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  • This fall, we have been working to put Georgia MGEV projects on the the Georgia map. Literally! Since we started the mapping project in late August, we have had more than 100 projects logged in to the site.   Though we have MGEV programs in nearly 60 counties, and more than 1400 active MGEV projects…

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  • During Volunteer Appreciation Week in April, we celebrated at Southern Belle Farm. We had some silly fun by making up “Master Gardener MAD LIBS.” If you are unfamiliar with MAD LIBS, understand that it’s a play on “AD LIB,” as in make it up as you go along. The body of the story is provided,…

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  • ProjectMapIt! Is Underway

    Have you heard about the MGEV mapping project? Affectionately known as “ProjectMapIt!,” this project will take place during summer and fall of 2018. Project Coordinators are ideal people to answer the questions about each MGEV project. We will use an online link that can be clicked to tell us about the physical location of the project…

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  • Planning to go to IMGC 2019?

    In odd-numbered years, Extension Master Gardener volunteers from all over the country gather together for the International Master Gardener Conference. The conferences are terrific! The first  one I attended was in 1997 in Sacramento, CA. I still use my copy of Renee Shepherd’s cookbook that I received as a door prize! Last year, Sarah and…

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  • On July 14, 2018, Georgia Master Gardener Association, the state association of Master Gardeners, gathered in Atlanta for their annual conference. If you weren’t there, you sure missed lots of good stuff, including a presentation by Staci Catron and Mary Anne Eaddy about their book, Seeking Eden. MGEVs from Fulton County were instrumental in the…

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  • Whew! We had a mess this morning because we were trying to host too many things at one time! We have the school gardens Advanced Training happening on Thursday mornings in June, so we had a problem with also hosting Thoughtful Thursday at the same time. So, my deepest apologies for all of the confusion…

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  • Just a reminder that Risk Management Training (RMT) will update once again this summer. All MGEVs and Trainees (as well as employees) are required to complete the training, even if you have just recently completed the 2017 version. Starting in July, MGEVs will be able to log into their MGLOG accounts and gain access to…

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  • GMGA, the state association of Master Gardeners, is happy to offer discussions of Gardening Through Time. Where we have been, addressing current challenges, and visions for a better future form the roadmap for this year’s conference.  All Master Gardeners, members of other gardening associations, and those who have a keen interest in gardening are encouraged…

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  • Southern Garden All-Stars

    Are you busy on June 21, 2018? If so, you might want to change your plans! I just got this information and an invitation to share with MGEVs! Go here to register for this event ($40). Southern Garden All-Stars Athens Garden Program Thursday, June 21, 2018, 8:20am – 12:00pm The State Botanical Garden of Georgia  …

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  • from the International Master Gardener Conference Update Newsletter… There’s something exciting that’s been added to the International Master Gardener Conference website!  So many have been asking when Search for Excellence (SFE) would be posted… the answer is NOW!  Use the links below to read all about SFE and how your group project can qualify.  Share…

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