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Monday November 3, 2014 for our annual graduation banquet. This year the banquet is on Monday, not the regular Tuesday. This will be at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens staring at 6:00 PM It will be a special evening celebrating our 2014 class, the Alabama Extension Service 100 year anniversary, and the Birmingham Botanical Gardens 50th. anniversary. Our special guests will be Birmingham mayor William Bell, Kerry Smith, ACES director of the master gardener program Fred Spicer , Director of the Friends of BBG.
We are very grateful to Don Ehrett for inviting his fellow Master Gardeners to his home to learn about Dahlias and view he and his wife's Garden. He gave a wonderful presentation on Dalhias and then took us out into the garden to see the several hundred Dahlias in full bloom, talking with us about the process, progress and love of Dahlias that has gone into the garden. To think that each of these Dahlias will be dug up and separated each year is just amazing. That is just the beginning of what goes into the making of the garden he shared with us.