Good Thymes in the Garden Start with These Local Nurseries

By: Michael Fossbakk | June 22, 2020

A woman using her Chevy Equinox to load up her newly-purchased flowers from Telly's Greenhouse. Photo credit: Metro Detroit Chevy Dealers.

Summer tends to bring out the green thumb in a lot of folks and having spent so much time indoors lately, that thumb is likely itching to get to work on beautifying your home garden. Whether you’re new to the craft and can’t wait to get down and dirty or have years of experience taking on new landscaping projects, these garden centers and nurseries are the perfect place to grow your passion.

Telly’s Greenhouse

Serving the Metro Detroit gardening community for more than 40 years, Telly’s Greenhouse features orchids, perennials, bonsai, annuals, and roses. They also run workshops and classes for people that want to learn more about gardening, proper floral care, and more. You can find them in Troy and Shelby Township.

Steinkopf Nursery

Serving the southeast Michigan area for almost 90 years, Steinkopf Nursery is home to a wide selection of flowers, shrubs, trees, perennials, and more. The owners are both expertly trained in gardening and are certified Michigan nurserymen, so whatever your goals are with your garden, they can definitely help you or provide the landscaping services you need.

Auburn Oaks Garden Center

Located in Rochester Hills, Auburn Oaks Garden Center employs a trained, informative staff of gardeners that can help you with any project, no matter the size. Whether you’re adding a few nice touches to your garden or starting from scratch, they have the knowledge and products to make your plans come to life.

English Gardens

With six garden centers, four floral shops, and a landscaping company, English Gardens has been serving gardeners of all experience levels in Metro Detroit since 1954. From Plymouth to Clinton Township, they have stores located throughout the southeast Michigan area that can help with landscaping, patio design, floral arrangements, custom potting, soil testing, and more. 

Ray Wiegand’s Nursery

How many nurseries have been around for 160 years? Ray Wiegand’s Nursery fits that bill and the secret to the business’ longevity must be hidden in the large orchards, vineyards, farmland, or somewhere in its fully-featured garden center in Macomb. It’s an impressive operation that you just have to see for yourself.