Seasonal Interest in Your Garden

Date: March 14, 2014
Time: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Location: Executive Office Bldg., Conference Center, 2100 Pontiac Lake Rd., Waterford, MI 48328
Contact: Linda Smith, 248-858-0887,

Does your garden explode in June and fizzle in August? Does your winter landscape leave you longing for a garden escape? Does your fall garden leave your mood fallen…like leaves? This class will introduce you to a palate of plants that will provide interest in your garden throughout the year.


  • Barb Near is a long time Master Gardener and retired teacher. She has taken many design classes and recently moved to a new house where she has designed her garden beds for year round interest. Barb volunteers on the county hotline and answers gardening questions for the MSUE Ask an Expert service.
  • Carol Lenchek is the Master Gardener Program Coordinator in Oakland County. She has a B.S. in Plant Science from University of Wisconsin and has managed to work in one aspect or another in the field of horticulture her entire career. Carol is a certifiable plant geek.

The program fee of $20 includes a reference book and snacks. Make your check payable to Oakland County. Pre-registration is mandatory and space is limited. Advance registration is required by March 10, 2014. Download the registration form for more information.

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