2014 Fall Flower & Garden Fest
Healthy Living - Healthy Gardening

Festival logoThe 2014 Fall Flower & Garden Fest will be held Friday and Saturday, October 17 & 18, at the Truck Crops Experiment Station in Crystal Springs, Mississippi. Crystal Springs is about 25 miles south of Jackson. Hours are from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. both days and food vendors will have food and drinks available.

This is the largest home gardening show in the Southeast. Average attendance is 5,000 people over the two-day event. Admission and parking are free. The garden, grounds, seminars, and one of the tour wagons are handicapped accessible.

Let's go walkin' logo We will kickoff the 2014 Fall Flower and Garden Fest with a one-mile fun walk at 9:30 a.m. Friday, October 17. Meet at the Information Tent just before 9:30 (Friday only) to start the day off with a healthy walk.

FOOD - There will lots to choose from -- ribeye steak sandwiches, catfish, BBQ plates, chicken, hamburgers, hot dogs, pistolets, and more. For dessert, there will be cookies, cakes, and sweetpotato sweets. The Chautauqua Garden Club will be selling homemade ice cream, including muscadine, blueberry, strawberry, and peach, vanilla, plus a couple of "nutty" offerings. Be sure to visit the Copiah County 4-H Tent for hot and cold drinks all day.

Bloodservices logoMississippi Blood Services will have a Bloodmobile trailer set up at Fall Flower & Garden Fest on Friday only. People may donate blood any time from 8:30 am to 2 pm. Donors will receive snacks, drinks, and a free t-shirt. Make giving life your way of life!

For more information contact your local Mississippi County Extension office, or call (601) 892-3731.

Fall Flower & Garden Fest
has gone mobile!

A new app for smart phones and tablets (Android, iOS, and Blackberry) is now available with the complete schedule of events at Fall Flower & Garden Fest.

For information and directions on downloading the app, go to: http://guidebook.com/g/FFGFestGuide

Hint: after downloading and installing the app, click Download Guides and search on the word "garden" (without quotes).

Other Information

For more information contact Dr. Rick Snyder (601) 892-3731 • rick.snyder@msstate.edu
     
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