Michigan Native Plants

  (SAGINAW, Michigan)
Michigan Native Plant Information

2020 MICHIGAN NATIVE PLANT SALES & EVENTS

A comprehensive listing of Native Plant Sales & Events to aid and educate the Michigan Consumer — Initial posting is thru May with additional events added as earlier expire. We will update this listing during this extraordinary spring but please, follow hyperlinks and check with the sponsor for latest event status . . .


Course Completion by March 28, 2020
EmpowerU: Engaging Decision Makers in Natural Resource Issues
In this seven week course, woodland and shoreline owners, master volunteers, and natural resources professionals can grow their skills to meaningfully engage decision makers about natural resource issues. The cost for the series is $40, which includes access to all six online sessions, handouts, and a one-day, in-person workshop. Choose one of two dates and locations for the in-person workshop:
Friday, March 27, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Greater Lansing area, OR
Saturday, March 28, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Grayling area.

March 21st Traverse City MI
Spring Landscape Planning 10:00am – noon
Hosted by Grand Traverse Conservation District &
Northwest Michigan Invasive Species Network
1450 Cass Road, Traverse City, MI 49685
Cure your cabin fever and join us to explore landscaping for habitat as well as learning tricks to growing the very best veggies. Hear about the species of native baby trees and shrubs available through the GTCD Seedling Sale (with a chance to pre-order!) and bring non-invasive seeds (experts can check them for you!) to share with your friends and neighbors. PLUS get expert advice, whether about selecting the right native shrub for that tricky spot, where to buy native plants the rest of the year, or how to keep the aphids off your zucchini.

April 1st to 30th Traverse City MI
Plant-By-Numbers Pre-Orders
Sponsored by the Grand Traverse Conservation District
Order pick-up on Saturday, May 16th, during the Native Plant Sale

April 11th Traverse City MI
Native Plant Workshop 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Hosted by the Grand Traverse Conservation District
1450 Cass Road, Traverse City, MI 49685
Native plants are the next big thing in landscapes–they’re beautiful, hardy, and well-adapted to our “Up North” home! Join us for a presentation by Garrett Noyes of Birdfoot Nursery. He’ll share advice on garden preparation and choosing the best native plants for your landscape. There will also be an opportunity to pre-order designed garden flats. This workshop is free of charge and seating is limited, so it’s highly recommended to register! Registration: https://gtcd.wufoo.com/forms/m1svuzxd1p7iv7d/
Will anyone in your party require accommodations? Such as an Interpreter, wheelchair accessible seating, etc. *Interpretive services will require notification by March 28.

April 23rd Leeland MI
Where the Wild Things Grow
Spring Wildflowers and Ferns 1:30pm
Leland Township Public Library
203 E Cedar St, Leland, Michigan 49654
Angie Lucas, Senior Land Steward at Grand Traverse Regional Land Conservancy, and Emily Douglas, Land Steward at Leelanau Conservancy, are teaming up again to give an Earth Week Talk at Leland Township Library on Thursday, April 23 at 1:30pm. Angie will share an overview of native spring ephemeral wildflowers that you may see on your hikes on conservancy properties protected in Leelanau and Grand Traverse regions. Emily will touch on a handful of her favorite ferns found in our area and highlight a project the Leelanau Conservancy has been creating to spotlight ferns.

April 26th Hudsonville MI
Early Spring Wildflower & Nature Hike 2:00pm
Hudsonville Nature Center
2700 New Holland St, Hudsonville, MI 49426

April 23rd Midland MI
Caring for Your Trees 6:00pm
Community Room at Grace A. Dow Memorial Library
1710 W St Andrews Rd, Midland, MI 48640
Sponsored by The Little Forks Conservancy

May 2nd Grand Rapids MI
Native Plant Sale 10:00am – 2:00pm
Venema Plaza & Gardens (in front of the Bunker Interpretive Center)
1750 E Beltline Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546

May 2nd Okemos MI
Opening Day Meridian Twp Farmers Market 8:00am – 2:00pm
A BetterFinds LLC Outside Sales Date

May 3rd Hudsonville MI
Spring Wildflowers Walk 2:00pm
Hudsonville Nature Center
2700 New Holland St, Hudsonville, MI 49426

May 5th Hudsonville MI
Spring Wildflowers Walk 10:00am
Hudsonville Nature Center
2700 New Holland St, Hudsonville, MI 49426

May 6th Traverse City MI
Under-Loved Native Plants 5:30pm – 7:00pm
Hosted by Grand Traverse Conservation District & Grand Traverse Wild Ones
1450 Cass Road, Traverse City, MI 49685
We all love Trillium, cardinal flower, and purple coneflower, but there are so many more native plants our region has to offer! Join us for an engaging presentation on the plants that are often overlooked, yet can provide a new dimension of beauty and habitat in your garden.

May 9th Holt MI
Native Michigan Plant Sale 9:00am – 2:00pm
Wild Ones Red Cedar Chapter at the
Holt Farmers' Market
2150 Cedar St., Holt, MI 48842
Proceeds from this fundraiser will help the Wild Ones Red Cedar Chapter continue educational programs and provide grants to establish native gardens in the greater Lansing area.

May 9th Midland MI
Midland Area Farmers Market 7:00am – 1:00pm
A BetterFinds LLC Outside Sales Date

May 11th Midland MI
Raising Native Plants for
Caterpillars, Butterflies, and Moths 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Hosted by Wild Ones Mid-Mitten Chapter & Chippewa Nature Center
Join butterfly expert Brenda Dziedzic in an introduction to growing Native Plants that caterpillars, Butterflies and Moths need. Following the presentation Brenda will be signing copies of her new book Raising Butterflies in the Garden.
Chippewa Nature Center
400 s. Badour Rd, Midland MI 48640

May 12th & 13th Bloomfield Hills MI
Cranbrook House & Garden
48th Annual Spring Plant Sale
Tuesday, May 12, 2020 | 10:00am - 7:00pm
Wednesday, May 13, 2020 | 10:00am - 2:00pm
380 Lone Pine Road, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan 48304

May 14th Hudsonville MI
Spring Wildflowers & Birds 6:00pm
Hudsonville Nature Center
2700 New Holland St, Hudsonville, MI 49426

May 16th Okemos MI
Meridian Twp Farmers Market 8:00am – 2:00pm
A BetterFinds LLC Outside Sales Date

May 16th Davidson MI
Native Plant Sale 9:00am – 5:00pm
Sponsored by Genesee County Master Gardeners
Seedlings by Designs by Nature East, LLC
Davison Farmers Market
8110 East Court Street, Davison, MI 48423 View Map

May 16th Traverse City MI
Native Plant Sale 8:00am – 1:00pm
Sponsored by the Grand Traverse Conservation District
Over 70 species of native plants available. Master Gardeners will also have rescued plants for sale (species to be determined).This is a one-day only event and everything is first come, first serve.  Cash, checks, and credit card are accepted.

May 17th Williamston MI
Opening Day Eastern Ingham Farmers Market
McCormick Park- Northeast Corner of N Putnam St & High St
Williamston, Michigan 48895
A BetterFinds LLC Outside Sales Date

May 21st Midland MI
Fostering Wildlife Habitat 6:00pm
Community Room at Grace A. Dow Memorial Library
1710 W St Andrews Rd, Midland, MI 48640
Sponsored by The Little Forks Conservancy

May 21st to 23rd Midland MI
Native Plant Sale Memorial Weekend
Chippewa Nature Center
400 S. Badour Road, Midland, MI 48640 (Map)
Thursday May 21 Noon - 7:00pm (Member Presale)
Friday May 22 9:00am – 7:00pm
Saturday May 23 9:00am - Noon

May 22nd & 23rd Leland MI
Leelanau Conservancy Wildflower Rescue Sale Memorial Weekend
Leland Village Green, 206 N Main St, Leland, MI 49654

May 23rd Grand Rapids MI
Native Wildflower & Plant Sale 10:00am – 3:00pm
Sponsored by the Kent Conservation District
3260 Eagle Park Drive Northeast, #111
Grand Rapids, MI 49525 + Google Map

May 23rd Midland MI Memorial Saturday
Midland Area Farmers Market 7:00am – 1:00pm
A BetterFinds LLC Outside Sales Date

May 23rd Okemos MI
Native Michigan Plant Sale 9:00am – 2:00pm
Wild Ones Red Cedar Chapter at the
Meridian Township Farmers' Market
5151 Marsh Road, Okemos, MI 48864
Proceeds from this fundraiser will help the Wild Ones Red Cedar Chapter continue educational programs and provide grants to establish native gardens in the greater Lansing area.

May 29th Shelby MI
Native Plant Sale
Sponsored by the Oceana Conservation District
Oceana Conservation District Office 
1064 Industrial Park Dr, Shelby, MI 49455

May 30th Ann Arbor MI
Native Plant Expo & Marketplace 9:00am – 1:00pm
Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds
5055 Ann Arbor-Saline Rd, Ann Arbor, MI 48103
A BetterFinds LLC Outside Sales Date

May 30th Troy MI
Native Plant Sale
Stage Nature Center
6685 Coolidge Hwy, Troy, MI 48098 (Google Maps)

May 31st Owosso MI
Native Plant Sale Time TBD
Seedlings by Designs by Nature East, LLC
Sponsored by DeVries Nature Conservancy
2635 North Michigan 52, Owosso, MI 48867 View Map



MICHIGAN NATIVE PLANT NURSERIES

BetterFinds LLC
Saginaw, Michigan
Sales at early-opening Farmers Markets & Events, May-June
Onsite by appointment only!


Birdsfoot Native Nursery
4276 Woodman Rd
South Boardman, Michigan 49680


Designs by Nature
9874 Chadwick Rd, Laingsburg, MI 48848
Vern Stephens - designsbynature@hotmail.com


Evergreen Nursery, Inc.
E 1843 Pantti Road, Rumely, MI 49826 Google Maps


Four Seasons Nursery
7557 Harry’s Road  Traverse City, MI 49684
Owner Brian Zimmerman is committed to offering a wide selection of Native Plants in NW Michigan.


Hidden Savanna Nursery
18 N Van Kal St, Kalamazoo, MI 49009
Follow hyperlink for 2020 Retail Sales Dates


Michigan Wildflower Farm
11770 Cutler Road , Portland, MI 48875
The #1 producer of Michigan genotype seeds.


Otsego Conservation District Native Plant Nursery
Nursery opens late May/early June every season.
Nursery visits can be scheduled by calling (989) 732-4021 - happy to meet you in the nursery any time between 8:00AM and 4:30PM, Monday through Friday.


The Native Plant Nursery LLC
At the Ann Arbor Farmers Market 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Saturdays - May, June, July, & September


Wildtype Native Plants
900 N Every Rd.  Mason, MI 48854
2020 Retail Sales Dates & Catalog



 
 
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