or just eating on its own. Doughnuts, cookies, coffee, hot chocolate and soft drinks will also be available.
Chipping of the Green is a "close-the-loop" recycling program in that trees used for decorative purposes are then chipped into mulch and returned to the earth by using the mulch in landscaping beds for both public and private lands. Along with the mulch for local landscape needs, Chipping of the Green also provides trees to the Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency to place in area lakes for habitat and fish hatcheries.
Aside from Weyerhaeuser, additional community partners for Chipping of the Green include: city of
For more information on Chipping of the Green, please call Keep Kingsport Beautiful at 423-392-8814.
Keep Kingsport Beautiful is a partnership program of the city of