Home and garden events across metro Detroit
Dahlia Tuber and Plant Sale
Annual sale presented by the SE Michigan Dahlia Society. 9 a.m. Sat. Free. Telly's Greenhouse, 3301 John R, Troy. (248) 689-8735.
Home Buyer Straight Talk Workshop & Assistance
Sponsored by Johnson Premier Realty Company, First Merit Bank and Parks Title Company. Discussion includes: Using a realtor to purchase real estate; how to obtain a mortgage; importance of title work; financial literacy; why you need the proper insurance; what is an appraisal; and the importance of a home warranty. 10:30 a.m. Sat. Free. Redford Township District Library, 25320 Six Mile. (313) 531-5960 or redfordlibrary.org.
Everlasting Gardening with Perennials
Class. 11 a.m. Sat. Free. Ray Hunter Florist & Garden, 16153 Eureka, Southgate. (734) 284-2500 or rayhunter.com.
Straw Bale Gardening
Hosted by the Taylor Conservatory. How to grow vegetables anywhere, earlier and without weeding. 10 a.m.-noon Sat. $10. Heritage Park Petting Farm, 12803 Pardee, Taylor. taylorconservatory.org.
Cinco de Mayo Fiesta
Celebrate this vibrant Mexican holiday with music, dancers and local food. 5-8 p.m. Sun. $10 advance payment; $12 payment at door (must register in advance). Goldner Walsh Garden & Home, 559 Orchard Lake, Pontiac. (248) 332-6430 or goldnerwalsh.com.
Join Ann Arbor District Library and the City of Ann Arbor's Natural Area Preservation for an informative walk. Learn about native plants and animals, and about the diverse natural features of the area. Meet in the parking lot off Huron Drive, just north of the Bird Road intersection. Dress comfortably and appropriately for the weather. 7-8:30 p.m. Thurs. Free. Barton Nature Area, West Huron River Drive, Ann Arbor. aadl.org.
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