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Juvenile Services Project

Juvenile Detention 028 copyOn July 17, 2014 a new project for the Smith Co. Master Gardeners was approved.  Earlier this year a group of MGs have worked with youth who were required to do community service on a gardening project.  On August 4th the first “official” weekly meeting of the group met at the Smith County Juvenile Service site. Leaders Linda Sargent and Anne Pattullo were there, along with MG Historian Bill Kelldorf to record the event.  To view the special pictorial news of that event, go to MG Extra Aug2014.

Junior Master Gardener Day Camp

With the help of a group of SCMGs, Jean Smith and Hazel Bateman hosted a JMG day camp during the week of June 16, 2014 in conjunction with the Whitehouse YMCA summer program.  A week of gardening, science, art, experiments and projects were enjoyed by 25 campers, aged 9-12.DSCN4097 copy

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Watch for this – a new cookbook from the Master Gardeners, Flavors from our Gardens due out later this year.  More later.


 

 

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