February Program


Growing Grapes in Tennessee Home Gardens


Dr. David Lockwood, 
UT Extension Specialist specializing in tree fruits, nuts and wine, will speak on “Growing Grapes in Tennessee Home Gardens” on ThursdayFebruary 18, at 7 p.m. at Rocky Mount State Historic Site, 200 Hyder Hill Rd, Piney Flats, TennesseeWhether you want to grow grapes for direct consumption or for wine making Dr. Lockwood will provide guidance on recommended varieties for east Tennessee gardens and how best to plant and care for them.  Dr. Lockwood has traveled and lectured extensively throughout the United States as well as in many foreign countries, including France, Italy, and Spain, and is recognized as a grape specialist and wine connoisseur. Bring your questions and learn from an expert how to make a home vineyard a reality.


Dr. Lockwood received his Ph.D. from the University of Georgia and joined the faculty of the University of Tennessee Plant and Soil Sciences in 1973. He currently holds faculty appointments at the University of Georgia as well as at UT. 

Growing Amaryllis by Hugh Conlon

Photographs from SAPS trip to Washington DC
Winners of 2015 Tomato Fest!

Photographs from 2015 Tomato Fest

Chosen by American Hosta Growers, the Winners are…   Submitted by Hugh Conlon

SAPS programs for 2015