The 2014 Michigan State University Extension Smart Gardening Conference will be held in Grand Rapids on Saturday, March 8, 8:15 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The day includes 4 lectures and a vendor marketplace. Participants will learn how their everyday efforts at home can have earth-friendly impacts. The 2014 presenters are:
- Melinda Myers, nationally-known gardening expert, TV/radio host, and author: “Create a Smart Garden with Year-Round Interest”
- Dr. George Bird, Michigan State University, Department of Entomology: “Smart Soils and Good Practices: Keys to Building a High Quality, Sustainable Garden”
- Chuck Martin, Horticulturist at Dow Gardens: “Practicing Phenology is Phun!”
- Dr. Douglas Tallamy, Department of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology at the University of Delaware and author of Bringing Nature Home: “Smart Gardening for Life”
For more information or to register download this PDF.