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MGSOC general meetings are held at the:

Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church
5631 North Adams Road
Bloomfield Hills, MI

MGSOC General Meetings are free to MGSOC members and MGSOC members are required to wear their Master Gardener badges. Visitors are welcome and pay $5.00 at the door. Members and visitors, please sign in at the welcome table. There are complimentary refreshments of desserts and drinks served at the MGSOC meetings. Additionally, mini-meals of soup or salads may be purchased for $3.00. For those wishing meals, mini-meals are served at 6 p.m, the business meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. Our speakers begin promptly at 7 p.m.  Members making or bringing meal portion salads or soups need not pay the $3.00.

Route Map to Oakland County Complex – 1200 N. Telegraph Rd., Pontiac
Oakland County Complex and Extension Office – North Office Building – 26 East
Bower Farm in Bloomfield Hills – 1219 East Square Lake Road, Bloomfield Hills

Event Information:

  • Tue

    MGSOC - General Meeting – Mary Ellen VanSlembrouck

    7:00 pmZOOM Meeting (link provided closer to event date)

    Register in advance for this meeting:

    Mary Ellen is an Advanced Master Gardener and Smart Gardener with Macomb County.  Her yard is certified as a Monarch Waystation through Monarch Watch, a Butterfly Garden through the North American Butterfly Association and a Pollinator Habitat with the Xerces Society. She is also a volunteer at the Ray Wiegand's Nursery Butterfly House and a member of the Meadow Brook Garden Club.  In her presentation, she will share with us her knowledge of the butterflies of Southeast Michigan.  Her presentation will include how to identify several species of butterflies from chrysalis to adult.  She will also share with us how to plant to attract butterflies and which plants are hosts for specific butterfly species.  Mary Ellen will show an example of a butterfly habitat.

    The VMS Category is Environmental Stewardship: IPM - Pollinators