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Poinsettia Production – September Monthly Meeting Sept 16 at 7:30 Invite

Posted by on Sep 15, 2020 in Continuing Education, News and Events

Hello Master Gardeners:

Here is the link for our September Monthly Meeting on Wednesday September 16 at 7:30 pm.  Please log on a few minutes before.  Our topic is greenhouse poinsettia production with guest speaker Greg Carofine , grower for Great Swamp Greenhouses.

Madeline Flahive Di Nardo invites you to participate as an attendee in the following online training session:
Topic: Master Gardener Monthly Meeting
Host: Madeline Flahive Di Nardo
Date: Wednesday, September 16, 2020
Time: 7:30 pm, Eastern Daylight Time (New York, GMT-04:00)

Session number: 120 970 2453
Session password: 3PbSEMN44zY

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3. Enter the session password: 3PbSEMN44zY
4. Click “Join Now”.
5. Follow the instructions that appear on your screen.
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September Newsletter and Monthly Meeting Sept 16

Posted by on Sep 14, 2020 in Continuing Education, News and Events, Newsletters and Bulletins

Hello Master Gardeners,

Hope you have been enjoying this September weather as we wind down summer and greet the fall.  While we gardeners are planting our fall ornamentals like panies and mums , commerical growers are growing a popular holiday plant – poinsettias.

We will be having a September monthly meeting on Wednesday, September 16 at 7:30 featuring Great Swamp Greenhouse Grower Greg Carifone. Greg will give us a behind the scenes look at what goes into producing a poinsettia crop.  Details on how to join the meeting via WebEx can be found in the September Newsletter below:

September 20 MG Newsletter MFD (1)

If you are new to joining a class using WebEx or need a refresher from this spring, here are some tips:

Tips for Phoning In

Web Ex Training Screens

WebEx Instructions from iPhone

Thanks to our Newsletter team led by editor Stephanie Bourk and Continuing Ed Chair Tina Helmstetter for an interesting September newsletter and monthly meeting.  Please note that the Pin Party, usually held in September, has been postponed until the new year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Take care and be well,




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Seeking Individuals to Serve as State Representative + Alternates

Posted by on Sep 2, 2020 in News and Events

The MG Executive Board is seeking individuals to serve as State Representative and Alternates.

Representatives serve as liaisons between the State Master Gardeners Association and the Union County Master Gardeners, reporting the State activities and business to the Executive Board at its meetings.

Appointed for a two-year term, representatives need to be Certified Active Master Gardeners (CAMG) and be willing to attend Rutgers Master Gardeners Association of New Jersey (RMGANJ) monthly meetings,(except January and February), usually held on the 2nd Thursdays of the month @ 10 am , at Rutgers Cook Campus in New Brunswick. Because of Covid-19, meetings are currently being held virtually.

This is a unique opportunity, and if interested, please contact RMGUC President, Althea Llewellyn, by email –, or by text – 908 720 4330.

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