A number of one-day or multiple-day community classes focusing on Sustainable Foods, Farm & Garden subjects are being offered this fall by Kalamazoo Valley Community College at their Food Innovation Center, 224 E. Crosstown Parkway, Kalamazoo. These courses cover various gardening topics, landscaping, seed saving, beekeeping and other related subjects. The following classes are …
Event Host Location Date Time KGC Annual Meeting KGC Markin Glen Pavilion June 14, 2022 10 am Flower Show 101 Kalamazoo Garden Club (KA) KGC House July 8, 2022 12:30pm-2pm Treating Plants with Glycerin Inge Mesik KGC House Aug 18, 2022 6pm-7pm
Wedel’s Garden Center on July 22 & 23, 2022.
14% of native plants (the keystones) support 90% of butterfly and moth lepidoptera species.
The Council Shop is now stocked with eco-friendly tableware for purchase.
View images of all the raffle items.
An annual scholarship is underwritten by Kalamazoo Garden Council, Inc., in memory of founder and past president, Hazel Wirick, and awarded by Michigan Garden Clubs, Inc., to Western Michigan University to support a student selected by the university in the field of botany, biology, environmental studies or other related subjects. Michigan Garden Clubs awards scholarships …
A thank you from Alex Kolstoe, recipient of the Hazel Wirick Scholarship.
Jan Keys, our Horticulture Chairman, warned us to be aware of Asian Jumping Worms that could be in our gardens. They are lighter in color than familiar earthworms, have a band that goes around their body and they are very, almost hyperactive compared to regular earthworms. Unfortunately, they are incredibly invasive and destructive. They will …
Petal Pusher’s member Linda Ricca chronicles the nest life of two baby hummingbirds in this charming slideshow and the graphic talents of fellow garden club member Andy Stork enhance the enjoyment!