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Master Gardeners of Western Wayne County (MGWWC)  is a non-profit Michigan State University Extension (MSUE) associated volunteer organization dedicated to educating our local communities about gardening and horticulture using research-based information. We are here to come together to improve our Community, grow as individuals, learn from each other and have lots of FUN in the process!

MSUE Master Gardener Re-certification for 2015 is now open until Jan 31, 2015!




MGWWC Membership Meeting
Building a Butterfly Garden Step-by-Step
with John Blair
February 5, 2015

Think Spring! Join us for presentation by local gardener and photographer John Blair that will take you through how to create your own butterfly garden step-by-step. John will cover preparing your site, the plants you need to attract both butterflies and hummingbirds and where to get them.
 
What
MGWWC General Membership Meeting
WhereMSU Extension / RESA
5454 Venoy Rd.
Wayne, MI  48184
Date
Thursday, February 5, 2015
Time6:30 pm - Refreshments
7:00pm - Meeting

Wayne County MSU Extension / RESA General Directions & Site Map - Download/Print pdf file

We hope to see all of you there!
~ MGWWC Board


Join Us at a Meeting / Become a Member!

You don't need to be a Master Gardener to enjoy our meetings. Activities include demonstrations, speakers and refreshments. If you are a Master Gardener each meeting counts as one hour towards your annual education requirement. The fee is only $10 per year (read our Membership Application for full details.)

When
First Thursday of each month September thru June
(unless otherwise announced. Most meetings start at 7:00pm. Check individual month(s) for start time(s) as they may vary)
WhereMSU Extension / RESA Auditoreum
5454 Venoy Rd.
Wayne, MI  48184



Got a Gardening Question?
 


Get an answer from the experts. Visit MSU Extension's Be a Smart Gardener  Web page and submit your question, along with any photos, via the Ask an Expert  link or call 888-MSUE4MI (888-673-3464.)  Someone will get back to quickly with advice on how to answer your gardening questions.


MSU Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Management System
 Report Volunteer and Education Hours through new database:
https://michigan.volunteersystem.org/UniversalLogin.cfm






This page was last modified on Sunday, January 18, 2015


Help Us Raise Funds to
Help Others


MGWWC is now participating in the Kroger Community Rewards Program. Help MGWWC raise money for grants, scholarships and other worthwhile projects by signing up and buying groceries and other essentials. This will not cost you a thing! Just follow this link and follow the prompts to choose Master Gardeners of Western Wayne County to sponsor.  https://www.kroger.com/communityrewards


SCRIP Tutorial - Thursday, February 5, 2015
6:00pm in the MSUE/RESA Auditoreum

MGWWC Members are invited to come early to the membership meeting and learn about the SCIP Program: what it is, how it will benefit our organization and learn how to use it.


               

Location:  Wayne County Extension Office
                 5454 Venoy Rd.  Wayne, MI 48184
Date(s:)    Every Tuesday in February
Time:        7:00 pm-8:00 pm
Cost:         $10 each or all 4 for $30 if you register in advance

To register e-mail: mgwwcorg@gmail.com

All proceeds fund gardening grants and scholarships.
Feb 3, 2015
7pm - 8pm
Cultivating Your Green Thumb Indoors by Lisa Eldred Steinkopf
Feb 10, 2015
7pm - 8pm

Trees for the Urban Landscape
by Gary L. Eichen

Feb 17, 2015
7pm - 8pm

Water Gardening
by Joe Barsons

Feb 24, 2015
7pm - 8pm

Wonderful World of Hydrangeas
by Kevin Collin


Mark your calendars!
MSUE Wayne County Awards Banquet
will be held on
Saturday, March 28, 2015





MGWWC Annual Holiday Pot Luck and Toy Drive


In keeping with our annual tradition, MGWWC hosted a Holiday Pot Luck and Toy Drive on our last General Membership meeting for the year.  $500 was raised for the Redford Methodist Children's Home along with many toys and other needed items.
To view photos from this event...


MGWWC is selling organic worm castings!


5 lbs for $10
To purchase or to request more information


Detroit Garden Center
Now Selling Master Gardener
license plate frames

$2 each plus shipping & handling
Contact
Theresa Gilliam-Kelly  at  tg_mjkelly@msn.com