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News and events:
Master Gardener Program - This 2018 class will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Kent County MSU Extension Office, 775 Ball Avenue NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 running from late Aug. to early Dec. 2018. The cost is to be determined, but will include the 1,000 page training manual.
Master Gardener Volunteer Opportunities
Kent/MSU Extension “Grand Ideas Garden” (GIG)
Project: Hands on work in the GIG - see VMS Calendar for dates and times
Location: Kent/MSU Extension Office, 775 Ball Avenue NE, Grand Rapids
The Grand Ideas Garden was designed to inspire and educate gardeners of all ages and backgrounds. Through colorful signage and planting displays, guest can learn about gardening techniques that they can replicate at home. The Grand Ideas Garden has proven to be an excellent platform for education for garden enthusiast and the general public. MSU Extension Master Gardener Volunteers are always needed to keep the garden running. Sign up to volunteer through the VMS calendar - various times and dates.
Master Gardener Links
Request for Volunteers
Grand Ideas Garden
Volunteer Sessions in the GIG
If you would like to visit the Grand Ideas Garden you may use one of the following links for a map.
775 Ball Ave., Grand Rapids, MI 49503