Plant Nursery & Gift Shop

Boutique plant nursery featuring a wide variety of annual and perennial native plants, shrubs and small trees. Gardening essentials are also available in our garden shop retail area.

Shop for unique gifts, handmade crafts, and local art in our adorable gift shop!

Operations

2023 Season Opening
Friday, May 12
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New For 2023!
Waterfall Terrace Small Event Venue Space, Group Craft and Gardening Classes

Event Venue

Looking to host a bridal shower, birthday party, or other small event? Consider Bright Lane Gardens as your private event venue!

Tucked behind our plant sales area lies beautifully landscaped gardens complete with a waterfall terrace, koi pond, and covered pavilion.

Plant Nursery & Gift Shop

Boutique plant nursery featuring a wide variety of annual and perennial native plants, shrubs and small trees. Gardening essentials are also available in our garden shop retail area.

Shop for unique gifts, handmade crafts, and local art in our gift shop.

Operations

2023 Season Opening
Friday, May 12
_________________________

New For 2023!
Waterfall Terrace Small Event Venue Space, Group Craft and Gardening Classes

What’s New

Looking to host a bridal shower, birthday party, or other small event? Consider Bright Lane Gardens as your private event venue!

Tucked behind our plant sales area lies beautifully landscaped gardens complete with a waterfall terrace, koi pond, and covered pavilion.

  • Monarch butterfly perched on a bright orange butterfly weed bloom.

Growing Native Plants In Northern Michigan

In the past, landscaping and flower gardens were built around non-native ornamental plants with the sole purpose of looking beautiful. Now, however, there is a movement to shift our gardens back to native plants that can look beautiful and improve the overall health of our ecosystem.

  • A mix of fresh blueberries and raspberries resting in a large, blue bowl.

Grow Your Own Berries In Northern Michigan

A wide variety of berries grow quite well in Northern Michigan. Our sandy soil is mixed with rich nutrients from the lakeshore and the forests, combining to make the ideal medium for growing berries.

Planting Native Michigan Shrubs For Fall Color

The focal point of any landscaped area can easily be a well-placed shrub. When considering a native shrub for your landscaping, it is important to choose a variety that will grow well in the area you have chosen. Considering space, sunlight, and water needs is an important first step when selecting a new shrub.

From the BLG Blog

  • Monarch butterfly perched on a bright orange butterfly weed bloom.

Growing Native Plants In Northern Michigan

In the past, landscaping and flower gardens were built around non-native ornamental plants with the sole purpose of looking beautiful. Now, however, there is a movement to shift our gardens back to native plants that can look beautiful and improve the overall health of our ecosystem.

  • A mix of fresh blueberries and raspberries resting in a large, blue bowl.

Grow Your Own Berries In Northern Michigan

A wide variety of berries grow quite well in Northern Michigan. Our sandy soil is mixed with rich nutrients from the lakeshore and the forests, combining to make the ideal medium for growing berries.

Planting Native Michigan Shrubs For Fall Color

The focal point of any landscaped area can easily be a well-placed shrub. When considering a native shrub for your landscaping, it is important to choose a variety that will grow well in the area you have chosen. Considering space, sunlight, and water needs is an important first step when selecting a new shrub.

2023 Updates & Improvements

Thank you for your support in 2022!

This year, we have exciting things to share:
NEW! Small Events Venue in our Water Gardens, large selection of native plants, fresh finds in the gift shop!

2023 Updates & Improvements

Thank you for your support in 2022!

This year, we have exciting things to share:
NEW! Small Events Venue in our Water Gardens, large selection of native plants, fresh finds in the gift shop!

Garden Shop

Stop inside our fully stocked garden shop to browse our selection of outdoor decor, pot stickers, and garden accessories. We also stock 100% organic potting and garden soils, granular fertilizers, peat moss, and other soil additives.

Gift Shop

Your trip won’t be complete with a peek inside our local goods gift shop! Our one-of-a-kind shop is complete with locally crafted gifts, hand made art, shirts, hats, and even some yummy treats!

Plant Nursery

Our boutique plant nursery features a wide variety of annual and perennial plants, with a focus on native Northern Michigan species that are equal parts functional and beautiful. We carry small fruit trees, shrubs, grasses, vegetable starts, asparagus and more!

Water Gardens Event Venue

Water Gardens Event Venue

Open Summer 2023