The next major gardener meeting is the seed that saves the topic


Gardeners interested in saving seeds can learn more at the next Northwest Michigan Master Garden Association. (By Trudy Photo / Getty Images)

Travel City – Gardeners interested in saving seeds can learn more at the Northwest Michigan Master Garden Association at the next meeting.

The meeting will be held online on September 7 at 6:30 p.m. The virtual meeting is open to the public. The event is free for MGANM members and a $ 5 donation is requested for non-members. Go to to register. On September 3. All those who have registered will receive a link to the meeting by email.

Nancy Popa provides information on the collection and cultivation of native plants. The information can be applied to vegetables and fruits.

“Harvesting and germination is a great way to grow your garden and promote the use of local plants economically. Indigenous plants are very important for landscaping. Providing insect food and nectar, erosion control and housing, ”said Popo.

Popa holds the title of Best Host Gardener. She is vice president of MGANM and loves nature, conservation and gardening. Her education and career were focused on science. She takes a fun but scientific approach to collecting and growing seeds.

Northwest Michigan Master Gardener Association Michigan is a non-profit and Michigan Master Gardener Association. The purpose of MGANM is to promote MSU Extension Gardening activities in a monthly meeting focused on gardening education.

Meetings are held on the first Tuesday of each month and are open to the public. Certified master gardeners may meet certain attendance requirements for their school hours. Visit For details.

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