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70 F.D. Buddy East Parkway
Oxford, MS, 38655
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662-234-4451

Welcome to LCMGA

Remember to enter all service and education hours before November 30th. Call Robbie Burns for assistance 662-234-4451


MONTHLY EXECUTIVE MEETING

Our Executive Committee meets the last Thursday of the month. All Committee Chairs are encouraged to attend. This meeting is also open to all Lafayette County Master Gardeners who would like to attend.


What’s the Deal with Roundup???

Quick Bites on October 24th features Dr. John Byrd, Extension Research Professor of Plant & Soil Sciences

Roundup has been all over the news in the past months. Dr. Byrd will share his expertise to help us “weed” thru all of the Roundup information, evidence and facts.

Check out our new Quick Bites page for dates and details on interesting programs offered every month.


“A DAY OF EDUCATION” for the northeast district master gardeners, oxford, ms, October 22,2019

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Registration for the Day of Education is now closed

Our venue is completely filled and we are no longer maintaining a waiting list.

The Lafayette County Master Gardeners are now hard-at-work to make this event both informative and enjoyable. Thank you for your interest and support of this event.

For reservation questions, please call Sandra Roy @ 662-561-6199

October 7, 2019

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Dick Dickerson & Robbie Burns plan for “A Day of Education”


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Please submit registration questions to the following:

Robbie Burns, MSU Extension office, 662-234-4451

Peggie Roder, Chair - Day of Education, peggieroder@me.com

Sandra Roy, Registration Committee, sroy_12@yahoo.com, 662-561-6199

Download the Registration Form and the Schedule and Speakers using these two links:

"A Day of Education" Schedule and Speakers

"A Day of Education" Registration Form

We welcome you to a great day full of interesting topics, fellowship between Master Gardeners and a great lunch.


Linnete Walters beautiful butterfly presentation

is one more thing to look forward to at “A Day of Education” on October 22, 2019


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Anna Haller's peony presentation

is just one of the awesome things to look forward to at our "A Day of Education" on October 22 2019


Door prizes for “A Day of Education” include: a dried flower arrangement, garden tool bag with tools, and a bird feeder


The fall 2019 MASTER GARDENER class has been cancelled because we did not meet the class minimum

It's time for the 2019 Fall Master Gardener Training Classes. This fall session will begin on September 23 and run through October 31. Class size is limited to ten people so register early. The fee for the session is $100 to cover educational materials. Please download the schedule linked below for dates and times.

In exchange for 40 hours of educational training, individuals are required to return 40 hours of volunteer service within one year of their training. This service should include helping County Extension offices with horticultural projects that benefit their local communities.

Continuing education is offered to encourage long-term commitments. The Master Gardener approach helps the local Extension office reach a broader audience than is possible with only one or two agents. Volunteers help extend the educational arm of Mississippi State University to the public by providing horticultural information based on University research and recommendations. The Lafayette County Master Gardeners Association is an active, dynamic organization composed of skilled and experienced gardeners who enjoy sharing their expertise with others in the community.

Call now - 662-234-4451 - to register for the class and join the Lafayette County Master Gardener Association.  

Click here to download the MASTER GARDENER TRAINING SCHEDULE


LAFAYETTE COUNTY ARENA COMMUNITY DAY

Hope you enjoy these pictures from the Lafayette County Arena Community Day


Come see us at Mid-Town Farmers Market

Master Gardeners are available on the first and third Saturday morning May through October


Lafayette County Office Complex and Multi-use Arena

Master Gardeners enjoy meeting in the new extension facility


2018 Christmas Party

Members of the Master Gardeners of Lafayette County celebrate the season at the annual Christmas party hosted by the Oxford Lafayette Chamber of Commerce. LCMGA joined the chamber in 2018. Pictured from left to right, front row are Sandra Summers, Jan Henning, and Pat Lowe. Second row, Peggie Roder, Sarah Loftin, Dick Dickerson, Ashley Frye, Sandra Roy, Anna Haller.


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The Master Gardner Program was introduced to Mississippi in 1991 and serves to provide research-based educational programs and information to improve the economic, social, and cultural well-being of all Mississippians