Garden events across Metro Detroit

Lilies, Lilies, Lilies: 2016 Michigan Regional Lily Society Show

9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sat. Bring hybrid lily stems between 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. Judging (only judges allowed in flower display area): 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 28775 Streamwood, Southfield.

Annual Master Gardeners of St. Clair County Garden Tour

10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat. Advance tickets, $10 (available at the Port Huron MSUE extension office, Mosher’s Jewelers in Port Huron, Weekends Port Huron and Lexington, Serenity Salon in Marysville, and Silk’s Flowers in St. Clair); Tour day (tickets available at the gardens), $15. Garden 1, 1081 Richman, Marysville. (586) 727-2563.

Along the Garden Path: Shelby Gardeners Bi-Annual Garden Walk 2016

10 a.m. Sat. $10 advance (sold at Shelby Public Library and Parks and Rec.); $12 walk day (purchase tickets at Heritage Garden). Heritage Garden, 52700 Van Dyke, Shelby Township. (586) 731-5100 or (586) 786-0816.

Garden City 22nd Annual Garden Walk

Sponsored by the Garden City Garden Club. 10 a.m. Sat. $8 each or two for $15. Tickets available at Barson's Greenhouses, 6414 N Merriman, Westland.

New Orchid Species

Presentation. 11 a.m. Sat. Free. Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro, Ann Arbor.

Sunset in the Gardens

Walking tour. Bring a prepared picnic dinner; drinks and cookies will be provided (no pets or alcohol allowed). 4 p.m. Sat. Free. MSU Tollgate Educational Farm & Gardens, 28115 Meadowbrook. (248) 347-3860 or

An Evening with the Butterflies

Stroll through Brenda's Butterfly Habitat. Proceeds to benefit Monarch Watch. 6 p.m. Sat. (rain date: July 23). $10. Barson's Greenhouses, 6414 N Merriman, Westland.

Ninth Annual Greening of Detroit Garden Cruise

Presented by Detroit Garden Works. Proceeds to benefit the Greening of Detroit. 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Sun. (rain or shine). $35 for tour only; $50 for tour and cocktail party. (248) 335-8089 or

The Medicinal Garden Tour

Presentation reveals the connection between plants and human wellness. Presenter: Sierra Club Huron Valley. 7:30 p.m. Tues. Free. Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro, Ann Arbor.

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