Sunday, April 15, 2018

Joint gathering - KY/WV Master Gardeners

CCMGA members have been invited to join with Master Gardeners from Eastern Kentucky on the evening of Tuesday, June 19.  The Kentucky Master Gardeners will furnish the main courses (turkey, dressing, ham) and others are asked to bring a side dish or dessert to share.   The event will begin at 6 pm and will be held at Kentucky Roots which is Route 3 between Ashland and Louisa.  The link below shows a map of the location.
There will be three speakers discussing the potential for hemp farming in the area.
CCMGA members will know many of the Kentucky Master Gardeners from sharing a booth at the WSAZ Home and Garden Show.  If you are able to attend please RSVP to Rhonella Chaffin at rhonella@att.net or 606 483 6077.

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Rain Barrel Workshop - Huntington National Guard Building - April 21

This is a great opportunity to get a high quality attractive rain barrel at an excellent price.  The workshop is in the National Guard Building at 800 Virginia Avenue, Huntington and runs from 10 am until noon on Saturday, April 21.
Pre-registration is required (Thomas.C.Thurman@wv.gov) and the $25 payment is due at the workshop.


Friday, February 23, 2018

2018 WSAZ Home & Garden Show Speakers Announced


The featured speakers for the 2018 WSAZ Home and GardenShow at the Big Sandy Superstore Arena have been announced.

FRIDAY MARCH 9th
5PM
Dr. Mira Danilovich
Brambles (Small Fruits)
6PM
Dr. Monica Valentovic & Dr. Gary Rankin
Rose Care

SATURDAY MARCH 10th
12PM
Lyndall Harned   
Composting
1PM
Grant Bishop
Pesticides
2PM
Brenda Porter
Home Canning
3PM
Dr. Chuck Talbott
Controling Pests with Intergrated Pest Mgt.
4PM
Dr. Sheldon Owen
Bats
5PM
Lori Bowling
New Plants for 2018
6PM
Lacy Davidson & Park Ferguson
Grow Yourself Healthy:  Why You Can’t Afford NOT to Grow, Shop, and Eat WV Raised Food 

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Master Gardener Class Cancelled on January 16

Because of the snow and extreme cold on January 16, the Cabell County Master Gardener class on botany will not be held as scheduled.  Because this is a required class, it will be made up at at future date.  As you are aware, when Cabell County Schools close there will be no Master Gardener class that day.
If you would like to get a preview of the botany class please go to the information page for that class - Botany where you can watch the videos, download the handouts and take some practice quizzes.
The updated class schedule is available on our Education page.


Monday, January 8, 2018

Bat Presentation - January 20 - 2 pm

The January 20 meeting of the Cabell County Master Gardener Association promises to be a special one.  Dr. Sheldon Owen, Wildlife Specialist for the WVU Extension Service will speak on bats in West Virginia.
The presentation will be on January 20, 2018 at 2 pm in the Fellowship Hall of Enslow Park Presbyterian Church in Huntington.  Directions to the church can be found by clicking the link above. The public is warmly invited.
There will be a brief business meeting following Dr. Owen's presentation.