2016-2017 MEETINGS


September 8, 2016 - Mary Spencer: Too Many Tomatoes
 A surplus of tomatoes in your garden is a good thing!  Learn ways to use up those cherry tomatoes, beefsteaks, etc. in easy, delicious recipes. Samples and recipes will be provided.  

October 13, 2016 – Dr. David Roberts: Don’t Let Your Oak Wilt
Oak Wilt is a lethal disease that is spreading throughout Michigan. It is prudent to learn how to avoid Oak Wilt, how to recognize symptoms and how to effectively manage the disease if detected. 
November 10, 2016 – Julia Hofley: Go for the Gold
 Take your garden up a notch by learning how to highlight and accentuate the plants you already have with golden foliaged and needled plants.
February 9, 2017 – Holly Vaughn: Critters in the Garden
Are those pesky chipmunks, woodchucks and deer munching on your garden plants? Animals commonly considered by humans as pests will be highlighted. Learn strategies you can use to keep them out of your garden or yard.
March 9, 2017 – Pam Quackenbush: Saving Seed
 Learn the kinds of seed to save as well as techniques for different species, storage and ecological implications.
April 13, 2017 – Frank Allen presents: Features of Planting and Weeding Garden Tools
 Important features to consider when buying planting or weeding tools. Learn about features of garden tools and alternate ways to use them that may speed up your gardening.
May 11, 2017 – Joannee’ DeBruhl: Local, Organic and Community Supported Agriculture
 What it means to be certified organic, why you should buy from local farmers and how Community Supported Agriculture works.

Links to Local Gardening Resources