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  • Happy National Volunteer Appreciation Week! Each year, volunteers are celebrated across the country during a designated week in April known as National Volunteer Week. Why April? It’s Global Volunteer Month! This is a perfect time for organizations, such as Extension, to recognize the thousands of volunteers who provide essential energy, talents, and passion to Extension’s…

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  • MGEV Thoughtful Thursday Session April 13, 2 PM, Celebrating Volunteers As we celebrate Volunteer Appreciation Week next week, Jennifer Marquis, Washington State University’s State Master Gardener Program Coordinator, will share with us the fun story of how the Extension Master Gardener program got started in 1973 in the state of Washington and how WSU is…

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  • Vegetable Gardening Lunch and Learn Fresh vegetables harvested out of your garden are tasty and healthy. Many types of vegetables can be grown in our area, and proper planting and culture will ensure a bountiful harvest.  UGA Extension Horticulturist Bob Westerfield will share about vegetable gardening on April 11, 2023, 12:00pm to 1:00pm at the…

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  • From Dennis Patton, IMGC Co Chair, K-State Extension Johnson County Horticulture Agent: Wow – thanks to every one who has registered for the 2023 IMGC in Overland Park, Kansas June 18 – 22. We are blown away by the support we have received. We are closing in on 1,100 registrations from 43 states, two Canadian…

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  • Tifton Weed Wrangler McDonough First Detector Training Interactive Virtual Pruning Workshops from Michigan State University Extension

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  • What is firescaping?

    Is firescaping a new term for you? Let’s define it! “Fire-resistant landscaping, or firescaping, is a landscape design that reduces the vulnerability of a home and property to wildfire.” Learn why and how to create a firescape in the first Advanced Training for MGEVs in 2023. Check out all the training and registration details in…

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  • 2023 Thoughtful Thursday webinars start this week! Our free monthly webinar series for GA MGEVs resumes this Thursday, February 9 at 2 pm with Dr. Elizabeth Little, Extension Plant Pathologist sharing an update from the UGA Plant Disease Clinic. We share the Zoom link for the live session via email from us here at the…

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  • First-week Fun

    Do you remember your first MGEV training class? For some of you, that was a while ago, and for others, it may have been just last week! Do you remember what made you want to be a Master Gardener? I was in Blairsville last week as Towns and Union Counties began their training for the…

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  • Georgia Master Gardeners, help protect your community from wildfire with a new training on fire-resistant landscaping. This six-week (March 18 – April 29, 2023), user-friendly online course includes videos and activities for completion for Advanced Training credit. Every year, hundreds to thousands of wildfires occur in the southeastern U.S. Fortunately, there are actions that homeowners…

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