4-H Plants, Soils and Gardening

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Explore the basics of plants and plant science – plant growth, soils, plant varieties, pest control measures, equipment and gardening techniques – through 4-H plants, soils and gardening projects. Learn about crop and soil sciences wherever you can grow plants, whether that’s in a basket, on a small garden plot or on an acre of land. Discover the magic of the earth and harvest a bushel full of knowledge and experience.

Seeds, Weeds & Garden Reads—Michigan 4-H Gardening & Nutrition Activities for 5 to 8 Year Olds

Contact

For more information on how to get involved as a youth or volunteer, contact your county MSU Extension office or:

Dixie Sandborn, Extension Specialist
Department of Horticulture
Michigan State University
414 Plant and Soil Sciences Building
East Lansing, MI 48824-1325
Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Phone: 517-355-5191''517-355-5191 Ext. 1404

For more information on the Michigan 4-H Children’s Garden, contact:

Norman K. Lownds, Ph.D., Curator, Michigan 4-H Children’s Garden
Department of Horticulture
Michigan State University
A-240B Plant and Soil Sciences Building
East Lansing MI 48824
Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Phone: 517-355-5191''517-355-5191 Ext. 1349

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Events

  • 4-H Exploration Days

    Jun 22, 2016 – Jun 24, 2016 | Michigan State University Campus, East Lansing, MI 48824

  • Summer Day Camp 2016

    Jun 27, 2016 – Aug 12, 2016 | Thompson Community Center 11370 Hupp Street Warren, MI 48089

  • Fairy Garden Workshop

    Jul 9, 2016 – Jul 9, 2016 | Barrett's Garden Center Greenhouse, 1033 W. Beecher, Adrian, MI 49221

  • Field Botany

    Jul 27, 2016 – Aug 24, 2016 | Kellogg Bird Sanctuary, 12685 East C Avenue, Augusta, MI 49012

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