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How to Take Part in Hazel Park’s Marigold Project

June 6th 2020

  Local residents can register on two different websites to receive free marigold seeds. Each person gets one packet that should contain enough for a small residential garden.

Ferndale Garden Club Presentation on Native Plants April 11

March 29th 2019

Ferndale Garden Club Presentation on Native Plants April 11 Ferndale Garden Club:  Presentation on “Landscaping with Native Plants” by Drew Lathin.  Thursday, April 11, 2019, 7 p.m. at Kulick Community Center, 1201 Livernois. Guests are welcome. For more information, call 248-541-6427. ****** Visit the Event Page for other fun and educational things to do! To […]

Cranbrook’s Japanese Garden Gets Grant for Restoration

October 15th 2018

  Cranbrook’s Japanese Garden Gets Grant for Restoration (Cranbrook Center for Collections and Research, Oct. 15, 2018) Bloomfield Hills, MI – Created in 1915 by Cranbrook founder George Booth and his father, Henry Wood Booth, Cranbrook’s Japanese Garden is among the oldest in North America. Although the garden today remains a place of inspiration and […]

“Accidental” Sunflower Grows Over 20 Feet Tall in Ferndale Front Yard

August 30th 2018

“Accidental” Sunflower Grows Over 20 Feet Tall in Ferndale Front Yard (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 30, 2018) Ferndale, MI – With a stalk that is too big for one hand, and a height estimated at over 20 feet, the mammoth sunflower in the front of Michael Purdy’s home on Academy Street in Ferndale has been […]

Ferndale Garden Club: Flower Farm Presentation March 8

February 24th 2018

Ferndale Garden Club: Flower Farm Presentation March 8 Ferndale, MI -Presentation on “Flower Farm” by Sarah Pappas.  Thursday, March 8, 2018, 7 p.m. at Kulick Community Center, 1201 Livernois.  Guests are welcome.  For more information, call 248-541-6427. ******   Thank you to White Castle for sponsoring the Bold Move Event Page! Order sliders online, or […]

Hazel Park Gets Seed Library, Launch Event March 4

March 2nd 2017

Hazel Park Gets Seed Library, Launch Event March 4 (EVENT page) Hazel Park, MI – The Hazel Park District Library is starting a Seed Library, which is a place where patrons can have vegetable, flower and herb seeds for their gardens. “The mission of our seed library is to encourage our community to grow through […]

Harvest Party at Good Neighbor Garden in Ferndale Oct. 8

October 2nd 2016

Harvest Party at Good Neighbor Garden  in Ferndale Oct. 8 (EVENT page) Ferndale, MI  – Harvest Party at Good Neighbor Garden  Oct. 8  11am to 2pm   Join us for our annual Harvest Party! This year promises to be the biggest and most fun ever with crafts, workshops, games, and free gifts (while supplies last). […]

Birmingham Farmers Market Open May 1

April 22nd 2016

Birmingham Farmers Market Open May 1 (EVENT page) BIRMINGHAM, MI, – The Birmingham Farmers Market will return to Public Parking Lot 6 for its 14th season on Sunday, May 1. Warming temperatures, fresh baked foods and smiling faces will enhance the lively event, which is expected to draw thousands on Opening Day. Attendees will find […]

Learn Gardening Tips at Ferndale Garden Club Jan. 14

December 27th 2015

Learn Gardening Tips at Ferndale Garden Club Jan. 14 (EVENT page)   Ferndale, MI – Ferndale Garden Club: Learn Garden Tips at our Monthly Meeting on Thursday, January 14, 2016. 7 p.m. Kulick Community Center, 1201 Livernois. Guests are welcome. For more information, call 248-541-6427. For more event listings go to http://oaklandcounty115.com/events/ Want to be […]

Be Part of Serendipity Garden Celebration in Pontiac June 21

June 19th 2015

Be Part of Serendipity Garden Celebration in Pontiac June 21 (event listing) Located in The Franklin Boulevard Historic District of Pontiac, and once known as the “Boulevard of Roses”, Patricia Blackburn-David and her husband Rick David have decided to restore their neighborhood to its’ former glory by hosting an all-day event on 6/21 that launches […]