We Are looking for a variety of garden types
for the Master Gardener 2020 Garden Tour
Swartz Creek / Rankin Area / Possibly Flint Township
If you love it, someone else will too.
Call Kay 810 610-0545
2019 Educational Components
Each garden will focus on an educational component for visitors to learn while enjoying their garden stroll. Master gardeners at each site will provide educational materials and information related to specific topics.
Site 1 Monarchs Way-station
How do you come a monarch way-station?
Site 2 Attracting birds
How do you attract birds to your yard?
Participate in the scavenger hunt looking for the plants that the birds love at this landscape.
Site 3 Invasive plants
Site 4 Potted plants
Why do other potted plants always look so much better than mine?
Site 5 Master Gardener Program
Fairy gardens will be for sale at this site.
Otisville Historical Museum will be open.
Site 6 Pollinators
Site 7 Tapping sugar maple trees
Can you match the tree leaf to the name using the identification electric board
Site 8 Sandy soil- Plants, testing, and amending Take a free garden magazine
Site 9 Vegetable gardens
Garden lap quilt displayed
Master Gardeners who attend our garden tour may receive 1/2 educational hour for every site visited or a total of 4 educational hours for attending our garden tour. Why is that? Our garden tour has met the educational standards established by MSU-E. Our garden tour has a trained Master Gardener at each site and is providing research based educational information related to each garden.
Ask the Gardener
Debbie from Davison won the quilt.
Master Gardener Association of Genesee County Michigan is open to all without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, marital status or family status. It is an affirmative-action equal opportunity employer.