URBAN GARDENING GUIDES
Keep Growing Detroit’s Urban Gardening Guides are a series of short and easy-to-follow instructional guides designed by our staff to share best practices honed over decades of experience in the field. In addition to how to’s and helpful tips each guide features original artwork from Detroit’s talented gardening and farming community. Enjoy!
- GROWING GARLIC (UPDATED)
- STARTING SEEDS INDOORS (NEW!)
- KGD SOIL TESTING GUIDE (UPDATED)
- RAINWATER CATCHMENT CHECKLIST
- BUILDING A RAISED BED
- TRELLISING & STAKING
- USING ROW COVER
- SPRING GARDEN BED PREPARATION
- CREATING GARDEN PATHWAYS
- BUILDING A RAIN BARREL
- GROWING DAFFODILS
- FALL GARDENING ACTIVITIES
- BUILDING LASAGNA PLANTING BEDS
- COMPOSTING BASICS
- BUILDING A PALLET COMPOST BIN
- PROPERTY ASSESSMENT
VACANT LAND REUSE GUIDES
Keep Growing Detroit’s Vacant Land Reuse Guides contain step-by-step instructions for transforming vacant land into a beautiful, productive greenspaces. Can’t decide on just one idea? Feel free to mix and match them to create something unique to your site.
GARDEN CURRICULUM FOR K-6 EDUCATORS
Keep Growing Detroit’s Garden Curriculum for K-6 educators are easy to implement lesson plans the combine gardening, cooking or physical activity, and nutrition education to make learning in the garden fun and educational.