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English Gardens Announces Holiday Events

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DEARBORN HEIGHTS, Mich., October 21, 2016 – As temperatures begin to cool, the anticipation of the holiday season gains strength. Join English Gardens in the coming months to celebrate the holidays with a host of exciting workshops, events and open houses!

The calendar of events includes:

  • Christmas Open House
    November 6, 2016
    10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
    Celebrate the holiday season with our all new display of professionally decorated theme trees, visit with Santa, caroling and free refreshments. Photos with Santa are from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Bring your camera! Free photos! A portion of sales will be donated to Festival of Trees, the largest fundraiser for Children’s Hospital of Michigan.Free Craft Project
    Kids 2 to 12 years old
    Limit one per child, with adult helper.
  • DIY Christmas 
    November 10, 2016
    4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
    Join us for an evening of holiday inspiration, decorating demonstrations and DIY workshops.


Decorating Demonstrations
Holiday Container Gardens
4:30 p.m.

Christmas Tree Decorating
5:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.

Christmas Wreath Decorating
5:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

DIY Workshops: Build Your Own
Yule Log: $10
We provide the birch log, a selection of materials and expert guidance.
While supplies last. Advance registration required.

Holiday Bow
Free with the purchase of ribbon. You buy the ribbon, we’ll help you make it.


  • Make It & Take It Workshop: Holiday Bow
    November 12, 2016
    10:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m.
    Participants will receive step-by-step instructions on making a bow, and leave with one they’ve created in the workshop. $5 registration fee, plus the cost of ribbon purchased at English Gardens.


  • Make It & Take It Workshop: Holiday Bow
    November 13, 2016
    1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.
    Participants will receive step-by-step instructions on making a bow, and leave with one they’ve created in the workshop. $5 registration fee, plus the cost of ribbon purchased at English Gardens.


  • Seventh Annual Ladies Night
    November 17, 2016
    5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
    Royal Oak and Clinton Township Stores
    Enjoy an evening of shopping, pampering, music and refreshments in the festive holiday settings of English Gardens. $10 in advance. $15 at the door. 100% of the registration fees will be donated to Forgotten Harvest, Metro Detroit’s only food rescue organization.


  • Make It & Take Workshop: Holiday Herb Garden
    November 19, 2016
    10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
    A trio of 4-inch windowsill herbs in festive pots. We’ll provide all the materials to personalize yours. Saucers included. Pre-registration is required. Fee: $16.99; Value: $24.99.


  • Make It & Take Workshop: Holiday Evergreen Container Garden
    December 1, 2016
    7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
    We will supply all the materials to create a beautiful holiday garden for your front porch. Includes LED lighted branches. Fee: $59.99; Value: $99.99.


  • Make It & Take It Workshop: Table-top Mini Container Garden
    December 8, 2016
    7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
    Plant a collection of miniature house plants in a decorative container. Holiday accessories available for purchase to personalize your garden. Fee: $24.99; Value: $39.99.
  • Make It & Take It Workshop: Floral Centerpiece
    December 15, 2016
    7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
    We will supply everything, including advice to help you make this long-lasting centerpiece. Select stores. Fee: $39.99; Value: $64.99.

For more information, log onto or contact one of the six English Gardens stores:

  • Ann Arbor, 155 N. Maple at Jackson (Maple Village Shopping Center)
  • Clinton Township, 44850 Garfield Road at Hall Road
    (586) 286-6100
  • Dearborn Heights, 22650 Ford Road at Outer Drive
    (313) 278-4433
  • Eastpointe, 22501 Kelly Road at Nine Mile Road
    (586) 771-4200
  • Royal Oak-Troy, 4901 Coolidge Highway
    (248) 280-9500
  • West Bloomfield, 6370 Orchard Lake Road
    (248) 851-7506

English Gardens ranks as the 13th largest independent garden center in the United States.  The family-owned business was named the 2015 IGC Retailer of the Year from the IGC (Independent Garden Center) Magazine.  The award is presented annually to a garden center demonstrating notable leadership and innovation.  The award was established in memory of Dick Morey, founder of IGC Magazine and an advocate for the independent garden center industry.

Founded in 1954, English Gardens is a Michigan family business. The company ranks among the top nursery and garden centers in the United States, and offers top quality garden products, flowering and tropical plants, fresh-cut and silk flowers, landscape design and installation, as well as the area’s largest selection of Christmas trees and decorations.


Jennifer Youngquest, Phone: (248) 855-9240, ext. 230,  Cell: (248) 909-7476,

Natascha Williams: Phone: (248) 855-9240, ext. 232,

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