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Beauty of Native Plants Presentation at Ferndale Library April 9

March 17th 2018

Beauty of Native Plants Presentation at Ferndale Library April 9 Ferndale, MI – Native plants can be used to create beautiful landscapes that are designed to increase habitat, reduce resource inputs, and build healthier outdoor living areas. Learn the principles of sustainable landscaping and how you can do your part to reduce resource inputs and […]

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 […]

Pleasant Ridge Native Plant Sale June 4

May 22nd 2016

Pleasant Ridge Native Plant Sale June 4 (EVENT page) Pleasant Ridge, MI – The Pleasant Ridge Environmental Committee presents: Native Plant Sale at 4 Ridge Road, Saturday, June 4 from 9am to 1pm.   Native plants are often hard to find at local nurseries so Brendon will be bringing them to us!! Send questions to p.ridgeenvironmental.com […]

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. […]

PR: Gardening with Michigan Native Plants and Natural Mulches May 20

April 22nd 2015

PR: Gardening with Michigan Native Plants and Natural Mulches May 20 (compiled, April 22, 2015) The Pleasant Ridge Environmental Committee is pleased to present an evening with native plant gardener, Diane Gregory, who will speak about the environmental benefits of gardening with native plants and using natural organic leaf mulch. She has created a beautiful […]