The Friendly Garden Club
 of Traverse City, MI

P.O. Box 1286, Traverse City, MI 49685

Plant Michigan, Plant Native

                                                     2022 Thirty-Ninth GARDEN WALK
                               July 21 from 11-6 pm, Old Mission Peninsula
                             To purchase tickets online, click MyNorth or purchase tickets from sponsors listed below.
Ticket-Selling Sponsors 
In advance or day of walk
Tickets $15
Barker Creek Nursery & Landscaping, Inc.
Four Season Nursery
Garden Goods
Greystone Gardens
Oleson's Food Stores
Oryana Community Co-op  
Pine Hill Village Gardens
 Red Spire Brunch House 
Skegemog Gardens 
The Botanic Garden at Historic Barns Park 
Tom's Food Markets, except Northport location   
  Urban Diversions   
 Zimmerman Landscaping, Inc.
To purchase tickets online, 
click  MyNorth 
 

2021 Landscape Design Award Winners:  
Brick Wheels and Bayshore Professional Centre--Congratulations!

This year's small business landscape design award went to Brick Wheels, 736 E Eighth St, Traverse City, MI 49686.     Congratulations on your beautiful gardens!

  Bayshore Professional Centre located at 10850 E Traverse Hwy, Traverse City, MI 49684 was awarded the large business landscape design award for its beautiful landscaping and gardens.  Congratulations!

2021 - 501(c)3 Grant Recipients to be implemented in 2022
(because of the cancellation of our Garden Walk fundraiser due to Covid-19, no money was available to award grants this year)




TBA-ISD CAREER-TECH CENTERThis grant will fund several students from the TBA-ISD school of Agricultural/Horticulture to attend (2 days) at the Future Farmers of America Convention at Michigan State University. This Education/Conference experience makes a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth, and career success.






GRAND TRAVERSE CONSERVATION DISTRICT
-- This grant will be used towards planting native plants around the playscape at the Boardman River Nature Center.  The intent is to teach children about the beneficial insects/bugs necessary for a healthy environment.


2021 ESSAY CONTEST WINNER--ALIVIA FARR--PROTECTING OUR WATERS


Congratulations, Alivia, for being this year's first place winner and recipient of $300 in the National Garden Club (NGC) High School Essay contest presented by The Friendly Garden Club of Traverse City.  Each year the NGC selects a topic that relates to horticulture or the environment, and students in the local area schools have an opportunity to write an essay about the topic.  Alivia's essay can be read by clicking this link.    PROTECTING OUR WATERS