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Detroit Garden Center
1900 E. Jefferson, Suite 227
Detroit, MI 48207

Dequindre Cut

Dequindre Cut Volunteers Needed

Native Plantings Site Workdays

Come and volunteer for a few hours in the Native Planting Site on the Dequindre Cut Walking, Jogging, and Biking Trail. Make new friends, learn about native plants and get some great exercise. The Native Planting Site is very close to the Detroit River and sometimes you can hear the lake freighters traveling up and down the river! If you know of a special group or organization that would like to volunteer for a few hours other than the scheduled workdays (Saturday), special arrangements can be accommodated.

We will be meeting on the second and fourth Fridays, May thru September. Volunteer hours are 9:00 am to 11:00 am. The first workday is May 13th. Parking is available in the gated parking lot next to the site. Entrance to the parking lot is on Woodbridge just East of Orleans St. If possible, notify the Garden Center the day before that you plan on volunteering.

For more details call 313-259-5322 or email


In Need of Volunteers for the Alternatives for Girls Summer Program

If you're looking for a fun summer time activity, the Summer Rise N Shine program at Alternatives For Girls is the place for you! Detroit Garden Center will continue its outreach program with young girls who attend the special summer program at AFG.

Help is needed with the gardening program on Tuesdays and Wednesdays for 2 hours. The age groups for this year are 7 - 9 and 12 - 14 years. DGC has many raised gardens that will be planted with a variety of vegetables, herbs and flowers.

AFG is located at 903 W. Grand Blvd., Detroit, just North of Michigan Ave. at MLK Blvd. Volunteers are welcomed for either Tuesdays or Wednesdays or for both days.

For more information please contact the Garden Center.

Volunteer days and times are:

  • Tuesdays 9:50 am - 11:30 am
    July 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th, August 2nd and 9th

  • Wednesdays 9:50 am - 11:30 am
    July 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th, August 3rd and 10th

Alternatives for Girls (AFG)
903 W. Grand Blvd
Detroit, MI

Detroit Garden Center
1900 E. Jefferson, Suite 227
Detroit, MI 48207

Friends School in Detroit
1100 St Aubin Blvd.
Detroit, MI 48207

Master Gardeners of Greater Detroit
640 Temple, 6th Floor
Detroit, MI 48201-2558