Garden Day

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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)

To register, visit  Registration will close on September 2, 2022.  

Workshops - complete list of workshops with descriptions

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. 

Featured SpeakerMattRossHeadshot

Join Matthew Ross, former MSU Horticulture Department graduate and current Executive Director of the Botanic Garden at Historic Barns Park in Traverse City, MI as he shares tips, techniques, and design strategies from the world of public horticulture. From a grandiose scale to an approachable garden design, Matthew will help guide you as you come up with the perfect combinations of plants for your own landscape. This workshop will include a hands-on design workshop based on examples from some of the top global gardens.






Morning Registration


Garden Day Welcome


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