Engaging Georgia Master Gardener Extension Volunteers in meaningful discussion about volunteering, outreach and community.

School Garden Tips

guest post by Becky Griffin, UGA Extension Community and School Garden Coordinator Gardeners and MGEVs who work in school gardens should make a primary goal to see the garden become a popular spot that is used often.   If the garden is used solely to grow a few vegetables for a…
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Next IMGC Location Revealed!

From our friends at PennState: Pennsylvania is very excited to be hosting the 2019 International Master Gardener Conference!  It will be held in the Greater Philadelphia Region/Valley Forge, on June 17 – 21, 2019.  We are eager to share day trips to many of our public gardens on Sunday and…
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New Year, New Webpage!

It’s official! The Georgia Master Gardener Extension Volunteer Program state webpage has been updated!   Here are some changes to note: It looks completely different, but is hopefully more user friendly! There are direct links to the Trellis blog and Extension calendar on the home page. There are resource pages…
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New Year’s Gardening Resolutions

Happy New Year, MGEVs! I hope that you had a healthy holiday season and that you are managing to stay warm. If you are staying inside, checking out all of those tempting catalogs coming your way, you might be making a list of goals for your gardens. Personally, I have…
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Travel Note

In case you are interested in traveling with MGEVs from other states, here is some information about the West Virginia Master Gardener Tour to Italy. This is for your information only.    
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Looking Ahead…MG Appreciation Day 2018

Traditionally celebrated the third Saturday in March, MGEV Appreciation Day is a time to celebrate the accomplishments of MGEVs and to say “thank you” for partnering with Extension in educational outreach to our communities. For several years, UGA Extension has been celebrating during Volunteer Appreciation Week, a national celebration of…
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‘Tis the Season…to report hours!

Just a reminder that MGEV volunteer service hours need to be reported no later that January 26, 2018, for inclusion in the 2017 Georgia MGEV Program report! To continue active MGEV service in 2018, make sure that you have completed 25 hours of volunteer service on Extension projects this year…
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