Master Gardener Society of Oakland County, Inc.



MGSOC general meetings are held at the:

Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church
5631 North Adams Road
Bloomfield Hills, MI

MGSOC meetings are free to MGSOC members. 
MGSOC members are requested to wear their Master Gardener badges.  Visitors will be subject to a $5.00 fee.  There are complimentary refreshments served at the MGSOC meetings.  Additionally, dinner of soup or salads may be purchased for $3.00. Members making or bringing meal portion salads or soups need not pay the $3.00. Meetings start at 6:30 pm.; dinner is served at 6:00 pm.


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Route Map to Oakland County Complex - 1200 N. Telegraph Rd., Pontiac
Oakland County Complex and Extension Office - North Office Building - 26 East
Bower Farm in Bloomfield Hills - 1219 East Square Lake Road, Bloomfield Hills

To submit an event please email details to: Sally Bolle

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Tue - Jul 10
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  General Meeting - Speaker Richard Pollman "Climate Change, Weather Safety & Effects for the Southeast Michigan Gardener."

Join us for the MGSOC monthly membership meeting. Our guest speaker is Richard Pollman who will be discussing "Climate Change, Weather Safety & Effects for the Southeast Michigan Gardener." 

VMS Category: Environmental Stewardship: Climate Change

Location: Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church 

5631 North Adams Road 
Bloomfield Hills, MI

MGSOC meetings are free to MGSOC members. MGSOC members are requested to wear their Master Gardener badges.  Visitors will be subject to a $5.00 fee.  There are complimentary refreshments served at the MGSOC meetings.  Additionally, dinner of soup or salads may be purchased for $3.00. Members making or bringing meal portion salads or soups need not pay the $3.00. Dinner is served at 6:00 pm; meetings start at 6:30 pm, and speakers begin at 7 pm.

The education topic is ”Climate Change, Weather Safety & Effects for the Southeast Michigan Gardener” presented by Richard Pollman. Richard will define climate change and then downscale those changes to how they will affect Michigan and specifically gardeners.  Then the presentation will turn to weather safety.  Rich will discuss weather information resources and environmental clues that anyone outdoors should use to stay safe from Michigan's hazardous weather.

Rich Pollman graduated from the University of Michigan with a Bachelor’s Degree in Meteorology in 1992. Rich worked as a forecaster for the National Weather Service (NWS) in Southeast MI from 1992 to 1998.  In 1998 he was promoted to senior forecaster at the NWS Office in Morristown TN.  Then in 2001 he was promoted to Warning Coordination Meteorologist at the NWS Office in Detroit.  Rich has been the Warning Coordination Meteorologist for Southeast Michigan since 2001 serving government agencies, media, schools, and other weather enterprise partners.  Rich has also been a member of the Michigan Committee for Severe Weather Awareness since 2001 and now serves as the Chair of the organization.

Sat - Jul 14
9:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  2018 Lily Show - Southfield

Held in the Garden of:

Stacy & Alicia Boyd
28775 Streamwood Lane
Southfield, MI  48034.

The Itinerary for the day:

9:30 A.M. - 11:00 A.M. - Stem identification, preparation, and entry
11:00 A.M. -12:00 P.M. -Judging
12:00 P.M.- 1:30 P.M. - Public viewing, presenting Awards, and luncheon

Judging of lily stems is based on the North American Lily Society's International Standards.  If you've never attended a NALS International Lily Show, the Michigan Regional Show can give you a small taste of what it's like!

This event is free.  Please visit our website for photos of last year's show and details for this year's at http://www.mrls.org/";>www.mrls.org.

Tue - Aug 14
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  General Meeting - Speaker Jan Bills - "How to Garden with Comfort, Ease and Simplicity"

Join us for the MGSOC monthly membership meeting. Our guest speaker is Jan Bills who will be discussing "How to Garden with Comfort, Ease and Simplicity." 

VMS Category: Community: Quality of Life

Location: Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church 

5631 North Adams Road 
Bloomfield Hills, MI

MGSOC meetings are free to MGSOC members. MGSOC members are requested to wear their Master Gardener badges.  Visitors will be subject to a $5.00 fee.  There are complimentary refreshments served at the MGSOC meetings.  Additionally, dinner of soup or salads may be purchased for $3.00. Members making or bringing meal portion salads or soups need not pay the $3.00. Dinner is served at 6:00 pm; meetings start at 6:30 pm, and speakers begin at 7 pm.

Mon - Aug 20
7:00 PM
  Board Meeting

This is a meeting for MGSOC Board Members

Location: Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church 

5631 North Adams Road 
Bloomfield Hills, MI

Meetings start at 7:00 pm.

Tue - Sep 11
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  General Meeting - Guest Speaker: -LaVere Webster -“ Growing Daylilies”

Join us for the MGSOC monthly membership meeting. Our guest speaker is LaVere Webster who will be discussing "Growing Daylilies."

VMS Category: Community: Beautification:  Public Areas

Location: Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church

5631 North Adams Road
Bloomfield Hills, MI

MGSOC meetings are free to MGSOC members. MGSOC members are requested to wear their Master Gardener badges. Visitors will be subject to a $5.00 fee. There are complimentary refreshments served at the MGSOC meetings. Additionally, dinner of soup or salads may be purchased for $3.00. Members making or bringing meal portion salads or soups need not pay the $3.00. Dinner is served at 6:00 pm; meetings start at 6:30 pm, and speakers begin at 7 pm.

Tue - Oct 09
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  General Meeting - Guest Speaker: Joe Peterson - "Growing Orchids"

Join us for the MGSOC monthly membership meeting. Our guest speaker is Joe Peterson who will be discussing "Growing Orchids"

VMS Category: Community: Beautification: Public Areas

Location: Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church

5631 North Adams Road
Bloomfield Hills, MI

MGSOC meetings are free to MGSOC members. MGSOC members are requested to wear their Master Gardener badges. Visitors will be subject to a $5.00 fee. There are complimentary refreshments served at the MGSOC meetings. Additionally, dinner of soup or salads may be purchased for $3.00. Members making or bringing meal portion salads or soups need not pay the $3.00. Dinner is served at 6:00 pm; meetings start at 6:30 pm, and speakers begin at 7 pm.

Mon - Oct 15
7:00 PM
  Board Meeting

This is a meeting for MGSOC Board Members

Location: Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church 

5631 North Adams Road 
Bloomfield Hills, MI

Meetings start at 7:00 pm.

Tue - Nov 13
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  General Meeting - Guest Speaker: Sue Grubba - "Up With Vines"

Join us for the MGSOC monthly membership meeting. Our guest speaker is Sue Grubba who will be discussing "Up With Vines"

VMS Category: Community: Beautification: Public Areas

Location: Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church

5631 North Adams Road
Bloomfield Hills, MI

MGSOC meetings are free to MGSOC members. MGSOC members are requested to wear their Master Gardener badges. Visitors will be subject to a $5.00 fee. There are complimentary refreshments served at the MGSOC meetings. Additionally, dinner of soup or salads may be purchased for $3.00. Members making or bringing meal portion salads or soups need not pay the $3.00. Dinner is served at 6:00 pm; meetings start at 6:30 pm, and speakers begin at 7 pm.

Mon - Nov 19
7:00 PM
  Board Meeting

This is a meeting for MGSOC Board Members

Location: Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church 

5631 North Adams Road 
Bloomfield Hills, MI

Meetings start at 7:00 pm.

Tue - Dec 11
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  General Meeting - Holiday Potluck - No Speaker

Join us for the MGSOC monthly membership meeting. This is the Holiday Potluck so there will be no guest speaker.

Location: Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church

5631 North Adams Road
Bloomfield Hills, MI

More details to come about the potluck.

  

 

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