The West Michigan Green Gardeners
is the inspiration of Joe Hill (Advanced Master Gardener) and his wife, Marti
(Master Gardener), Ottawa County MSU Extension. They perceived the need for:
Information for the Home Gardener and Home Composter,
Information relating to the environment and conservation.
The Mission of The West Michigan Green
For the Home Gardener -
Provide information on how to grow vegetables in the home garden,
What flowers are best for our area,
Which flowers will be of the most benefit for our local fauna,
Gardening Tips & Safety Hints, and
Plant propagation tips.
For the Home Composter -
Provide information on how to compost,
Provide composting guides and tips,
What can and cannot be added to the compost pile, and
What to do with the finished compost,
By composting our yard and kitchen wastes, we can reduce the amount of
refuse that goes to the landfill and return this compostable material
back to the earth, where it belongs!
For Conservation and Protection of the Environment -
Information for the protection of our natural lands and waters,
What plants are invasive to our area,
Attracting and using beneficial insects,
How the use of native plants will benefit the environment, and
How to protect your home and property from wildfires.
Provide Quality Products
For use by the home gardener and the home composter.
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