Home and Garden events across Metro Detroit

Third annual Downriver TomatoFest

Featuring tastings and information. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Sat. Free. Ray Hunter Florist & Garden, 16153 Eureka, Southgate. (734) 284-2500.

Bee Fest

In celebration of National Honey Bee Day. Featuring demonstrations on how to plant and maintain a bee-friendly garden. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat. Free (State of Michigan Recreation Passport required for personal vehicles to enter Belle Isle State Park). Belle Isle Nature Zoo, east end of Belle Isle near the Blue Heron Lagoon, Detroit.

Fabulous Fermenting!

Demonstration class presented by Project Grow Gardens. 10 a.m.-noon Sat. $10. Ann Arbor Center for Independent Living, 3941 Research Park.

Eco-Friendly Boat & Lawn Care Practices: How You Can Take Action as a Homeowner to Protect Water Quality

Learn simple tips on how to maintain your boat and/or car as well as tips for healthy lawn care for water quality. 6:30 p.m. Thurs. Free. Pier Park, 350 Lakeshore, Grosse Pointe Farms. Registration required. (248) 601-0606.

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