We put together a collection of mood boards and corresponding shopping to help you navigate the exciting world of gardening! Whether you are looking to plant native species, have a full sun garden, or are in desperate need of ideas for the shade look no further then these pages.

Michigan Native Perennial Mood board

As Michigan natives ourselves we understand the need for gardening with plants that will withstand the beautiful and temperamental place we call home. These native plants will not only flourish in your landscape, they will bring pollinators to your yard which in turn helps keep our fruit trees, grapes and other crops happy!

Shade plants for zone 5.

Things can get pretty shady around here, and we would like to help with this. Shade doesn’t have to be boring, in fact, there are a myriad of shade plants with gorgeous colors and textures that can accentuate the beauty of your garden.

Dramatic perennials for Zone 5

These lovely plants have a certain dramatic flair, from dark foliage to breathtaking buds they are sure to awe other gardeners and be the talking point of your landscaping.

Deer resistant perennial plants for Zone 5

Deer are often times not attracted to flowers and trees that are colorful or fragrant. No plant is truly deer proof, but these are some great suggestions to add to your yard and garden!

Perennial Pollinator Plants for Zone 5

Pollinator garden plants are perfect for bringing butterflies, hummingbirds and bees to your garden. These plants are available in many colors and sizes.

Living in the great lakes region means that many of us have sandy soil. This simply means that we need to garden with plants that like well drained and well aerated soil. There are a multitude of colors and varieties to start your sandy soil plantings, from sedums to daylily’s your sandy soil garden will bloom all summer long!