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  • Everyday Gifts From Your Garden

    While we may not be fighting weeds, collecting vegetables and cut flowers, all while dripping sweat and warding off mosquitoes, we gardeners still find ourselves quite busy this time of year with holiday events, family gatherings, food preparation, travel, planning and preparing gifts, and all that is the whirlwind of the holidays. As we wish…

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  • Did Thursdays get you thinkin’?

    Our monthly Continuing Education series from the State Program Office was full of timely information! Although these Zoom sessions with UGA Extension experts are short and sweet at around 30 minutes each, we spent time soaking in info and scribbling notes on weather, plant disease, turf care, tree installation, African Violets, Extension Master Gardener History…

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  • In 2024, the GA MGEV Program celebrates 45 years! Part of this celebration includes Open Garden Days with Master Gardeners hosting demonstration garden events. In preparation for these events, the State Program Office is offering a Teaching with Demonstration Gardens Advanced Training to guide MGEVs through preparing signs and tours. This AT course is open…

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  • Savannah First Detector Training

    Learn about how to find, ID, report, and the management of invasive species to help keep Georgia’s wild places healthy and beautiful on Wednesday, October 11 at the Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens at the Historic Bamboo Farm in Savannah, GA. Master Gardeners are eligible to receive Advanced Training credit for participation in this training. Note…

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  • August Thoughtful Thursday

    During our monthly webinar (usually the second Thursday from 2-2:30 pm), UGA specialists share updates on a variety of horticulture topics with MGEVs. We use Zoom for these sessions so MGEVs, trainees, Extension agents and staff can join in wherever they are in the state. MGEVs, we hope you are able to join in for this…

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  • The RMT Update is here!

    Risk Management Training (RMT) updated to the newest version of the training, 4.0, today. Please complete this required training for all Extension volunteers through MGLOG before your next service with youth projects or by November 1, 2023.Note that the training is different. Instead of a single video, there are three interactive modules for volunteers to…

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  • What: Advanced Training to increase MGEV knowledge and skills in building presentations, using PowerPoint, and delivering Extension presentations to the general publicWhere: Online (live Zoom sessions + use of PowerPoint or Mac equivalent)When: Three live, virtual 90 minute classes on September 20, September 27, and October 11, 2023 from 2-3:30 PMWhat to Expect: Complete an…

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  • Annual RMT Update Coming Soon

    Risk Management Training (RMT) will update in August.  All MGEVs and Trainees (as well as employees) are required to complete the training, even if you have completed it already this calendar year. Plan to complete the training by August 30 or your first service engagement thereafter. It will take about 30 minutes or so to…

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  • Follow along with articles written by Sheri Dorn for the CAES Newswire It’s smart irrigation month! This heat can have us all worrying about the health of our landscape plants. For tips on watering during the summer months, check out this article. Look for the special summer offer at the end!

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  • Summer Series: Plant Selection

    Follow along with articles written by Sheri Dorn for the CAES Newswire If you have you been surveying your yard and noticing holes in your home landscape, or clients have been calling the UGA extension office in your county with questions about adding plants, check out this article with tips for selecting new plants. Look…

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