Smart Gardening Roadshow

Date: October 16, 2014
Time: 5:30 - 9 p.m.
Location: Kettunen Center, 14901 4-H Drive, Tustin, MI 49688
Contact: Marybeth Denton:, 989-539-7805

Two classes in one night!
Bright and colorful gardens using native plants in garden designs for eco-friendly gardening!
Join Consumer Horticulture Educators Mary Wilson and Rebecca Finneran from Michigan State University Extension for an evening of fun! Bring your gardening friends, neighbors and spouse to learn the latest in Smart Gardening!
Greening the Garden… A Smart Gardener’s Journey
If you love plants and garden design, but find yourself making resolutions to “green your garden,” don’t assume that all things beautiful must be put out to pasture. During Finneran’s presentation, you will get ideas for plants and design that are water smart, pest free and low input!
Native Trees and Shrubs with Bling!
There are many reasons you might want native plants in your garden, yet a common perception is that they are drab and boring. Not so, as we’ll learn from Mary Wilson. Mary will share some of her favorites, both native species and their cultivars, for a bright and colorful garden in various seasons. No longer the step-children of the plant world, but those with attitude and bling!
Registration fee is $25.00 by Oct. 9, 2014.
No refunds will be made after this date, but substitutions are welcome!
On-site Registration is $35.00.
Master Gardener Volunteers can receive 3.0 hours of education credit. For more information about MSU‘s Master Gardener Program, visit or email
Visit the Smart Gardening Roadshow registration page for more information.

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