The Friendly Garden Club of Traverse City, MI

Plant Michigan, Plant Native

Helpful Garden Links:

National, State and 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 Click to edit text
Botanic Garden of Northwest Michigan   This garden is currently being developed in Traverse City.
Children's Garden
The Grand Traverse Area Children's Garden.  GTACG is a nonprofit community learning garden with youth development programs, located on the lakeside of the Traverse Area District Library supported by The Friendly Garden Club of Traverse City.  They do not have a website, but they are on Facebook.  For more information contact Suzi Snyder.
Seeds   This is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that fosters local solutions to global issues through educational curriculum and local community involvement.
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.