April 27

11 a.m. – 1 p.m.




Learn the secrets of gardening with native plants in our comprehensive Native Plant Talk! This enriching program is a unique learning opportunity, guiding participants through every aspect of cultivating vibrant and sustainable gardens with indigenous flora.

Delve into site preparation, gaining insights on assessing and optimizing your gardening space. Explore the art of plant selection tailored to your region and garden conditions, ensuring thriving landscapes. Unleash your creativity in garden design, learning to craft visually appealing and cohesive plant arrangements. The workshop transitions seamlessly into plant installation, covering spacing, arranging, and nurturing plants during their establishment. Equip yourself with post-planting maintenance skills, mastering the art of year-round plant care.

With captivating visuals showcasing diverse native plants and gardens, this talk is a must for anyone eager to create and sustain beautiful, eco-friendly native plant gardens. Elevate your gardening journey with knowledge and skills that foster a harmonious connection with nature.

Be sure to check out our Native Plant Sale happening on June 1!


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Friends of Ford House

An annual Friends of Ford House membership is a great way to enjoy all that Ford House has to offer! Enjoy discounted tickets, discounts on dining and shopping, pre-sale access, exclusive events, and more.

Special Thanks

Ford House is grateful for the generous support of Ford Philanthropy and helping us fulfill our educational mission and making Ford House more accessible to our community.

About Ford House

Ford House is a 501c3 nonprofit and National Historic Landmark. Experience the historic family home of Edsel Ford, the only son of Henry Ford, and his wife, Eleanor. Now a National Historic Landmark, visitors from all over the world come to wander, wonder, and explore the beauty of this 1928 National Historic Landmark and uncover a unique piece of the American automotive story in metro Detroit. Learn more below.