Find Unique Plants, Learn from Garden Experts at Garden Festival

‘Looking for a Mother’s Day gift?  Unique, beautiful plants for your garden? Or a  relaxing Sunday event in Franklin, TN?

The Williamson County Master Gardener’s Asssociation and Franklin Farmers Market are hosting the 2017 Garden Festival on May 7th from 10 am until 4 pm at The Factory at Franklin.  Admission is free!

A large variety of vendors and food trucks will be participating in the 2017 Garden Festival in addition to educational garden expert speakers on the hour and the renowned WCMGA Plant Sale and Garden Shed.

Admission for the Festival is free. The Garden Festival is being held to support the WCMGA’s mission of providing and encouraging educational leadership for better horticulture practices and environmental stewardship in the community and providing an opportunity for everyone to enjoy and purchase plants and gardening related items to support the future WCMGA demonstration garden in Williamson County.

Speakers will be providing information on the hour between noon and 3.

Speakers for the 2017 Garden Festival include:

  • Amy Dismukes- Williamson County UT/TSU Extension Agent “Tomatoes: Disorder or Disease”
  • David Cook-Davidson County UT Extension Agent “ Organic Options in Pest Management”
  • Michael Steakley-Professional Floral Association of TN President “Floral Design”
  • Jerry Alldredge-Former Colorado Extension Agent “Families and Gardening”


Many external vendors have been invited to participate in the 2017 Garden Festival and include food, local plant nurseries and providers, and arts and crafts.