Happening soon

Tuesday, Feb. 25th – Get a head start on your summer garden.  A seed starting demonstration will be offered during the 11 am weekly meeting at the Collins P. Lee Center by two of Lockerly’s Dirt Diggers, Master Gardeners Jeanne and Terriessa.
Saturday, March 1st – Volunteers are needed for a Garden Work Day from 9 am to noon. T & S Hardwoods is generously donating lumber to build more raised beds.  Please join us for a work day to construct raised beds, fill them with soil, prune the orchard, and perform more garden tasks. All ages and abilities are welcome.  Contact Garden Manager Joe Ward if you can help or have questions.
Tuesday, March 4 – MCGA board members Lin and Linda McKnight will demonstrate how to grow potatoes in containers during the 11 am weekly meeting at the Collins P. Lee Center.
Monday, March 31 – Shawn Davis, coordinator of the Oconee Master Gardeners Association, and Putnam County Extension Agent Keith Fielder will offer Gardening with Limitations: Part 2 Garden Tools. This free workshop will be held at The Hut, 400A W. Marion St. downtown Eatonton from 1:00 – 3:30 p.m. Please pre-register by calling 706 485 4151. Carpooling is available. Meet at the Milledgeville Mall in the parking area between Exchange Bank and Belk’s at 12:15 p.m.
Hope you can join us for some of these upcoming activities to grow and learn together!
Debbie Harshbarger
MCGA Treasurer and Outreach Chair
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Evergreen Community Garden Interest Meeting

We need your help to grow the newest Milledgeville Community Garden!  The Milledgeville Community Garden Association is partnering with Evergreen Baptist Church to help construct a new garden on the church property located at the corner of N. Jefferson St. and Ivey Weaver Rd.  This property was once an operational farm and provides an excellent location for a vegetable garden, fruiting trees, berry bushes and potentially a larger production garden in the future.
 
If you like to garden, want to grow your own vegetables, or if you simply want to get more involved in the community through volunteer work, then please come to this meeting.  
 
Event:  Evergreen Community Garden Interest Meeting
Date: Sunday, September 22nd
Time: 4pm
Location: Evergreen Baptist Church Sanctuary, 119 Ivey-Weaver Rd.
Refreshments: Light refreshments will be provided by Live Healthy Baldwin.
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Autumn Potluck

Time to gather again for Fall planting and great company! Our last potluck brought in a jubilant group of volunteers and were excited for everyone to come back and see how much has been accomplished this Summer. We hope to see you there! 

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Summer Potluck and Activity Day

Attached is the flyer for our first Summer event at the Community Garden! We will be beautifying, planting a Three sisters garden, painting signs to designate areas, creating water catchment and enjoying each other’s company with food & refreshments on June 7th from 4-7PM. As the flyer says, bring your favorite small dish to share and some water to keep hydrated. Were also accepting non-plot holder donations if anyone may be interested and we still have plots that are ready to be planted & loved! Each plot is $20.00 a year and has the ability to produce abundance at little cost and time. We hope to see you out at the garden and appreciate your help!

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Planting Day

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The greenhouse is finished!!

Sam Mutiti’s students finished the greenhouse today. They are garden all-stars!

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Great Workday!

Thank you to everyone for your help today. We had a great day with new plots, mulch, signs, fences, rain barrels,more mulch, new plots, more mulch and some composting. Save the date for April 7 for Planting Day at the garden.

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Workday and market reminder

Tomorrow is a busy day for MCGA.

We have workday at the garden from 9- 3 at the latest to get the garden ready for spring. Please bring digging tools, tillers, wheelbarrows and gloves. If you have tools to spare, bring some to share. We will be mulching, working on the fence and plot preparation. We break for lunch a little before 12 so you can……..

Stop by the Fall Line Farmers’ Market which will go on from 9- 12 at First Presbyterian Church to buy some great food!

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Workday Cancelled 3/3

I was hoping the rain would stop for a little but it keeps coming. It will be good for new plants. See you next week.

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Calling all Helping Hands!

Work day March 10th!

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