Trial Garden

We grow and evaluate hundreds of new varieties each year including annuals, perennials, and vegetables.

Our goals are:

  • To determine how these plants perform in our mid-Michigan growing conditions
  • Inspire the gardening public to explore new varieties and plant combinations
  • To educate the horticulture industry and our garden visitors about our findings and recommendations.

2019 Trial Garden Field Day

2019 Trial Booklet- information about our trialing process, as well as a complete list of all plants in the 2019 trial program.


Available Fall 2019



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