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Unusual Plants at Vines Park

Held on Saturday, February 6th, the quarterly Walk-and-Talk was about the many, varied unusual plants in the park.  Led by GCMGA members and Master … Read More

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2016 Plant Sale

THANK YOU for coming!  Our April 29th plant sale was a huge success!  We answered questions and gave advice to help folks pick out the right plants for their yards and gardens.  The yard art was … Read More

Upcoming Events:

Our June 20, 2016 program will feature Becky Griffin’s presentation of Pollinator Possibilities – the Wonder of Pollinator Gardens.  As UGA Extension’s Community and School Garden Coordinator, Becky is passionate about creating community through gardens. She writes a weekly blog at ugaurbanag.com/gardens with timely tips for community and school gardeners. Becky also organizes school garden teacher training each summer and serves on several committees related to urban agriculture.  Her current project is the Pollinator Spaces Project ugaurbanag.com/gardens/pollinators where she encourages gardeners to create pollinator habitat.  Our meeting will be held at the Bethesda Senior Center, 225 Bethesda Church Road, Lawrenceville, GA 30044 at 7PM.

Our 18 July 2016 meeting will feature the winning pictures from our annual Photo Contest.  The highly creative members of Gwinnett County Master Gardeners Association use their talents in many ways.  Not only do they have a wonderful eye for designing their gardens but they use the same artistic sense to make beautiful photos. Please come and enjoy all of these great pictures with us at our meeting.  The meeting is held at the Bethesda Senior Center, 225 Bethesda Church Road, Lawrenceville, GA 30044 at 7PM.

CGMGA’s August 15, 2016 program will feature Dario J. Chavez’s presentation on  Budding and Grafting.  Dario is an Assistant Professor in Horticulture at the UGA.   His main area of interest is peach research and extension with focus on orchard management, tree longevity, irrigation practices, root interaction with tree health, production, plant breeding and genetics. His objective is to study the plant production based on the plant’s genetic potential, orchard management practices, growing environment, and their interactions.  Our meeting is held at the Bethesda Senior Center, 225 Bethesda Church Road, Lawrenceville, GA 30044 at 7PM.