Images of gardens.

Join the Horticulture Cafe: Upper Peninsula Garden Party!

Tuesdays from 6-7:15 p.m. EST
(5-6:15 p.m. CST)

Online via Zoom 

 For Garden Enthusiasts & Extension Master Gardeners of the Upper Peninsula
and neighboring northern Wisconsin


These hour-long events will feature a look at some beautiful public gardens that have education, history and elegance rolled into one space.  Packed with photos, you will be delighted and inspired by the presentations from MSU Extension Senior Horticulture Educator Rebecca Finneran! 

TOPICS featured:
February 16: Noted as one of America’s finest Botanic gardens, beautiful and historical, Longwood Gardens. 
March 23:  A dazzling and renowned pleasure garden in the east known as Chanticleer, in Wayne, PA.
April 13:  An amazing public garden closer to home - Olbrich Gardens in Madison, WI.

Cost: Only $5 per session; $15 for all 3 sessions.  All participants must register online in advance.  
You will be charged a cancellation fee of $5/session if cancelling after registration closes for each event.

Registration Deadlines:
February 16: Please register no later than Saturday, Feb. 13, 2021, 11:59 p.m. EST.  If you register later than Feb. 13, you will receive a recording.
March 23: Please register no later than Saturday, March 20, 2021, 11:59 p.m. EST.  If you register later than March 20, you will receive a recording.
April 13:  Please register no later than Saturday, April 10, 2021, 11:59 p.m. EST.  If you register later than April 10, you will receive a recording.

Note: Registration and payment is required for each session. Attend all 3 sessions for only $15.

How to Connect: Registrants will receive an email message the day prior to the event which will contain the virtual event link and Zoom instructions. (Be sure to check your Inbox and Spam folders for this email.)

Technology Requirements: Below are recommendations for the optimal interactive online learning experience:
   *  A computer, laptop, or tablet with the latest version of your browser
   *  A reliable, internet connection - broadband wired or wireless (3G or 4G/LTE)
   *  Webcam or HD webcam - built-in or USP plug-in
   *  Speakers and a microphone - built-in or USB plug-in

First-time Zoom users: Never used Zoom before? No worries. Registrants will be emailed an overview of how to get started, complete with screenshots. Plus, there’s a helpline to contact if you encounter any difficulties.


Michigan State University is committed to providing equal opportunity for participation in all programs, services and activities. Accommodations for persons with disabilities may be requested by contacting the event contact two weeks prior to the start of the event. Requests received after this date will be honored whenever possible.

Contact Information

For more information, contact Rebecca Krans at