Plants & Landscape Supplies for All Your Garden Needs

At Bay Landscaping's retail nursery, you can be sure you're getting healthy plants that grow well in the Great Lakes Bay Region. For more than 70 years, we've grown and trialed a huge variety of plants, including many of the latest introductions for zones 4 - 6 gardens. When you buy from us, you're getting the best selection of locally-grown plants with the ....

Open to the Public

70+ Acres of Plants

More Than 500 Varieties

All Plants Guaranteed


Yes, we are and we encourage you to visit!

Our hours change with the seasons so please check the details on our Contact Us page before planning a visit.

Yes, we do. There are a couple of options, depending on your situation and needs. You can come to Bay Landscaping and go exploring on our 70+ acre nursery with one of our horticulturists. It is helpful if you bring along some pictures and information about the physical location of where you would like to place the new plants. If your project is more extensive than a plant or two, you can call our office to make an appointment with one of our designers to come and take a look at your property and discuss your needs. Once you make some decisions, you can visit us to select the plants from our nursery.

Yes, we do. The charge for this service depends upon the size and type of tree you select.

Yes, please refer to our Terms and Conditions for details on our guarantee.


See our Terms and Conditions for full details.

Hours & Directions

Conveniently located in Essexville, with easy access from I-75 and W Center Rd (Hwy 25). We're just a short drive away from Midland, Saginaw, and Bay City!

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9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Trees & Shrubs

Choose from hundreds of shrubs, evergreens, and trees grown right here on site. We'll even plant them for you! (The charge for this service depends upon the type and size of plant you select.)


Whether you're looking for plants to add year-round color to your yard, plants to brighten up a dark, shady spot, something to create a focal point to enhance your view, you'll find it at the Bay Landscaping Nursery.


Place your order for top-quality annuals at our spring event in March (Not sure when the event is? Join our email list so you won't miss the details!). With hundreds of plants to choose from, you're bound to find just what you've looking for!

Not sure what you need? Just ask!

Our helpful and knowledgeable staff are always happy to talk plants!

We're a PROVEN WINNERS Certified Garden Center!

Bay Landscaping is a Proven Winners Certified Garden Center! What does that mean to our customers?

  • Knowledgeable Staff – We now have 4 Proven Winner Certified team members that, in addition to many hours in classrooms and gardens, have undergone additional training to become Proven Winners certified.
  • High Quality Plants – Proven Winners is among the best for plants produced to meet the highest quality standards for flowering, growth habit, disease resistance, and garden performance.
  • Regional Varieties – Bay Landscaping partners with Proven Winners growers in Michigan to select the best plants for our area. We take into account our climate, soil, and growing conditions to identify the plants most likely to be successful in mid-Michigan gardens and landscapes.

Landscape Supplies

You'll find all the bulk and bagged supplies you need for your landscape projects, including mulch, grass seed, edging, and fertilizers.

Drop by our nursery to check out our selection of high-quality products.