Still not decided what to do for Mother’s Day Weekend? Why not take Mom out to the big plant sale at the Matthaei Botanical Gardens in Ann Arbor.
This is a wonderful chance to see what’s new in the world of horticulture and purchase some plants that may be very hard to find elsewhere.
Members of the Gardens get to look everything over on Friday evening and make their purchases first before the rest of the public is let in. Here’s a little secrete: if you are not a member, you can show up on Friday anyway and sign up for your membership right there at the door and they will let you in with full Member’s privileges…just as if you were a 30-year member!
Member’s night runs 3PM-7PM Friday May 7th. Along with all of the plants there will be a Party (members only of course) featuring Grizzly Peak Brewing Company, Sandhill Crane Vineyards, and refreshments by Angel Food Catering (Michigan Radio Network is also a sponsor). Plus there will be discounts on plant sale purchases and gift memberships that evening as well.
Since the Sale takes place under a huge tent, it will go on rain or shine.
People are encouraged to bring along wagons or garden carts to carry their plant purchases.
The Sale continues Saturday from 9AM to 4PM and Sunday 10AM to 4PM.
Matthaei Botanical Gardens is located at 1800 N. Dixboro Road, call them if you get lost along the way ;): 734-647-7600.
See you out there.