Master Gardeners Win 2015 State Awards
The Kaufman County Master Gardener Association, which is in the Medium Association category for organizations with 25 to 49 members, won awards in two categories at the 2015 Texas Master Gardeners Association State Convention. The event, called “Trails to Rails: Blooms on the Old Chisholm Trail” was hosted by the Bell County Master Gardeners in Belton, Texas from April 16 through April 18. Kaufman County Master Gardeners Jim Burt, Nancy Bowman, Hildegard Smith, Sandra Stahlman, Tamara Stahlman and Renee Word attended the convention.
Kaufman County placed first in the Educational Program category for the 2014 Spring Seminar “Farming by the Yard,” which featured programs on backyard chickens, stone fruits and nuts and edible landscapes.