The Friendly Garden Club of Traverse City, MI

Plant Michigan, Plant Native

National, State & Local Garden Links

National Garden Clubs, Inc. or NGC.  NGC provides education, resources and national networking opportunities for its members, to promote the love of gardening, floral design, civic and environmental responsibility.  NGC is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization with its headquarters in St. Louis, MO. 

Michigan Garden Clubs, Inc. or MGC.  MGC is the official website for the State of Michigan's garden club website. Link to the publication Planting and Growing Garden Clubs with Deep Roots--MGC publication link.  Choose: MEMBERSHIP BEST PRACTICES

Botanic Garden of Northwest Michigan   This garden is currently being developed in Traverse City.

Atrium County Grass River Natural Area 

Children's Gardening

The Children's Garden of Traverse City.  Office: 231-947-0422 located at 505 Riverine Drive, Traverse City, MI.  They do not have a website yet.

Seeds   This is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that fosters local solutions to global issues through educational curriculum and local community involvement.

Native Plants & Identification

Specialized Plant Organizations

Garden Links

Flower Gardening Made Easy  

Tips for Successful Flower Garden Design by BHG

Three Season Flower Bed Design by The Old Farmer's Almanac

 Dave's Garden  Great site for flower identification, plus much more.

 Helpful Gardening Tips

 Deer-Resistant Plants

 Garden Fencing to Keep Out Deer and Other Pests

 Empress of the Dirt   Informative and full of great ideas for the garden

 Planet Natural   A great website for information about conquering insects in your garden the natural way without chemicals.

Flower Arranging

Creative Floral Arranger of America

Fearless Flowers    A website that offers suggestions on creative flower arranging.