25th AMGA CONFERENCE

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Several of the members and one intern attended the 25th  Alabama Master Gardener Association’s annual conference this year. It was held in Cullman on March 23rd through 25th and the theme was “Gardening…WOW!!”  More...

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APRIL

  April is the time to take a drive and enjoy the azaleas that will be blooming throughout the month. With the wonderful spring More...

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WATER FESTIVAL @ JEFF STATE

Several of the members and interns helped with the Water Festival at Jeff State Campus on March 13th.  Fourth graders from Chilton More...

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WRIGHT’S NURSERY TOUR

Several of the Master Gardeners braved the cold and rain  to tour Wright’s Nursery and Greenhouse in Plantersville, AL., on More...

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SAVE THE DATE! by Pat Farmer

Chilton County Master Gardener Association has been given the honor of hosting the Alabama Master Gardener Association’s 2015 More...

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PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE

2015 means a new year for all of us. It is a time for reflection of the past and goals for the future. As the 2015 President of our More...

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UPSIDE DOWN GERMAN CHOCOLATE CAKE

Try this delicious version of German Chocolate Cake. Intern Ann Moore brought this to a class recently and the recipe was requested 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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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...

ECOLOGICAL GARDENING

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EOCOLOGICAL GARDENING       A method developed by Australian Jonathan White “Which creates an ecosystem where nature works for and not against the gardener.”     More...

PERMACULTURE by Harriett Jackson

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Permaculture: holistic ecosystems that benefit all the life that encounters what you create. Permaculture is a term I have lately been hearing as applied to gardening. At first More...

LATE WINTER BLOOMS by Trisha Williams

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Even with the cold temperatures in late winter is your garden showing signs of the coming spring? Have your crocuses and daffodils announced themselves yet? Do you have lenten More...

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PATHOLOGY @ PETALS

The Master Gardener class for March 18th met at Petals  from the Past and had a very good session with Dr. Arlie Powell and Dr. Jim Jacobi on Plant Pathology.  More...

WATER FESTIVAL @ JEFF STATE CAMPUS

Several of the members and interns helped with the Water Festival at Jeff State Campus on March 13th.  Fourth graders from Chilton County Schools are taught about water cycles 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...

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Sondra Henley became certified as a Master Gardener in 2006. 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...

WRIGHT’S NURSERY TOUR

WRIGHT'S NURSERY TOUR

Several of the Master Gardeners braved the cold and rain  to tour Wright’s Nursery and Greenhouse in More...

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..

CITRUS TOUR

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

APRIL

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  April is the time to take a drive and enjoy the azaleas that will be blooming throughout the month. With More...

MARCH

Daffodils, forsythia and flowering quince are among the flowers making an appearance this month. March Garden Chores Fruits and Nuts–Continue strawberry..

FEBRUARY

We will soon see signs of Spring beginning with crocus and other early blooming plants. If you don’t have these lovely..

2014 AWARDS PRESENTED

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

SERVICE PROJECT OF THE YEAR

NEWPHOTO81-1024x750 CHILTON COUNTY EXTENSION OFFICE LANDSCAPE  It has often been remarked that where the Master Gardener Classes are held each year does..
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PLANT SALES

Plant sales are the product of busy Master Gardeners! Plants are grown from seeds or cuttings, divided, and/or propagated and then potted..
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UPSIDE DOWN GERMAN CHOCOLATE CAKE

Try this delicious version of German Chocolate Cake. Intern Ann Moore brought this to a class recently and the recipe was..
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..