2012 Garden Walk

Franklin Garden Walk

Wednesday, June 13, 2012  RAIN or SHINE

10am – 4pm and 6pm – 9pm

Village Green GAZEBO (map)

32325 Franklin Road, Franklin Village, MI 48025

(West side of Franklin Road between 13 & 14 Mile Roads)

Tour tickets: $10 presale / $12 day of tour

Luncheon: $10 Limited to 100 per seating (at 11:30am & 1:00pm at St Owen Catholic Church, 6869 Franklin Road, Bloomfield Hills 48301 (directions)

Purchase Tickets by mail or in person beginning May 14th:

*Mail check made out to WNF&GA*-Franklin Branch (Specify 11:30 or 1:00 if luncheon) to  P.O. Box 250194, Franklin, MI 48025-0194 with a stamped addressed envelope and phone #

*Franklin Village Boutique, 32716 Franklin Rd, Franklin, 48025   PH 248-851-0055 (M-Sat 10-5)

Questions: call 248-851-1066 (ticket information),248-932-1026(publicity only)

*Women’s National Farm & Garden Association.  (Though not IRS tax-exempt, proceeds support horticultural, educational and environmental causes on local state, national and world levels.)


SUCCESSFUL GARDENS: Patterns and Elements

A garden is like an evolving painting… with color, texture, perspective… and surprise. We can sense patterns in the evolving relationships with the various elements of a garden.    Discover how a garden can become more inviting and enchanting – with patterns captured in pathways, water features, borders, and fences, and with elements such as arbors, pergolas, shelters, gates, and ornamentation.  All are integrated into the landscape.


ARTISAN MARKETFranklin Village GAZEBO 9am – 5pm

Features Made in Michigan garden and decorative art – with imaginativepatterns, materials, designs and possibilities for enjoyment.   Artisan questions, email: Elizabeth at [email protected]

HANDS ON demonstrations and activities

  • Basket weaving
  • Butterfly painting with recycled bottle
  • Feed the Butterflies – a tent adventure for children of all ages
  • Table of ideas, real practices, sharing inspiration
  • Surprise fun 

MAP of retail, eating, services in historic Franklin Village:


Map of Village Green GAZEBO:

View Larger Map of Village Green GAZEBO

Directions to Luncheon at St Owen:

View Larger Directions to Luncheon