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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┬álarge 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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Tried-and-Trues for the Garden

So, last Friday, I bid you well wishes for a weekend of bliss in the garden. I managed only to plant a single row in the vegetable garden on Friday night (because we were also installing the drip irrigation system), and of course the rest of the weekend was a…
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Happy (Gardening) Friday!

How are you enjoying your spring garden? Are you out there planting vegetable or perennials? Have you picked out a new shrub cultivar? Are you still at the garden center making a decision? Are you sorry the rains have slowed down? I have been out of town for a couple…
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