Master Gardener Society of Oakland County 

This site is dedicated to all who would be one with the earth.

Members of the Society are Master Gardeners certified by Michigan State University and charged with the mission of extending our gardening knowledge to our community, whether it's Oakland County, the State of Michigan, the USA or the World.


2015 Membership Application

2015 Membership Application
Application approval will be verified by the Membership Team Leader.

News and Events

April 25, 2015 - “Gardening and All That Jazz – Innovation and Sustainability For Your Garden”
Save the date for our 3rd annual Educational Gardening Conference on Saturday, April 25, 2015 … a full day. Our keynote speakers will include Will Allen, Kerry Ann Mendez and Matthew Benson. Online registration begins January 1, 2015. The conference will again be held at the Oakland Schools Conference Center, 2111 Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford, 48328. 
- Printable brochure here. 
- Map to Conference Center here.

Upcoming MG Meetings and Past Meeting Handouts

- Apr  7     George Papadelis, "New Annuals and Perennials for 2015"
- Apr 25    MGSOC Conference - Oakland Schools Center
- May 12   TBD - TBA
- Jun  9     Keith Berven, "Care and Raising Dahlias"
- Jul 14     Donna and Les Abel, "All About Garlic"
- Aug 11   Heather Glenday, "What’s Going on in the Garden"
- Sep  8    Janet Macunovich, "Bulbs: Choosing, Planting & Growing"
- Oct 13    Karen Burke, "Dehydrating Vegetables: Basics and Beyond"
- Nov 10   John Gaydos, "New Annuals and How to Use Annuals in the Garden"
- Dec  8    Holiday Potluck

November 11 MG General Meeting Haven Gift Giveaway List
- Haven Gift Giveaway List
- Take Back Your Garden

June 10, 2014 - MG Society Meeting Handout:
- Species and Small Flowering Clematis

January 11, 2014 - MG Society Meeting Handout:
- You Can Grow African Violets

January 14, 2014 – MG Society Meeting Handout
and Reference Technical Paper:
- MDOT Site
- Slope Restoration in Metro Detroit
- Slope Restoration Plant List
- Cornell Study


MGSOC By-Laws - downloadable/printable .PDF

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