Gather your pals for a season of home and garden events around the North.

May 17, 18 Native Plant Sale. Sponsored by the Grand Traverse County Conservation District. 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sat; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sun. Grand Traverse County Civic Center’s Howe Arena. 231-941-0960.

June 21 Garden Expo Emmet County Fairgrounds. Showcase for outdoor- and garden-based businesses; includes vendor displays, demonstrations and educational lectures. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free. 231-348-1770.

June 28 Grand Marais Garden Tour, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. $10. 906-494-2299.

June 30 Crooked Tree Arts Center. Lake Charlevoix and Walloon Lake area homes, $30. 231-347-4337.

July 8 Elk Rapids Garden Club, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

July 16 Charlevoix Area Garden Club tour. $10. 231-547-8502.

July 16 Northport Women’s Club Home Tour. 231-386-9026; 231-386-9116.

July 17 The Friendly Garden Club of Traverse City. Noon to 8 p.m. $6 prior to walk; $8 day of. Tickets available at the Traverse City Convention and Visitors Bureau and local garden centers.

July 19 Lakeside Club Tour of Homes. Five to six homes and a historical building and garden. 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., Manistee. $10 in advance at downtown stores, $15 day of show. 231-794-5486.