Annual West Tennessee garden show is Thursday

JACKSON, Tenn. (AP) -- A West Tennessee tradition for more than 20 years resumes Thursday in Jackson.

The Summer Celebration Lawn and Garden Show will be at the University of Tennessee's West Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center.

Scheduled are 16 garden talks, a diverse plant sale and a cooking demonstration by the UT Kitchen Divas.

Also planned is an array of mailboxes and ornamental plantings. Accordingly, the theme of the show is "Come Check the Mail."

Plants to be sold include hydrangeas, ferns, flowering trees, elms and additional shrubs and perennials.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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