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Explore: Dodge Park 4 in Waterford

August 15th 2018

Explore: Dodge Park 4 in Waterford (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 15, 2018) Waterford, MI – Dodge Park 4 is a State Park in Waterford with little slices of different scenery, which makes it extra fun to explore.  The park is located off Cass Elizabeth Road and covers one mile of Cass Lake shoreline. Along that […]

Sustainable Lawns Presentation at Huntington Woods Library May 2

April 28th 2018

  Sustainable Lawns Presentation at Huntington Woods Library May 2 In this era of conservation and sustainability, what better place to start than with your  lawn? Drew Lathan discusses how to make your lawn sustainable and perhaps even easier to care for. Join Drew for a lively and timely discussion on how to improve your […]

Guest View: Going Native, Why and When to Choose Native Plants

June 15th 2016

Guest View:  Going Native, Why and When to Choose Native Plants (Lucas Harrison-Zdenek, Ferndale Permaculture, June 15, 2016) Going Native: Why and When to Choose Native Plants  Native Plants have been an important topic among gardeners for many years.  Recently, with the advent of the “green” movement, many non-professionals have  begun to take notice of […]

Ferndale: Native Plant Presentation April 27

April 24th 2016

Ferndale: Native Plant Presentation April 27 (EVENT page) FERNDALE, MI– Whether you’re a longtime gardener or just getting started, the Ferndale Library has an interesting program on Apr 27 that looks at the bigger picture of our backyards. Local plants can be crucial to bringing a balance to suburban ecosystems. Native insects need native plants. […]

Garden Club Growing Since 1931

October 15th 2011

The group has been active since 1931 and there are now over 30 members. Members do not need to be experts, though many have gardens of breathtaking beauty, and some are even certified Master Gardeners.