Evenings in the Garden is a series of classes on a wide variety of topics for the home gardener, taught by local and regional experts in their field.
All classes are held at the beautiful, historical MSU Tollgate Farm and Education Center
28115 Meadowbrook Road, Novi, MI 48377
6:30 - 8:30 p.m. -- $25 each class -- Refreshments will be served
Classes begin in our Conference Center and continue outdoors - weather permitting - to enjoy and learn from our extensive gardens and grounds. Please dress for the weather. Arrive early for best seating.
Sign up for one or more classes. Advance registration is required. Space is limited - register early! Cancellations fewer than 10 business days to the start date of the class will result in a $10 cancellation fee.
Pollinator Preservation Strategies for the Home Garden: Native Plants and Their Unique Relationships with Beneficial Insects
Want to help native pollinators and other beneficial insects? Through plant selection, garden design and maintenance protocols, we can provide a haven not only for our beautiful butterflies and moths but also other critical beneficial species, from bees to beetles. Cheryl English is an Advanced Master Gardener of Wayne County, Michigan; a Master Composter of Macomb County; the owner/operator of Black Cat Pottery/The English Landscape www.blackcatpottery.com; a contributing writer to Michigan Gardener Magazine; a board member of the Wildflower Association of Michigan; she’s on the planning committee of the Detroit Garden Center; and is President Emeritus of the Master Gardeners of Greater Detroit.