2017 State Conference

Mississippi Master Gardener 20th Annual State Conference

May 3-5, 2017, Raymond, MS.  Eagle Ridge Conference Center
Hosted by SW district
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The Metro Master Gardeners are pleased to be your host for the upcoming 2017 State Master Gardener Conference to be held at the Eagle Ridge Conference Center located on the campus of Hinds Community College in historic Raymond, Mississippi. The conference will begin on Wednesday, May 3, and conclude on Friday, May 5, 2017.

Our theme, “Celebrate Mississippi Gardens 1817 – 2017,” commemorates our State’s Bicentennial and the importance of gardening and plants in our history.

Registration Fees:MS Master Gardener Straw Cap 2017 for web

$75.00 Early Bird Registration - postmarked on or before February 1, 2017 (non-Master Gardeners, please add $20.00)

$90.00 General Registration - postmarked from February 2 or before March 31, 2017 (non-Master Gardeners, please add $20.00)

$110.00 Late Registration - postmarked after April 1, 2017 (non-Master Gardeners, please add $20.00)

$50.00 One Day Registration for Thursday (which includes lunch)

$25.00 Conference Hat

$15.00 Conference T-shirt

 MS Master Gardener 2017 FOR WEB

We hope you will join us in learning more about gardens- old and new- as we hear from Carol Reese, Gardening Columnist and Ornamental Horticulture Specialist from the University of Tennessee; Greg Grant, Horticulturist, Naturalist, Garden Writer, and Plant Developer from Arcadia, Texas; Susan Haltom, Historian, Garden Planner, and Author of “One Writer’s Garden,” Cecile Wardlaw, Metro Master Gardener; and a variety of other speakers to be announced.

Come enjoy Raymond and visit the historic Raymond Cemetery, the Battle of Raymond Civil War Battlefield, the Bluebird Trail, the antebellum courthouse, and view the many picturesque homes and churches.

Hotel Information:

Primary Lodging:            Eagle Ridge Conference Center

                                      1500 Raymond Lake Road       

                                      Raymond, Mississippi 39154

                                      601.857.7100 - telephone

                                      601.857.3729 – facsimile

Secondary Lodging:        Hampton Inn

                                      493 Springridge Road

                                       Clinton, Mississippi 39056

                                       601.925.9393 - telephone

                                       601.925.9800 – facsimile

When you call for reservations, please let the person know that you are booking for the 2017 State Master Gardener Conference.  Cut off at Hampton Inn in Clinton is April 25.