Martha Ferguson

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Martha Ferguson began her gardening career at the age of 10 in her father's strawberry patch in western Kentucky. She then gardened in seven other States and provinces on her way to the Eden that is Zone 8 South Carolina. 

Martha Ferguson is a dynamo

currently working with the Charleston Horticultural Society after arriving there from her previous job as Master Gardener Coordinator - MSU Extension Education Coordinator with the Michigan State University Extension Service in Oakland County, Michigan. With a BA in Finance and Computer Programming, Martha left the for-profit business world to manage the gardening program at MSUE in 1993. Volunteer management and educational programming are the background that allowed Martha to educate and supervise an annual count of 1,200 Master Gardener Volunteers in a county with a population of 1.2 million potential gardeners. She now resides in Mt Pleasant, South Carolina, a suburb of Charleston, with her husband John and greyhound Stanley, with children and grandchildren in Ohio and New York



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