October's Master Gardener meeting was held on Tuesday, October 14th We all enjoyed hearing Lois Trigg Chaplin of Bonnie Plants. We were very fortunate to have her join us to talk about “Edible Landscaping”.

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We have a new banner and new officers for 2015. The 2015 Officers were voted in during the October Master Gardener meeting. They are: Ann Gray Harvey: President,Pat Cosgrove: First Vice President, Hope Cooper: Second Vice President, Alicia Hall: Secretary and Tom Douglas: Treasurer.

Monday November 3, 2014is our annual graduation banquet. This year the banquet is on Monday, not the regular Tuesday. This will be at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens staring at 6:00 PM It will be a special evening celebrating our 2014 class, the Alabama Extension Service 100 year anniversary, and the Birmingham Botanical Gardens 50thanniversary. Our special guests will be Birmingham mayor William Bell, Kerry Smith, ACES director of the master gardener program and FredSpicer, Director of the Friends ofBBG.

We have two active Facebook pages, theJefferson County Master Gardener pageand theJefferson County Cooperative Extensions page. Please click on the links and Like us. If you are on Facebook, you will automaticallyreceive updates being posted.

The new issue ofRoots and Shootsis now available.

JCMGA 2014