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From the President, Ronald J. Smith

Is it just me, or has Winter lasted a very long time this year? I trust you were able to escape to a warmer place "to get away from it all"!

The Winter Garden Seminar held in early...

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Dequindre Cut - Native Plantings

Come and volunteer for a few hours at the Native Planting on the Dequindre Cut Walking, Jogging, and Biking Trail. Learn about native plants and get some great exercise!

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First Sunday of the Month - June through November

Please join Cheryl English of Detroit Garden Center for monthly meet-ups on Belle Isle and see first-hand how the native landscape evolves through the season.

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"A Daily Journal" by Stella Heatley

Stella Heatley has graciously submitted her journal of our 2017 trip to Boston. I know everyone who traveled to Boston will be thrilled by how she captured every last detail of the trip.

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Annual Luncheon Meeting and Program

Sunday, April 29, 2018 - 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Belle Isle Nature Center Auditorium

Detroit Garden Center Invites you to the Annual Luncheon Meeting and Program.

Guest Speaker: John Hartig, Refuge Manager for the Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge, Fulbright Scholar, Presents:

Waterfront Porch - The Story of building the Detroit River Walk

Learn about the design, planning and construction of Detroit's River Walk.

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Spring Wildflower Walk - Belle Isle

Sunday, May 6, 2018 - 10:00 am - 12:00 noon

Join us for a two hour Wildflower Walk on Belle Isle, Sunday, May 6th, 10:00 am - 12:00 noon. The walk will start near the Racquet/Handball Courts located on Vista Way.

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Elmwood Cemetery Tree & History Tour

Sunday, May 20, 2018 - 1:00 p.m.

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.

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Detroit Garden Center - Garden Tour to Canada's Golden Horseshoe

Monday June 18 to Friday June 22, 2018

For our 2018 trip, Detroit Garden Center will be traveling to Southern Ontario and Buffalo, New York in mid June.

We have contracted with Margaret Dailey-Plouffe, a travel agent from Ottawa, Ontario, who has organized a wonderful trip for us. She has scheduled private gardens for every day of the trip and personally knows many of the gardeners.

(Please note that you will be sending your registration directly to Margaret at HMA Travel.)

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