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  • In a previous post, we discussed a spring lecture series that MGEVs often organize for the public (read more here). These series, referred to as “Lunch-n-Learns” because they are offered frequently at the noon hour so that people can attend on their lunch break, provide a great opportunity to showcase MGEV expertise in many areas.…

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  • Welcome to New Trainees!

    January and February are always exciting AND busy for the Georgia MGEV Program as we welcome new people into our training classrooms all over the state. This year, we have more than 300 individuals preparing to support Extension projects and programming by completing their classroom training. We welcome each of you to Georgia’s MGEV Program!…

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  • Not only does Valentine’s Day fall in February, but so does National Floral Design Day! On February 28, we celebrate floral design all over the country. There is a rich history of social and emotional symbolism wrapped up in the flowers that we share and enjoy with each other. For hundreds of years, flowers have…

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  • Happy Thursday! Did you see our previous blog post about Arbor Day? Continuing with a tree theme, we will kick off our 2020 Thoughtful Thursday webinar series with Jason Gordon from UGA’s Warnell School of Forestry & Natural Resources. Jason joined UGA as Forestry Extension faculty in summer 2019. On February 13, 2020 from 2:00-2:30…

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  • Arbor Day is celebrated in Georgia on February 21, 2020. It’s a great time to talk to people in our communities about the importance of trees, how we should care for them, and perhaps even plant a few! Events and activities that would be great at showcasing tree planting include: Lunch-n-Learn — Include a tree…

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  • It’s a new year, a fresh start, a clean slate, and perhaps most importantly, time to plan our 2020 gardens. What are your garden goals this year? Maybe you’re working on incorporating more native plants, adding pollinator friendly plants, growing your sucuclent or houseplant collection, or you’re researching new seed varieties. If you start your…

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  • Happy New Year, Georgia Master Gardener Extension Volunteers! Hopefully, this Trellis post finds you well and ready for a brand new gardening season! I can’t imagine that it will be long before it is time to sow seeds and tend our plants outdoors. For now, I am working on my indoor plants. When I wrote…

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  • Happy Holidays!

                      Wishing you a joyous holiday season!  The State Program Office is closed until January 2, 2020. We are looking forward to a bright new year! Don’t forget to record your 2019 hours in MGLOG. The final deadline for entries is January 24, 2020.  Questions or need…

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  • Researchers at The University of Rhode Island are studying tick and tick-borne disease prevention knowledge, perceptions, and attitudes among those exposed to tickborne disease environments. They have identified MGEVs as ideal participants in the study.  Their request letter with details is included below.  The survey  is estimated to take 15-20 minutes to complete. Participation is…

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  • Annie Barbas, MGEV in Lowndes County, shared this nugget in her recent district report to GMGA: The local garden clubs are partnering with the MGEVs in encouraging students to enter the local flower shows. The first trial show resulted in S.L. Mason (elementary school) garnering numerous first-place awards. I can’t tell you how excited I…

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