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Old 05-07-2009, 09:24 PM
 
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I'm happy to say that I'm buying a house in Grand Rapids. It has a small backyard, and an even smaller front lawn, which for me is a positive. I wish to learn more about incorporating native plants into a lawn. Does anyone know of any community resources or knowledgeable people that I could contact to get started? I'd prefer someone in the GR area but would be willing to talk with anyone in the West Michigan area.
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Old 05-07-2009, 09:41 PM
 
Location: Niceville, FL
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I'd probably start out with the local MSU extension office. Website page for Kent County here:

MSUE Kent County Portal
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Old 05-08-2009, 07:08 AM
 
Location: East Grand Rapids, MI
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Drive over to Romence Gardens on Lakeside Dr. (in GR).
They will steer you in the right direction. We had a similar desire with our rain garden in the back yard of our house (which is also small, on an EGR city lot). They did a great job steering us in the right direction
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