As Our Garden Grows…Please Help Support The Haven Garden Project

A sampling from our garden

“A garden is an idea, a space, an action. For some residents, the buzz of honey bees is a restful liturgy, for others, a busying activity for their talented, energetic children. Our garden is a culmination of the efforts and support of many people, and many hands. Please join us in helping the garden bear […]

HAVEN Garden Project and Gratitude

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“As a child, one has that magical capacity to move among the many eras of the earth; to see the land as an animal does; to experience the sky from the perspective of a flower or a bee; to feel the earth quiver and breathe beneath us; to know a hundred different smells of mud […]

Go on a Flower Frenzy And Make Your Own Mother’s Day Gifts!

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“April showers bring May flowers!” So this May, go on a flower frenzy! We will teach you how to make your own flower arrangement, a planter box and an herb garden. These are fabulous gifts for Mom for Mother’s Day! How to Build a Planter Box Materials cedar panels cedar wood glue galvanized nails screws […]

Make Plans For The Weekend Of September 9-11

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16th Annual Birmingham Bloomfield Cultural Arts Awards Where: Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center, 1516 S Cranbrook Rd, Birmingham, MI 48009 Date: September 9, 2011 Time: 6:00pm—8:00pm The Cultural Arts award will be presented to Maury Okun for his being a “visionary in the arts” and his ability to bring organizations together to share tight resources. Adelman […]

Greener By The Minute: Eco-Friendly Alternatives You’ve Never Thought Of

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A Green Ending Green funerals don’t just mean a woodland burial. Very few people actually know about the green alternatives to steel or hardwood coffins. May private funeral homes present green alternatives to traditional coffins, including wicker caskets and shrouds. Currently, 89 percent of coffins sold are made of chipboard that is manufactured using formaldehyde. […]

What Are You Doing This Weekend? Community Events On August 12-14

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Scenes of Paris by Parisian Artist Marie-Claude Bosc Where: Lido Gallery, 33535 Woodward Ave, Birmingham, MI 48009 Date: Weekly on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays Time: 10:00am—6:00pm Next on: Today, August 11, 2011 Marie-Claude Bosc Exhibit July 30th through September 20th Admission FREE/ Open to the Public FREE PARKING Born in 1956, Marie-Claude […]

Please Join Us For A Fun Wine Tasting To Support Our Community TOMORROW!

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Please join us for our 2nd annual fundraising event to support The Haven Garden Project! A spectacular evening of wine & food tasting, music, friends and community to keep The Haven Garden Project of Pontiac growing and thriving! Friday June 10th, 6-9 pm at the BBAC Bloomfield Birmingham Art Association. Tickets are available for purchase at […]

Gardening Women: Their Stories from 1600 to the Present by Catherine Horwood

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When I began my first garden 40 years ago in a village near Oxford, the cottage where we lived had one cold tap and an outdoor lavatory and the ceilings sagged with damp; but the ground outside was rich and black from 500 years of digging and the accumulated silt of millennia of flooding. And, […]

Volunteer At The Haven Garden!

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Summer is the perfect time to grab your gardening gloves and do some work outdoors. Perhaps you love gardening, but don’t have time for the upkeep of having one yourself. Then being a volunteer at the HAVEN Garden is for you! Volunteering is a great way to feel good about yourself, help others that are […]

Wine & Food Tasting Fundraising Event of the Season

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Please join us for our 2nd annual fundraising event to support The Haven Garden Project! A spectacular evening of wine & food tasting, music, friends and community to keep The Haven Garden Project of Pontiac growing and thriving! Friday June 10th, 6-9 pm at the BBAC Bloomfield Birmingham Art Association. Tickets are available for purchase at […]