National Garden Clubs, Inc., Central Region
Michigan Garden Clubs, Inc., District V
Welcome to the Charlevoix Area Garden Club
The Mission of the club shall be to beautify the home and community, to cultivate a love and knowledge of trees, plants and flowers; and to foster friendship among its members.
The Garden Club is planning several events for this summer. However, the COVID-19 pandemic will determine if it is safe to host these events. Please read about our events, and hopefully, we will see you this summer. Watch this website “Events” for updates.
Annual Spring Plant Sale - At Ferry Beach
Saturday, May 29nd Memorial Day Weekend
We hope you will join friends and neighbors at the Spring Plant Sale. The plants are grown in this area and are dug from our members’ and friends’ gardens. Through the sale, plants find new homes in gardens to further beautify Charlevoix.
20th Annual Garden Walk
Wednesday July 14th
This year’s Garden Walk features local gardens in and around Charlevoix. We hope you will enjoy strolling through Charlevoix and seeing its beautiful locally owned gardens. The Garden Walk is the Club’s major fundraiser, and we appreciate your continued support. Purchase your Garden Walk ticket at the following shops beginning on June 7th. Bridge Street Blooms; Christians’ Renolda Greenhouse; The Clothing Company; Esperance; Petals; Polly’s Planting and Plucking; Stonehedge Gardens; Charlevoix Chamber of Commerce; Petoskey Chamber of Commerce. Or call 231-547-2119. Tickets are $10 advance purchase and $15 if purchased on day of the Walk.
NGC Standard Flower Show, Celebrating Charlevoix
Postponed until 2022
Because of the COVID virus, the Garden Club will not present a judged National Garden Club (NGC) Flower Show at the Library. However, several NGC’s flower designs will be exhibited at the Garden Walk outdoor settings. We hope you enjoy these exhibits. Look for additional information in your Garden Walk Ticket.
Annual Fall Bulb Sale
Friday-Sunday, October 8th thru 10th
Apple Fest Weekend
Downtown Charlevoix East Park
A variety of bulbs and garden tools are sold during Apple Fest. In addition to beautifying the community, members interact and offer information about gardening. We hope you will enjoy this popular weekend in Charlevoix. “See you in the Park!”
Ways & Means
Garden items are available at garden club events. Popular items include: Wilcox All Pro stainless steel trowels, Radius tools ( the ergonomic line ), Joyce Chen scissors, gloves for all garden tasks from $10-$25! We are constantly searching for the very best items for all gardeners.