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New Training to kick off the new year!

Georgia Master Gardeners, help protect your community from wildfire with a new training on fire-resistant landscaping. This six-week (January 29 – March 12, 2022), user-friendly online course includes videos and activities for completion for Advanced Training credit. Every year, hundreds to thousands of wildfires occur in the southeastern U.S. Fortunately,…
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International Society for Horticultural Science Talks on Vertical Farming

You may recall that last October, we shared an opportunity to watch the “Hearts of Glass” documentary. People are growing vegetables hydroponically under glass in downtown Jackson Hole, Wyoming. This idea of vertical farming is a trending topic. It so happens that the International Society for Horticultural Science (ISHS) is…
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Your Impact on Georgia Communities in 2020

In 2020, 2,270 active GA MGEVs logged 111,065 volunteer service hours equating to $3,020,968 given back to communities around the state of Georgia. Even amidst the 2020 worldwide pandemic, MGEVs continued to support consumer horticulture programming to the extent that they could. Many traditional volunteer roles were not possible, but when…
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Volunteer Power

An online article titled “UGA Extension celebrates Volunteer Appreciation Week” was written by state volunteer program coordinators, Sheri Dorn and Keri Hobbs, and published to Extension News. The article shared about the positive impact volunteers have in Georgia. Check out the complete article and read on below for pieces of…
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Happy National Volunteer Appreciation Week!

Volunteers are celebrated across the country during a designated week in April known as National Volunteer Week (https://www.pointsoflight.org/nvw/). This is a perfect time for organizations, such as Extension, to recognize the thousands of volunteers who provide essential energy, talents, and passion to Extension’s programming. Thank you, Georgia Master Gardener Extension…
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Springing Into Spring with a Sale

Did you see our spring sale announcement last weekend? Handbooks are flying off the shelves, but there’s still time to purchase your own copy! We are offering 7th edition Georgia Master Gardener Handbooks at a reduced price (50% off!) for a limited time, while supplies last. These are great a…
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