Programs and Events
- Fall Gathering of Master Gardeners will be Saturday, November 8. All Master Gardeners in southwest Michigan are invited to attend.
- Next Master Gardener class in southwestern Michigan will begin Janury 21, 2015. Information and registration is available on this webpage.
Learn More About the Master Gardener Program:
Visit Kalamazoo County Master Gardeners on Facebook
- Michigan Master Gardener Volunteer Program - get more information here.
For information about upcoming Master Gardener classes.
- Enjoy this video shot on location in Crane Park, a City of Kalamazoo park maintained by Master Gardener & community volunteers.
Volunteer Management System (VMS) for Master Gardeners to enter their hours, learn about upcoming programs and events, share photos, and stay in touch with other Master Gardeners.
Michigan Master Gardener Association information:
- Website: www.michiganmastergardeners.org
- Facebook: Michigan Master Gardener Association, Inc.
Kalamazoo Master Gardener Association (KCMGA)
The Kalamazoo County Master Gardener Association (KCMGA) is a group of certified Master Gardeners who meet throughout the year for community service, education and social networking . The KCMGA also sponsors summer garden walks in the community showcasing a variety of gardens, both public and private.
2014 General Membership Meeting Dates:
October 20, November 17.
Master Gardener Support
Donations are welcomed to offset the costs to operate the Kalamazoo County Master Gardener program. Donation forms are available online or you may contact Linda Whitlock, Coordinator, for more information.
Digging Deeper - Gardening Information
- Gardening in Michigan
- The Garden Professors Blog
- eXtension Master Gardener Blog
- MSU Soil Test Kit
- Certified Arborists
Be on the alert for these invasive pests:
- Spotted wing drosophila, a small vinegar fly with the potential to damage many fruit crops.
- Oak Wilt, a potentially deadly disease of red oak trees
- Brown Marmorated Stink Bug, causing feeding damage in high value specialty crops including tomatoes, sweet peppers, raspberries, apples, peaches, pears and cherries as well as damage in corn and soybeans.
- Bed Bugs