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MGEVs are stars!

Every year, MGEVs are blossoming with accomplishments, and 2016 was no exception! Between countless volunteer hours on new and continuing projects, many Master Gardeners also squeezed in the opportunity to expand their education beyond the rigorous training course load. The Advanced Training program is an additional educational outlet that allows…
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Community and School Garden Resources

UGA announced another new publication today that adds to the series on community and school gardens. Are you aware of these publications? They could be very useful in talking with teachers or gardeners or other groups in the community who ask MGEVs about community and school gardens. Just in case…
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Fall Chores for School and Community Gardens

a guest post by Robert Westerfield, Extension Consumer Horticulturist, Extension Coordinator It’s hard to believe that fall is here (finally!), and school is back in session, while we still suffer from maximum degree temperatures. But it won’t be long before county offices start to get request for school or community gardens. Oftentimes,…
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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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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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Feedback on Grow Strong!

Thank you to the 105 people who responded to the follow-up surveys after Grow Strong! updates in Macon and Gainesville! Your responses were very helpful in assessing the two events. I always appreciate your honest feedback, though some of it takes me a few days to think about and respond…
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