Calendar of Events
Grants and Scholarships
The MGSOC Grants & Scholarship Committee will be accepting 2023 applications for projects sponsored, supported, or led by MGSOC members. Projects must be in Oakland County and align with our MGSOC mission statement which is: 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.
Please note that the deadline for submission will be March 31, 2023, and projects will be reviewed, selected and announced by June 1, 2023.
Please contact Julie Fromm with any questions at [email protected] or by phone at 248-681-0858.
Upcoming MGSOC General Meetings
MGSOC General Meetings are free to MGSOC members. Members are REQUIRED to wear their Master Gardener badges. Visitors are always welcome and pay $5 at the door. Please sign in at the welcome table by 6 PM with Julie Bird. Our business meetings begin at 6:30 PM and our speakers begin shortly after.
October 11, 2023
Ed Blondin - Hortulus Gardens - “Persian Gardens”
*Held at Charles L. Bowers School Farm Education Building
1219 Square Lake Rd., Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304
November 15, 2023
Maryanne Dunmire - The Herb Society of America Southern Michigan Unit - "Growing Herbs"
*Held at Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church
5631 N Adams Rd, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304
December 6, 2023
Holiday Silent Auction/Potluck
Bring a dish to pass and plan to do some Christmas shopping! You may bring a guest but please bring extra food. Piechnik’s Garden Gate will offer a 25% discount on everything in the store to Master Gardeners that evening.
*Held at Piechnik’s Garden Gate
1095 N. Rochester Rd, Oakland Township, MI 48363
MGSOC General Meetings Are Held At
1219 E. Square Lake Road, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304
When arriving from Square Lake Road (which is the only place you can come in), enter at Gate C (this is NOT the entrance by the barn where EMG’s arrive, it is to the WEST of the building). Our meeting will be held on the first floor in the Bowers Academy Classroom (there is a sign above the door that says Bowers Academy). You must wear your Master Gardener name badge to enter. Please arrive no later than 6 p.m. to find your way and sign in.
MGSOC General Meetings are free to MGSOC members and MGSOC members are required to wear their Master Gardener badges. Visitors are welcome and pay $5.00 at the door. Members and visitors, please sign in at the welcome table. Our business meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. and our speakers begin promptly at 7 p.m.