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Mission Statement

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.

(April 28, 2018 Educational Conference – 5 hours of
CE Education Hours, Beautification – Public Areas.)

Upcoming MG Meetings

Aug 13 – “How to Garden with Comfort, Ease & Simplicity Part II” – Jan Bills
VMS: Community:Quality of Life

Sept 10 –  “Exploring Natural Communities of Michigan” – Michael Kost
VMS: Environmental Stewardship:IPM-General

Oct 8 – “Woodland Treasures for Shady Gardens” – Tony Reznicek
VMS: Community:Beautification: Public Areas

Nov 12 – “Drought Tolerant Plants” – Sue Grubba

Dec 10 – Holiday Potluck – no speaker

News and Events

Mark your calendar for the 2020 (8th annual) MGSOC Educational Conference – Gardening and All That Jazz!
The date is April 25, 2020, and our speakers will be announced soon.

Looking for a grant?
Laura Miehls and the MGSOC Grant Committee has developed a form for interested parties to apply.
Click here to apply.  

19th Annual Garden Bus Trip – Madison, WI
July 18-21, 2019  –  SOLD OUT
More details.

Michigan Master Gardener
MSU Extension, Oakland County Office

MGSOC members are participants in the MSU Extension
Master Gardener Volunteer Program in Oakland County.

If you have questions about the Extension Master Gardener Program in Oakland County or are interested in becoming a volunteer, please contact the office of MSU Extension – Oakland County

For information on MSU Extension Master Gardener (EMG)
program and classes, please visit this website:

MSU Extension Garden Hotline Services 1-888-678-3464
Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. – noon and 1 – 4 p.m. (April-September)
Monday through Friday 9 a.m. – noon (October-March)

Walk-in diagnostic counter at the MSU Extension Oakland County office.
Mondays and Tuesdays from 9 a.m. – noon and 1 – 4 p.m. (April-September)

Ask an Expert or
Anytime!  Submit questions and up to three photos through the online form. Responses will be received by email.




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