MSU Plant Trial Field Day

Date: August 3, 2015
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Location: 1066 Bogue Street, Plant & Soil Sciences Bldg. (1st floor), East Lansing, MI 48824
Contact: Jennifer Sweet,

Commercial growers, landscapers and advanced gardeners are invited to this annual event to learn about some of the superior new plants and how they perform in mid-Michigan in the MSU Trial Gardens. Plant performance, ornamental characters, and special needs of plants will be covered. We will also host presentations on the most recent research on the development and spread of impatiens downy mildew and up-to-date discussions on the evolving ethics of American gardeners. For this important and timely topic, Entomologists and Horticultural Extension Specialists will bring us up-to-date on the latest news in pollinators, native insects, and pesticides such as neonicotinoids.

The $42/person registration fee (by July 30) includes morning refreshments, lunch, parking, trial booklet, and the program.

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