Teams of volunteers aid the City of Livonia by tending the various gardens at Greenmead, including the Simmons-Hill House and Newburg Church gardens. The garden areas are a favorite spot for wedding photographs or a leisurely stroll.

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer "Greenmead Gardener," please call the office at (248) 477-7375.


Garden plots at Greenmead Historical Park (Newburgh and Eight Mile Roads) are available for rent. Plots are 24 feet by 24 feet. Water is available. 


New Gardener Sign up will start on the first Tuesday of April and continue until June in the Community Resources Office located at Livonia City Hall, on the fifth floor. Please come in between the hours of 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 3 - 5 p.m. to sign up. The cost is $25 (resident) or $35 (non-resident) per plot. Please be prepared to pay with cash (exact change) or check only. For further information, please call (734) 466-2542.