Master Gardener Meetings



Looking Ahead to the 2019 Master Gardener Meetings:


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Tuesday, October 8, 2019

10:00 Explore the world of Herbs with Phyllis D. Light

Come at 9:30 for fellowship. Bring a friend.

Phyllis D. Light has studied and worked with herbs, foods and other healing techniques for over 30 years. Her studies in Traditional Southern and Appalachian Folk Medicine began in the deep woods of North Alabama.


Tuesday, November 19, 2019

6:00 pm. Master Gardener Banquet with speaker Verna Gates

Come to the banquet to celebrate our Intern’s Graduation and meet the new board for 2020. Tickets for the banquet are $20 apiece. For more information go to theDuesand Banquet page.

The evening’s speaker will be Verna Gates whose topic isWildflower FolkloreIn an old Indian legend, an eagle cut out a piece of the sky to make a flower. Today those bites can still be seen, helping people identify the chicory. Before general literacy, our ancestors needed ways to learn how to identify the plants essential to their survival. These ancient memory games are delightful stories that teach in the old tradition, through stories.



There is no Master Gardener meeting in December.

Pictures are available from the Reunion. Click on the image below to be taken to the slide show:




The Master Gardener Meetings are a good way to accrue CEU Hours.

CEU Hours for 2019 are:

January 8, Stephen Knop, and Renee Thompson, 1.25 CEU
March 12, Bethany O’Rear, 1 CEU
April 9, 2019 Intern projects presented, 1 CEU
May 14, Plant Swap, 1 CEU
June 11,
Lindsey Barclift, 1 CEU
June 18, June Mays, 1 CEU
July 9, Jason Powell, 2 CEU
August 13, Peggy Hill, 1 CEU
September 10, Arnold Caylor, 1.5 CEU





JCMGA 2019