Great things our Master Gardeners are doing

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In the Fall issue of Portico Magazine,BUZZ, The hum, honey, & history of bees was written by one of our 2017 Master Gardener interns, Kate Musso, about another 2017 Master Gardener intern and beekeeper, Leland Hull. The article can be found on page 42.

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Landscaping at Youth Towers in west Birmingham. At Youth Towers, the mission is to reach and teach area homeless young adults in order toend and prevent homelessness in their lives. Volunteers and staff assist these youth byequipping them with tools needed to succeed. Master Gardeners recently stepped in toprovide a plan and assistance to beautify Youth Towers. Invasive plants were eradicated asRick Cybulsky’s plan for a new ornamental landscape was prepared for planting. PattyWarren and Chris Pugh worked with volunteers to implement the plan, now providinginspiring beauty in Youth Towers’ outdoor spaces.

Plant Information booth at Hueytown Farmers’ Market Hueytown Harvest Farmer’s Market provides an ideal setting for bringing plant information to this local community. Alberta Fields and Kate Musso work together to coordinate and staff the Master Gardener plant information booth at the monthly Farmers’ Market, supporting the goal of the organization to provide educational opportunities for the eventgoers. The market features local farmers and vendors on second Saturdays through November.


Fern Society Show and Sale

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Master Gardener Booth at Earth Day at the Gardens


Spring Plant Sale at Birmingham BBG

Harvest for Health


Tiffany’s Group

The Jemison Park Project

Glen Iris Park

Master Gardener Booth at the Birmingham
Home and Garden Show in February

The Library at BBG

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