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  • My photo collection is ever-expanding! See this week’s plants-in-color over here….

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  • Stocking the Library

    It is a huge temptation to buy books with abandon, especially if the cover is beautiful or the subject is one near-and-dear to your heart. It’s difficult to determine when standing in a bookstore or at a trade show how useful the book may or may not be. You’ll really only know that when you…

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  • Have you seen my photo journal of spring over here?

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  • We’ve all been stuck inside far longer than we’d like to be this winter. Some would argue it’s been longer than usual that this winter has carried on. So when Saturday dawned cool and clear and sunny, it was very hard to deny the urge to be outside, to have hands in the dirt, to…

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  • Today, I am reflecting on things in bloom. Join me here for some lovelies!

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  • Today, I am reflecting on things in bloom. Join me here for some lovelies!  

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  • Have you seen the details on the latest Advanced Training offered to MGEVs? We have a full fall line-up that SURELY has something you are interested in! We’ll talk plants and sites and youth, and we’ll also covered some of those “required” topics, like leadership and making presentations. Lots of topics and training categories for…

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  • Have you heard about the recordkeeping system being built for the Georgia MGEV Program? A team of Agents and Program Assistants who work with MGEV programs contributed to the design of the system. It is tailored to meet many needs of the Georgia volunteer program. I am so excited about what it offers us! Here’s…

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  • A few years ago, I had the pleasure of visiting a certain theme park in Orlando. It was spring time, and so many things were in bloom! I recognized many flowers, like azaleas, fuchsias, and petunias, but others I did not recognize (cut me some slack — I haven’t lived forever in the south!). Being like…

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  • Frequently you ask, “I am a member of the local garden club. We work on projects out in the community, teaching youth to garden or educating adults about plants. Can I count this as MGEV hours?” Sometimes yes, sometimes no. There is rarely a definitive answer, is there? MGEV hours are earned on projects that…

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