Master Gardener Meetings

Looking Ahead to the upcoming Master Gardener Meetings:

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 will be no Master Gardener meeting in December.

The January Master Gardener meeting will be on Tuesday, January 14th.

Come at 9:30 for fellowship. Bring a fellow Master Gardener and something to share. The business meeting will begin at 10:00 am followed by a not to be missed Harvest for Health presentation, where participants will share their success stories.

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Tuesday, February 11th, is the ever popular Reach for the Stars Awards and luncheon. Your hours must be posted before January 15th to qualify for awards in 2020.Bring your favorite covered dish to share as wecelebrate the accomplishments of our fellow Master Gardeners.


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
October 8, Phyllis D. Light, 1 CEU

JCMGA 2019