DMGA Meeting -
Monday, February 26, 2018
Speaker: Art Simon
DeKalb Community Garden & Orchard
At DeKalb Master Gardener Association's February meeting, we will learn about
the Dunwoody Community Garden and Orchard. The garden now has 92 numbered plots and
extensive border plantings. The garden is maintained by individual volunteers,
members and a volunteer Board of Directors.
The presenter will be DeKalb County Master Gardener Art Simon.
He has been on
the Board of the Dunwoody Community Garden (DCGO) since 2011, serving as Chairman
for three years and now as Greenhouse Manager. He went to the University of Kentucky
and earned an MBA at Xavier in Cincinnati, Ohio. Art has been a Dunwoody resident
for 32 years. He is retired and is at the garden almost every day.
DMGA meetings begin at 6:30 p.m.
at the Northlake / Barbara Loar Branch of the DeKalb County Public Library located at
3772 LaVista Road, Tucker, GA 30084 (inside I-285, at the corner of Harobi Dr. and LaVista Rd.,
turn onto Harobi at the BB&T Bank). Click here for a
of the library's location.
Plan to join us for the first meeting of 2018 and bring a friend. There is no charge or pre-registration for
this DMGA educational program.
DMGA Scholarships Presented for 2017-2018
At the October 2017 monthly meeting, DeKalb Master Gardener Association
awarded three horticulture scholarships for the 2017-2018 academic year.
Scholarship checks of $500 were awarded to these two Gwinnett Technical
Ms. Sharon Herron
Ms. Susan Storey
A continuing scholarship, also in the amount of $500, was awarded to:
Ms. Jill Baker-Lesperance
Under a program created in 2006, DMGA awards scholarships each year to
DeKalb County residents attending UGA or Gwinnett Tech. With these six scholarships,
the total scholarships awarded by DMGA under this program is $21,000. We enjoy the
opportunity to promote and encourage horticulture education in this way.
Our congratulations to these deserving students and our
best wishes for their future successful careers in horticulture.