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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!




December 4, 2014

In keeping with our annual tradition, MGWWC will once again host a Holiday Pot Luck and Toy Drive on our last General Membership meeting for the year.  MGWWC will supply the ham, beverages, paper and plastic wear. Members are asked to bring a favorite dish to pass.

MGWWC will also collect unwrapped toys and other donation items for the kids at Redford's Methodist Children's Home
. To find out more about the Home and to view Wish Lists, please visit: http://www.mchsmi.org/what_you_can_do/wish_lists.html
 
What
MGWWC General Membership Meetings
WhereMSU Extension / RESA Farmhouse
5454 Venoy Rd.
Wayne, MI  48184
Date
November 4, 2014
Time6:30 pm

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.




This page was last modified on Monday, November 10, 2014


We have a New President & Treasurer!

Please join MGWWC in welcoming our new President and Treasurer Elects: Deirdre Hope and Barb Johnson. More info and photos to follow...



Make a Senior Smile Day 2014
Master Gardeners Margaret Ritter, Patience Hotton, Kim Sanders, Pat Johnson, Barb Johnson, Angie Cusac and Julie Wellman, were joined by Dearborn Heights Chief of Police, Lee Gavin and Dearborn Heights Fire Chief, Dave Brogan for Make a Senior Smile Day on November 8, 2014. Together they did fall cleanup on five homes! (photo taken by volunteer Don Wellman)





Congratulations to MGWWC Members
Walt and Carol Irodenko


                       Special Achievement Recognition
Please join us in congratulating MGWWC members Walt and Carol Irodenko for their induction into the Michigan Agriculture Environmental Assurance Program (MAEAP) in April 2014 for their Mum's the Word Mum Farm.


For more info about MEAAP visit:  http://www.maeap.org



Seed Saving Seminar

On July 24, Advanced Master Gardener and News Herald columnist Paul Rodman conducted a seminar to teach MGWWC members and guests the process of how to save seeds.  He demonstrated the fermentation method of saving tomato seeds, talked about the Seed Savers Organization, outlined methods of saving other types of seeds and answered many questions on growing tomatoes in general. 


For more info on seed saving

New for 2013/2014:
MGWWC is selling organic worm castings!



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





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