North Star Gardens Gifts and Cafe is a licensed, one-of-kind nursery. Because we grow a lot of our own nursery-stock, such as trees, shrubs, annuals and perennials, you can be assured you’re getting healthy, fresh, high quality material grown right here in Northern Michigan!

Our newly remodeled and expanded garden center in Indian River specializes in plants, unique indoor and outdoor decor and a cafe, North Star Cafe, proudly serving StarbucksĀ® coffee.


The garden center provides:

  • High quality plant materials
  • Annuals, perennials, herbs and vegetables
  • Soil, mulch, grass seed and fertilizer
  • Patio furniture (including our best selling “Generation Line” adirondack chairs)
  • Garden tools and supplies
  • Chicken feed, dog food, straw and other farm essentials
  • Planters, fountains, birdbaths, and statuary
  • Unique gifts and Michigan made products
  • Fresh cut flowers
  • North Star Cafe and drive-thru



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