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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.

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When I called my colleague and fellow quilter, Dr. Bodie Pennisi, earlier this year and asked her if she’d be willing to help me with an MGEV quilt project, she was so excited! I think she said something to the effect that I made her day or month or year…
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New Water Quality AT Posted

It’s been a while since we have had an Advanced Training that addressed  water quality and management topics, so we’re pretty excited that Fulton County is hosting one in September! During this training, MGEVs will learn about potential nutrient resources, household water testing and remediation, septic systems and their effect on…
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In Search of MGEVs with Vision and Heart

Are you a MGEV with vision and heart for the Georgia MGEV Program? We are looking for “big picture” people, especially with experience outside of Extension, to serve on the statewide advisory panel. Q1:     I am only interested in the MGEV program in my county. TRUE — Thank you…
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Five-patch Poppy

MGEV Carlotta Ehmen of Walton County recently sent me this lovely contribution to the 40th anniversary commemorative quilt project: Her note shared the story of the square: This 5-patch poppy quilt square is in honor of the “Poppy Lady,” Moina Belle Michael, who was a native of Walton County (Good…
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Congrats to Cobb County!

Georgia was well-represented at the International Master Gardener Conference last month in Valley Forge, PA. Congratulations to Cobb County for securing a first-place award in the research category of the national Search for Excellence awards program! I will be sharing their project story in upcoming posts. It’s not too early…
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2018 EMG National Report is LIVE!

Extension Master Gardener Volunteers support Consumer Horticulture programming all across the country. We know that you are dedicated and capable individuals with an unsurpassed enthusiasm for all things plant-related. This national report, put together every other year, confirms this! Thank you for partnering with Extension to share plants and horticulture…
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