2022 Gold Country Master Gardener Symposium

  • Sat, Apr 2, 2022 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Carroll College Campus Center (The Cube)

    1290 North Park Avenue, Helena, Montana, 59601

Ticket Price $50.00-$75.00 This event is now over

You are invited to come enjoy a full day of Master Gardener-level horticultural education, spend time networking with fellow gardening enthusiasts, visit with MSU Extension Specialists and local Agents, and learn more about the various programs highlighted at the Symposium. The day features the following presenters and topics:

  • Pattern Method of Plant Identification with renowned author Thomas Elpel
  • 3 information-packed sessions on incorporating the resilient Plant Select plants into your landscape, with Ross Shrigley, Executive Director of Plant Select
  • Right Tree, Right Place: Siting and Selecting the Proper Tree for Your Needs with Pat Plantenberg, Chair, Townsend Tree Board
  • The Native Plant Initiative: What is All the Fuss About Planting Native Species with Pat Plantenberg, President of the Montana Native Plant Society
  • Landscape Design and Makeover with Barbara Lien, Independent Landscape Designer
  • 2 must-know soil presentations by Patrick Mangan, Missoula County Extension Agent: Breaking Apart Soil in Your Garden Environment and Building Soil Fertitility
  • Learn how to incorporate seed saving into your gardening repertoire with Robin Kelson, Owner of The Good Seed Company
  • Discover how to Successfully Cultivate Your Own Culinary Herbs with Terry and  Lisa Johnson, Owners of Johnson's Nursery and Gardens
  • Get the latest information to diagnose damage to your garden plants, with Lauren Kerzicnik, MSU Extension's Arthropod Diagnostician
  • Find out the latest Hot Topics in Weed Science from MSU Extension's Invasive Plant Diagnostician Noelle Orloff.
Date & Time

Sat, Apr 2, 2022 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Venue Details

Carroll College Campus Center (The Cube)

1290 North Park Avenue, Helena, Montana, 59601

Carroll College Campus Center (The Cube)
Gold Country Master Gardeners

The Gold Country Montana Master Gardeners Association is a nonprofit, volunteer-based organization providing gardening and horticultural resources to Montana residents in support of the Montana Master Gardener Program. We offer gardening classes and horticultural education to all gardening enthusiasts, whether Master Gardeners or members of the public. We offer technical assistance and unbiased, research-based information on consumer horticulture to people in all Montana communities to empower individuals with sound horticultural practices that minimize  negative impacts on the environment.