OCTOGENARIAN by Pat Farmer/Audrey Giles

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Octogenarian:  Someone in his or her eighties, or in other words, between 80 and 89 years of age. Now that is a big word, and one that we don’t use in our every day speech, but a person that has More...

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WELCOME 2015 OFFICERS

WELCOME 2015 OFFICERS! Our nominating committee to nominate the 2015 officers was Skip Coulter, Linda Hand, and Ann Stocking. Nominations More...

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UNDER THE BOARDWALK by Harriett Jackson

  If you happen to be down on the Alabama Gulf coast, anywhere near Fairhope or Foley, there is a wonderful side trip you might More...

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RUSSIAN TEA CAKES and BUTTERFINGER COOKIES

Two MGs provided similar recipes this month:  Russian Tea Cakes and Butterfinger Cookies. The Russian Tea Cakes are shaped in balls, More...

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THORSBY SWEDISH FESTIVAL

Chilton County Master Gardeners had a very successful show and plant sale at the Thorsby SWEDISH Festival held October 11th. There More...

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CCMGA AWARDED OUTSTANDING SERVICE AWARD

Chilton County Master Gardeners were awarded a plaque at their Christmas Luncheon Tuesday, Dec. 9th by the City of Jemison for Outstanding More...

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ALDRIDGE GARDEN TOUR by Harriett Jackson

Fourteen members of the association took a walking tour of Aldridge Gardens in Hoover Monday, Nov. 3.  The 30 acre property began More...

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OCTOBER MEETING

Our October meeting was presented by Skip Coulter. He showed us tools, quilts, and furniture from the Amish people and told us much More...

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PLANTING DOWNTOWN CLANTON

Several of the CCMGA members helped fill the large cement planters in downtown Clanton with pansies on Tuesday of this week. This project More...

THORSBY SWEDISH FESTIVAL

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Chilton County Master Gardeners had a very successful show and plant sale at the Thorsby SWEDISH Festival held October 11th. There were many people out and about enjoying the unusually More...

PLANT SALES

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Plant sales are the product of busy Master Gardeners! Plants are grown from seeds or cuttings, divided, and/or propagated and then potted for sale.  Sales are held at Heritage More...

PLANT SALE WORK DAYS

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Plant Sale work days to create crafts and prepare plants for sale are held as needed. CCMGA members gathered in President Sondra Henley’s garage to work on craft items.  More...

Coosa Graduation

Interns Graduate

Master Gardener Interns Sarah Saunders, Paula Blevins-Russell, and Treasia Bennett graduated from the 2014 Coosa County Master Gardener Class on December 2nd. Top Intern Hours More...

PLANTING DOWNTOWN CLANTON

Several of the CCMGA members helped fill the large cement planters in downtown Clanton with pansies on Tuesday of this week. This project is done in the spring and the fall. More...

INSTALLING RAIN BARREL at ACES OFFICE

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Jerry Farmer and Sondra Henley installed two rain barrels at the Chilton County Extension Office. These rain barrels will More...

JEMISON CITY HALL GETS A REDO

JEMISON GETS A REDO

Chilton County Master Gardeners recently gave a facelift to the Jemison City Hall drive-thru area. Old shrubs were More...

IMG_0074.JPG MEET PAT & JERRY FARMER

Pat Farmer is the newly elected President of Chilton County Master Gardener Association for 2015. CCMGA...

Sondra H. resized SERVICE AND DEDICATION

Sondra Henley became certified as a Master Gardener in 2003. She served the Chilton County Master...

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Third Place Winner in the 2014 Peach Cook Off,  Sarah Saunders won this honor with her...

ALDRIDGE GARDEN TOUR by Harriett Jackson

ALDRIDGE GARDENS TOUR

Fourteen members of the association took a walking tour of  Aldridge Gardens in Hoover Monday, Nov. 3. The More...

CITRUS TOUR

Arlie Powell conducted a tour of the orangery at Petals from the Past for CCMGA members.  He discussed the varieties of..

MT VIEW ORCHARDS

In September meeting CCMGA members visited Mt. View Orchards in Jemison, AL. We were greeted by Steve Wilson and Andy Millard...

JANUARY

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January is a great time to do your garden tool maintenance–clean, oil  and sharpen tools.  You may also More...

DECEMBER

Try forcing paper whites as a way to enjoy gardening during the winter.  December is a great month for armchair gardening as..

NOVEMBER

Plants bulbs this month for spring color. Other gardening tasks for November include planting hardy annuals such as larkspur, poppies, pansies..

2014 AWARDS PRESENTED

Friends of MG Friends of Master Gardeners awards are presented to persons or groups that have donated monies, services or materials to CCMGA during..

CEDAR RIDGE VETERANS HOME PROJECT

photo (14) Chilton County Master Gardeners provided a makeover to the front of the Cedar Ridge Veterans Home in Thorsby.  A flowerbed was..
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SHARE THE WEALTH by Harriett Jackson

I very much enjoy writing articles for you to read.  What you take away is important to me. My hope is..
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RUSSIAN TEA CAKES and BUTTERFINGER COOKIES

Two MGs provided similar recipes this month:  Russian Tea Cakes and Butterfinger Cookies. The Russian Tea Cakes are shaped in balls,..
2014-12-09 CCMGA CHRISTMAS 2014 116

CCMGA AWARDED OUTSTANDING SERVICE AWARD

Chilton County Master Gardeners were awarded a plaque at their Christmas Luncheon Tuesday, Dec. 9th by the City of Jemison for..