Grosse Pointe Garden Center Annual Meeting
At the War Memorial
Noon Lunch, 1 pm Annual Meeting, 1:30 pm Lecture
- Windmill Pointe Garden Club announces the 2018 Trial Garden theme
- Robert Fionda unveils his new Garden Tour painting
- Membership votes on new trustees and the slate of officers
Lunch is by reservation only; $25 for members; $30 for non-members.
(Send payment to Grosse Pointe Garden Center at 32 Lake Shore Rd. GPF 48236)
Reservation deadline is Thursday, January 11
Meeting and lecture are free admission
Please Join us!
Registration is required (313) 499-0743
Lecture: “Lessons Learned Under the Trees”
Shade. Most of us have it, but many of us are unsure what to do with it. Over a decade of experience gardening in every degree of shade near the Lake Michigan shoreline has taught Susan many lessons and ignited her passion for shade gardening. Much of what she has learned, you’ll never find in books about shade gardening, and she’s ready to share the inside scoop. Learn how to take advantage of the conditions you have, not those you wish you had, and discover life beyond hostas in the shade garden.
Susan Martin’s Biography
Susan Martin is an avid gardener who has spent the last 20 years of her career working in various branches of the horticulture industry. She began in independent garden center sales before opening her own garden design and maintenance business which focused on installing unique plants to suit her clients’ individual styles. Her career advanced into sales, marketing and merchandising for large wholesale plant companies including over a decade in management at the largest wholesale grower of perennials in the United States.
Susan finds her calling in spreading the joy of gardening to her fellow gardeners, a love which was instilled in her by her parents. She is a native of Michigan where she has been gardening since the age of four in both sandy and clay soils in zones 4-6. She is currently a freelance horticultural marketer, writer, speaker and consultant based in West Michigan. You can follow Susan’s work in the State-by-State gardening magazines, numerous trade publications, the Proven Winners’ Gardener’s Idea Book, GardenSmart e-newsletter and on Facebook at Gardener Sue’s News.