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About sdorn

Sheri is the State Coordinator for the Georgia Master Gardener Extension Volunteer Program and Extension Specialist for Consumer Ornamentals. When she is not traveling about the state of Georgia admiring the work of Georgia Master Gardener Extension Volunteers, she spends time in her own (real and virtual) gardens.

MGEV Appreciation Day

The third Saturday in March is celebrated as MGEV Appreciation Day. Typical celebration activities include proclamations, plant clinics, and other community education activities. It is a local celebration most years, though we had a large statewide celebration in 2014. This year, March 19 is our special day. Across the state, Agents…
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Welcome, MGEV Trainees!

Congratulations on becoming part of the 37th class of Georgia Master Gardener Extension Volunteers (MGEVs)! We are so excited to have you with us as we reach out to our communities and help others learn to garden in sustainable ways that protect our environment and natural resources and enhance the…
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Sharing our vision and purpose through our Annual Report

A few weeks ago, we had the privilege of speaking briefly with Dr. Lew Hunnicutt, Assistant Provost and UGA Griffin Campus Director, about the Georgia Master Gardener Extension Volunteer Program. Dr. Hunnicutt is new to UGA and to the Griffin campus and has been getting to know the faculty, staff, and programs…
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Garden Heritage

Can you remember the first time you really connected with horticulture and gardening? What was it that had you hooked? I remember my grandfather giving me a pack of seeds to share with my sisters. The seed pack had a little of everything in it. A few butterbean seeds, some…
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