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From the President, Ronald J. Smith

I hope you are enjoying your summer gardens and keeping ahead of the weeds! Don't you agree that summer in the Great Lakes area is the BEST?! Much has taken place since the Spring Bulletin. The trip to Washington, D.C. was a great success. The weather was a little wet the first two days but then perfect for the remainder of the trip


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Alternatives For Girls - Update

The Rise n Shine summer program at AFG is going by very quickly. This week was the fourth week, with only two remaining. The weather has been very cooperative and the vegetables, herbs, and flowers are really growing. The girls have made pickles, delicious salads...


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Seed Collection & Propagation Workshop

Belle Isle Nature Zoo, Sunday November 1, 2014, 10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. ...


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What is Causing the Decline in Bee Population?

As many gardeners know, honeybees are an integral part of the life cycle of many plants by providing cross pollination for...


Seed Collection & Propagation Workshop

Saturday, November 1, 2014, 10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

SeedsYou do not need a greenhouse to be successful raising these beautiful, easy to care for native plants which will attract birds, butterflies and beneficial insects to your garden.

Learn to identify, collect seeds, and propagate native wildflowers that grow in our area. You will receive approximately ten locally collected species and learn the special propagation techniques for gaining success. Suzan Campbell, Field Naturalist, is the instructor.

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Dequindre Cut Volunteers Needed

Volunteers Needed

Dequindre Cut ImageVolunteers Needed:

Second and Fourth Fridays,
May - September.

10 a.m. to Noon


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