A garden tool sharpening workshop will be offered by the University of Tennessee Arboretum Society on Saturday, March 28, at the UT Arboretum shop in Oak Ridge.
The workshop will be led by Roger Clary and Doc Ferguson of Downtown Hardware in Oak Ridge. It will focus on chainsaw, lawnmower, and garden hand tools. It’s scheduled from 9 to 11 a.m. at the UT Arboretum shop, which is 901 South Illinois Avenue in Oak Ridge.
“Follow directional signs from the UT Arboretum up to the shop area, where parking will be provided for the event,” a press release said.
The UT Arboretum Society is celebrating 50 years in 2015, and this program is one of many lectures and activities that will be offered this year, the release said. The free program is being co-sponsored by the UT Forest Resource and Education Center, which celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2014.
The Forest Resources AgResearch and Education Center is one of 10 outdoor laboratories located throughout the state as part of the UT AgResearch system. AgResearch is a division of the UT Institute of Agriculture. The Institute of Agriculture also provides instruction, research and public service through the UT College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, the UT College of Veterinary Medicine, UT AgResearch, and UT Extension offices, with locations in every county in the state.
To learn more about this lecture or the UT Arboretum Society, go to the Arboretum website. For more information on the program, call (865) 483-3571.