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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.

(2019 Educational Conference – 5 hours of CE Education Hours, Beautification – Public Areas.)

News and Events

April 25, 2020 –  MGSOC Annual Educational Conference
Gardening & All That Jazz
SOLD OUT

Speakers are:
–  Rick Darke – Celebrating and Conserving the Resiliency of Accidental Landscapes

–  Doug Tallamy – Restoring Nature’s Relationships at Home
–  Heather Holm – Attracting Bees and Beneficial Insects with Native Plants
–  Susan Martin – Lessons Learned Under The Trees

20th Annual Bus Trip – SOLD OUT

June 25 – 28, 2020
Reservations being accepted for a wait list.
Southeastern Pennsylvania.  Longwood Gardens, Phipps Conservatory, Chanticleer, and Winterthur Gardens… plus a whole lot more.  More details.

Looking for a grant?

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

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  http://www.oakgov.com/msu.

For information on MSU Extension Master Gardener (EMG)
program and classes, please visit this website:
https://www.canr.msu.edu/master_gardener_volunteer_program/

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 https://ask.extension.org/ask or migarden.msu.edu
Anytime!  Submit questions and up to three photos through the online form. Responses will be received by email.

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