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Post  Patty from Yorktown on Sun 19 Jun 2011, 10:15 pm

I am excited! I made it into the Master Gardener Program. We start in the Fall, with classes. I can hardly wait. It was my treat to myself for getting two kids into school. Just had to brag.

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Post  BackyardBirdGardner on Sun 19 Jun 2011, 10:35 pm

Hey, congrats!
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Post  shannon1 on Mon 20 Jun 2011, 1:46 am

Brag away, I think that is very cool if I were able to do the volunteer hours I would do it too. Let us know how it goes.
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Post  WardinWake on Mon 20 Jun 2011, 4:16 am

@Patty from Yorktown wrote:I am excited! I made it into the Master Gardener Program. We start in the Fall, with classes. I can hardly wait. It was my treat to myself for getting two kids into school. Just had to brag.

Patty from Yorktown

Yea Patty Glad You are in the MG Class.

God Bless, Ward and Mary.
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Post  sfg4uKim on Mon 20 Jun 2011, 5:28 am

Hooray! cheers

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Post  FarmerValerie on Mon 20 Jun 2011, 8:52 am

CONGRATS TO YOU!!!
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Post  nancy on Mon 20 Jun 2011, 9:41 am

Im so excited for you! Congrats!!
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Post  Denese on Mon 20 Jun 2011, 10:34 am

Congratulations!! cheers bounce
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Post  Furbalsmom on Mon 20 Jun 2011, 1:48 pm

cheers Patty From Yorktown, so happy for you.

Here's hoping I am accepted for our MG program that starts mid January. So far our county has been able to maintain it's extension service.
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Post  Patty from Yorktown on Mon 20 Jun 2011, 4:41 pm

Thanks for all of the well wishes. I am still pretty excited.

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Re: Master Gardener

Post  CindiLou on Thu 30 Jun 2011, 5:37 pm

Congratulations Patty! I am a MG and it has helped me a lot. Plus you will have access to all types of information and people that can help you help others.
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Post  Patty from Yorktown on Wed 16 Nov 2011, 10:05 pm

Hi,

Tomorrow is our Master Gardener Graduation. I made it through! The classes have been great. I am very pleased to have taken them. We have gone on some really cool field trips. I never knew about the places, even after living here for 10 years. I have done well on the tests. In 120 questions I only got 5 wrong. 2 questions on grass and pesticides got me, but that should not come as a surprise as I am not interested in either of those topics. Next up is 50 hours of volunteer time. That should go quickly.

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Post  stripesmom on Wed 16 Nov 2011, 10:20 pm

Congratulations Patty, good for you! Do you get to pick where you volunteer, or are you told where to go?
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Post  Patty from Yorktown on Thu 17 Nov 2011, 6:47 am

I get to pick where I volunteer. The MG also want me to be "in charge" of something. I chose Safety Town. They have plenty of projects that use all kinds of skill sets. I can teach, answer phones, weed and the list goes on. It should be fun.

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Post  Unmutual on Thu 17 Nov 2011, 7:13 am

@Patty from Yorktown wrote:I get to pick where I volunteer. The MG also want me to be "in charge" of something. I chose Safety Town. They have plenty of projects that use all kinds of skill sets. I can teach, answer phones, weed and the list goes on. It should be fun.

Patty from Yorktown

That's the great thing about MG volunteer hours, they go by so quickly because you can also choose to involve other hobbies or things that you like. Oh, and go Class of 2011!

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Post  RoOsTeR on Thu 17 Nov 2011, 7:48 am

Congratulations to you and your new accomplishments! How exciting. Very Happy
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