2017 Fair Volunteer Sign-Up Forms Online

The 2017 Wilson County Fair is just weeks away, and lines are forming now to volunteer for the various Wilson County Master Gardener activities. If you want to be part of the fun, sign up early and often for your favorite events.

Complete the sign-up form(s) for the event(s) you wish to be a part of. Enter your name, email address, and choose the time/date you wish to work. If you have questions or comments, enter them in the space provided, then click the Submit button. The activity leader will be notified via email when you click the submit button so be sure to click it. Otherwise, your registration will not go through.

The volunteer sign-up forms are here:  https://wilsoncountymg.org/ 2017-fair-signup/

You will also find this page by clicking the 2017 Fair Sign-up menu below the banner at the top of every page of our website. Volunteer sign-up forms for the following events are on that page:

  • Wine Show Check-in – Friday, 11 August 2017
  • Wine Show Judging – Saturday, 12 August 2017
  • Wine Show Pickup – Sunday, 27 August 2017
  • Flower Show Check-in – Thursday, 17 August 2017
  • Flower Show Host/Hostess – 18-26 August 2017
  • Fruit & Vegetable Check-in – Thursday, 17 August 2017
  • Ask a Master Gardener Booth – 18-26 August 2017
  • Demo Garden Attendant – 18-26 August 2017

Below each event volunteer sign-up form is a link to the current list of volunteers for that event. If you volunteer for an event then later forget what time you are supposed to work, you will find that information listed on the list. These lists will be updated every day or two for the next couple weeks, then as necessary right before the fair starts.

Finally, if you find a broken link or some other error using these forms, please let Greg know as soon as possible.  Thanks.

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RESOURCE: Need Help Identifying A Weed?

Our TN extension website now has a great chart of common weeds. Indispensable resource!

http://www.tennesseeturfgrassweeds.org/Pages/Weed-ID.aspx

  1. Find the image that matches the weed.
  2. Click on the image for the name
  3. Click on View Details for more information and look for two or more ‘radio buttons’ which advance to the next screen of added information.

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June 22 TEMG Central Region Meeting Registration ALERT!

For Wilson County Master Gardeners – we will be primary host and hostess in the upcoming June 22nd TEMG Central Region Meeting and we need you!

PLEASE come and enjoy your day with us, learn, network, and get educational hours! We want to encourage folks to sign up early and to be a part of this ‘1st time Central Region Meeting.’

Our June 22nd regional workshop will be in the Central Region and will be led and hosted by TEMG groups from around the Central Region.  TEMGs from across the state are also welcome to joining us. June 22nd will be spent on tours and sessions to connect you to horticulture information, TEMG outreach in the region and other MGs with similar interests.

Highlights of the day include:

–          Tour to demonstration garden and arboretum sites led by Wilson County Master Gardeners- Fiddler’s Grove and Cedars of Lebanon State Park Butterfly Garden
–          Tour to Ellington Agriculture Center that includes demonstration garden and food production sites led by Davidson County Master Gardeners
–          Visit to rain gardens and demonstration gardens at Lane Agri-Park led by Rutherford County Master Gardeners
–          Workshop session on ‘Help with your helpline’ – an interactive workshop to help with answering questions from citizens
–          Interactive youth and  horticulture workshop session that will provides MG-tested and approved hands-on activities to take home and put into action

Schedule:

8:00 to 8:30 – Registration – Rutherford County Extension Community Center
8:30 to 9:00 – Bus loading
9:00 to 12:15 – Tours to Lebanon and Nashville garden sites
12:30 to 1:15 – Lunch
1:15 to 2:15 RCMG Demo garden tour
2:30 to 4:15 Workshops

EARLY Registration deadline: June 15, 2017

Cost: $25, includes lunch and tour bus seat for morning sessions.

For WCMGs’ convenience – at the Tuesday, June 6th, meeting – Registration Forms will be available. Checks will be accepted Tuesday evening – please make these out to University of Tennessee.

You can also register and pay by credit card online – for secure credit card payments, click:

https://secure.touchnet.com/C21610_ustores/web/product_detail.jsp?PRODUCTID=792

Registration made after June 15, 2017 will be $30 plus we are planning food and buses now. After June 15th, we will be unable to guarantee a seat on the bus tours or lunch so please – jump in soon!

Questions?

Please do not hesitate to contact Donna Samuels @ dls0916@gmail.com615-719-2665 Mobile; or at the meeting Tuesday night.

Additional information is available at the link below.

So, please come out and show pride in the Wilson County TEMG program – spread the word and join us on Thursday, June 22nd, 2017.

 

We need your support!! Let’s get your registrations in…

https://wilsoncountymg.files.wordpress.com/2017/06/registration-form-central-region-workshop-2017.pdf

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WCMG Meeting – Tuesday, 6 June 2017

Don’t forget the Wilson County Master Gardener Association meeting is Tuesday, 6 June 2017 at 7:00 PM in the Education Building of the James E. Ward Agriculture Center in Lebanon, Tennessee. Out dinner theme this month is Chinese Cuisine and we begin eating at 6:30 PM.

Our guest speaker this month will be Mark Murphy of the Rutherford County Master Gardener Association, and his presentation will be on The Philosophy, Application and History of Organic Gardening.

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WCMG Meeting – Tuesday, 2 May 2017 and the Veterans Building

Don’t forget we have a meeting Tuesday night, 2 May 2017 in the Veterans Building.

We eat at 6:30 PM and the meeting begins at 7:00. Our guest speaker will be Dr. John McFadden PhD, CEO of the Tennessee Environmental Council. Our dinner theme is Cinco de Mayo (Mexican food).

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