2013 Garden Conference News from MBRC:
MBRC's 6th Annual Garden Extravaganza conference was held Saturday, June 15, 2013 at Northern Michigan University.
Click here for the 2013 brochure.
Click here for the 2013 schedule.
Past MBRC Garden Conference Details:
MBRC's 2012 Garden Conference was held Saturday, June 30, 2012.
MBRC's 2011 Garden Conference featured Ed Lyon, Director of the Allen Centennial Gardens in Madison, Wisconsin, who presented "Cold Climate Gardening". Ed's public garden experience includes Chicago Botanical Garden, Olbrich Botanical Gardens, and Rotary Botanical Gardens. He writes and speaks for both public and professional audiences across the Midwest and writes for magazines including "Chicagoland Gardening", "Nursery Management Pro", and "American Nurseryman". He writes a regular regional report on southern Wisconsin for "Chicagoland Gardening". He loves Photography and takes all of he images used in his presentations. For almost 10 years Ed assisted in a speciality nursery and has past experience as a greenhouse manager. Most importantly, he is an avid gardener with dirt under his fingernails.
15 additional speakers and seminars were held 2011 schedule and description. Click here for list of sponsors.
MBRC's 2010 Garden Conference was held Saturday, June 26, 2010, featuring Janet Macunovich and Steven Nikkila and 13 additional speakers.
Click here to see the 2010 program.
MBRC's 2009 Garden Conference featured Melinda Myers and 12 additional speakers and 202 attendees. Click here to see the 2009 program.
MBRC's first Garden Conference, in 2008, featured Rebecca Kolls and 13 additional speakers, 14 vendors, and 178 attendees.
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