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YOU'VE GOT TO GET BACK TO THE GARDENS! The RTG looks forward to seeing you here. In addition to the Events below, the RTG is open July 19 - September 1, Monday - Friday, 9am - 4:30pm.

Each day, the RTG serves (at a minimum) hot dogs and bratwurst for lunch at noon. Additionally, the RTG conducts greenhouse tours everyday at 10:30 am and 1:30 pm.

May 16
The Breaking of Ground
The RTG Team will begin turning the dirt in 30 Row and 16 Sponsor Beds.

May 31
Planting Begins

Depending on the weather, the RTG Team will begin planting approximately 110,000 plants.

July 19 
Raker Trial Gardens Open
Immediately following Cultivate17, the RTG opens for everyone. 

July 24
Michigan Garden Plant Tour Begins

July 27 & 28  
Raker & Hort Couture Plants present The Connection. Please join us for food, drinks, and music as we celebrate all things Hort. Real Food, Real Plants, Real Casual, Real Raker – it's great time (and educational)!

August 4 
Michigan Garden Plant Tour Ends

September 1  
Raker Trial Gardens Close

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C. Raker & Sons, one of Michigan’s premium horticulture suppliers, is proud to present our 2016 Raker Garden Trials.