Gardening with Children

JMG Wants YouThe Youth Activity Committee (YAC) is a team of certified Master Gardeners dedicated to providing educational programs to the community.  It provides events and hands-on activities combined with horticulture information, the Junior Master Gardener (JMG) program (a 4-H youth development program) and its related curriculum.  We seek to “promote a love of gardening, develop an appreciation for the environment, and cultivate the mind” using both individual and group activities.

These activities are creative, well-researched, horticulturally beneficial, and readily available to the Fort Bend County community.   They have been used by a wide range of people and organizations. JMG is a treasure trove of practical gardening activities, its applications seem limitless.

JMG provides many ideas for almost any group wanting a hands-on nature-based fun and educational program, including:  schools (public, private or home-based), church groups, 4-H clubs, Scout troops, and community-based events.   These programs include gardening projects, community events, classroom or group presentations, summer camp activities and many other categories beneficial to area youth and their families.

For information regarding YAC and the Junior Master Gardener program:

Email: FortBendMG@ag.tamu.edu

Hotline Phone: 281-633-7068

YAC Contact: Ginny Grant

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