5 great places in Ann Arbor to help you jumpstart your garden

ANN ARBOR, MI — Although there’s allegedly six more weeks of winter ahead, the recent sunshine shows it’s never too early to start thinking about the upcoming greenery of spring.

You can get a jumpstart on your garden or cultivate your green thumb at these five great Ann Arbor plant nurseries and gardening events.

Downtown Home and Garden

Over a century later, the Hertler name still adorns the side of the Downtown Home and Garden building in Ann Arbor on Nov. 21, 2023. (Ryan Stanton | MLive.com)Ryan Stanton | The Ann Arbor News

Downtown Home and Garden

A self-proclaimed “urban emporium” for gardening supplies, Downtown Home & Garden, 210 S. Ashley St., offers everything from plant pots and seeds to outdoor clothing and kitchenware.

Come spring, they’ll also offer up garden starters, often seen outside the store.

Downtown Home & Garden is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 10

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