26 July 2007

ASLA dot org, 2007 Master Gardeners Conference in Little Rock

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2007 MASTER GARDENERS CONFERENCE IN LITTLE ROCK
Whether or not you were available to attend the conference, many of the presentations are available on line right now for a limited time. (They are taking them down in a couple of months.)
Go to the Arkansas Master Gardener's website to view 46-educational, informative and amusing presentations. The conference was wonderful - well organized, user friendly, lots of events and educational programs.
We, in Oklahoma, are very impressed with the Arkansas Master Gardener Program - Janet Carson is a star. Carson works diligently for the University of Arkansas • Division of Agriculture Cooperative Extension Service and I hope they know how good they have it there!

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