2015 MASTER GARDENER CLASS

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Our 2015 Master Gardener class is well under way. We have had soil samples turned in, intern shirts ordered and distributed, friends made, Demo Garden slideshow shown, a great composting class,  AND lots 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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FEBRUARY

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

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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...

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...

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 Organic, Ecological, Sustaining, Self Sustaining, Permaculture, Forest, Jungle, Edible Landscaping; all of these gardening terms, and a few I am sure I have not discovered 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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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...

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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...

MARCH

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Daffodils, forsythia and flowering quince are among the flowers making an appearance this month. March Garden More...

FEBRUARY

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

JANUARY

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

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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THORSBY SWEDISH FESTIVAL

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

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..