The Friendly Garden Club
 of Traverse City, MI

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

Plant Michigan, Plant Native

2023 Garden Walk Sponsors--Click on the image to go directly to their website.
                                                             *2023 Sponsors who have tickets available for Garden Walk.
With the help of our generous sponsors we will continue our projects to beautify and make Traverse City a wonderful place to live and visit.  We appreciate their commitment to our organization with a heartfelt, "Thank You!"  

*Barker Creek Nursery & Landscaping     231-267-5972         Gold Sponsor

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!

Bonobo Winery      231-282-9463     (In Kind Silver Sponsor - charcuterie & wine tasting for 6)

Bonobo Winery is a destination that will captivate all of your senses, a place for you, to find your vibe in the heart of Old Mission Peninsula.    Welcoming, not intimidating; relaxed, never rushed; glasses, not sips; sophisticated, not salesy.

12011 Center Rd, Traverse City, MI 49685

*The Botanic Gardens at Historic Barns Park      231-935-4077         Gold Sponsor

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 

Brys Estate--The Secret Garden         231-223-4235        Bronze Sponsor

A 12 acre agricultural oasis located at Brys Estate;  Lavender Fields - Gift Shop - Perennial Gardens - Fruit - Sweet Treats

6,000 lavender plants of 11 different varieties are planted in the 12 acre parcel that is the Secret Garden.   Dive into a cup of one of our custom flavors of Traverse City's own Moomers Ice Cream, available in special Secret Garden flavors made with our own lavender and strawberries.

3309 Blue Water Road     Traverse City, Michigan 49686

Cherryland Floral      231-941-5761      Bronze Sponsor

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

(The) Concrete Service, Inc.       231-946-7880        Bronze Sponsor

Are you looking for something to add a little extra flair and an artistic touch to your home or commercial property?

Stone masonry and hardscaping techniques can provide the classic look and absolute durability that you need for your home or commercial projects. The Concrete Service is the area’s premier masonry supplier and hardscape materials dealer; offering a full line of products to accommodate all project needs from backyard patio pavers to masonry units and mortars for commercial building.

3743 W. Front Street,Traverse City, MI 49684

Eden Hill Greenhouse   231-882-7226     Bronze Sponsor

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

*Four Season Nursery     231-932-7400         Silver Sponsor

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        Bronze Sponsor

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        Gold Sponsor

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 Nursery Sales       231-943-4060        Gold Sponsor

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         Gold Sponsor

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 

Interlochen Perennial Farm       231-276-6001         Bronze Sponsor

   The farm offers for sale at reasonable prices a bevy of perennials, ranging from quality coneflowers, daisies, daylilies, and many other flowering plants, to water plants, grasses, ferns, shade plants, annuals and an amazing display of hostas in all shapes, sizes, colors and varieties.

    The farm features custom-made, non-commercial soil, provides custom garden design and winters its thousands of plants outside, creating hardy stock capable of withstanding the region's weather challenges.

10759 Diamond Park, Interlochen, MI 49643

Jimmy John's                 Two Locations                Gold Sponsor

Tasty Sandwiches Made Fresh When You Order. 

Place an Online Order for Pickup or Delivery. 

Choose From Our Collection of Freaky Fresh® Sandwiches. Save Some Time ...

1217 E. Front St.                                            1294 W. South Airport Road
Traverse City, MI 49684                              Traverse City, MI 49686
(231) 929-2999                                               (231) 935-9355

Lautner Irrigation, Inc.      231-947-1639        Bronze Sponsor

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

Lightning Turtle Landscape                  231-590-2383         Gold Sponsor

Lightning Turtle Landscapes is Northern Michigan's premier full service landscaping company.  Our services include landscape creation, landscape maintenance, horticulture, and turfgrass.  We also specialize in pond building and maintenance.  Our experienced landscapers guarantee clean, prompt, and professional service.

Lightning Turtle Landscapes is a professional landscaping company with over 24 years experience. We serve both residential and commercial properties.

Master Gardener Association of Northwest Michigan     Bronze Sponsor     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         Bronze Sponsor

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           231-947-1543             Bronze Sponsor

Experience the Convenience of Online Shopping at Your Local Meijer®.  Shop for Groceries, Home Products, Clothing, Pet Supplies, Pharmacy Products and More all at Low Prices.

Meijer is your family-owned, one-stop shop in Traverse City, MI that's been offering our neighbors great food, great brands, and great value since 1934.

Mischel's Greenhouse                231-264-5489              Gold Sponsor

Garden Ready Plants!  We do the growing for you!  Your Success is Our Goal
Selected and Grown For Success!
Our proven specialty annuals are selected for distinctly superior qualities including garden performance, disease resistance, vigor, and heat tolerance making your containers, landscapes and gardens easier to grow.
All of our plants are grown and shipped in large 4 inch pots.  (About the size of a coffee mug.)  This large size ensure a large well established root system and is the perfect size for putting together containers and landscape beds.   11660 Arrowhead Dr., Williamsburg, MI 49690

*Oleson's Food Stores             231-947-6091           Bronze Sponsor

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           Gold Sponsor 


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 & Conference Center     231-946-5000      Bronze Sponsor

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 Greenhouse           231-935-1775           Bronze Sponsor

6277 Herkner Rd
Traverse City, Michigan

*Pine Hill Nursery at Village Gardens         231-941-1808              Gold Sponsor

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

Property Group North        231-409-1781        Bronze Sponsor

Property Group North is locally owned and operated.  We provide clean and well maintained vacation rentals in the Traverse City area.  Our rentals offer all the comforts of home, but in beautiful Northern Michigan.

P.O. Box 280, Grawn, MI 49637

Real Estate One              231-946-4040             Gold Sponsor

 Choose Real Estate One and you’ll benefit from a range of quality home-buying services and resources unmatched by any other real estate company in Michigan. The Real Estate One Family of Companies is an efficient team working to provide competitive mortgage interest rates, rock-solid insurance policies, and relocation assistance. Our market research reveals that buyers who take advantage of more than one of our services often benefit financially--increasing the long-term satisfaction with a new home purchase and creating a long term relationship with our Family.

521 Randolph St, Traverse City, MI 49684

*Red Spire Brunch House           231-252-4648               Gold Sponsor

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             Bronze Sponsor

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 

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

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      Bronze Sponsor

With five 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

Traverse Outdoor, Inc.           231-947-4496                Gold Sponsor

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

Wilhelm Landscaping             231-267-9267               Bronze Sponsor

We provide complete design, layout, implementation and care for all of your hardscaping needs. From walkways to driveways, patios to pool decks, retaining walls and planters, we can create it all. So indulge yourself and experience today’s finest outdoor living with a hardscape designed & installed by Michigan’s premier hardscape specialist, Wilhelm Landscapes.

6243 M-72, Traverse City, MI 49686

*Zimmerman Landscaping      231-947-1170       Bronze Sponsor

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

*2023 Sponsors who have tickets available for Garden Walk.