Southern Appalachian Plant Society (SAPS)

APRIL MEETING

UT Vegetable Trials and Garden Updates

Dr. Natalie Bumgarner

UT Residential and Consumer Horticulture Extension Specialist and Tennessee Master Gardener Coordinator

Thursday, April 20 at 7:00 pm

Kingsport Renaissance Center, 1200 E. Center Street

Learn about the latest recommendations from UT researchers for varieties that work best in Tennessee gardens and practices to help you have a productive home vegetable garden.

Dr. Bumgarner, a West Virginia native with a background in agriculture, received a BS in horticulture from West Virginia University with experience in ornamental greenhouse production. Her MS, also from WVU, focused on small scale organic vegetable production practices. She completed a Ph.D. in Horticulture and Crop Science from Ohio State University with research on environment impacts on yield and crop composition in leafy vegetables. Prior to joining the UT Department of Plant Sciences, Natalie carried out postdoctoral work at Ohio State and was the Horticulturist and Research Director for CropKing, Inc. in Lodi, OH.

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