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Press Release

Earthwise Gardening "The Secret is the Soil!"

Release date: 6/24/2013

Join us:

Tuesday, July 16, 2013 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Baldwin Public Library
300 W. Merrill Street, Birmingham
The Library is located in Downtown Birmingham;
south of Maple Rd.;
east of Southfield Rd.
Parking:  Two hours of free parking in the Chester Street Parking Structure near the Library
Lillian Dean, Advanced Master Composter; ISA Certified Arborist Coordinator, SOCWA Healthy Lawns & Gardens Program
M.C. Haering, Certified Green Industry Professional Advanced Master Gardener


  • Healthy soils with organic matter
  • Compost benefits, fertilizers, & the Rouge River
  • Planting for diversity and beneficial insects
  • Don’t guess…soil test!
  • Cultural practices to prevent pest and disease problems
  • Non-toxic options for preventing common problems

Sponsored by the Baldwin Public Library
Supported through the Rouge River National Wet Weather Demonstration Project

Free Program but Registration is requested via email,



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