Annual MFGA Winter Meeting via Zoom

Our Annual Business meeting will be held as a Zoom presentation on Wednesday, February 24, 2021. The presentation begins at 10:00 am, the Zoom connection will be open at 9:45 am. No registration is necessary. This event is free.

10:00–11:00 am: Soil and Water Testing presented by Cari Peters, JR Peters Fertilizer
Understanding the importance of soil and water testing. How to take a sample. How to interpret results. What key factors should you be watching. What fertility programs are good for the crops we grow in the spring. Cari will discuss some of the crops that require some key nutritional requirements for success.

11:00–11:15 am: Annual MFGA Business Meeting
A quick MFGA General Membership meeting to elect new officers and directors for 2021.

11:15 am–12:15 pm: Keep It Fun and Funky (at the Garden Center)

Amanda ThompsenAmanda Thomsen is a horticulturist, garden designer, keynote speaker, freelance writer, backyard consultant, and author living in suburban Chicago. Amanda has been working in gardens, garden centers and landscaping for over 20 years. Her focus is bringing rule-breaking fun, a little kitsch and a lot of humor into an industry that is often thought of as stodgy and full of rules. Amanda speaks and gives classes at all-sized events throughout the United States. Amanda Thomsen is the author of two books: “Kiss My Aster” and ”Backyard Adventure.” She is a contract writer for Green Profit magazine. Look for Amanda in your latest issue and find her column.


View Amanda Thomsen’s Powerpoint presentation.
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