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Master Gardener Volunteer Monthly Educational Meetings

    • Thursday August 7, 1:30-2:30 Monthly Master Gardener Educational Meeting Mounts Auditorium ‘Florida Friendly Yard Certification Program’ by Palm Beach County Environmental Horticulture Agent Laurie Albrecht. Plant Raffle following program!
    • Next Month Thursday September 4, 1:30-2:30 Monthly Master Gardener Educational Meeting Mounts Auditorium ‘Native Plants Program’ by Palm Beach County Master Gardeners and Native Choice Nursery Owners Susan Casamento and Jeff Nurge.  *Native plants available for sale following meeting so bring your checkbook!
    • Mark Your Calendar for Thursday September 18, 4-6pm Clayton Hutcheson Agriculture Exhibit Halls 559 North Military Trail West Palm ‘100 Year Anniversary of Cooperative Extension Service’ Celebration Event will include a dedication of a Time Capsule buried to celebrate 100 years of Cooperative Extension.
    • The Mounts Botanical Garden Guild Nursery is open Monday and Thursday mornings  9-noon. Stop by and shop the nursery for great plants propagated from the Mounts Botanical Garden. If you can’t make the trip to the Guild during the week…you can still purchase from an assortment of Guild nursery plants available at the Mounts Garden Bookstore open weekends Sat 10am-4pm and Sunday 12-4pm.
  • Master Gardeners Needed:
  • Need VOLUNTEER Hours? No dirt, no digging,The Master Gardener Booth is located at the Delray  Beach Green Market Pineapple Grove  NE 2nd Avenue SCHEDULE  Saturdays starting in October, 8:45-11:30-2:15 Free Parking--City Garage  contact Alice Finst   498-7140.
  • Mounts Botanical Garden ‘Garden Grooming Party’ Saturday August 2, 8:30-11am Lunch provided…For more information contact the Mounts Botanical Garden 233-1757.
  • Mounts Botanical Garden ‘Garden Grooming Party’ Saturday September 6, 8:30-11am Lunch provided…For more information contact the Mounts Botanical Garden 233-1757.
  • Green Industries Best Management Practices (GI-BMP’s) preserve and protect our water resources from non point-source pollution. It became law in 2009. The Limited Urban Commercial Fertilizer Applicator Certification is required as of January 1, 2014 for anyone commercially applying fertilizer to an urban landscape. Earn your GI-BMP Certificate of Completion by successfully passing a post-test at the end of the workshop. 8:30am-3:30pm Tuesday August 5 and September 16 in English and in Spanish on Friday and September 19, at the Palm Beach County Cooperative Extension Service Agriculture Exhibit Hall 559 North Military Trail West Palm Beach. $20.00 fee (lunch & materials included).Call 561-233-1748 for information.
  • Join Florida Master Gardeners at regional conferences in 2014.
    August 15 - Northeast Region: Register today on Eventbrite
    September 18 - Central Region
    September 24 - South Central Region
    October 10 - Northwest Region (with pre-conference tours on the 9th)
  • Graduate PBC Master Gardeners can audit the 16 week program beginning on consecutive Wednesdays, September 3 to December 17, 8:30am-3:30pm. Classes are held at the PBC Cooperative Extension Service in the Mounts Auditorium located at 531 North Military Trail WPB. Please do not take class handouts. *schedule available at pbcgov.com/coextension/mastergardener.
  • Pest Diagnostic Mobile Website now available Dr. Steven Arthurs released a new pest diagnostic mobile website this week. http://pest.ifas.ufl.edu/.
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    Master Gardener Class

     

     

    Fall 2014 Master Gardener Training Program begins September 3,, 2014!
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    Contact Us

     

    Master Gardener Volunteer Program
    531 N. Military Trail
    West Palm Beach, FL 33415
    Telephone:
    561-233-1759
    FAX: 561-233-1782
    Email: mgardenfwd@pbcgov.org

     

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