MSU Tollgate Farm HomeGrown Gardening Series 2022

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Ellen Koehler
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Second Saturday Series, 10 - 11 a.m. ET

Join us for this interactive virtual and hybrid series on home vegetable gardening. Are you interested in starting a vegetable garden for the first time or are you an experienced veggie gardener looking to explore new ideas? All levels of experience are welcome at this series designed to encourage and support home vegetable gardeners!

Feb. 12 - Healthy Soils for the Backyard Garden - MSU Extension Sustainable Agriculture Instructor Darby Anderson 

March 12 - Composting for the Smart Vegetable Garden - MSU Extension Consumer Horticulture Educator Rebecca Krans and MSU Extension Master Gardener State Coordinator Sarah Rautio 

April 9 - Sustainable Methods for Veggie Gardeners - MSU Extension Community Food Systems Educator Kristine Hahn

May 14 - Bring Eden to Our Communities with Edible Forests (Hybrid) - Naim Edwards, Director of Detroit-MSU Partnership for Food, Land, and Innovation, MSU Extension Specialist  

June 11 - Phenomenal Phenology: Connecting Seasonal Changes, Plant Biology and Observation in the Garden - MSU Extension Consumer Horticulture Educator Isabel Branstrom

July 9 - Adaptive Gardening for Health and Wellbeing, Special 2-hour hybrid workshop, 10 am - noon - Michigan Horticultural Therapy Association Therapists Mary Machon and Cathy Flinton

August 13 - The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Integrated Pest Management for the Veggie Garden - MSU Extension Sustainable Agriculture Instructor Darby Anderson 

September 10 - Processing and Preserving Your HomeGrown Produce - MSU Extension Food Safety Educator Ghaida Havern and MSU Extension Family and Consumer Sciences Educator Lisa Treiber  

$12 per session for one household, $90 for all eight sessions

Preregistration required. Recorded lectures available to paid registrants. A link will be sent prior to the session.
Series will be virtual with select hybrid sessions (virtual and in-person combined). Non-refundable.

MSU Tollgate Farm and Education Center
28115 Meadowbrook Rd., Novi, MI 48377

COVID-19 UPDATE: We are planning for a mix of in-person/hybrid programming in 2022. All participants, regardless of vaccination status, are required to wear a mask while indoors on MSU property or any property that is reserved or rented exclusively for an MSU activity. Please do not attend any programs, meetings, or events if you feel ill.

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28115 Meadowbrook Rd.
Novi, MI 48377


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