Master Gardener Society of Oakland County 

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

Mission Statement
The Mission of the Master Gardener Society of Oakland County, Inc. is to enrich the lives of those who love gardening. We are volunteers who fulfill our commitment to community outreach by providing hands-on gardening and research-based horticultural education. Members of the Society are Master Gardeners certified by
Michigan State University.

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News and Events

2018 MGSOC Educational Conference, Save the Date
Saturday, April 28, 2018 - All Day. Tickets go on sale January 1, 2018. "Gardening and All That Jazz – Life Lessons From the Garden”

   - 2018 Full-Color Brochure

18th Annual Garden Bus Trip - Finger Lakes Region of New York State
July 12-15, 2018
Click here for more details.

Announcing our new webstore for Master Gardener Merchandise!
- Flyer of items for sale

Upcoming MG Meetings

February 13 - “Vermi Composting” - Nicole Fleming
VMS category: Environmental Stewardship: Composting. Nicole earned an AAS in Landscape Horticulture from Oakland Community College and holds certificates in Landscape Design and Horticulture. She has worked in the Green industry since 2007. She is owner of Garden Outside the Box, LLC. She specializes in Organic Gardening with special focus on Vermi composting. She enjoys worm farming and helping people get their hands dirty. She will discuss soil health and composting. She will discuss in detail the advantages of and the how to of vermi- composting. In addition she will have some of her products for sale.

March 13 - “Cultivating Your Green Thumb Indoors”
- Lisa Sreinkopf

April 10 - “The Art of Projects in Botanical Gardens”
- Laurie Tennent

May 8 -(location change) - “New Annuals and Perennials for 2018”
- George Papadelis- Telly’s Greenhouse 3301 John R, Troy

June 12 - “Organic Gardening”
- Lisa Jaroch

July 10 - (date may need to change due to conflict with church schedule)

August 14 - TBD

September 11 - TBD

October 9 - “Growing Orchids”
- Joe Petersen

November 13 - “Up With Vines”
- Sue Grubba

December 11 - Holiday Potluck
-no speaker

2018 Membership Application

2018 Membership Application
Application approval will be verified by the Membership Team Leader.

Michigan State University Extension materials and programs are open to all without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, marital status or family status. MSU is an affirmative-action equal opportunity institution.


MGSOC By-Laws downloadable/printable .PDF