• 15May
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    Every Mondaythru Friday 3:00 AM – 5:30 AM

    But You Can Buy Too!

    This is one of Eastern Markets’s most well known tips. If you can get to the market early in the AM, you can purchase flats at wholesale prices. I picked up 3 flats(48 plant ct) at Diaz Greenhouse Shed 3) at 7.50 each; no questions asked. Impatiens & Begonias can easily retail for $10 on saturdays and at garden centers. Get EMFBG here.

    Eastern Market Buyers Guide TIP 13 Early Morning Wholesale

    “Bargains, Deals, Discounts Tip 13 Early Mornings at the Market.”

    Retailers, landscapers, co-ops, apartment managers, small road side nursery buyers are all walking the market. They arrive at Eastern Market in large 48 foot long semi-trucks down to unmarked rental vans.

    Early morning is best opportunity to grab premium plants, and hanging baskets at wholesale prices. Just walk up, pick out your products, pay the grower.

    Eastern Market Useful Facts

    Hours
       Daily – Summer
       Wholesale/Commercial – Early mornings 2 – 6AM
       Consumer 7AM – 7PM
       Saturday Nursery, Garden Flower Sales—hundreds of farmers
    Location
       Downtown Detroit
       East of I-75, South of Mack Ave, North of Gratiot
       East of Tigers Stadium (Across the bridge)
    Eastern Market Map
    Map-Detroit Eastern Market
    Detroit Eastern Market Age:
    Established: 1891
     
    Detroit Eastern Market Size
    The market size is estimated between 40 & 45 acres of bustling buying & selling grounds, apprx 12-14 acres under sheds & display.
    Flowering Bedding & Vegetable Garden Plants
       Flats, Hanging Baskets, Pots,
       Perennials, and Annuals
    New Cultivars – Every Year!
    Flower Day Main Event
       Flower Day – One week after Mother’s Day
    Statistically Speaking – Flower Season
       Vendor / Farmer Stalls – 150-200
    Attendees / Visitors – Market Characteristics:
    • Flower Day – Estimated – 200,000-250,000
    • Saturday Visitors – 30-000-50,000
    Traffic / Crowds
    • Heaviest during mornings, 7:00AM – Noon

    Habitat:
    The Michigan Detroit Eastern Market is lined with old breakfast restaurants and specialty shops.

     Parking – Free (Everywhere)
    •     Structure
    •     Streets
    There are ample parking lots, and structures, you can park anywhere that does not obstruct traffic (police will turn a blind eye:) A typical 3 – 5-minute wait is all the patients you need to garner a prime parking spot.

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