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Detroit Could Host World Cup Of Gardening Next Summer

The six-day event, set for June of 2015, got the unanimous approval of the Belle Isle Park Advisory Committee on Thursday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/28/2014

Telly's Greenhouse in Troy. (WWJ/Marie Osborne)

It’s Michigan! Roll With The Weather Punches Advises Greenhouse Owner

At one local nursery the greenhouses are packed with thousands of budding plants, even though it will be weeks before plants can go into the ground.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/12/2014

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New International Gardening Competition Coming To Detroit

A new international gardening competition is planned for next year in Detroit, near the Anna Scripps Whitcomb Conservatory on Belle Isle.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/28/2013

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Peky Plant Invades; Volunteers Wanted To Weed State Parks

It smells good, and you can eat it — but Michigan officials say they just want it out of state parks.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/02/2013

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Tips for Preparing Your Vegetable Garden This Summer

Are you considering growing your own vegetables to save money and eat healthier? Growing a garden takes some advanced planning, as well as a great deal of time, patience and effort. Utilize these 10 helpful tips to prepare your garden and make it flourish.

05/13/2013

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Beware Of Unwanted Garden Pests During Spring Cleanup

Gardeners, landscapers, and anyone working outside this spring should know that tree branches, firewood,and cleared brush can harbor invasive insects and diseases, making proper use or disposal critical to preventing the spread of tree-killing pests.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/04/2013

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Gardeners: Don’t Start Planting Just Yet

Are you antsy to put your green thumb to work?

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/18/2013

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Composting 101: How To Avoid Gnats & Rats

Despite its green reputation, is composting more costly than it’s worth?

04/03/2013

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10 Tips To Winterize Your Lawn And Garden

Autumn days may be full of falling leaves and crisp weather, but it is also a time to prep your lawn for winter.

11/01/2012

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Gardening For Kids And How It Relates To Math

Get the kids involved with gardening and along the way, recognize that it will teach them nurturing skills and patience, but also sharpen their math skills.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/27/2012

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