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Consumer Horticulture

Bob Bricault , Extension Educator, Horticulture and Natural Resources 

Information and educational programs for home gardeners and all aspects of home horticulture.

  • Master Gardener Program - coordination of the Washtenaw County Master Gardener Program
  • Junior Master Gardener Program- coordinated in partnership with Washtenaw County 4-H.
  • Plant and Insect Diagnostic Service - for a small fee, plant and insect specimens brought in to the office will be diagnosed, with a report mailed to the customer.
  • Horticulture Programs and Presentations - to community groups and service organizations. Special workshops and seminars are offered seasonally.
  • Invasive species - identification and information on non native insect and plant pests developing in our area.
  • Native and wild plant -plants developing in our area landscaping.
  • Dial-A-Garden - Please see Gardening by the Month.
  • Garden Hotline- MSU Extension staff and Master Gardener volunteers answer questions on gardening, landscape problems, indoor plants and indoor pests.  Please note we are not trained to help with pests that infect humans and these questions should be directed to a medical professional.  The garden hotline can be reached toll free at 1-888-678-3464The hotline is open Monday through Friday except holidays
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