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Uniting Master Gardeners from Iosco County

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April 10, 2018               Chuck Martin, Senior Horticulturist and Grounds Manager of the Whiting Forest at Dow Gardens will speaking about the Whiting Forest

                                      and the Heritage Orchard.  Iosco County Medical Facility (ICMF);  7:00 p.m.

May 8, 2018                  Elly Maxwell, Entomologist at Dow Gardens, will speak about bees and  other pollinators;  ICMF; 7:00 p.m.    

June 12, 2018              "Make and Take" workshop on Kokedama by Gloria Kershaw, SSMGA President.  No need to bring supplies.  ICMF; 7:00 p.m.

July 10, 2018                 Garden Tour;  Meet at the Alcona Public Library, Harrisville, MI at 5:00 p.m.

August 14, 2018            SSMGA Picnic at Tom Dillon Memorial Park in East Tawas.  Starts at 6:00 p.m.  Chicken provided;  Bring a dish to pass, your favorite

                                      beverage and  garden-related items for the quarter auction.  RSVP to Linda at

September 11, 2018     Sarah Rautio, Consumer Horticulture Educator, will speak on "Plants, People, Food and Cats from France and Malta".  ICMF; 7:00 p.m.

 October 9, 2018           "Designing a Public Park" by Becky Bean; ICMF; 7:00 p.m.

November 13, 2018       Make & Take Workshop;  ICMF; 7:00 p.m.

December 11, 2018       Christmas Party;  Bring a $10.00 gift to exchange, an appetizier/dessert to share and a guest; Drinks can be ordered from the bar.  

                                       Tawas Elks, 6:00 p.m.  Set-up starts at 5:00 p.m.









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