Tree Therapy - Virtual Event

Enjoy from your own home
  • Join the Mid Mitten Wild Ones for an upcoming virtual event on March 8th – Tree Therapy with Chuck Martin, Senior Horticulturist and Grounds Manager at Whiting Forest of Dow Gardens. He will discuss why planting trees is essential to our society’s well-being. Attendees will be surprised by the economic, emotional, physical health, and ecological benefits of planting trees.

    There is no charge for this online event. Those interested should register early by sending an email by March 6 to to receive the link.

    Chuck Martin has worked as a Horticulturist at Dow Gardens since 1984. In 2017 he was offered the position of Whiting Forest Grounds Manager. His areas of expertise include: Woody Plants, Perennials, Rose Care and Culture, Native Plants of Michigan, Vines, Invasive Plants, Ground Maintenance, and Pruning. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Ornamental Horticulture from Michigan State University and a Master’s Degree in Ornamental Horticulture from the University of Wisconsin in Madison. To continue his education, Chuck earned an MBA from Northwood University. Chuck also serves as a Garden Journalist for the Midland Daily News.