News and Events:
MSU Horticulture Gardens Holiday Open House
Thursday, December 5, 2013 - Noon to 7:30 pm
Plant and Soil Sciences Building - Conservatory & Headhouse (1st Floor)
1066 Bogue St., East Lansing, MI, 48824
- Bring your camera and the kids!
- See our 16' poinsettia tree under evening lights
- Experience Capital Area Railway Society model trains beginning at 5:00 pm
- Enjoy decorated holiday trees
- Santa arrives with his sleigh at 5:30 pm
- No admission charge
- Park FREE in the Garden visitor lot off Bogue St.
MSU-grown poinsettias, various potted plants, centerpieces and wreaths will be for sale at the Open House and will continue to be sold on weekdays from December 6th - 20th from 8:00am to 4:30pm.
Welcoming Our New Graduate Students!
The Department of Horticulture is joined this fall by seven new graduate students: David Corey Noyes, Adam Ingrao, Diep Tran, Fransiska Basundari, Matthew Bedewitz, Ben Mansfield and Shujun Ou. As part of the Horticulture grad student orientation, the Department sponsored a tour of a cross-section of our Michigan horticultural industries and visits to our Clarksville, Northwest Michigan and Southwest Michigan research centers. Click the image below to see a full recap of their tour of Michigan.
Fall 2013 Curious Gardener Series
Only one class remaining!
September 17th - Preserving the Harvest
October 15th - More than Just Tulips
October 29th - Whimsical Miniature Gardens
November 7th - Creating Artful Pieces for your Garden
December 17th - Evergreen Holiday Centerpieces
MSU Horticulture Club Places Third at PLANET Student Career Days!
Michigan State University's landscape team recently returned from Auburn University, where they participated in the 37th Annual Professional Landcare Network (PLANET) Student Career Days from March 7-10. The four-day event consisted of educational workshops, a career fair, and 28 competitive events -- which have been termed the Landscape Olympics. Team members competed against 854 of their peers representing 63 colleges and universities from across the United States and Canada. For the fourth year in a row, MSU again made a strong showing -- finishing in third place overall. (click here for the full article)