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Georgia Master Gardener to share experiences in the dirt
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‘The Curious Called to Garden in the Woods’

When: 7 p.m. Monday, March 9

Where: Lumpkin County Parks and Recreation Center, 365 Riley Road, Dahlonega

Cost: Free

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Many gardeners feel quite at home, digging in the dirt and tending to plants as they bloom and grow.

Avid gardener Joel Hitt with share his experiences of gardening in a talk titled, “The Curious Called to Garden in the Woods” at the Georgia Mountains Master Gardeners meeting Monday, March 9.

The meeting is at 7 p.m. at the Lumpkin County Parks and Recreation Center, 365 Riley Road, in Dahlonega. Light refreshments will be served.

Hitt is a Georgia Master Gardener and serves on the Georgia Master Gardeners’ Association Board, the Georgia Botanical Society Board and the Georgia Ornithological Society Board. He is a frequent speaker at Master Gardener training classes as well as garden clubs and botanical groups.

Hitt regularly contributes articles to the Georgia Mountain Laurel magazine and the Georgia Master Gardener Association’s publication The Scoop.

As a member of the Headwaters Master Gardeners, he is heavily involved in Rabun County’s Sustainable Mountain Living initiative which works to engage Rabun County residents in food gardening and providing food to the needy.

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