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Master Gardener Building Project Work Days April 21 - 24, 2015

Tuesday April 21 thru Friday April 24 volunteers are needed to help with the framing of the Master Gardner Pavilion. Work day to begin at 9 am each day with a break for lunch and the finish of the project around noon on Friday.   The raised beds are all in place with the exception of the masonry bed which will hopefully be completed during the above work days.  The raised beds composition, location, recipe for soil and amendments and plants were the topic of discussion for the first 3rd Saturday Course held on April 18. 

Master Gardener and Intern Work Days

Thomas Greenlee will be at the AG Center on Tuesday April 7, Wednesday April 8 and Thursday April 9 to begin building the raised beds for the Master Gardener project and the new 3rd Saturday Short Course.

Earth Day 2015 Volunteers Needed

Earth Day is an Educational Event for Rhea County and Dayton City Schools that give Master Gardeners and Interns an opportunity to gain service hours in the community.

Home and Garden Short Course

Exciting news for Master Gardeners, Interns and the general public with the addition of : THIRD SATURDAY HOME AND GARDEN SHORT COURSE being held on April 18, May 16, June 20 and July 18, 2015.  The topic of study will be "Raised Bed Gardening, Conventional and Organic".  The course will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Rhea County Ag Center and Fairgrounds in Evensville, Tennessee.  (334 Eagle Lane)

Master Gardener Winter School 2015 - by Pennie Hendrick

The University of Tennessee Extension Master Gardener Winter School was held in Murfreesboro, Tennessee February 26 and 27 2015.  Beginning with our Mission:

The Tennessee Master Gardener Program promotes environmental stewardship
through a network of volunteers who provide information and education
to Tennessee communities in home gardening and related areas.

Spring Flower and Garden Show

The annual Spring Flower and Garden Show is coming and it is not too soon to mark your calendars for this CCMGA event. Click read more.

February Master Gardener Association Newsletter

Please find attached the February edition of the Master Gardener newsletter. The next Association meeting will be on THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 19. This is a change in the original schedule. Newsletter Feb. 2015

Master Gardener Building Project

We are excited for 2015 to be working on breaking ground on the new building that will New Building.jpg
give Master Gardeners a new home on the fair grounds.  Along with the building will be landscaping projects and hopefully a greenhouse.  This project will take several years and give Master Gardeners ample opportunity to earn service hours.  Stay tuned for more news on this project. 

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