Upcoming events

2018 Eastern Market Flower Days

May 20, 2018

Flower Day takes place every year on the Sunday after Mother’s Day and has been a time-honored tradition of Eastern Market since 1967. This special day is made possible by the Metropolitan Detroit Flower Growers Association (MDFGA) and the Eastern Market.  Members of MDFGA and growers of southeastern Michigan offer a wide variety of annual, perennial, vegetable, herb, and potted flowering plants. They share 15 acres of the heartiest varieties of flowers for this region and they’re ready to share the best strategies of plant keeping. It’s recommended you come early on Sunday, May 20th, 2018 for the best selection of plants! Market opens at 7:00 am. See you there. rain or shine!

 

Where: Eastern Market

2934 Russell Street
Detroit, MI 48207

 

2018 Nutritional Monitoring of Greenhouse Crops Workshop

October 4, 2018

Michigan State University

Diagnostic Center for Population and Animal Health  4125 Beaumont Rd. Lansing, MI 48910

The basic fundamentals for growing plants are fertilizer, substrate, and water. A nutritional management and monitoring  program starts with knowing what is in the container. In-house  nutrient monitoring provides you with key pH and EC values  needed for successful crop production. Join Dr. W. Garrett Owen of MSU and Dr. Brian Whipker, North Carolina State University during this hands-on workshop as they discuss fert, dirt, and squirt and some of the key pieces of equipment  needed to establish an in-house nutrient monitoring program.

Cost: Pre-Registration (before Sept. 20, 2018): $60 per person)

Normal and On-Site Registration (After Sept. 20, 2018): $80 per person

**workshop limited to 100 attendees

Online Registration: TBA

 

2018 Greenhouse Production, Plant Health, & Annual Metro-Detroit Flower Growers Association Meeting

TBA

 

2018 Metro-Detroit Flower Growers Association Golf Outing

September 6, 2018

Hickory Creek Golf Course

3625 Napier Rd., Superior Charter Twp, MI 48198