The Birmingham Fern Societywill be meeting thisWednesday (July 19) at 12:30 in the Hodges Room.Dr. Dan Jones will be doing a presentation about his favorite ferns. It will be a chance to better understand ferns and learn how to identify them. It's free and open to the public - there will be snacks!


The Lunch & Learn seriescontinuesJuly 26thwill be Companion Planting, presented by Amanda Clark;August 16thwill be PermaCulture andAugust 30thwill be The Ins and Outs of GMO’s. This free series is from 11:30 to 12:30 at BBG.

There are two outstanding workshops coming up this summer:

The All Bugs Good and Badwebinar series for 2017 is a good way to add CEU’s. You can watch them any time by clicking on the schedulebelow.

Each month you can join the 2nd Saturday at Sloss Walks and Talks at Grandmother's Garden. It is a free lecture series sponsored by the Birmingham Historical Society and presented by fellow Master Gardener and herbalist, Antonia Viteri. The lectures are from 10:30 - 11:30. The meet inside Sloss Furnace Historic Park at Grandmother's Garden.

The monthly Master Gardener meetings are a great source for Continuing Education Units.

CEU Hours for 2017 are:

January 10th, Brooke McMinn, 1 CEU
There are no CEU’s for the Reach for the Stars in February
March 14th, Dr. Jim Jacobi, 1 CEU
April 11th, Jeanie Sherlock, 1 CEU
May 9th, 1 CEU.
June 13th, Longleaf Botanical Gardens, 2 CEU
June 20th, Antonia Viteri, 1CEU

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JCMGA 2017