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Nautescaping with Trees and Shrubs - May 7, 2011

Release date: 4/27/2011

Naturescaping with Trees and Shrubs - Caring for Our Community Roots!
Saturday, May 7, 2011
9:00am– Noon
SOCWA Native Landscape & Gardens
3910 W. Webster, Royal Oak
On W. Webster (12 ½ Mile Rd.) between Coolidge & Greenfield
Drop-In Morning Workshops and Displays:

Global Releaf of Michigan - Tree Sale (while the supply lasts)
Bareroot trees ($30) and shrubs ($15) see for species list

SOCWA Native Landscape Education Site:  Guided Tours

Naturescaping -Table Displays Under the Tent

  • Native trees for SE Oakland County
  • Presettlement vegetation – learning from the past!
  • Invasive trees and shrubs
  • Why mulch? Mulch choices for homeowners

Home Composting the Easy Way - Compost Bin Demonstration

Tree Mulching Demonstration

Pick up a bag of lovely shredded bark mulch for your street tree(s).  Mulch donated by Paul’s Tree Service, Southfield.  Brown kraft paper yard bags donated by Beverly Ace Hardware.

Habitat Scavenger Hunt for parents with children

Funded in part with a grant from the Rouge River National Wet Weather Demonstration Project

Advance Registration Requested
(248)288-5150 or

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