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  • 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 wash-out. But only so much…

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  • 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 of days, and everything has…

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  • Want to bring some Advanced Training home to your county? The State Program Office has a challenge for you! If your county program sends 15 people to Master Gardener University, we’ll come to you! We’ll schedule a “Creative Teaching Techniques” Advanced Training in your county. This class meets the “required” course that is part of…

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  • Certified Volunteers

    MGEVs often conduct educational projects and programs for youth. In fact, youth programs are the third most popular type of educational project that Georgia MGEVs conduct! We’re going to learn about a lot of these types of projects during Get Kids Gardeningand Using the Garden as an Outdoor Classroom at Master Gardener University in June.…

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  • And the winner is…

    Last night, I had the privilege of speaking to the Hall County MGEV group in Gainesville. What a good time! This group is full of fun and energy, and the meeting was a delight! I shared at length what Advanced Training is for Georgia MGEVs. We talked a bit about how it is different from…

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  • What do soils, UGarden, and a Sneak Peek all have in common? Master Gardener University, of course! ARE YOU REGISTERED?! (Click here to go to the registration page) Those folks registering for both Friday and Saturday sessions of Master Gardener University get to choose a pre-event tour on Thursday, June 6, 2013. We have three…

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  • You’ve probably heard by now about the FANTASTIC training sessions available to you during Master Gardener University. But the training sessions are not the only great things happening during MGU! Those of you coming to Master Gardener University for both Friday and Saturday sessions are invited to dinner on Friday night in the lovely Magnolia…

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  • Did you have a chance to attend Friday’s Advanced Training session on Community Gardens? There were wonderful bits of experience mixed in with new ideas at the day-long training held at the Extension office in Henry County. We heard from Glenda Garris, Director of the Community Gardens of Henry County. Glenda shared piles of tips…

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  • Meet Me in St. Louis…

    Meet Me in St Louis… Wasn’t that a lovely film? I haven’t seen the whole movie yet, but as I was researching the things we wanted to do for the Master Gardener Study Tour for 2013, clips of that classic 1944 film with Judy Garland kept coming up. Why did we choose St. Louis for…

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  • I thoroughly enjoyed my visit to the Georgia Green Industry Association (GGIA) horticulture conference and trade show yesterday. It was such a great opportunity to get a “snapshot” of Georgia’s green industry and to hear from incredibly knowledgeable horticulturists. Being absolutely starved for plant contact, I gravitated to the trade show and zeroed in on…

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