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Ferndale Garden Club Has Deep Roots, Various Ways to be Involved

April 4th 2019

Ferndale Garden Club Has Deep Roots, Various Ways to be Involved (Dominic Scappaticci, April 4, 2019) Check out our “Get Involved Guide” for more stories about local organizations. Thank you to Bosco Lounge for sponsoring this series.  Want to contribute a write up of a group you care about?  Message editor@oc115.com with your idea. Ferndale, […]

Adulting 101: “Housekeepin’ it Real” at Ferndale Library March 8

February 28th 2018

  Adulting 101: “Housekeepin’ it Real” at Ferndale Library March 8 FERNDALE, MI The Ferndale Library’s next “Adulting 101” class on March 8 encourages you to forget about “keeping up with the Joneses” when it comes to your home and garden, and just keep it real! Real simple! We all want our home, whether it’s […]

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 […]

Ferndale Garden Club: “Myths and Legends from the Garden” Feb. 9

December 22nd 2016

Ferndale Garden Club: “Myths and Legends from the Garden” Feb. 9 (EVENT page) Ferndale, MI – The Ferndale Garden Club has a lively series of speakers for the winter and spring. The public is welcome! Ferndale Garden Club: Presentation on “Myths and Legends from the Garden” by Janet Macunovich. Thursday, February 9, 2017, 7 p.m. […]

Ferndale Perennial Exchange May 14

April 16th 2016

Ferndale Perennial Exchange May 14 (EVENT page) Ferndale, MI – On Saturday, May 14th, 9am – 12pm, The Ferndale Beautification Commission will host its Annual Perennial Exchange in the Event Space at Blumz… by JRDesigns Floral & Events. Ferndale citizens are encouraged to bring perennial plants from their garden and exchange with other gardeners. Plants […]

Ferndale Garden Club: Spring Floral Designs May 12

April 9th 2016

Ferndale Garden Club: Spring Floral Designs May 12 (EVENT page) Ferndale, MI – Ferndale Garden Club:   Presentation on “Spring Floral Designs and Flower Arranging Techniques” by Blumz by JR Designs.  Thursday, May 12, 2016.  7 p.m. at the Kulick Community Center, 1201 Livernois. Guests are welcome.  For more information, call 248-541-6427. ****** For more event […]

Ferndale Garden Club: Peonies, April 14

March 15th 2016

Ferndale Garden Club: Peonies, April 14 (EVENT page) Ferndale, MI – Ferndale Garden Club: Presentation on “Peonies” presented by Cheryl English, Advanced Master Gardener & Black Cat Pottery. Thursday, April 14, 2016. 7 p.m. at the Kulick Community Center, 1201 Livernois. Guests are welcome. For more information, call 248-541-6427. Our goal is to make the […]

Master Gardener 2016 Educational Conference April 23

March 10th 2016

Master Gardener 2016 Educational Conference April 23 (EVENT page) Waterford, MI – Spring is now really just around the corner! Time to start thinking about YOUR garden. A new one? A kitchen garden? A renovation? Need new ideas? We’ve got the solutions to make your gardening dreams come true. The Master Gardener Society of Oakland […]

Plant Milkweed for Monarchs Says New Ferndale Group

April 12th 2015

Plant Milkweed for Monarchs Says New Ferndale Group (Rebecca Hammond, April 12, 2015) About five years ago, my husband and I headed to the UP after the Mackinac Bridge Walk. The Bridge Walk is spectacular and a must-do Michigan event, but added to the experience was the gentle cloud of Monarch butterflies heading south along […]

Entrepreneurial Spirit: The Green Thumb Guy, Kris Lieber

April 1st 2012

It’s hard to picture Green Thumb Garden Center owner Kris Lieber donning a suit and punching a corporate clock every day, but that’s what life was like before he opened the budding garden supply business at 22963 Woodward. The 33-year-old entrepreneur used to be a clinical engineer responsible managing the Biomedical Engineering department at several hospitals for a large corporate health system.