Green Thumb Series 2018 – Gardening 101

Join us for a FREE series of workshops featuring ideas and tips to enjoy your garden. Every Saturday in March at 11 am. Space is limited, call the Garden Mill at (734) 475-3539 for reservations.

Seed Starting

March 3, 2018 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Seed StartingJoin us for a free workshop featuring Garden Mill owner Jennifer Fairfield. Jennifer will discuss seed starting, including; what plants to start yourself vs. what to buy already started, when to start your seeds, what medium to use, and when/how to transplant outdoors.

 

What’s Bugging You?

March 10, 2018 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

What's Bugging You?Learn how to identify common, and not-so-common, insects in your garden, both good and bad. Join us as Jennifer Fairfield discusses options for ridding your garden of the bad guys and promoting the good guys.

 

Getting into the Weeds

March 17, 2018 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Getting into the WeedsSome plants we often consider weeds are actually flowers – they’re just growing in places we don’t want them, like our lawns. That makes them the very definition of a weed. Join us as we discuss many common weeds, how to identify them, and strategies to keep them from taking over your yard and garden.

Reading Your Landscape

March 24, 2018 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Reading Your LandscapeWe can all live on more neighborly terms with nature’s natural communities, and cultivate relationships that will lessen our effects and improve these places on behalf of all life on earth. Master Gardener and author, Susan Betz, will focus on assessing the home landscape and promoting successful, environmentally friendly gardening methods to create landscapes and gardens designed for both their ecological and aesthetic values.

Preserving Your Bounty

March 31, 2018 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Preserving Your BountyOnce your garden starts producing, it can be challenging to figure out what to do with the bounty. Fortunately, you don’t have to resort to sneaking zucchini onto the neighbors’ porches in the middle of the night! Join us when Char Major shares lots of great ideas for storing your harvest – including canning, freezing, and drying.