Monday, May 8, 2017

May 2017 Meeting at R.L. & Linda Mallory's Greenhouses


Please remember to join us for the May 9 CCMGA meeting at R>L. and Linda Mallory's farm in Culloden, WV. If you have a GPS in your car, you can enter the coordinates 38.425294, -82.061668 to get to their place.. If you would prefer, you can meet to caravan or car pool at the Milton Park and Ride, just off exit 28 of I-64. We expect to leave the park and ride at 6 pm.


Saturday, May 6, 2017

Huntington in Bloom efforts keep growing


CCMGA can be proud to be part of this worthwhile project that does so much to beautify Huntington.

See the full article in the Herald-Dispatch.





Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Sunday, March 19, 2017

2017 WSAZ Home & Garden Show

As in the past, the 2017 2017 WSAZ Home & Garden Show was a success.  There was an interesting slate of speakers on Friday & Saturday and the Master Gardener booths swarmed with friends from West Virginia & Kentucky.
Our CCMGA photographer, Victor Simpson, was on hand to capture the action on Friday and Saturday in and around our booth.  Check out his photos in the WEB-ALBUM.
Click the picture below to view Victor's photos from the weekend.



Friday, February 24, 2017

2017 WSAZ Home & Garden Show Speakers Announced

The featured speakers for the 2017 WSAZ Home and Garden Show at the Big Sandy Superstore Arena have been announced.

  
FRIDAY MARCH 10th
5 PM
Dr. Chuck Talbott
Soils and Soil Fertility
6 PM
Lyndall Harned
Organic Gardening
                                                                                                        
SATURDAY MARCH 11th
12 PM
Jessica Strickland
Reading Pesticide Labels & Personal Protective Equipment
1 PM
Tim Sayre
Home Canning
2 PM
Tom Bell
Butterfly/Pollinator Garden
3 PM
 Lori Bowling
New Plants for 2017
4 PM
Dr. Paul Vincelli
GMOs
5 PM
Steve Beckelhimer
WV Native Bees
6 PM
Lacy Davidson & Park Ferguson
Grow Yourself Healthy:  Why You Can’t Afford NOT to Grow, Shop, and Eat WV Raised Food 


Wednesday, February 1, 2017

4th Annual WV Urban Agriculture Conference



Mark your calendars, the date and location of the 4th annual WV Urban Agriculture Conference have been announced.
This year the conference will be held at Camp Virgil Tate (see map and directions below) on April 28 & 29.  This conference is one of the most interesting and relevant conferences for home gardeners that you may ever attend.
The website for the conference is http://urbanagwv.com/.  Full details of speakers and sessions are not yet available as of this posting on February 1 but is expected to be updated soon.


Monday, December 5, 2016

Butterfly Sanctuary at Kinetic Park

The project by HMDA to build a butterfly sanctuary is moving forward thanks to efforts of CCMGA and other groups.  CCMGA Treasurer, Tom Bell has coordinated the involvement of a number of agencies to kick off the first phase of work at the Donald Avenue site.
The video below provides a great overview of the project: