Garden Programs and Events

Curious Gardener - Spring 2022

Thank you to everyone who attended our Spring Curious Gardener workshops!




Spring Plant Sale

2022PostcardOur Spring Plant Sale will be held:  

  • Friday, May 13, 2022 (2022 MSU Garden Members ONLY* - purchase a membership here, shop early and receive 10% off!)
    4:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Saturday, May 14, 2022 - Public Sale
    7:00am - 2:00pm
    No early sales, feel free to bring a cart!

The sale will take place at the Plant & Soil Sciences Building, 1066 Bogue St, East Lansing, MI 48824.  

Hope to see you there! 


2022 Perennial Inventory
2022 Annuals Inventory (tentative)
2022 Vegetable Inventory


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Saturday, September 17, 2022, 8:00am - 4:00pm


All workshops and events will take place on the campus of Michigan State University, Plant & Soil Sciences Building, 1066 Bogue St, East Lansing, MI 48824.


Member: $89 (on or before September 1, 2022)
Non-member: $99 (on or before September 1, 2022)
Late / On-site: (no on-site registration will be available)

Registration will open on June 3, 2022.  To register, visit

Keynote SpeakerArt 1

An avid botanist and gardener, Art Cameron is renowned for his exuberant personality and passion for plants!!  Professor Emeritus of Horticulture at Michigan State University and past Director of the MSU Horticulture Gardens, Art has worked to add education, inspiration and creative flair to public gardens.  Art also loves to garden with his wife Marlene at their home, and their garden is known for creatively combining edible and ornamental plants with artful touches in a small space. Art and Marlene are both avid photographers and Art loves to share these educational and well-crafted images with his audiences. 



Morning Registration


Garden Day Welcome: Kristin Getter, Garden Director


Morning Keynote Address:
Inspirations for the Edible Garden, Art Cameron


Morning Break *


Morning Workshops


Lunch (Served in Conservatory) *

Visit the Green Garden Marketplace in the Garden Headhouse to see the following exhibitors!


Afternoon Workshops


Afternoon Break *


Afternoon Keynote Address:
Exploring the World of Plants, Art Cameron


Garden Day Concludes

*Green Garden Marketplace will be open


  • Houseplant Propagation- Tips and Techniques
  • Getting Creative with Perennial Mixed Containers
  • Urban Foraging
  • C.E. Lewis Arboretum Tour
  • Herbal Spa
  • Seed Saving 101
  • Vintage Tea Cup Cut Flower Arrangement