Category Archives: Green Macomb

Building community through gardening

Gardens can be as diverse and creative as you are. Some people plant rain gardens to help filter stormwater runoff. Other gardens are planted to benefit specific wildlife, such as butterflies or bees. Many gardens are simply pretty to look … Continue reading

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Macomb County keeps getting greener

Today, Green Macomb held a special tree planting at Freedom Hill County Park in honor of Arbor Day. Macomb County Executive Mark A. Hackel and other officials gave remarks, followed by the planting of a cherry tree that was donated … Continue reading

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How does your garden grow? (and where to get answers to other gardening questions)

Macomb County is excited to announce the Spring 2017 Tree, Shrub and Plant Sale this weekend, a new collaboration between Green Macomb and the Sanilac/St. Clair Conservation District. The spring sale provides an opportunity for the public to purchase young … Continue reading

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It’s time to think spring! The Spring 2017 Tree, Shrub and Plant Sale has begun!

What would it be like to grow apples in your own backyard? Would a flowering dogwood add pop to your front lawn? Is your business looking to add to its landscaping on a budget?   Macomb County is excited to announce … Continue reading

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Green Macomb completes fall plantings

Green Macomb’s Urban Forest Partnership completed a second fall planting this week in downtown Utica. Over 330 trees, shrubs, wildflowers and other native plants were installed by volunteers from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ Motor Citizens program in partnership with the city … Continue reading

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