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Great things are happening with the Shoals Master Gardeners!

More information on becoming a Master Gardener is available at  this page.

Volunteer Opportunity (No digging, easy work)!
Here is an opportunity to obtain volunteer hours and give Shoals Master Gardeners exposure.
Volunteers are need to host a booth at the  2018 Spring Building & Remolding Show.
Location: Radisson Hotel & Conference Center, 4900 Hatch Blvd, Sheffield, AL
When: Saturday March 17 & Sunday March 18, 10 AM – 5 PM each day
What: 8’ x 10’ booth area, SMG can sell plants or just hand out info, or both. Booth area will have a tile floor. an 8’ folding table and two chairs.
Cost: For SMG there is zero cost!

Garden Pathways
Here's the link for the summer edition of Garden PathwaysClick here! A registration form for Fall seminar is on page 7. Page 9 has 2017 AMGA Conference info (There will also be a Seed Savers Exchange at the conference!). Page 8 has info on  another seminar you may want to attend.


The Christmas De-Construction crew, finishing up the dismantling at TVA Art Center in Tuscumbia. The final work-day bringing 2017 to a worthy close. Pictured L to R are : Sandy Newton, John Norton, Dot Burke, Lynn Wilson, Peggy Lazenby, Cynthia Kershaw, Barbara Wilson, Paula Kelley, Brenda Bradford and Beth Peterson.

Field Trip: Petals from the Past
On Tuesday May 23rd we head to "Petals from the Past" in Jemison, Alabama. Jason Powell, owner, conducted a tour and highlighted the gardens activities then we enjoyed our box lunch. Afterwards we spent some time on our own as we pick out those plants to purchase.
“Wheels on the Bus”, on our way to “Petals from the Past”

Tour groups getting a lesson.


Field Trip: Summer Celebration 
at UT Research Center
On Thursday July 13th we traveled to Jackson, Tennessee to attend UT Research Center's "Summer Celebration." Numerous Horticultural classes were presented during the day, some by Carol Reese! 

“Summer Celebration” and tour of the Tennessee Extension Experiment Station.  This was the coolest we felt all day.
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