ABOUT US

Established in 1921, Willson's Garden Center is a fifth generation garden center located in beautiful Petoskey, Michigan. The Willson family has provided the highest quality plants for your home and garden for over 96 years. As a visitor to Willson's Garden Center, you will receive the best customer service from our knowledgeable staff as you browse varieties specifically chosen to beautify your Northern Michigan home for a season or a lifetime. Come experience a Northern Michigan family tradition today!

Our Offerings

Premium Annuals

We are a Proven Winner’s certified greenhouse and carry a full line-up of premium annuals ready to beautify your porch, patio, or plantings.

Veggies and Herbs

Looking to plant a tasty summer garden? We’ve got all the varieties to help you conjure up amazing fresh flavors this summer.

Trees and Shrubs

From humble hostas to spectacular hydrangeas our nursery is stocked with hardy varieties ready to beautify your Northern Michigan home.

Seeds & Bulbs

Planting Fall bulbs will reward you with beautiful spring flowers. And our full line of Burpee seeds will help you create the perfect summer garden.

Perennials

Our perennials are selected to be sturdy and reliable in your Northern Michigan garden. We grow them on site for a seamless transition from our pots to your garden.

Hard Goods

Every good garden is built on a foundation of good soils. We carry premium potting soil and the best fertilizers as well as many decorative pots and garden features for that finishing touch to your garden.

Want easy color all summer long?

Check out our array of hybrid spreading petunias!  These beauties will flower from now until the first frost with stunning color and excellent growth.   Our favorite part about these petunias is no deadheading!  That's right, these petunias will flower all summer long without any picking!  Water as needed and fertilize once a week with Miracle-Gro for spectacular growth.

We're often asked how we keep our plants and flowers looking so beautiful. Check out some advice from our growers.

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A picture of a picture. This is indoor/outdoor art on specially treated canvas that will beautify your patio, garage wall, or any space all year long.

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