Events

Join us for a fun filled evening exploring 4-H Plant and Soil Science hands-on activities and projects for our club. Activities from Cloverbud to budding scientist.

Join other Michigan youth to experience college life, learn new ideas, and build skills needed for future success. 200+ action-filled classroom & field trip sessions offered.

This 2 day camp will provide basic forestry concepts with hands on field practice to help youth appreciate key elements of forestry and how to manage it.

This 2 day camp will provide basic forestry concepts with hands on field practice to help youth appreciate key elements of forestry and how to manage it.

Plants, Soils & Gardening

Plant ScienceItching to learn about poison ivy?

Explore the basics of plants and plant science – plant growth, soils, plant varieties, pest control measures, equipment and gardening techniques – through 4-H plants, soils and gardening projects. Learn about crop and soil sciences wherever you can grow plants, whether that’s in a basket, on a small garden plot or on an acre of land. Discover the magic of the earth and harvest a bushel full of knowledge and experience.

Seeds, Weeds & Garden Reads—Michigan 4-H Gardening & Nutrition Activities for 5 to 8 Year Olds

Contact

For more information on how to get involved as a youth or volunteer, contact your county MSU Extension office or:

Dixie Sandborn, Extension Specialist
Department of Horticulture
Michigan State University
414 Plant and Soil Sciences Building
East Lansing, MI 48824-1325
Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Phone: 517-355-5191''517-355-5191 Ext. 1404

For more information on the Michigan 4-H Children’s Garden, contact:

Norman K. Lownds, Ph.D., Curator, Michigan 4-H Children’s Garden
Department of Horticulture
Michigan State University
A-240B Plant and Soil Sciences Building
East Lansing MI 48824
Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Phone: 517-355-5191''517-355-5191 Ext. 1349

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