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AWARDEES OF 2016 ELLEN HILDERBRANT
MEMORIAL GRANTS

 

WINNING PROJECTS

  • Choosy Kids Farm to Belly Project, North Franklin Road Head Start Program

  • Choosy Kids Farm to Belly Project, Easley Bridge Road Head Start Program

  • Lake Forest Elementary School, Butterfly Garden Improvements

  • River Oaks Retreat, Carolina Fence Project

  • Slater-Marietta Elementary School, Edible Schoolyard Project

Photographed above are representatives for those organizations receiving 2016 grants.
Shown from left to right:

  • Jim Delaney, EC President;
  • Debra Merrill, Margaret Hafer, Julie Cooke, Lake Forest Elementary School;
  • Sebastian Barbosa, North Franklin Head Start;
  • Kerry McKenzie, Easley Bridge Road Head Start;
  • Julie Hill, Slater-Marietta Elementary School;
  • Lauren Van Ins, River Oaks C.O.R.E;
  • Jody Childs, Slater-Marietta Elementary School;
  • Dodie Clark, Alan Sweet, Mrs. Sweet, River Oaks C.O.R.E.;
 

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16th Annual GGMGA Symposium
Ideas for an Inspiring Garden
   

Saturday, February 11, 2017
TD Convention Center, Greenville, SC

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April 29, 2017 – GGMG Plant Sale

Check this space in early 2017 for more information about this much-anticipated opportunity to purchase plants grown by Greater Greenville Master Gardeners.

 

Don’t forget to check the GGMG Google Calendar (via the Member Center tab) to keep track of upcoming GGMG meetings and activities!
 
 
 
 
 
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GGMG SPEAKERS BUREAU SCHEDULE

Mauldin Public Library
800 W. Butler Road
Greenville, SC 29607

“Spring  Flower Planting for Butterflies
– Ginger Kopka
Wednesday, January 18
 10:00 am – 11:00 am

“Bulb Culture”
- Polly Powell
Thursday, January 19
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

“Compostology”
-  Barbara Wilder
Wednesday, February 8
10:00 am – 11:00 am

“Terrariums”
-  Terry Gentry
Thursday, February 9
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm


Senior Action Center
50 Directors Drive
Greenville, SC 29615

Butterflies of the Carolinas”
-  Faye LeGros
Wednesday, March 1
2:00 pm – 3 pm


 
 
 
 

BROWN BAG LUNCHES

Jordan Franklin, Master Gardener Coordinator and Consumer Horticulture Agent for Greenville County, is offering a series of Brown Bag Lunches for Master Gardeners and their guests. These talks will be presented in the Extension Office Meeting Room, and because seating space is limited, attendees will be asked to register; however, all events are free.

Master Gardeners will be invited via our usual email system;  please feel free to bring non-MG guests.

Watch this space for the date and topic as we present the scheduled talks.

Jan. 17 – Garden & Landscape Planning
February 21 – Soil Health: Foundation of a Healthy Garden

Please do not register earlier than two weeks prior to the scheduled date. And, please note that topics and dates are subject to change.

 

 
 
 
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