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Fall Feels

It may officially be Fall, but we are still feeling that summer heat! Although, the lower morning temperatures have me looking forward to cool, crisp Autumn weather. As we wait for a break from the hot sun and hope for some rain, let’s share fall gardening tips. What are your…
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Name Badges!

Released in Fall 2018 was the first round of Georgia Master Gardener Extension Volunteer name badges featuring the updated logo and representing updates in University branding. You may notice this new badge looks similar to the one your Extension agent wears. You will also notice that badges worn by Extension…
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Still looking for AT this fall?

We still have some great opportunities to earn Advanced Training credits this fall! Be sure to check our website for registration forms and current information. Here’s a quick list of ATs on the calendar: NEW! September 18, 2019 | Water Quality | Metro Atlanta | DT/WQM (registration deadline September 11, 2019)…
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September Thoughtful Thursday

Dr. Clint Waltz is UGA’s Turfgrass Specialist and has spoken to us several times in our Thoughtful Thursday series. He joins us again in September with “Just Dropping In to See What Condition my Turfgrass is In.”  He will talk about how lawns should be looking at this stage of…
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Do you grow Ratibida columnifera?

I recently received a request from Dr. Matthew Chappell, UGA’s Associate Professor and Statewide Extension Specialist (Nursery Crops). He explained that Texas A&M has frequently partnered with UGA on native plant projects. They currently have a student project for which they need our help.                 The PhD student Kaitlin Hopkins along with…
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Just a few days left to register

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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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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Can you spot the MGEVs?

Our “Working with Youth” risk management training officially renews this month! You may already have received information from your agent or program coordinator. Some MGEVs have already completed the 28-minute video and online quiz. I wonder if they could spot the MGEVs in the video?!? You can update your training…
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