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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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Preparing Your Garden for Irma

For the past two weeks, we have anxiously watched the news, watched the weather channel, listened to the radio, and checked our phones for news updates, weather alerts, and updates from family members and friends as devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey has washed over Texas and Louisiana. With barely enough…
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Something New with Grow Strong! 2017

We tried a little something new last Friday when we hosted Grow Strong! 2017 at the Georgia Center in Athens. We reached out to almost 300 MGEVs across the state, connecting 14 remote sites and 2 distance speakers to the host location. We were able to have conversations, see presentations,…
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Valuable Growth!

Landscaping is known to yield an average 109% return on every dollar spent, making it a strategic home improvement and investment. Homes with professionally landscaped and manicured lawns sell faster and have a higher property value. Beautification can have a positive effect on businesses and people are much more likely…
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