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)
Spring Garden Events Announced!
Curious Gardener Series
Start Your Own Seeds Indoors - February 28th, 6-8 pm
Garden Bling: Creating Art for the Garden - March 12th, 6-8 pm
Waking up the Garden - April 16th 6-8 pm
Themed Herb Containers - May 14th 6-8 pm
Spring Design Program
Saturday, April 27th, 8:00 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Join us for the ground-breaking event and learn everything you wanted to know about Garden design!
The day includes presentations from four industry experts, access to our Green Garden Marketplace, parking, lunch and materials!
Allison Jones Awarded the 2012 HRI Spring Meadow Nursery Scholarship
We are pleased to announce the winner of the 2012 HRI Spring Meadow Nursery Scholarship, Allison Jones of Michigan State University. Ms. Jones is a graduate student pursuing an M.S. in horticulture with an emphasis in marketing. Her particular interest is in the utilization of new technology such as eye-tracking to refine retail merchandising at garden centers.