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 - email@example.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