Let’s Get Gardening: October 2017

What kind of weird September weather was that?! We had late-September weather at the beginning of the month and more like July weather towards the end. Late September should be a time for cool-temperature plants to be happily growing and producing, but the lettuces that I planted in late August suffered from the excessive heat, […]

Pumpkin Day at The Garden Mill Saturday, October 14

Join us for a pumpkin decorating party! We’ll supply the pumpkins and decorating supplies – you supply imagination and enthusiasm. The result: a charming, spooky, or hilarious jack-o-lantern to take home. Pumpkins and decorations are free. Limit one per person. Open to adults and supervised children ages 3+. No registration required.   Join us Saturday, […]

Let’s Get Gardening: September 2017

I can’t tell you how grateful I am for the rain we got this week! I have been dragging hoses and sprinklers around and filling up tree gators since June, because we have had almost no rain at all at my house. Chelsea has gotten some significant rain events this summer that just totally skipped […]

Fairy Make & Take Workshop at The Garden Mill: Saturday, September 23

Join us Saturday, September 23, 2017 at 11am for an hour of fairy gardening. We will provide a container, soil, a plant, a fairy, and a selection of accessories. With a few suggestions from our advisor, and your own imagination, you are sure to create a beautiful fairy garden. We’ll start the session with a […]

Let’s Get Gardening: August 2017

This summer has been almost ideal for vegetable gardening. It has been pretty consistently warm, but not too hot. Ann Arbor only officially hit 90 degrees once in July (though we came close once or twice more). The high, but not too high, temps really have produced some serious tomato, pepper, eggplant and bean plants […]