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From the President, Ronald J. Smith

It has been a long warm summer but soon cooler autumn days will arrive! The Summer Bulletin is full of exciting happenings for the fall...


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Detroit Garden Center
Michigan Garden Tour
August 1 - 5, 2016

Read Stella Heatley's "A Daily Journal"


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Alternatives for Girls

The summer gardening program took place for 6 weeks, beginning...


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Holiday Gathering - Dec. 11, 2016

Usher in the holiday season with your Detroit Garden Center friends and their guests at the Belle Isle Nature Zoo on Sunday, December 11, 2016. More information will be sent in late fall.


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Membership Renewal

Membership renewal notices will be mailed in early November.


Potluck Picnic & Flower Pot Raffle

Wednesday, September 14, 2016, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Everyone is welcome to the Annual Potluck Picnic and Flower Pot Raffle on September 14th at the Tompkins Center, in Windmill Point Park located on Lake St. Clair at the foot of Barrington Ave., first street in Grosse Pointe Park off of East Jefferson Ave.

Please bring an entre or dessert to share for your entrance fee; beverages and dining utensils will be furnished. Bring a copy of your recipe and the Garden Center will assemble them and provide everyone the recipes at the Holiday Gathering on December 11th. We are in need of items for the Raffle. Please call or email the Garden Center to RSVP and if you're bringing a Raffle Item. All items must be in good condition. Dinner will begin at 6:15 pm.

Elmwood Cemetery Tree & History Tour

Sunday, September 25, 2016, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Detroit Garden Center will host a guided tree and history tour of Elmwood Cemetery. This popular event is always a highlight for the Detroit Garden Center's program year. Chancey Miller, Elmwood historian, and Cheryl English, Advanced Master Gardener, team up to share the history of Michigan's leading citizens interred in the cemetery and discuss some of the over 80 species of trees. The second oldest of Detroit's cemeteries, Elmwood retains the settlement's original...

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Garden Tools Cleaning & Sharpening Class

Saturday, October 22, 2016, 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Pre-registration Required. Cleaning and sharpening materials will be provided! Bring up to 5 gardening tools. Dress accordingly!

Parking is available in the gated parking lot, entrance is on Woodbridge St. just east of Orleans St. Someone will open the gate!

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26'th Annual Winter Gardening Seminar

Saturday, January 21, 2017, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

The Seminar offers 3 gardening presentations , morning refreshments, a delicious lunch and vendors.

Look for detailed information and registration form in the November newsletter.

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