Home and garden events across metro Detroit

Midwest Conference Dahlia Show

Hosted by the Michigan Dahlia Association. Noon-5 p.m. Sat. and Sun. Free. Washtenaw Community College-Morris Lawrence Building, 4800 E. Huron River, Ann Arbor. (734) 429-5796.

Floral Living Jewelry with Designer Susan McLeary

Using live succulents to create a one-of-a-kind floral ring. 7 p.m. Tues. Ann Arbor District Library, 343 S. Fifth. (734) 327-4200.

Topiary: the Fanciful Shaping of Plants

Presented by Troy Garden Club. Noon Wed. $7. Big Beaver United Methodist Church, 3753 John R, Troy. www.TroyGardenClubMI.com.

Greening the City: Politics and Possibilities of Green Space

Presented by Culture Lab Detroit 2015. Featuring internationally reputed designers, scholars, landscape architects, urban farmers and chefs exploring Green Space as a topic crucial to the mindful regeneration of Detroit’s changing urban environment. 7 p.m. Thurs. A. Alfred Taubman Center, College for Creative Studies, 460 W. Baltimore, Detroit. www.culturelabdetroit.org.

Nature Walk

An informative walk in the 34-acre Black Pond Woods Nature Area. Presented by AADL and Ann Arbor’s Natural Area Preservation. Dress comfortably and appropriately for the weather. 7 p.m. Thurs. Free. Meet in the Leslie Science Center parking lot, 1831 Traver, Ann Arbor. (734) 794-6627.

Outstanding Perennials

Ferndale Garden Club meeting. 7 p.m. Thurs. Free. Kulick Community Center, 1201 Livernois, Ferndale. (248) 541-6427.

The Greening of Detroit Bus Tour

Showcasing Detroit’s premier urban farms, vacant land projects, and tree plantings. Proceed’s support The Greening of Detroit’s Mission to inspire sustainable growth of a healthy urban community through trees, green space, food, education, training, and creation of job opportunities. 5:30-8 p.m. Thurs. $10 (Greening Membership included, $25). Detroit Market Garden, 1850 Erskine, Detroit. (313) 237-8733.

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