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Winter Dreams Summer Gardens Symposium

| Beet 2021 10 October | No Comments

The Jackson County Master Gardener Association is back, virtually! Dig into three days of virtual garden immersion seminars taught by 15 presenters, all designed to help you plan next year’s…

Volunteer Opportunity to Help Our Pollinators, and More

| Beet 2021 10 October | No Comments

Dear Gardeners,  Happy October! Hopefully, everyone is having a chance to enjoy the clear air and cooler temperatures we’ve been having. While there were some challenges this growing season with…

Have You Visited jacksoncountymga.org Lately?

| Beet 2021 10 October | No Comments

  The Communications Working Group began an in-depth review of our JCMGA website in early 2020. Throughout the pandemic, fires, and smoke, CWG members continued to evaluate our online presence…

Photo Contest Winners Are Announced

| Beet 2021 10 October | No Comments

  The Members Services Working Group is pleased to announce the winners of the 2nd Annual JCMGA photo contest. Winning first place is Ann Hackett (2020). This is the second…

The JCMGA Election Begins This Month

| Beet 2021 10 October | No Comments

The JCMGA Board of Directors approved the slate of candidates running for 2022 Board positions at its September meeting. The election will take place over three weeks: October 15 through…

Master Gardeners for the Win!

| Beet 2021 10 October | No Comments

This time of year is always a busy one as we scramble to get all our summer produce processed for the winter. I have been canning, drying and freezing for…

These Roots Are Made For Walkin’

| Beet 2021 10 October | No Comments

These roots are made for walkin’ and that’s just what they’ll do One of these days these roots are gonna walk on over for you… Although most rooted plants are…

Garden Art

| Beet 2021 09 September | No Comments

  Garden Wall with Antlers                                                  …

Shallottery!!!

| Beet 2021 09 September | No Comments

Are you hoping to be a winner?  Then Allium cepa var. ascalonicum, is the ticket!   Of course, this particular “ticket,” rarely to be had at any market, is the classic…

September in the Garden

| Beet 2021 09 September | No Comments

I never realized how much water I used on my yard and garden until I had to haul it myself. Ordinarily, I use TID water, which is pumped to my…

A YEAR of UPs and DOWNs

| Beet 2021 09 September | No Comments

Greetings Jackson County Master Gardeners.   As we approach fall and cooler weather, I hope you are all staying well.  This has been a crazy summer as we joyfully reopened…

Update on Extension operations for COVID Delta variant

| Beet 2021 08 August | 2,084 Comments

Dear Master Gardeners, I want to provide a brief update regarding COVID operations and other items, to hopefully answer the questions you are having. There are no closures at the…

Why native Plants?  Plant choice Matters!

| Beet 2021 08 August | No Comments

By Lynn Kunstman  Master Gardener 2012  Part Two of a four-part series Douglas Tallamy, author of Bringing Nature Home, Nature’s Best Hope, The Living Landscape, and The Nature of Oaks,…

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