The Friendly Garden Club of Traverse City, MI

Plant Michigan, Plant Native

2019 Landscape Design Award Winners:  
The Lakeshore Resort & The Children's House Montessori.   Congratulations!

This year's small business landscape design award went to The Lakeshore Resort, 1897 US-31 N ., Traverse City.     Congratulations on your beautiful gardens!

The Children's House Montessori School5363 N Long Lake Rd, Traverse City, MI, was awarded the large business landscape design award for its beautiful landscaping and gardens.  Congratulations!

2019 - 501(c)3 Grant Recipients to be implemented in 2020

SAVING BIRDS THRU HABITAT – The grant will be used to enhance “Brian’s Garden” by planting an additional 12 native flowers (separate from the other native plant species) to this designed garden by Brian Zimmerman at Kay Charters.

TBA-ISD CAREER-TECH CENTER – This grant will fund two students from the TBAISD school of Agricultural/Horticulture to attend (2 days) at the FFA 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.

FRIENDS OF INTERLOCHEN PUBLIC LIBRARY – The grant will provide funding for a raised triangular bed planter for annuals and the signage-area flowering perennials and grasses. The landscaping is both practical and aesthetic, helping control runoff, sheltering the building, and providing year-round beauty.

2019 Thirty-Seventh GARDEN WALK--July 18 from 12-7 p.m.

Thanks to all who attended our annual garden walk this year.  Below are some of the pictures from the 2018 Garden Walk.   Below is a list of our wonderful sponsors who have tickets available for our garden walk!  Tickets are also available online at
Ticket-Selling Sponsors 
Tickets available in advance for $10 at all * sponsors
Tickets available day of the walk for $12 at ** sponsors 
Barker Creek Nursery & Landscaping, Inc.* 
Four Season Nursery*
 Oryana Community Co-op*
 Traverse City Visitor's Center** 
Botanic Gardens @ Historic Barns Park*   
Garden Goods**
 Pine Hill Nursery at Village Gardens**
  Kewadin Location--only advance sales*
 Urban Diversions* 
 Breeze Hill Greenhouse*
Greystone Gardens*
 Skegemog Gardens*
Zimmerman's Landscaping, Inc* 
 Crystal Gardens*
Iris Farm*