GCMGA's Trainee Breakfast Committee headed by Karen McGinty kicked off Gwinnett's sponsorship of the breakfasts on March 11th. Providing breakfast goodies, snacks and desserts for the trainees is a … Read More
Our speaker for the Gwinnett County Master Gardener Association meeting for Monday April 13, 2015 will be Bob Westerfield. Bob specializes in woody ornamentals, vegetables and fruits for the Department of Horticulture, GA Station in Griffin. Bob will be speaking on the Advantages of Raised Bed Gardening and share newly released researched on the advantages of the subject. He will share an overview on basics of sight selection, soil amendments, varieties of vegetable selection, fertilization and irrigation needs, problem identification and troubleshooting along with problem solving. The meeting is held at the Bethesda Senior Center, 225 Bethesda Church Road, Lawrenceville, GA 30044 at 7PM.
The speaker for the May 18, 2015 meeting of the Gwinnett County Master Gardener Association is Vince Dooley. Vince was the head football coach for the University of Georgia for 25 years. Vince, like most intelligent and inquisitive people, has many interests. Now a Master Gardener, Coach Dooley approaches gardening with the same commitment and energy he once devoted to football. His topic for the evening is “I Love Gardening” and he will also be available for a book signing before and after the meeting. The meeting will be held at the Bethesda Senior Center, 225 Bethesda Church Rd, Lawrenceville, GA 30044 at 7PM.
Gwinnett County Master Gardener Association’s next meeting is Monday, June 15, 2015 at 7PM. Karan Rawlins, Invasive Species Coordinator for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health at the University of Georgia in Tifton, will be our guest speaker. Karan will be talking about First Detectors, a project that will offer tools and training to enable Master Gardeners ways to identify and report invasive species infestations. The meeting is held at the Bethesda Senior Center, 225 Bethesda Church Road, Lawrenceville, GA 30044.
Our Mission is to serve as stewards of the environment, voluntarily educating the public of Gwinnett County, Georgia about horticultural practices that will foster both beautiful gardens and a healthy environment.