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Southern Appalachian Plant Society (SAPS) invites you to join us in learning more about plants. Formed in 1995 as an outgrowth of the UT Master Gardener program, SAPS is a regional horticultural organization, dedicated to the understanding of plants and gardening through programs, projects, and member interaction. Our membership consists of over 270 avid gardeners residing in 27 NE Tennessee and SW Virginia communities. We meet monthly to continually increase our horticulture knowledge and share experiences.
- SAPS’ Newsletter, The Wheelbarrow, published 12 times a year, is your resource for news on upcoming meetings and trips, a calendar of area garden related events, and educational articles on horticultural topics.
- Monthly programs – gardening talks, workshops, garden tours, trips, etc.
- Trips – Members receive advance notice of our exciting horticultural trips and priority registration. 2005: English Garden Tour; 2006: Delta Queen “Gardens of the South” Cruise
- Annual Fall Plant and Seed Swap and Silent Auction
- Discounts at participating nurseries
- Herb Saplings – SAPS’ Focus Group meets monthly to study herbs.
- Workshops – Members receive discounts on workshops.
- Socializing with fellow gardening enthusiasts
Annual fee is $20.00 for new members. Due to the cancellation of many of this year’s programs due to the pandemic, the 2021 fee for continuing members will be $10.00.
275 Grandview Court
Kingsport, TN 37664