Speaker: Cyndy Nemon
Topic: The Fit Gardener-
Using Proper Body Mechanics and Ergonomic Principles
Have you ever had an aching back or sore arms and hands after working in your garden? Want to stop all those painful and nagging aches? Learn about the common ailments that most gardeners suffer and how you can prevent them. Learn how to stay fit and use your gardening tools without discomfort.
Grosse Ile Garden Club, Grosse Ile MI
Michigan Garden Clubs, Board of Directors
Cost: Free to current MGWWC members, $3.00 suggested donation for visitors
Bring your own water or coffee cup!
Speaker: Deirdre Hope
Topic: Seed Starting and Plant Propagation
Deirdre is an Advanced Master Gardener and the MSU Wayne County Coordinator. She will talk about the why and how of seed starting. This will include a demonstration. She will also cover propagation of plants. The presentation will include leaf and stem cutting. Come and hear Deirdre tell us all the important details of these topics.
There is to be a follow-up on April 7th with a hands on session covering both of these topics. Details to follow.
Cost: Free for MGWWC Members, $3 Donation suggested for Visitors
Speaker: Virginia Froehlich
Topic: “Founding Fathers, Green Thumbs”
A presentation that examines how our founding fathers were vested in gardening and the significant contributions made by several of them to the landscape of our fledgling country.
Virginia is an Advanced Master Gardener. She is a member of the National Garden Clubs and their Gardening Study, Landscape Design and Environmental Studies Consultant. Also a member of the Michigan Garden Club’ and is their Life Membership Chairperson, past 4th Vice President, and District I Director, past president of the Grosse Ile (MI) Garden Club President and the Ikebana International, Detroit Chapter 85. She has presented at “2011 Growing Great Gardens” and “Growing with Master Gardeners Conference” in 2011 and 2014.