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  • Writer's pictureMary Ann

Spring Gardening Classes at Nashville Zoo begin April 6

Nashville Zoo and the Davidson County Master Gardeners are hosting gardening classes on three Saturdays this April and the first Saturday in May. The informal sessions cover a variety of topics, including composting and organic gardening. The last class will help plant our new children's garden. 

Spring gardening classes are free with Zoo admission and take place at 11 a.m. at the Grassmere Historic Farm gardens located behind the home. Master Gardeners leading the session will answer guests’ questions and provide handouts and other helpful items.

April 6: And Sow It Begins:  Seed Starting and Composting

April 13: Can You Identify That Plant?

April 27: Culinary and Medicinal Herbs

May 4: Planting Seeds in the Children's Garden

The award-winning Davidson County Master Gardeners are responsible for the complete restoration of the Grassmere Historic Home’s gardens. Since 1997, the Master Gardeners have provided the manpower, resources and expertise to keep the areas around the historic home both beautiful and bountiful. Learn more about the spring gardening series on the Zoo’s website

About Nashville Zoo Nashville Zoo is a nonprofit organization and an accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, assuring the highest standards of animal care and husbandry. The Zoo is actively engaged in conservation research, habitat protection, breeding programs and education initiatives around the globe as well as in our own backyard. The Zoo attracts more than 1,000,000 visitors annually and is considered one of the top attractions in Nashville. Nashville Zoo is located at 3777 Nolensville Pike and is open every day except Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day. For more information about Nashville Zoo, visit


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