How Does Your Garden Grow?

Purples, pinks and reds pop from the rich green foliage that surround them. Dripping in vibrant hues, greenhouses and nurseries give life, literally, to any garden or landscape.

Shop local. Choose from thousands of different plants, flowers and trees at any of the 22 nurseries or greenhouses located in Oakland County. Find one near you using our interactive map.

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Add some curb appeal to your home, dress up your landscape or create a lush oasis for your next barbecue. Oakland County nurseries and greenhouses provide options to help you complete any landscape or gardening project.

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Outdoor Winter Activities

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Exercise increases endorphins, relieves stress, provides energy and brightens a bad mood. If you’re looking for a reason to get active this winter, Oakland County has tons of outdoor activities for the whole family. Let our interactive map help you find a trail, hill or park to get outdoors and shake off those winter blues. Don’t let the cold weather keep you inside, get up and get healthy this winter.

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The Quest for the 2015 Michigan High School Football Playoffs

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Birmingham Groves playing Ann Arbor to remain undefeated before playoffs begin.

Twenty-four Oakland County High School football teams were slotted into the Michigan High School Athletic Association playoff brackets this week. This weekend area teams will be starting on the road to the state championship game, slated for Thanksgiving weekend (November 27 and 28) at Ford Field in Detroit. Over 200 teams will be competing, with four playoff games to win before making it to the State Championship game. Continue reading

Support Your Local Record Store

Record Covers On April 18, independent music stores across the United States and the world, will take part in Record Store Day, a celebration of local music stores that began in 2007, as a way to spread the word about the unique culture surrounding independently owned record stores. For U.S. stores to participate, they need to be a brick and mortar store in the community, whose product line is 50% retail music, with 70% ownership in the state of the stores operation. Continue reading