The Friendly Garden Club of Traverse City, MI

Plant Michigan, Plant Native

2018 Garden Walk Sponsors--Click on the image to go directly to their website.     
*2018 Sponsors who have tickets available for Garden Walk.



Andy Silk, Individual Sponsor

www.andysilkhomes.com


*Barker Creek Nursery & Landscaping     231-267-5972

Your source for landscaping, plants, garden supplies, nursery items, landscaping stone, landscape consulting, bulbs…

From TC:  Just 9 miles east of the US-131 and M-72 intersection.
From Kalkaska:  Simply follow M-72 west 5 miles and look for the big yellow sign!

*Botanic Gardens at Historic Barns Park      231-935-4077

Located in the heart of Traverse City on the beautiful grounds of Historic Barns Park. The Botanic Garden will be a year-round sanctuary of environmental preservation, recreation and education. Its 25 acres will nurture the soul, enliven our history and promote Michigan's natural beauty. With an emphasis on plant species native to northwest Michigan, it will create and enhance habitats for various forms of wildlife.  The Botanic Garden's unique and original design will inform and inspire. After over a decade of careful planning and preparation, the garden is coming alive. 

1490 Red Drive, Traverse City, MI 49684 

*Breeze Hill Greenhouse     231-941-7295

Breeze Hill is a retail growing greenhouse located in the beautiful rolling hills just outside Traverse City, MI. We are a second generation of growers who continues in this business because we truly enjoy what we do for a living-growing. We have known our plants since they were babies. We have planted and tended them with TLC. We and our staff take great pride in providing you with the best plants, grown right here. We may not be the biggest greenhouse around, but we are striving to be the best! Stop on by as we begin our 28th year of growing for you!   

7230 Harry's Rd, Traverse City, MI 49684  

Secret Garden at Brys Estate Vineyard, Winery     231-223-9303

Brys is an estate winery with 91 acres and over 40,000 vines, Brys Estate remains intimately tied to the land. The wines we produce are the result of our strong-backs and earth-crusted hands. The Secret Garden at Brys Estate consists of over 5,000 lavender plants, a fresh flower garden, a strawberry patch, a blueberry patch, an herb garden and more! Guests can enjoy strolling thru the garden and picnic areas and browsing through a variety of handmade lavender products in the farmhouse inspired garden shop with a wrap around porch.

3309 Blue Water Road, Traverse City, MI 49686  

Cherryland Floral      (231)941-5761

Cherryland Floral & Gifts, Inc. proudly serves the Traverse City area. We are family owned and operated.  We are committed to offering only the finest floral arrangements and gifts, backed by service that is friendly and prompt. Our professional staff is dedicated to making your experience a pleasant one. That is why we always go the extra mile to make your floral gift perfect.  At Cherryland Floral & Gifts Inc., we use only the freshest flowers for our arrangements. We take pride in every order we fill.             

1208 S Garfield Ave, Traverse City, MI 49686

*Crystal Gardens     231-352-9321

A knowledgeable, friendly staff is here to assist you in making your gardening adventures a success. With a large inventory of quality plants, goods and accessories it’s easy to enjoy the great outdoors. If you don’t see exactly what you’re looking for we have an ongoing “wish list”. We make several buying trips each week, and we’ll do our best to locate it for you. We hand select all our plant material plus we grow over 2000 varieties of perennials, hosta and ground covers right here at the gardens.           

1299 Pilgrim Hwy, Frankfort, MI 49635

DeWeese Hardware      231-947-7670

Do it Best Corp. was founded in 1945.  Today, the home improvement co-op is the second-largest in the industry.

In 1996, we launched doitbest.com to offer the same great products previously only available in hardware stores, home centers, and lumberyards.  We've continually invested in doitbest.com to ensure your online shopping experience is better every day by adding more products, expanding product categories, and further enhancing our service to you.  Today, you can purchase over 67,000 different items on doitbest.com. Your order will be quickly shipped from one of our many huge warehouses throughout the United States.


1029 Carver Street, Traverse City, MI 49686 

(The) Dish Cafe    231-932-2233 

Welcome to The Dish Cafe, where fresh flavors mix with a friendly atmosphere to create a place made for regulars and visitors alike. Whether grabbing lunch to go or sitting down for a meal with the family, you'll enjoy our delicious menu.Located in downtown Traverse City, we offer your favorite salads and sandwiches, along with a new drink menu of local brews, wines and cocktails. 


108 S Union St, Traverse City, MI 49684 


Eden Hill Greenhouse   231-882-7226

Eden Hill is a production greenhouse open to the public. Discounts for landscapers, churches, schools and other non-profits.


2034 Eden Hill Rd, Beulah, Michigan 49617


Floor Covering Brokers     231-252-1249

For all your flooring needs.   Save on carpet, hardwood, luxury vinyl and tile.   Our guarantee that if you don't love your new floor, we'll replace it for free.   Not all flooring installations are created equal. Ours is healthier.


1794 Barlow Street, Traverse City, MI 49686




John Fraisier, Arborist

Individual Sponsor

The Franklin      231-943-2727

The Franklin offers the quality and intentional approach of Trattoria Stella, our sister restaurant, with a whole new take on what dining out can be.  Craft cocktails, a carefully designed beer & cider list featuring 20 drafts, and a thoughtfully curated, accessible, wine list.  The menu brings flavors from around the world with seasonal changes to complement Michigan favorites…all with our own favorite spice: love.

160 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684

*Four Season Nursery     231-932-7400

Four Season Nursery is located on 40 acres of rolling farmland in Leelanau County just three miles west of Traverse City. Our staff takes extreme pride in our gardens, our beautiful setting and the services we offer. Our retail plant selection includes trees, shrubs, perennials and grasses. We also continue to promote our PLANT MICHIGAN/PLANT NATIVETM program, encouraging homeowners to use native plants. We distribute Morgan Composting products, both bulk and bagged, as well as bulk mulches for topdressing your garden.

7557 Harry’s Road, Traverse City, Michigan 49684


Gallagher's Farm Market and Bakery     231-947-1689

Gallagher's Farm Market and Bakery has been providing local residents and visitors with fresh produce for over 40 years.  From June-October you can visit our location to find fresh fruits and vegetables that are in-season.

We also offer fun fall events.  


7237 E Traverse Hwy, Traverse City, MI 49684

*Garden Goods       231-933-4769

Welcome to Garden Goods. Our five-acre garden center and nursery is founded on a simple principal; helping our customers beautify their homes, gardens, and landscapes. We are proud to feature a full selection of plants, houseplants, unique gifts, garden art, and holiday décor.  Our staff is very knowledgeable and our customer service exceptional.  Please stop in for a beautiful and relaxing shopping experience. 


3510 N US-31, Traverse City, MI 

Grand Traverse Organic Landscapes, Inc.      231-938-2626

For nearly 20 years, we have been working closely with our clients to create outdoor landscapes which enhance the beauty and expression of their homes. Our emphasis on customer service, attention to detail, experience and unique design perspective are the elements on which we pride ourselves and that set us apart from other landscapers. [email protected]


5100 Lautner Rd, Williamsburg, MI 49690 Traverse City, MI

Grand Traverse Nursery Sales       231.943.4060

Installing and maintaining a beautiful landscape requires skill.  If you want a magnificent lawn for your residential property, call Grand Traverse Nursery Sales today!    Trust us to provide you with superb commercial landscaping services. Having been in the business since 1976, we have  completed several landscaping projects that anyone would be proud of.   Need plants, shrubs or trees for your yard? Visit our garden center at 4715 US Highway 31 South for a wide selection of quality vegetation, 6 different colors of dyed mulch varieties and more!


4715 US Highway 31 S, Traverse City, MI 49685


Greystone Gardens       231-326-5855

Greystone Gardens is a production/retail greenhouse facility that is open to the public. 

You will find us on Manning Road east off of M-22, 2.8 miles south of Empire.


9875 Manning Rd, Honor, MI 49640 



Hall's Greenhouse       231-946-1585

Family owned and operated plant nursery for over 60 years. We have a large selection of annuals, perennials, and produce.  


10461 E Carter Rd., Traverse City 49684


*Harbor View Lavender Farm & Nursery      231-223-4330

Harbor View Nursery & Lavender Farm is family-owned and operated on beautiful Old Mission Peninsula in Traverse City, Michigan. Since we started in 1993, we’ve treated every customer like they were a part of our family; in addition to quality products, it's our personalized customer service that has helped make us grow.  We began making soap and selling fresh and dried lavender,  lavender sachets and bouquets, and more varieties of live plants, and are now ready to launch more and more plans! Browse our products and see our newest additions.   

17770 Center Road, Traverse City, Michigan 49686.  

Interlochen Perennial Farm      231-276-6001

We are a home-based farm. We care very much that our guests feel welcome and nurtured. There are two of us on the farm each day so if we're digging in the dirt when you arrive, we encourage you to holler "I'm here!" just like you're at home.


10759 Diamond Park Rd, Interlochen, Michigan

*Iris Farm       231-947-9040

The Iris Farm, located on M-72 about five miles west of Traverse City, features six acres with over 1,000 varieties of hybrid German iris mostly large-flowered hybrids. We also grow over 200 varieties of new hybrid day lilies. Most come into bloom in late May and early June, and the gardens can be browsed. Fresh bouquets are available for sale, and rhizomes can be ordered for fall planting. Reservations recommended.  


5385 E Traverse Highway, Traverse City, MI 49684  

KwikPrint       231-946-3260

Let one of KwikPrint’s highly trained professionals help develop a business package to meet the needs of your growing company. Whether you’re changing job titles or starting a new entrepreneurial venture, KwikPrint has the professional solutions specially designed for you. KwikPrint is an authorized FedEx and UPS shipping center. Convenient for all customers who need to Express Overnight presentation materials hot-off-the-press or just want to send a last minute gift off to Texas with FedEx Ground.  KwikPrint also has several self serve copiers available for customers on the go!   

515 S. Garfield Ave., Traverse City, MI 49686  

Lautner Irrigation, Inc.      231-947-1639

Lautner Irrigation, Inc. has been proudly serving the Grand Traverse and surrounding areas since 1972. Our certified professional designers, installers and service technicians, top-quality equipment and over forty years experience ensure success on projects ranging from the smallest residential to the largest commercial, agricultural, or industrial systems.   Contact Lautner Irrigation, Inc. today at 231-947-1639 for all of your irrigation system needs.  

727 West Front Street, Traverse City, MI 49684


Lavender on Old Mission      231-642-6341 
Our ten acre farm is located in the center of the gorgeous rolling hills of Old Mission Peninsula in Traverse City and home to more than eight thousand breathtakingly beautiful plants.   We grow two different families of lavender on Old Mission: French lavender (Lavandula Xintermedia) which are larger plants with a high oil content and English lavender (Lavandula Angustifolia) which are a smaller, hardier variety with a gentler smell. French Lavender varieties include Grosso and Provence. Our English Lavender varieties include Betty’s Blue, Buena Vista, Folgate, Irene Doyle, Mailette, Sachet and Tucker’s Early.
17770 Center Rd, Traverse City, MI 49686

Lilies of the Alley      (231) 360-3620

Locally owned, Lilies is a custom flower shop (fresh,dried, and silk) with floral arrangements for home and office and an unique approach to wedding design.


We are located in the alley behind State Street, between Cass Street and Park Street at: 

227 E. State Street in Traverse City, Michigan.


Master Gardener Association of Northwest Michigan      1-888-678-3464

Master Gardener Association of Northwest Michigan promotes the community aspect of the MSU Extension Master Gardener Program.  We further the horticultural educational activities of MSU Extension and provide horticultural knowledge and experience to members, enabling them to share this knowledge with others through gardening projects, educational programs and activities.  If you are interested in joining, please check out our website.
8527 E. Government Center Drive, Suttons Bay, MI 49682


McGough's Inc.      231-947-5900

Since its establishment around 1890, McGough's has undergone many changes, evolving to meet the needs of the ever-changing face of our region. While we still proudly serve Northern Michigan’s agricultural and farm community, we also offer a variety of products and services for the homeowner. Pet and wild bird supplies, customized fertilization programs for turf grass, and products to establish and maintain natural areas, to name just a few. We look forward to seeing you soon.  

501 Lake Avenue, Traverse City, MI 49684 


Meijer Groceries, Pharmacy       231-941-1543

At Meijer, we focus on our customers and thrive by meeting their needs and exceeding their expectations.   Meijer is a family business where we believe in treating each other with dignity and respect. We are committed to strengthening the communities we serve. Meijer focuses on fresh food, thinking and innovation that makes us better at serving our customers. Meijer provides a safe and healthy environment for our team members, creates a safe shopping experience for our customers, and offer products and services to help our customers lead healthier lives. 


3955 US 31 S, Traverse City, MI 49684

Olesons Food Stores

Our goal is to provide you the very best shopping experience, and our great associates love to prove it! Fast, friendly service, associates happy to help you find what you’re looking for, department experts, smiling cashiers, and baggers to pack your groceries all work together to make your trip smooth and easy.We have the largest variety of fresh products in the area, and we keep our shelves well–stocked. Our meat departments offer the finest meat every day, including local turkeys and grass-fed beef, our very own buffalo meat and store-made specialties like brats, sausages and special cuts. Produce departments offer great value and amazing freshness, and the best selection of local and Michigan–grown items when available.

*Oryana Natural Foods Market      231-947-0191

Oryana was the first co-op in the country to become a "Certified Organic" retailer back in 2002. It demonstrates Oryana's long-standing commitment to the importance of certified organic food. Being a "Certified Organic" retailer does NOT mean that everything in our store is organic, but DOES mean that we provide a level of assurance to our customers that the integrity of the organic products you purchase is protected from the farm to your shopping cart.    Monday - Saturday 7:30am-9:00pm | Sunday 9:00am-7:00pm

260 East Tenth Street | Traverse City, MI 49684 | 

Park Place Hotel      231-946-5000

Whether you are traveling to our area for business or leisure, the Park Place Hotel is the pinnacle of it all! Open at the corner of Park & State Streets since 1930, we are rich in history and located in the very heart of our town, Traverse City.  Our hotel is surrounded by the shopping, dining, art attractions and recreational areas that make this Midwest City such a desirable four seasons destination. The staff and management at the Park Place Hotel, Minerva's Restaurant & Beacon Lounge look forward to welcoming you to Traverse City's most Historic, Full Service Landmark hotel!   

300 East State Street • Traverse City, Michigan 49684.



Petal Pushers Greenhouses     231-935-1775

6277 Herkner Rd
Traverse City, Michigan




*Pine Hill Nursery at Village Gardens   231-941-1808;    *Kewadin Location  231-599-2824

Two family owned garden centers to serve you - Traverse City and Torch Lake. We are now on Instagram! Find us at "pinehillnursery" "Like" us on Facebook, too!

1126 Carver Rd, Traverse City, MI



Red Spire Brunch House      231.252.4648


Red Spire Brunch House is located in the Mercato within the Grand Traverse Commons. Our colorful and cozy dining room welcomes you for a relaxing breakfast, brunch or lunch. Our staff works diligently to make your meal a satisfying and pleasurable experience.   Chad Hall and Joshua Anderson have a long history in the restaurant business. Chad brings a seasoned and thoughtful approach to management. Joshua uses his talents as a chef to prepare unique and simple dishes. Together they offer their vision; Red Spire Brunch House.


Grand Traverse Commons, 800 Cottageview Drive, Suite 30, Traverse City, Michigan 49684 

Reflect Bistro (inside Cambria Suites)     231-778-9000

Cambria Hotel is proud to announce that our very own Reflect Bistro is rated #1 out of 218 restaurants in Traverse City. At Reflect Bistro, it is our culinary passion to serve eclectic food and drinks created seasonally by local Michigan farmers and brewers. Our team of farmers and small talented companies has provided us with the freshest bread, eggs, butter, vegetables, protein, beers and wines. Our goal is to create unique offerings and utilize as much philosophy of Farm to Table usage as possible. Since Michigan cannot produce all of our favorites, we pledge to source from sustainable respected suppliers.

255 Munson Avenue (US-31), Traverse City, MI 49686 


Rolling Farms Cafe      231-421-5711

Welcome! From our farm to your table!  


Hours:  

Monday thru Saturday
8 am until 3 pm

 

4000 Eastern Sky Dr # 4, Traverse City, MI 49684

Shear Magic By Danielle & Co.      (231) 947-1485

At Shear Magic by Danielle & Co. we listen to our clients and we stand by what we sell. We are not here to simply cut your hair, we want to take care of you and make sure you are happy with your experience here with us.  Grab a chair, sit back, relax and be prepared to be pampered. No matter if you are a man or woman, adult or child, we will take care of you and your hair. We treat our customers like family and welcome everyone to stop by our local, Traverse City beauty shop for a hair cut, style, color or treatment.
1210 S Garfield Ave, Traverse City, MI 49686


Skegemog Gardens      231-941-4101

Bedding plants, annuals, perennials, flowers, house plants, trees, shrubs, fruits & vegetables, pumpkins, gourds, straw bails, Indian corn, fall bulbs, living & cut Christmas trees, wreaths, garland, center pieces, equipment & supplies, fertilizers, and much, much more are available! 

640 Railroad Pl.
Traverse City, MI 49686



*Tom's Food Markets     231-946-4115  Tom's 14th Street

With six convenient locations in Traverse City, Interlochen, Acme and Northport, Tom's Food Markets is a full service supermarket offering products and services, and covering entertainment needs as well as everyday mealtime solutions.

1201 S. Division Street
Traverse City, MI 49684

The Towne Plaza       231-929-0900

The Plaza is a place to find the best ingredients, prepared in ways that will surprise you. Using foods from local farms in several of our dishes, we provide something original. We're people with a passion for good food. And pigs. (which is why you'll find a variety of pork-inspired dishes in the center of our menu.)

We are open for breakfast, lunch and dinner with an innovative menu that continues to surprise and delight all food palates.  Take in the sites of downtown TC while enjoying your meal.  Fresh air and fresh food – this is what Traverse is all about.

203 Cass St., Traverse City, Mi 49684


*Traverse City Visitor Center     (231) 947-0692

An excellent place to begin any Up North adventure.  You'll receive personalized, one-on-one service from one of our wonderful volunteers who stands ready to answer your questions. Visitors are also welcome to browse the racks of our complimentary brochures from area businesses and attractions.   All year long the Visitor Center features exhibits that bring into colorful, three-dimensional focus the area's arts and cultural scene, history, environment and special events. Be sure to stroll through the latest exhibit when you stop by. You can also check out our Events Wall to see what festivals, concerts and other activities are happening in the area to make the most of your stay!        101 W Grandview Pkwy, Traverse City, MI 49684


Traverse Outdoor, Inc.     231-947-4496

Traverse Outdoor's goal is bringing the highest quality landscape and irrigation services to all of Northern Michigan.

 

2700 Townline Rd., Traverse City, MI 49686


TURN 45 - Pen Crafting       231-421-1395


Welcome to our new business! Husband and wife team, Joel and Sarah Rosenbaum, following a long desire to work on a lathe again, have created Turn 45°, a new custom pen making business.  Our products includes acrylics in gorgeous colors and combinations, as well as several species of wood.  Wine openers are also available with other decorative items coming soon.

Waterscapes Unlimited, Inc.      231.275.362

Let us introduce you to the fascinating world of water gardening. The gentle sound of flowing water is therapeutic to the mind and soul. It relaxes and soothes while adding great beauty to your yard and existing gardens.   Our systems use a natural balance of bacteria, water plants and fish to maintain clear flowing water year round. You can have waterscapes handle the project from start to finish, or choose from our complete selection of pond plants and products with helpful hints for the do-it-yourselfer. We also offer maintenance programs that can be as simple as checking on your pond while you are on vacation or full season coverage. 


5100 US Highway 31 South, Grawn, MI 49637

*Wildflowers in Glen Arbor      231-334-3232 

Wildflowers is a delightful cornerstone of shops in Glen Arbor Michigan, offering over an acre of beautiful gardens for customers to stroll through and enjoy in the spring, summer and fall. The gardens are full of unique bird baths, fountains, wind chimes, sculptures, plants, potted arrangements and garden accessories.


6127 S. Glen Lake Road (M22) Glen Arbor MI 49636

Wilhelm Landscapes       231-267-9267

Landscaping is a vital part of the appearance and environment of your home and business. To provide a perfect fit with client's taste, vision, lifestyle and budget, Wilhelm Landscapes provides complete landscaping services, site evaluations and architectural drawings. These services, coupled with our talented staff and designers, results in a product that even Mother Nature herself would approve.


6243 M-72, Traverse City, MI 49686



*Zimmerman Landscaping      (231) 947-1170

Inspire your imagination with a visit to our nursery and get great ideas from our expert designers and nursery staff. Whether you're a do-it-yourselfer or want a landscape created from your vision, we can give you guidance or design and build it for you.


9910 E. Traverse Highway (West M-72), Traverse City, MI 49684


*2018 Sponsors who have tickets available for Garden Walk.