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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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Congrats to Cobb County!

Georgia was well-represented at the International Master Gardener Conference last month in Valley Forge, PA. Congratulations to Cobb County for securing a first-place award in the research category of the national Search for Excellence awards program! I will be sharing their project story in upcoming posts. It’s not too early…
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2018 EMG National Report is LIVE!

Extension Master Gardener Volunteers support Consumer Horticulture programming all across the country. We know that you are dedicated and capable individuals with an unsurpassed enthusiasm for all things plant-related. This national report, put together every other year, confirms this! Thank you for partnering with Extension to share plants and horticulture…
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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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July Thoughtful Thursday

We are excited to welcome Dr. Dan Suiter to our Thoughtful Thursday series in July! Specializing in household and structural pests, Dr. Suiter is a wealth of information! We have not yet featured an entomologist in our series, so bring your questions! Make plans to join us for this timely…
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Garden Lady?

It is dusk, no, almost dark, really. I am hurrying to pull a few more weeds in my vegetable garden and sow a few flower seeds. I am deeply engrossed in my plants, admiring their rows, thinking about what I can cram in next. “Garden Lady!” I vaguely register children’s…
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Quilt Project Update

We have our first quilt square for our commemorative quilt! I received it in the mail this week from Reba Wilson, on behalf of MGEVs in Walton County. This absolutely made my day to open this and see such a unique creation! Thanks, Reba! In case you missed what we…
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