For thousands of years, humans have studied plants to learn how they too can provide suitable housing for squirrels and grow green beans from their fingertips. Join the pursuit of leafy progress with today’s Groupon to Organic America in Royal Oak.
$99 for a Jump Start Your Vegetables package (a $250 total value). This package includes the following:
- A germination station (a $39.99 value)
- A 2-foot T5 fluorescent light fixture with stand (a $75.99 value)
- Three Green Planet advanced nutrient sample packs (a $75.99 value)
- 12 quarts of Dr. Earth potting soil (a $8.99 value)
- Admission to a one-hour instructional seminar (a $50 value). Available seminars are scheduled on Saturdays and Sundays and include:
- Introduction to Gardening at 12 p.m.
- Introduction to Hydroponics at 1 p.m.
- Introduction or Organic Herbs and Vegetables at 2 p.m.
- Advanced Gardening at 3 p.m.
With more than 3,000 products in stock and learned clerks, Organic America infuses would-be green thumbs with the supplies and skills to bolster indoor and outdoor gardens. The staff, which includes professional farmers and retired Swamp Things, educates clientele with seminars and in-store conversation. Weekly workshops detail the essential techniques necessary for successful organic or hydroponic harvests, including crop rotation and biological pest control. Behind the store's low-slung façade, verdant displays show the life cycle of healthy plants as they mature from seeds to flowers and eventually to parade floats.