Office Information

WVU Extension Service
Kanawha County Office
4700 MacCorkle Avenue SE
Suite 101
Charleston, WV 25304

Phone: 304-720-9573
Fax: 304-205-7863
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:00-4:00
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Monthly Meeting

Association Meeting Schedule

Reminder: All business and CE meetings will be held at Habitat for Humanity’s ReStore on the second Tuesday of each month unless otherwise scheduled.
The KCMGA Board Meetings for 2016 will be held on the last Monday of the month.

Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Location: Coonskin Park
Time: 6:00pm
Details: Riverside Pavillion at Coonskin Park!
BBQ will be served but we ask that membership bring the fill in’s such as potato salad, coleslaw, potato chips, desserts, etc. Family and friends are also invited. Please contact Mary Jean Moss at or call 304 552 6269 to RSVP. We will have an “Ask the Expert” segment where we will ask our own John Porter questions concerning any garden/plant/tree problems or issues you may have. As you are working in your garden this weekend, start thinking of what questions you would like to ask John!

Tuesday, July 12, 2016
6:00 pm
July’s Association meeting is a Continuing Ed meeting at ReStore. The topic will be “How the (blank) do I use Volunteer Spot!?” We will all get instructions on how to use our sign up tool. 1 hour CE credit will be given.

“Fairy Gardens”
At the July 2014 meeting, Sheri Meadows demonstrated how to create a fairy garden as part of your gardening landscape.

“Whimsy in the Garden”
At the June 2013 meeting, Suzi Cole spoke on decorating the garden, creating a focal point, and using whimsy in the garden.

2017 West Virginia Extension Master Gardener Conference

March 24 – 26, 2017
Location: Stonewall Resort Park
Roanoke, West Virginia

International Master Gardener Conference

The next International Master Gardener Conference will be hosted by the Oregon State University Extension Master Gardener Program and the Oregon Master Gardener Association July 10-14, 2017 at at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, Oregon.
To join the mailing list to receive a short, monthly newsletter about the 2017 International Master Gardener Conference in Portland Oregon please sign up at the link below. It promises to be a wonderful event and includes Renee Shepherd as one of the keynote speakers.
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2015 KC Master Gardener of the Year, Jennifer Soule At the 2015 Master Gardener Conference at Pipestem Resort State Park, Kanawha County Master Gardener of the Year Jennifer Soule was awarded the West Virginia Master Gardener of the Year award as well. Carol Costello, 2013 Master Gardener of the Year At the July 2013 picnic, Carol Costello was announced as the Master Gardener of the Year by WVU Extension Agent John Porter. Randy Rader, 2012 Master Gardener of the Year

At the July 2012 meeting, Randy Rader was awarded Master Gardener of the Year by WVU Extension Agent John Porter. Randy is current president of the Kanawha County Master Gardeners Association.

Bill Shanklin, 2011Master Gardener of the Year

At the June 2011 meeting, Bill Shanklin was awarded Master Gardener of the Year by WVU Extension Agent John Porter.

Click here to see previous Master Gardener of the Year winners.