Seed Saving Workshop

Ann Gilchrist, local garden enthusiast, will be discussing the differences between GMO/bio-engineered, hybrid, organic and heirloom seeds. Participants will learn which garden vegetables are good candidates for seed saving and how to collect and store seeds for maximal germination. She will also be sharing information on collecting seeds from native plants and their germination requirements.

This session is FREE. Registration is required. Please call the MSU Extension office at 231-845-3361. Learn more about other free programs.

Disease and Pest Management in the Garden

Take a walk through the garden with Farmer John (John Ferree) who has had nearly 20 years of experiences as an organic grower of vegetables and cut flowers in the Midwest. We will look at live pest issues and discuss how to best deal with pest and disease challenges using organic methods. John takes a whole system approach to pest and disease management that considers climate, season, soils, plant stress, and fertility.

This session is FREE. Registration is required. Please call the MSU Extension office at 231-845-3361. Learn more about this session and other free programs.

Dig It! Youth Summer Series | It’s all about BIRDS!

Representatives from Sable Dunes Audubon Society will talk about the many birds seen around the garden and we’ll build birdhouses to attract MORE!

Get signed up by calling the MSU Extension office at 231-845-3361. We’ll email you a registration form to complete your registration and a list of instructions to make it a great experience. You can also Get Registered online. Space is limited! WE WILL CONTACT YOU IF ANY OF THE SESSIONS YOU REGISTERED FOR ARE FULL!!

Dig It! Youth Summer Series | Exploring the Garden and Beyond! | NEW DATE!

Learn about the many treasures found in the garden and surrounding areas on our nature scavenger hunt!

Get signed up by calling the MSU Extension office at 231-845-3361. We’ll email you a registration form to complete your registration and a list of instructions to make it a great experience. You can also Get Registered online. Space is limited! WE WILL CONTACT YOU IF ANY OF THE SESSIONS YOU REGISTERED FOR ARE FULL!!

Dig It! Youth Summer Series | Art from Nature

The class will meet at the Lakeshore Resource Center due to rain!

We will be exploring different ways to make art with a variety of items, many found at the garden!

Get signed up by calling the MSU Extension office at 231-845-3361. We’ll email you a registration form to complete your registration and a list of instructions to make it a great experience. You can also Get Registered online. Space is limited! WE WILL CONTACT YOU IF ANY OF THE SESSIONS YOU REGISTERED FOR ARE FULL!!

Dig It! Youth Summer Series | Garden Exploration

Learn about yummy veggies. We will be picking vegetables and replanting a new crop!

Get signed up by calling the MSU Extension office at 231-845-3361. We’ll email you a registration form to complete your registration and a list of instructions to make it a great experience. You can also Get Registered online. Space is limited! WE WILL CONTACT YOU IF ANY OF THE SESSIONS YOU REGISTERED FOR ARE FULL!!