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Planting a Smart Vegetable Garden (Traverse City)

Sponsoring Organization: Master Gardener Association of Northwest Michigan

Date: May 1

Start Time: 6 pm

End Time: 8 pm

Location : The Boardman River Nature Center, 1450 Cass Road, Traverse City, MI 49685

Description of the Event: 

Educational meetings are open to the public, and a $5 donation from non-members is appreciated

MGANM presents "Planting A Smart Vegetable Garden" with special guest Rebecca Krans from MSU Extension Upper Peninsula on Tuesday, May 1st at 6:30pm. With her extensive educational background, Rebecca will talk about partner planting, do's and don'ts, and common misconceptions of vegetable gardening. Join us on Tuesday, May 1st at 6:30pm at the Boardman River Nature Center, 1450 Cass Rd. Refreshments are served at 6:00pm followed by the program.

Rebecca Krans is a member of the statewide MSU Extension's Consumer Horticulture team. She is housed in Iron County in the beautiful Upper Peninsula and provides programming across the UP and the state. She is the Extension Master Gardener program coordinator in the UP and has worked in the green industry as a perennial grower, greenhouse manager, and grounds manager. Before working for MSU Extension, she worked as a high school agri-science teacher/FFA advisor for 10 years where she helped to develop a school greenhouse, school garden, and grounds beautification where students practiced hands-on horticulture skills and knowledge.

MSU Extension helps people improve their lives by bringing the vast knowledge resources of MSU directly to individuals, communities, and businesses. It is also host to the Master Gardener Training Program, a 14 week course on plant science and home gardening.

The mission of the Master Gardener Association of Northwest Michigan (MGANM) is to further the horticultural educational activities of MSU Extension and provide horticultural knowledge and experience to members, enabling them to share this knowledge with others through hardening projects, educational programs, and activities. Meetings are open to the public. A $5 donation from non-members is appreciated. Attendance earns credits toward Master Gardener volunteer and educational hours.

Education Credit Hours: 1.5

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