It’s Flower Season! These Budding Events Have Everything You Need

By: Karen Dybis | May 7, 2018
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Spring is here! Stop and smell the flowers! No really, stop and smell the flowers. We’ve waited long enough and now it’s planting season. The birds are humming, the bees are buzzing, and now it’s time for you to plant and set out your favorite plants.  Fun fact about gardening, it’s a stress reliever! I think all could use some relief from the winter blues we experienced in Michigan this past winter. So grab your planting soil, gardening gloves and pick up some of your favorite plants at these upcoming “budding” events!

Royal Oak in Bloom
Sunday, May 13 at 7 AM – 3 PM
Royal Oak, MI

Just in time for Mother’s Day is the annual flower and garden sale. The Royal Oak Chamber of Commerce has kept this event going for 25 years. Not only can visitors purchase flowers but they can also get landscaping items, and decorative elements for their lawns.

Plant Sale Open House
Sunday, May 13 at 1:00pm – 4:00 pm
Green Things Farm
Ann Arbor, Michigan

Visit Ann Arbor, meet the farmers and actually walk the farm. Visitors are able to interact with the animals while shopping for not just flowers but vegetables too. All of the food is certified organic and fresh veggies are available all year around.

Plant Sale and Garden Market-Home of Clara and Henry Ford
May 18 10:00am &  May 19 9:00am
Dearborn, Michigan

The volunteers of the Henry Ford Estate have been hosting the plant and garden sale for 30 plus year. Some of the plants for sale this year include unique perennials, wildflowers, heirlooms, pollinator-attracting and shade-loving plants, culinary herbs, annuals and water garden plants.

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Clawson Farmers Market Flower Day
Sunday, May 20 at 9:00am- 1:00 pm
Clawson, Michigan

Located in Clawson City Park is The Clawson Farmers Market. This is the city’s first farmers market of the season and it includes flower day. Before visiting the market, visit their Facebook page to check out some of the recipes you can use your fresh veggies in your next dish, and don’t forget to decorate your table with fresh flowers!

Eastern Market Flower Day 2018
Sunday, May 20 at 7:00am – 5:00 pm
Detroit, Michigan

The Sunday after Mother’s Day is Detroit’s annual Flower Day which has taken place at Eastern Market since 1967. Growers offer a wide variety of flowers at a great value. Get up bright and early to beat the crowds and buy the best plants.