Where You Can Find Cheryl
Tuesday, March 26, 2019, 6:30pm. Macomb County Master Gardeners. Mt. Clemens Public Library, 150 Cass Ave., Mt. Clemens, MI 48043. "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.
Saturday, March 30, 2019, 10:00am-12:00noon. Detroit Garden Center. Auditorium, Belle Isle Nature Center, 176 Lakeside Dr., Detroit, MI 48207. "Bird Nest Building HQ Workshop." Learn how you can help our native birds by providing critical habitat and make your very own unique Bird Nest Building HQ (sample at right) using all natural materials, including fibers, mosses, fur and branches. 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 welcoming oasis for all species. Pre-registration required; register at https://detroitgardencenter.org/events/. Fee: $25.
Monday, April 1, 2019, 11:00am. Pleasant Ridge Garden Club. Pleasant Ridge Community Center, 4 Ridge Rd., Pleasant Ridge, MI 48069. "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. Black Cat Pottery and Notable Greetings products available for sale.
Thursday, April 18, 2019, 7:00pm. Grosse Pointe Men's and Women's Garden Club. Cafeteria, Brownell Middle School, 260 Chalfonte Ave., Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236. "Pollinator Preservation Strategies for the Home Garden: Native Plants and Their Unique Relationships with Beneficial Insects." Want to help our native pollinators and other beneficial insects? Through plant selection, garden design and maintenance protocols, you can provide a haven not only for our beautiful butterflies and moths but also other critical beneficial species, from bees to beetles. Black Cat Pottery and Notable Greetings products available for sale.
Sunday, May 5, 2019, 10:00am-12:00noon. Detroit Garden Center. Balduck Park (meet at intersection of Canyon and Lannoo Streets. Wildflower Walk. Join us for a stroll through one of Detroit's hidden gems: The Aspen Trail at Balduck Park. See beautiful native species - including rare Yellow Trout Lily (Erythronium americanum) - in situ in this tiny remnant wilderness. Wear your walking shoes and dress for the weather. We will also provide gloves and collection bags so we can contribute to the ongoing upkeep of this pocket of paradise.
Tuesday- Wednesday, May 7-8, 2019, 10:00am-12:00noon. NGC/MGC Gardening School Course III, Series 19. Hidden Lake Gardens, 6214 Monroe Rd. (Hwy M-50), Tipton, MI 49287."Native Plants and Wildflowers" (Tuesday, May 7, 4:00-5:00pm). Contact Liz Bohland for additional information at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday, May 11, 2019, 10:00am-12:00noon. Elmwood Cemetery, 1200 Elmwood St., Detroit, MI 48207."Elmwood Cemetery History and Tree Tour." Join your hosts Joanie Capuano and Cheryl English for a glimpse into Detroit's past, present and future. Meet at the gatehouse.
Sunday, May 12, 2019, 10:00am-12:00noon. Elmwood Cemetery, 1200 Elmwood St., Detroit, MI 48207."Elmwood Cemetery History and Tree Tour." Join your hosts Chancey Miller and Cheryl English for a glimpse into Detroit's past, present and future. Meet at the gatehouse.
Monday, May 13, 2019, 11:00am-2:00pm. Garden Club of Dearborn. First Presbyterian Church, 600 N. Brady St., Dearborn, MI 48134."Clematis Care and Culture." So, you’ve been bitten by the bug and want to know more about how to care for your Clematis. From plant selection and transplanting to pruning and diagnostics, learn how to get the most from your Clematis selections.
Wednesday, June 12, 2019, 5:30-7:30pm. Elmwood Cemetery, 1200 Elmwood St., Detroit, MI 48207."Tree Identification." Join your hosts Joanie Capuano and Cheryl English to learn the tips and tricks of tree identification. Meet at the gatehouse.