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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.

Annual Plant and Seed Swap May 19 at Heritage Park in Farmington Hills

May 13th 2018

  Annual Plant and Seed Swap May 19 at Heritage Park in Farmington Hills Farmington Hills, MI  – Get your garden ready for spring with the Farmington Hills Beautification Commission’s 18th Annual Spring Plant and Seed Swap on Saturday, May 19 from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.  The event takes place – rain or shine – […]

Look What’s Growing: The Ferndale Farm

September 6th 2012

There are a number of ways to get involved. There are CSA shares available. The shares are distributed weekly now through December. If you are interested in more information about the Ferndale Farm, getting a tour of the site, or helping direct the project into the 2013 season contact Trevor Johnson at 248-894-4059.

How Our Gardens Grow: Ferndale’s Perennial Exchange

September 24th 2011

How Our Gardens Grow: Ferndale’s Perennial Exchange (Crystal A. Proxmire, Ferndale 115 News, 9/24/2011) There aren’t many places where Mother Nature has a good return policy, but here in Ferndale the annual Perennial Exchange gives residents a chance to dig up the plants they don’t want and trade them with other gardeners for some they […]

Let’s Talk Health: Garden Time! (March 19)

March 10th 2011

“Garden Time! Seedlings, Gardens and the Good Earth”….. what a sneaky way to talk about nutrition, exercise, sunlight and all the other benefits of creating a garden in your own backyard,” said FernCare Board President Ann Heler.

Let’s Talk Health Series gives garden tips to residents

March 1st 2010

Now is the Time to Start your Seeds! Let’s Talk Health Series gives garden tips to residents By, Crystal A. Proxmire march 1, 2010 Gardening has a wealth of benefits – from healthy eating, good recreation, beauty for your back yard, inexpensive food, and helping the environment by reducing the effects of shipping produce over […]