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Saturday, March 14, 2020

Sustainable Landscaping with Native Plants  

10:00 am

Learn about plants that are very hardy and beautiful too, many native to Michigan.  These plants rarely have pests or diseases and many are becoming valuable food sources for our pollinators.

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Nancy Lewis

Advanced Master Gardner

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Spring Roses

Saturday, March 14, 2020

Spring Time Floral Arrangement

2:00 pm

Looking for something fun and floral for your Spring and Easter decorating? Don’t be intimidated by fancy floral designs. In this class, Sherri will demonstrate how to make 3 different, easy, fun, and environmentally friendly arrangements using inexpensive and recycled items. These can decorate your own home, or provide a special hostess gift. Come listen and be inspired how to put your own special spin on these fun arrangements.

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Sherri Snyder

Green Goddess Farms

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Saturday, March 14, 2020

Meet Maggie's Flowers

11:00 am

Maggie is a 15 year old girl with a love for flowers and a heart for others.
Maggie's Flowers is a small flower stand that sells bouquets in the Grand Rapids area. She uses the proceeds to buy Christmas gifts for people who may not otherwise receive any gifts.

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Maggie Hartman

Maggie's Flowers

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Sunday, March 15, 2020

Gardens Around the World

1:00 pm

You can read about the “Wonders of the World,” or you can go and see them with your own eyes. You can’t help but to enjoy living each moment when you’re travelling, especially when you travel with members of the local community. Join Scott Stokes, with the Kalamazoo Garden Club (KGC), as he shares travel opportunities…to include gardens from “Around the World.” Scott will share photos of gardens from his group travels while pairing them with indigenous floral displays.  Come join Scott, and the KGC, on Sunday, March 15th at 1:00 p.m.  The more you see the world, the more you will appreciate its beauty.

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Scott Stokes

Southern Exposure Herb Farm 

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Saturday, March 14, 2020

Easy Plants Indoors & Out: Succulents

1:00 pm

A glimpse at the world of succulents. We will explore their use in the garden and in the home and how to care for these plants. Succulents will be available to plant into containers for a nominal of $10.00

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Luba Schram

Schram's Greenhouse

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Domestic Waste Bin

Sunday, March 15, 2020

Healthy Landscapes with Composting/Vermicomposting

2:00 pm

Learn how easy it is to compost both outdoors and indoors.  This is the ultimate recycling project! Use the materials you have by turning them into an excellent 'food' for your soil.

You'll get a chance to see a worm composting,bin recycling produce waste from your kitchen.  You'll even be able to feed the worms, if you wish.  

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Linda Whitlock

Secret Gardens

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