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  • My plants draw in our feathered friends.

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  • You get up and outside each day to water and care for me.

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  • While we may not be fighting weeds, collecting vegetables and cut flowers, all while dripping sweat and warding off mosquitoes, we gardeners still find ourselves quite busy this time of year with holiday events, family gatherings, food preparation, travel, planning and preparing gifts, and all that is the whirlwind of the holidays. As we wish…

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  • The Georgia Master Gardener Association (GMGA) hosted its annual conference the first weekend in October. Part of the festivities is the presentation of the Award of Excellence to an Extension Agent who coordinates a county-level Master Gardener Extension Volunteer Program. The 2023 Award of Excellence recipient was Garrett Hibbs, Agriculture and Natural Resources Agent and…

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  • Our monthly Continuing Education series from the State Program Office was full of timely information! Although these Zoom sessions with UGA Extension experts are short and sweet at around 30 minutes each, we spent time soaking in info and scribbling notes on weather, plant disease, turf care, tree installation, African Violets, Extension Master Gardener History…

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  • In 2024, the GA MGEV Program celebrates 45 years! Part of this celebration includes Open Garden Days with Master Gardeners hosting demonstration garden events. In preparation for these events, the State Program Office is offering a Teaching with Demonstration Gardens Advanced Training to guide MGEVs through preparing signs and tours. This AT course is open…

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  • Learn about how to find, ID, report, and the management of invasive species to help keep Georgia’s wild places healthy and beautiful on Wednesday, October 11 at the Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens at the Historic Bamboo Farm in Savannah, GA. Master Gardeners are eligible to receive Advanced Training credit for participation in this training. Note…

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  • During our monthly webinar (usually the second Thursday from 2-2:30 pm), UGA specialists share updates on a variety of horticulture topics with MGEVs. We use Zoom for these sessions so MGEVs, trainees, Extension agents and staff can join in wherever they are in the state. MGEVs, we hope you are able to join in for this…

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  • RMT 4.0 launched late last week and some of you have jumped right in to get your training updated. You’ve learned what we learned at the same time: RMT 4.0 looks and feels different than previous RMT trainings. If you are new to the Georgia MGEV Program, recall that each year, volunteers complete the required…

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  • Risk Management Training (RMT) updated to the newest version of the training, 4.0, today. Please complete this required training for all Extension volunteers through MGLOG before your next service with youth projects or by November 1, 2023.Note that the training is different. Instead of a single video, there are three interactive modules for volunteers to…

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