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Resources for GA MGEVs

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  • See you in the garden!

    Is your garden passport filling up? There are many gardens left to visit! Each time you visit a garden, complete the evaluation survey to be entered in a drawing for prizes. Be sure to include your name and email address at the end of the survey so that we can contact you if you win. One prize…

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  • Gardens and Gifts

    We are over halfway through the month and may be nearing the end of our month long celebration, but there are still plenty of chances for you to visit MGEV demonstration gardens, learn a thing or two about plants, and win a prize! This week, join us in Fayette on the 17th or Fulton County…

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  • We know you know – it’s the GA MGEV Program’s 45th birthday and we have been celebrating with garden parties! And, the party continues all month long! Join us in Athens, Chatham, Carroll or Glynn County for this week’s garden events! Check our garden guide for a complete schedule. On Tuesdays, demonstration gardens in Carroll…

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  • Passports and Prizes!

    As you visit gardens during Open Garden Days, remember your passports! Print your own copy from the last page of the garden guide. Each garden has a unique stamp. Be sure to get your passport stamped at every garden you visit! In addition, each time you visit a garden, complete the evaluation survey to be…

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  • Garden celebrations continue!

    It’s our 45th birthday, and we are feeling young, energized, and excited to celebrate in the garden! And, the Georgia Master Gardener program has accomplished SO much through connecting people and plants in its years of thriving within Georgia communities. We also look forward to continuing to grow as projects, lessons, and workshops are planned…

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  • Georgia Master Gardeners, help protect your community from wildfire with a training on fire-resistant landscaping. This six-week (July 20 – August 31, 2024), user-friendly online course includes videos and activities for completion for Advanced Training credit of 6 hours. A printed, full color, spiral bound workbook is shipped UPS to class participants prior to the…

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  • Junior Master Gardener (JMG) is the international youth gardening program of the university cooperative Extension system created and managed by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension.Learn how to use its rich curriculum to increase youth awareness of plants and gardening as both stand-alone activities within your community and as training for youth to become Junior Master Gardeners. …

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  • MGEVs are very actively involved all over the state in demonstration gardens. These gardens offer a great way for people to learn about plants and gardening through observation of MGEVs at work, tours, and workshops. UGA Extension Fulton County ANR agent, Gabrielle LaTora, describes these gardens as, ” real-life spaces to teach horticulture and gardening…

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  • As we wind down our week of celebrating and appreciating MGEVs, we say a special thank-you to our volunteers who help us share timely information on horticultural topics with communities all over Georgia. Whether they prepare newsletters for eager readers or contribute to radio programs, podcasts, and even television programs, or make sure that an…

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  • Volunteer Aprons Available

    Back by popular demand, we are excited to announce that we have a very LIMITED inventory of gardening aprons available for purchase. These full length, black aprons with pockets feature full color program logo embroidery. Complete the online ordering form and your apron(s) will ship UPS Ground within 5 business days of your order. Here…

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