Clark Lake Garden Angels

Garden Angels Tell You Their Story – April 2018

Take 90 seconds to hear from them in their own words.

You can reach the Garden Angels through Sandy Simon at 740-5340 or Mary Ann Kennedy at 812-2765. 

Clark Lake Garden Angels Work Their Magic – May 23, 2017

Clark Lake’s Garden Angels were hard at work Tuesday evening–in the rain!  Determination combined with their magical gardening skills are once again transforming the Clark Lake landscape at the east end. In these photos, the Angels are focused on refining their handiwork at the Lake and Ocean Beach Roads triangle.  A year ago, they took it all down and started anew. And the results speak for themselves.  

Last year, the Angels created a logo for the lake in the form of a “C” and “L” overlaid.  This year, they raised its profile by bringing in a small mountain of rich topsoil so it’s more visible as you pass by. 

In addition to the triangle, the Garden Angels also cultivate the area around the Clark Lake Community Center.  In all there were eleven Angels working their magic Tuesday evening.  And here is a sampling of their work.

You can make a tax advantaged donation to the Garden Angels through the Clark Lake Spirit Foundation.  To learn how to help out via credit card, please click here.

Garden Angels & Others – July 2014.  

Summer is blooming at Clark Lake and this is especially noticeable right now in some of our public areas.  As anyone who has tried his or her hand at gardening knows, great looking results don’t happen without a lot of hard work.  Fortunately Clark Lake has gardeners who are both willing to make the effort and are talented at what they do.

The Clark Lake Garden Angels work their magic around the Clark Lake Community Center and the triangle at the corner of North Lake and Ocean Beach Roads.  Garden Angels include Karen Bullinger, Shelly Wilbur, Sandy Simons and Ann Swain.

The garden at the corner of Hyde Road and North Lake is created and maintained by Dr. Lynn VanWagnen and family.

The Clark Lake Spirit Trail committee maintains the gardens in the Columbia Township Park and the two gardens in the County Park.  People like Dan Omo, Pat Dwyer, Sheri Bush, Kristi Allen, Ann Swain, Peggy Collins, Sally Lyons, Tucker Boyers, John Karkheck, and Don Fowler pitch in to make it happen.

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The Garden Angels showcase mother nature’s magic at the corner of Ocean Beach and North Lake.

The Clark Lake Garden Angels devote themselves to making the most of nature’s magic, and they have been putting smiles on faces for more than 20 years. They are responsible for triangle garden at the corner of North Lake and Ocean Beach and for the gardens around the Clark Lake Community Center, located in the County Park. The club meets the second Tuesday of each month at 6 pm, March through December, at the Community Center. Visitors are welcome. Karen Bullinger is president and welcomes your questions and comments. You can email the Clark Lake Garden Angels through this website at

You can make a donation to the Garden Angels through this website by clicking here, or by check.  The check should be made out to the Clark Lake Spirit Foundation noting that the donation is for the Garden Angels, and then mail to PO Box 224, Clark Lake, MI 49234.

More garden magic!

More garden magic!