New River Valley Master Gardener Association

Mid-late Aug 2014


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Master Gardeners are committed to learning and to communicating their knowledge of gardening to others. Master Gardeners will direct their efforts to creating and maintaining an awareness of the need for intelligent stewardship of the environment.

Announcements:

  • Social/Pot Luck September 7th (SUNDAY) 1pm
    At Mickey Balconi' abode. Bring swim suits, something for pot luck,chair, and attire for boat rides on Claytor Lake
  • THANK YOU to the businesses that made plant sale donations (May 2014)
    • Montgomery County Area:
      • Va Tech Plant marketing class
      • Crow's Nest Farm
    • Christiansburg -
      • Courrine's
      • L & I Wholesale Nursery, Franklin Rd
      • Lacie's in the Valley
      • Southern States in Christiansburg
      • Walmart Christiansburg
    • Giles - The Green Market, Pembroke
    • Floyd report 8/16
      • Wildwood Farms
      • Riverbend Nursery
      • Childress Garden Center
      • Slaughter's Greenhouse
    • Pulaski
      • Vaughn's - Dublin
      • Thyme to Grow - Dublin
      • Pulaski Walmart
    Please, please when you go in these places, thanks the businesses for their support. I know from personal experience, a lot of these places get "hit" up pretty regularly for donations. And a couple of our regular donors cut back this year; and some are out of business.
  • Mini grant applications (up to $100)for 2014 NOW being accepted. These are only available to NRVMGA members, and there is still money. Grants page
  • The current list of physical projects in the area is now posted. See See the the projects page
  • NRVMGA meetings will (again) be held on the third thursday of each month. Meetings start at 6:30 pm.
  • "In Season" newsletter See In Season
  • Questions on hours? See the membership page and particularly hour definitions late August2014


    ...Rain ! Rain! Pull 'em now!!!...