Gardening in Michigan
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Veggie Gardening 101 Webinar Series

Would you like to learn how to grow vegetables?
Join us for a 6 week online introductory course on Smart Veggie Gardening.

We will cover all aspects from what you will need to get started, the planning and preparation, plants to select, types of gardening, garden maintenance, including soil preparation, starting with and maintaining healthy plants, and various gardening activities. All resources will be availa-ble for downloading from your computer. You may also purchase an option-al CD for an additional $10. This will be organized as a class notebook and have even more educational resources related to vegetable gardening.

When: This course will run on Tuesday nights from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. EST on April 22, April 29, May 6, May 13, May 20, and May 27.

You will need to pre-register to attend the class; see registration infor-mation below. You will need to register for the entire course. If you are un-able to attend any of the sessions, you can receive a recording. Once you register, you will receive the class site.

Enjoy the healthy benefits of eating your own homegrown vegetables. Learn how you can contribute to the Smart Gardening principles of healthy soil, healthy plants, and healthy lawns.

Participate from your home or office computer (hi-speed internet is required).

Register and pay ONLINE at:

Contact Hal Hudson at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or 989-672-3870''989-672-3870 or Rebecca Krans at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or 906-875-0606''906-875-0606.


It’s All About Plants!!

Saturday, May 3, 2014
8:00 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.
MSU Horticulture Gardens (1066 Bogue St.)

Join four of the top industry experts as they share top performers and best practices to enhance your garden with annuals, perennials, natives, shrubs and grasses. The day includes four keynote presentations, parking, lunch and dessert from Grand Traverse Pie and materials.
$69 for 2014 MSU Garden members, $79 for non-members.
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Become a Master Gardener

Michigan Master Gardener Program is a horticulture education and volunteer leader training program offered by Michigan State University Extension. Training is offered in several locations in 2014. See current class offerings and learn more about the Michigan Master Gardener Program.