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Master Gardeners of Crow Wing County: Junior MG Program

COMING IN 2015

A new Junior Master Gardener Program (JMG) was approved at the March 2014 meeting of UMN Extension Crow Wing County Master Gardeners. The organizational phase of the program will be completed by a committee made up of several CWC Master Gardeners during the spring and summer of 2014.

The JMG curriculum focuses on horticultural education, activities and projects linked with Minnesota Academic Standards for youth Grades 3 through 12. Registration will be accepted late summer and fall of 2014 with an anticipated start of the program in February of 2015.

Watch this site for updates about this exciting program for youth!



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Junior Master Gardener Program
A partnership of MN 4-H Science, Engineering and Technology and U of M Extension Master Gardeners

New in 2009!
A total of six counties in greater Minnesota as well as the Metro area were selected as pilot sites for the Junior Master Gardener Program. Crow Wing County was one of those counties!

What is the JMG Program?
The Junior Master Gardener Program strives to increase Science, Engineering and Technology competencies in youth through gardening based experiences. In addition, young people will learn basic gardening techniques, foster interest in horticulture science, and horticulture industry.

Updates
For updates on this pilot project in Crow Wing County, click the links below:

Junior Master Gardeners of Crow Wing County - Great Green Gardeners!

4-H CWC Great Green Gardeners on ning.com

4-H JMG Pilot Project statewide on ning.com
FINAL REPORT

Our Great Green Gardeners in action!

May 2009
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June 2009
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July 2009
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