IT’S NEVER TOO LATE TO JOIN THE GRP
For over a decade, the Garden Resource Program (GRP) has supported family, community, school, and market gardens in Detroit, Highland Park, and Hamtramck. Participants in the Garden Resource Program receive resources for their vegetable gardens, including seeds and Detroit grown transplants and become part of a growing network of gardeners and advocates working to promote urban agriculture within a thriving local food system.
- 2016 Garden Resource Program Application (English)
- 2016 Garden Resource Program Application (Spanish)
- 2016 Seed and Plant Varieties
- 2016 Spring Seed Planting Guide
- 2016 Cold Crop Planting Guide
- 2016 Hot Crop Planting Guide
LEARN AND EARN WORKSHOPS & DISTRIBUTIONS
The following classes are hosted at the Plum Street Market Garden, 2202 3rd Ave at Plum St. south of I-75 by the MGM Grand Casino Parking Garage. ‘Learn and Earn’ workshops are designed to give participants access to resources for their gardens and the knowledge to get the most out of them.
GARLIC (workshop with plant distribution). Tuesday, October 4th, 5-7PM. At this session learn the skills to grow and care for garlic. Detroit-grown garlic seed will be available for participants. This sessions is hands-on please come prepared to work.
PERENNIAL FLOWERS & SHRUBS (workshop with plant distribution). Tuesday, October 18th, 5-7PM. At this session learn the skills to divide, plant, and care for flowers and shrubs that overwinter and come back year after year. A limited selection of plants will be available for participants.