New River Valley Master Gardener Association

Winter 2017


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MISSION STATEMENT

The purpose of the Association is to provide service to the community by promoting good horticultural stewardship in accordance with standards approved by the Virginia Cooperative Extension (VCE) and its Master Gardener Program. Additionally, the Association will foster communication, education, and fellowship among its members and the community

Announcements:

  • Commuity Grants for 2017 have been awarded. We are giving out 13 grants for a total of $4925.00.
  • Classes to become a Master Gardener Click here - applications are due by January 20, 2017 for information, or contact Montgomery County Extension office 540 - 382-5790
  • NRV Master Gardener Assoc will provide speakers on a wide variety of gardening topics. Remember; "gardening" covers a big range of stuff. If your club/group/school might need a speaker, contact the NRV coordinator at (540) 382-5790
  • Plant sale donors from 2016


    The Green Market, Route 460 Pembroke Take It Outside, Route 460 Pembroke
    Walmart Pearisburg and Dublin Blacksburg Feed and Seed, N. Main St
    Lowe's, Christiansburg Crow's Nest, Price's Fork
    Riverbend (wholesale) Nursery, Riner Flowers by Drema Dawn, Pulaski
    Childress Garden, Riner Corrines, Christiansburg
    Vaughn's Greenhouse , Dublin Poor Boy's Produce, Pulaski
    Slaughter's Greenhouse, Floyd Harmony Organics, 1404 N. Main Street Blacksburg
    Walmart, Christiansburg Food Lion Christiansburg and Pulaski
    Home Depot, Christiansburg Slaughter's Greenhouse, Floyd
    T& A's Produce, Dublin Tyme to Grow , Dublin
    Smithfield Plantation, Blacksburg Hahn Horticulture Garden
    Kroger in Christiansburg and Radford Private growers Curt Laub and Mitch Holcomb
    And we got some donations the day of the sale
    from people dropping off extras!


  • Link for entering hours is: virginia.volunteersystem.org
  • Mini grant applications (up to $100)for 2017 are available. These are only available to NRVMGA members. See the Grants page
  • The current list of physical projects in the area is now posted. See See the the projects page
  • Time for renewal forms Please see the Membership page. Turn these in before February 2017(both extension renewal and NRVMG Association renewals are due)
  • "In Season" newsletter See In Season
    Or to the main web site Blog from state office. These two links have lots of jpgs and can be very slow to load.

  • Please try to do timesheets once a month.  We all get lazy about this.
  • Your web mistress is (still) Erica Jones (until further notice).  Problems?  E-mail contact My address
  • Consider joining the state MG organization.   They have meetings held across the state and offer a yearly all day educational seminar. groups.   To contact see www.vmga.net/membership.php

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