Where You Can Find Cheryl

Tuesday, September 13 2022, 7:00-9:00pm. MSUE Building/Verkuilen Building, 21885 Dunham Rd., Clinton Township, MI 48036. "Autumn Jewels: The Science Behind the Scenery." Living here in Michigan, we look forward to the fall if only for the jewel‑like displays of autumn foliage.  Although we’ve known for a while how trees and shrubs change color, we’ve not been as certain as to the “Why” of it.  Learn about the chemical and biological processes that go into our annual fall fashion show and get a glimpse of the beauties of our own native species as they go through their annual transformation.

Wednesday, September 14, 2022, 7:00-9:00pm.  Dexter District Library, 3255 Alpine, Dexter, Michigan, 48130"Autumn Jewels: The Science Behind the Scenery." Living here in Michigan, we look forward to the fall if only for the jewel‑like displays of autumn foliage.  Although we’ve known for a while how trees and shrubs change color, we’ve not been as certain as to the “Why” of it.  Learn about the chemical and biological processes that go into our annual fall fashion show and get a glimpse of the beauties of our own native species as they go through their annual transformation.

Tuesday, September 20, 2022, 7:00-9:00pm. Lexington Garden Club, Ave Maria Parish Hall, 5366 Main St., Lexington, MI 48450. "It IS Easy to Be Green!" We’re undergoing an entirely new Green Revolution and gardeners are in the vanguard.  Learn easy and economical ways to keep your garden – and the rest of the world – green and healthy while lightening the load on your wallet.

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Tuesday, September 27, 2022, 6:30-8:00pm. Chesterfield Township Library, 50560 Patricia Ave., Chesterfield, MI 48051. "Autumn Jewels: The Science Behind the Scenery." Living here in Michigan, we look forward to the fall if only for the jewel‑like displays of autumn foliage.  Although we’ve known for a while how trees and shrubs change color, we’ve not been as certain as to the “Why” of it.  Learn about the chemical and biological processes that go into our annual fall fashion show and get a glimpse of the beauties of our own native species as they go through their annual transformation.

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Monday, October 3, 2022, 9:30-11:30am. Clarkston Farm and Garden, Clarkston United Methodist Church, 6600 Waldon Rd., Clarkston, MI 48346. "Bringing Natives Home." Home gardeners are becoming more interested in gardening with native plants. Explore some combinations - some planned, others fortuitous - of native species and traditional garden plants to inspire your own gardening adventures.

Tuesday, October 4, 2022, 7:00-9:00pm. Troy Public Library. Via Zoom. "Autumn Jewels: The Science Behind the Scenery." Living here in Michigan, we look forward to the fall if only for the jewel‑like displays of autumn foliage.  Although we’ve known for a while how trees and shrubs change color, we’ve not been as certain as to the “Why” of it.  Learn about the chemical and biological processes that go into our annual fall fashion show and get a glimpse of the beauties of our own native species as they go through their annual transformation.

Tuesday, October 11, 2022, 7:00-9:00pm. Dearborn Garden Club, First Presbyterian Church of Dearborn, 600 N. Brady St., Dearborn, MI 48124. "Gardening for the Birds: Strategies for Optimizing Habitat." Did you know that most of our native songbirds rely on native insects to raise their young? With the ongoing insect apocalypse, our native songbirds are at risk. Learn how you can help them through plant selection, garden design and maintenance protocols, making your garden a safe and welcoming oasis for all species.

Tuesday, October 18, 2022, 7:00-8:00pm. Clinton-Macomb Public Library, North Branch, 54100 Broughton Rd., Macomb Township, MI 48042. "Autumn Jewels: The Science Behind the Scenery." Living here in Michigan, we look forward to the fall if only for the jewel‑like displays of autumn foliage.  Although we’ve known for a while how trees and shrubs change color, we’ve not been as certain as to the “Why” of it.  Learn about the chemical and biological processes that go into our annual fall fashion show and get a glimpse of the beauties of our own native species as they go through their annual transformation.

Wednesday, November 2, 2022, 11:00am-2:00pm. Country Garden Club of Northville. Plymouth First United Methodist Church, 45201 N. Territorial Rd., Plymouth, MI 48170. "Gardening for the Birds: Strategies for Optimizing Habitat." Did you know that most of our native songbirds rely on native insects to raise their young? With the ongoing insect apocalypse, our native songbirds are at risk. Learn how you can help them through plant selection, garden design and maintenance protocols, making your garden a safe and welcoming oasis for all species.

Tuesday, November 8, 2022, 11:00am-1:00pm. Rochester Garden Club. Rochester Community House, 816 Ludlow, Rochester, MI 48307. "Autumn Jewels: The Science Behind the Scenery." Living here in Michigan, we look forward to the fall if only for the jewel‑like displays of autumn foliage.  Although we’ve known for a while how trees and shrubs change color, we’ve not been as certain as to the “Why” of it.  Learn about the chemical and biological processes that go into our annual fall fashion show and get a glimpse of the beauties of our own native species as they go through their annual transformation.

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Monday, January 9, 2023, 12:30-2:00pm. Franklin Garden Club. Franklin Community Church, 26425 Wellington Rd., Franklin, MI 48025. "Native Trees, Shrubs and Vines for the Michigan Garden." Learn about the range of native “woodies” you can introduce to your garden, including trees, shrubs and vines ranging from deciduous to evergreen species and including annual vines as well as perennial plants. This amazing variety of native woodies is not only beautiful, but “play well with others” while providing key habitat for native fauna.

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Monday, March 26, 2023, 12:00-1:00pm. Farmington Garden Club. Hope Lutheran Church, 39200 W. 12 Mile Rd., Farmington Hills, MI 48331. "Spring Beauties: Native Wildflowers for the Woodland Garden." Tired of Tulips? Find Daffodils dull? How about trying out some of our very own Spring ephemerals! From Trout Lilies to Trillium, from the exotic to the familiar, explore some native alternatives for the Spring garden.

Thursday, March 23, 2023, 6:00-8:00pm. Livonia Public Library, 32777 Five Mile Rd., Livonia, MI 48154. "Spring Beauties: Native Wildflowers for the Woodland Garden." Tired of Tulips? Find Daffodils dull? How about trying out some of our very own Spring ephemerals! From Trout Lilies to Trillium, from the exotic to the familiar, explore some native alternatives for the Spring garden.

Tuesday, April 25, 2023, 7:00-9:00pm. Westfield Activities Center, 2700 Westfield Rd., Trenton, MI 48183. "Wildflowers in MI Garden." Often considered too wild and crazy for the average gardener, wildflowers can thrive and provide years of beauty even in a small urban garden.  Don’t limit yourself to the development of “well-behaved” “garden-worthy” cultivars.  Learn how the species themselves can be a successful part of your garden while providing an attractive environment for our local fauna as well.

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