The Detroit Garden Center is a 501c3 non-profit educational institution serving metropolitan Detroit since 1932 in areas of gardening, beautification, and horticulture through lectures, tours, workshops, outreach programs, and an extensive horticulture library.
Call 313-259-6363 or email us to express your interest in attending any of these events and to get detailed information about the locations. If you call, leave a message and someone will return your call. Please note where preregistration is required.
TOOL CLEANING WORKSHOP: Working with DGC volunteers you will clean, oil and sharpen your garden tools ready for next season. Cleaning and sharpening materials are provided. Saturday, November 28 at 10:00 at the DGC location on E. Jefferson. $10.00 members, $15.00 nonmembers. Call ahead for instructions about parking.
WREATH BUILDING WORKSHOP: You will build a 14” wreath suitable for the holiday season. Materials will be supplied. Saturday, December 8 at 10:00 at the DGC location. Preregistration required. $20.00 members, $25.00 nonmembers.
ANNUAL HOLIDAY GATHERING: Members and friends gather for delicious food and conversation with fellow gardeners. Sunday, December 9 at 1:00 at the Belle Isle Nature Center. Bring an entrée or dessert to share or $10.00. Preregistration strongly urged.
WINTER GARDENING SEMINAR: Once again this year garden guru Janet Macunovich will offer her limitless knowledge and expertise about all things gardening with a special focus, this year, on pruning. The day includes morning refreshments, a delicious lunch along with snacks and refreshments plus vendors for shopping. Saturday, February 2 from 9:00 to 3:00; registration and coffee begin at 8:30. $50.00 members, $60.00 nonmembers. Preregistration strongly urged.
BIRD NEST BUILDING HQ WORKSHOP: Join DGC and Cheryl English to create a hanging resource where birds can find what they need to build their nests. Materials will be provided. Saturday, March 30 at 10:00 at the Belle Isle Nature Center. $10.00.
DGC ANNUAL MEETING: Our annual meeting with election of officers, delicious luncheon, and speaker will be on April 13 at the Belle Isle Nature Center. Members are encouraged to attend. Watch for our Fall Newsletter for more information.
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