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E-M:/ Wednesday: Native Plant Lunch Seminar in Royal Oak

Landscaping with Native Plants

for Better Water Quality

Royal Oak, MI- Would you like a low maintenance yard, that is the envy of all your neighbors and helps protect the quality of Michigan's lakes, rivers and streams? Then join us when Ruth Vrbensky from Oakland Wildflowers Farm and the Oakland County Conservation District educates us on how to landscape with native plants.

Join Clean Water Action, Sierra Club and Bean & Leaf Café (106 S. Main St.) for our Green Lunch Series on Wednesday, July 30th from 12:00pm - 1:30pm to learn more about Landscaping with native plants and how it can create better water quality for Michigan.

The Green Lunch Series is a partnership of Clean Water Action, Sierra Club and Bean & Leaf Café. Our mission is to provide Oakland County residents with the information they need to become even better stewards of the environment. The lunches will be held the last Wednesday of the month from 12:00pm-1:30pm.

What:              Landscaping with Native Plants for Better Water Quality

Who:               Clean Water Action

         Sierra Club

                       Bean & Leaf Café

When:             Wednesday, July 30


Where:           Bean & Leaf Café

        106 S. Main Street

        Royal Oak, MI

Upcoming Green Lunches:

Toxic Cupboard – What toxic chemicals are hiding in your cupboard?

Lead, Mercury, VOCs, HAPs, PVC, PBDEs, PBA, Deca… need help deciphering the alphabet soup? Melissa Vachon from Local Motion will bring you up to speed on the toxic chemicals that are lurking in your home, how to read labels and how to replace dangerous products with safer alternatives.


Composting 101

Would you like to learn how to reduce the amount of trash that you're putting out at the curb and at the same time  produce nutrient-rich soil to feed your garden? Then join us when Lillian Dean, Certified Master Composter will talk with us about how to turn your trash into gardening gold. 

Lynna Kaucheck
Community Organizer
Clean Water Action

1723 W. 14 Mile Rd.
Royal Oak, MI 48073
(248) 549-9620 (effective July 16)
(248) 549-6483 Fax
(586) 556-8805 Cell

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