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Engaging Georgia Master Gardener Extension Volunteers in meaningful discussion about volunteering, outreach and community.

MGLOG: So you want to propose a MGEV project!

MGEV Glenda Garris in Henry County has been actively involved in working with community gardens throughout Henry County. In fact, she was instrumental in establishing Community Gardens of Henry County, Inc., several years ago. The organization does the lion’s share of organizing and managing the community gardens, but they call…
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MGEVs Enjoy Demonstration Gardens

Master Gardeners LOVE to build demonstration gardens! For the past several years, MGEVs report volunteering at demonstration gardens with the highest frequency of any other project. I often receive questions about starting a demonstration garden, what to do with it, and how to handle certain aspects of managing a demonstration…
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MGLOG: Entering Volunteer Time

  MGEV Marjorie Stansel is a BUSY lady! She is a MGEV in Douglas County and works two mornings a week in the Vegetable Garden and two mornings a week at their greenhouse (plant sale in early May). She is an officer in the local association as well as GMGA….
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MGLOG: It’s a New Day

It’s a new day for the Georgia MGEV program! Very soon, MGEVs will be able to enter their volunteer hours online via our new record keeping system, MGLOG. In a recent article in The Volunteer Vine (check here if you haven’t read it), I shared some of the benefits of…
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Stocking the Library

It is a huge temptation to buy books with abandon, especially if the cover is beautiful or the subject is one near-and-dear to your heart. It’s difficult to determine when standing in a bookstore or at a trade show how useful the book may or may not be. You’ll really…
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