Category Archives: gardening

From vine to wine: Youngblood Vineyard brings wine country to Macomb County

Youngblood Vineyard is inviting the community to participate in its annual grape harvest on Saturday, September 15 from 8 a.m. to noon. The event will mark the vineyard’s first commercial harvest and participants can come for the whole day, a … Continue reading

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A fragrant festival: Event to celebrate Michigan lavender crop

The lavender plant has found its way into just about every area of our lives. From candles and lotions, to cooking and cleaning products, the purple flower has become an essential element in many items. And it’s no wonder – … Continue reading

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Pick a bushel of berries in Macomb County

Macomb County is home to many farms and orchards – but did you know that they specialize in more than just apples, ciders and fall-themed events? Five of our hometown venues have fresh u-pick strawberries.  And in my opinion, nothing … Continue reading

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Five reasons to plant trees in Macomb County

On Friday, April 27, participants in the Green Macomb – Urban Forest Partnership and communities across the country will celebrate Arbor Day by planting trees or caring for local green spaces. While you’ve likely heard of Arbor Day or participated … Continue reading

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Fruits and vegetables are also available at the Spring Tree and Plant Sale

Looking to try out your green thumb this year? Check out the Spring Tree and Plant Sale. They have a range of fruits and vegetables available at affordable prices. Consider trying to grow some strawberries, raspberries, blueberries or grapes this … Continue reading

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Green Macomb – Tree and Plant Sales – Orders Due April 5!

Macomb County is partnering with the Blue Water Conservation District to hold a Spring Tree and Plant sale. Items available for purchase include young trees (including those that bear fruit), shrubs, berry bushes, wildflower seeds and others at very reasonable costs. The … Continue reading

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Green Macomb Urban Forestry Partnership – Spring Tree and Plant Sale

Macomb County is partnering with the Blue Water Conservation District to hold a Spring Tree and Plant sale. Items available for purchase include young trees (including those that bear fruit), shrubs, berry bushes, wildflower seeds and others at very reasonable … Continue reading

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