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Growing communities and a better Georgia from the ground up.

The Georgia Master Gardener Extension Volunteer (MGEV) Program connects UGA Extension, plant enthusiasts, and communities across the state. MGEVs share UGA Extension consumer horticulture programming about selection and care of plants for ornamental value, recreation, and home food production. Master Gardeners teach community members how to use plants and gardening to improve their environment, personal health, and quality of life.


Extension News
Farm Again
Farm Again The University of Georgia is working to assist Georgia veterans with service-based disabilities through its dynamic farming program, Farm Again. By Carlisa Johnson | Published: 2/13/2024
Floral Design and Management
Floral Design and Management As students filter into Julie Campbell’s Tuesday morning lab, they are greeted by bins of sharp tools lining cold, stainless steel tables — it’s dissection day, but not the kind you may expect. By Jordan Powers | Published: 2/8/2024
Upcoming Events
Mar 1 Arbor Day Seedling Give-A-Way Conyers, GA Free tree seedlings in honor of Arbor Day! Seedlings are bare root, supplies are limited and available on a first come, first serve basis. We have Bald Cypress, Dogwood (white), and Eastern Red Bud trees. Seedlings will be available for pick-up on February 29th & March 1st at the Extension Office from 10:00am - 5:30pm.
Mar 2 Kokedama Workshop Carrollton, GA Get your hands dirty and design a one-of-a-kind Japanese-style Kokedama with the Carroll County Master Gardeners and Kokedama instructor Michelle Schmidt. Go to www.carrollcountymastergardeners.com to sign up and pay. $35 registration fee
Mar 6 Fire Ants & Nuisance Ant Pests of the Southeastern U.S. Cumming, GA Pesticide safety and continuing education credit training for Georgia private and commercial pesticide applicators. Credit hours: 1 for Private (Cat. 10): 3 for Commercial Categories 21, 23, 24, 27, 31 & 41.
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From Our Blog
A Special Visit to the Georgia Capitol Posted by sarahdh on Feb 23, 2024 On Tuesday, February 20, 2024, Coweta County MGEVs and ANR Agent, Stephanie Butcher, joined Sheri and Sarah of the GA MGEV State Program Office to participate in special events honoring the impact horticulture has in the state of Georgia. We teamed up with GGIA (Georgia Green Industry Association) and UGA, Southern Crescent, and Gwinnett Tech […]
Learn from the Experts! Posted by sarahdh on Feb 23, 2024 Join UGA Extension Specialists on the UGA Griffin Campus for a continuing education opportunity for Master Gardeners by attending the pruning workshop detailed below. “This program will cover the proper pruning techniques for trees and ornamentals and briefly discuss pruning fruiting plants. We will cover the when, where, and how to prune plants using certain […]
2024 Thoughtful Thursday Kicks off Tomorrow! Posted by sarahdh on Feb 7, 2024 Our continuing education series for MGEVs via Zoom, Thoughtful Thursdays (TT) has returned! Join in tomorrow,  February 8th at 2 PM for a weather update from Pam Knox. Check your email or MGLOG account home page for the Zoom meeting info. The recording will be posted on the MGLOG home page if you need to […]
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