2021 Master Gardener EXPO on Location

HOPKINSVILLE, Kentucky – The Christian County Master Gardeners, with the University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service in Christian County, will be hosting the 2021 Master Gardener EXPO on Location – Saturday, April 17 from 9 am to 1 pm.

This year, we are taking our annual Garden EXPO on the road to some of our regular vendors including The Bloomery, Superlawn and Garden, Christian County FFA Greenhouse, the Country Barn, Free Range Flowers, Homestead Greenhouse, Maple Shade Greenhouse, Woodcorner Greenhouse, and the Downtown Hopkinsville Farmers Market.

This is a free, self-guided tour with lots of giveaways, special events, on-site tours, fun for the whole family. Begin your tour at any participating location and pick up a free “ticket” (or print your own at the link below). Visit at least 3 vendors to be entered for door prizes.

April 17 is also the first day of the season for the Downtown Farmers Market. In addition to regular market vendors, the Master Gardeners, Beaver Tree Services, and Whimsical Creations will also have booths. Free tool sharpening, provided by Arrowhead Fix-it, will also be at the Farmers Market location.   

We know you are itching to get gardening, so let us introduce you to some of these great locations. Follow ChristianCountyMasterGardeners on FaceBook for more details and for live video updates on the day of the event.

Print your own free ticket!

 Map to "EXPO on Location" venues.


Some venues will be hosting special events. Here is the schedule for those locations.

Free Range Flowers at Martin Farm (Gracey) – Tours of the farm at 10 am, 11 am, 12 pm, and 1 pm (20 min tour over .5 mile of unlevel ground). Flower Arranging Demo at 1130am and 130pm; kids plant a sunflower activity; lemonade and light snacks; flowers available for purchase.

Arrowhead Fix-It (located at the Farmers Market) - Free tool sharpening (1 item per person please). Bring your pruners, mower blade, spade, etc.

The Bloomery (Hopkinsville) - Special guest, Nate King of Ball Horticultural Company will speak on Timely Garden Tips at 10:00 am; refreshments provided.

Homestead Greenhouse (Crofton) - Owners Jonathan and Ida Hostetler will be available to answer gardening questions all day.

Master Gardeners (located at the Farmers Market) - Free seedling trees! River Birch provided by the Master Gardeners while supplies last.

Hopkinsville Downtown Farmers Market - Opening Day! Free Farmers Market Guides.

Christian County FFA Greenhouse (Hopkinsville) - Pre-order available here to save time or come to the greenhouse. Also, kids seed planting activity.

WoodCorner Greenhouse (Elkton) - Free potted herb (limited one per family, while supplies last). Kids -come see the ponies!

The Country Barn (Fairview) - Special event sales. Homemade hand-dipped ice cream for sale at the in-store cafe.