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Master Gardener College - Growing Excitement / June 20 and June 21

Michigan Master Gardener College:   If you can only attend one event this year, don’t miss out on Master Gardener College at Michigan State University.   This two-day annual conference features half-day workshops on Friday, a keynote speaker and a choice of breakout sessions on Saturday.  It’s a great way to earn your annual education credits and learn the latest and greatest about what’s happening in horticulture from our speakers.  No matter what your interest, you’ll find great information that you can take home and share with others.

Friday, June 20th attend one of four exciting full day tours:

Bees, Blooms and Brew

Growing Excitement at MSU

Plants, Plants, Plants and More Plants

The Rare Beauties of Nature's Palette

Where the Wild Things Are


one of five hands - on afternoon workshops focusing on landscape design, pruning, beekeeping, practical entomology or biotechnology.  Each selection is full of adventure and excitement!

To close the day, join Master Gardeners from around the state for a delightful meal at the University Club in Lansing.  This is the perfect opportunity to build your gardening knowledge, network and learn from each other. 

Saturday, June 21st

Two entertaining and educational keynote speakers:

Charlie Nardozzi - Foodscaping..a growing revolution!

Joseph Tychonievich - Plant Breeding for the Home Gardener

Eighteen exciting sessions to choose from covering a wide range of topics including genetics, diagnostics, vegetables, kitchen gardening, new plants, smart flower border, trees and shrubs and invasive species. 

The Garden Marketplace will entice you with plenty of buying opportunities.  This is a garden shopping paradise [bring your truck]!

*Full Conference with Tour:

With Friday Dinner $200.00 [2014 Recertified MG / Trainee - $175]

Without Friday Dinner $185 [ 2014 Recertified MG / Trainee - $160]

*Full Conference with Workshop

With Friday Dinner $175 [2014 Recertified MG / Trainee - $155]

Without Friday Dinner $160 [2014 Recertified MG / Trainee - $140]

*Friday full day tour $95 [2014 Recertified MG / Trainee - $85]

*Friday workshop $65 [2014 Recertified MG / Trainee - $50]

*Saturday Only $155 [2014 Recertified MG / Trainee - $100]

Friday Dinner $30 [2014 Recertified MG / Trainee - $20]

For further information and to register visit:


Friday - University Club, 3435 Forest Rd. Lansing, MI 48910

Saturday - Business College Complex, 632 Bogue St. East Lansing, MI 48824

Educational Hours available:

Friday Tours 8:30 to 4:30 p.m. / 8 educational hours

Friday Workshops 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. / 4 educational hours

Saturday 8:30 to 5:00 p.m. / 8.5 education hours