Home and garden events across Metro Detroit
Spring Plant Sale
Hosted by the Waterford Garden Club. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Fri. Waterford Senior Center, 3621 Pontiac Lake. waterfordgardenclub.org.
Presented by the Livonia Garden Club. Rain or shine. Bring indoor/outdoor plants, seeds, and gardening equipment to give away. You do not need to bring something to take something. Gardening experts will be on hand for questions. 9-10 a.m. Sat. Greenmead Historical Village, 20501 Newburgh, Livonia. livoniagardenclub.org.
Yardener Native Plant Sale
Introduce or add native plants to your existing gardens. 9 a.m.-noon Sat. St. Clair Shores Library, 22500 Jefferson. (586) 776-1221 or (586) 415-7110.
Metro Detroit Home Expo
Presented by Rehabbed & Ready. Local home improvement industry can connect with homeowners, building owners and investors. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat. General admission, $5; kids ages 12 and younger, free; parking, free. Dumars Fieldhouse, State Fairgrounds, 20601 Ralston, Detroit. detroithomeexpo.com.
Urban Agriculture class presented by Greening of Detroit. 10 a.m.-noon. Sat. $5. Lafayette Greens Gardens, 132 W. Lafayette, Detroit. (313) 961-6675.
Vanda coerulea Orchids
Presentation. 11 a.m. Sat. Free. Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro, Ann Arbor. lsa.umich.edu/mbg.
The Basics of Veggie Gardens
11 a.m. Sat. Free. Ray Hunter Florist & Garden Center, 16153 Eureka, Southgate. (734) 284-2500.
Butterflies of Holliday Nature Preserve
Presented by Wayne County Parks. Learn to recognize butterflies throughout their life stages and what plants you can add to your landscape to attract them to your yard. 1-2:30 p.m. Sat. $3 (additional $1 for out-of-county residents). Nankin Mills Interpretive Center, 33175 Ann Arbor Trail, Westland. (734) 261-1990 or parks.waynecounty.com.
20th annual Perennial Plant Exchange
Presented by the Troy Garden Club. Only healthy, pest-free plants may be exchanged. Master gardeners will be on-site to answer questions. 10 a.m.-noon Sat. Troy Civic Center (parking lot adjacent to 52-4 District Court), 500 W. Big Beaver. (248) 528-2647.
Spring Flower Day
7:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Sun. Oakland County Market, 2350 Pontiac Lake, Waterford. (248) 858-5495.
Edible Ornamental Garden Design
Aesthetically pleasing and tasty plants that can fit into your existing or future landscape plantings. Bring photos, maps, sketches, or blank paper for visioning. 7 p.m. Mon. Free. Ann Arbor District Library-Malletts Creek Branch, 3090 E. Eisenhower, Ann Arbor. aadl.org.
Native Plants with an Ecological Foundation
Learn the difference between natives and exotics and how to create a native habitat in a residential setting. 7 p.m. Mon. Free. Pleasant Ridge Community Center, 4 Ridge Road. Reservations required. (248) 506-4754.
Seasonal Bonsai Workshop
Presented by the Ann Arbor Bonsai Society. Bring questions. 7 p.m. Wed. Free. Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro, Ann Arbor. annarborbonsaisociety.org.
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