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7821 Red Arrow Hwy.
Watervliet MI, 49098
USA

(269) 463-3187

The Watervliet Fruit Exchange is celebrating our 75th year serving the farm and garden industries.  We are not just a fruit exchange.  We are also a leader in Lawn and Garden Centers in Southwest Michigan.  As a garden center we offer the latest in equipment and gardening techniques, year round gardening ideas, plants, bulbs, fruit trees, strawberry, raspberry, blueberry, blackberry plants, landscape material, shade trees, bushes and shrubs, fertilizers, lawn and garden chemicals, and a whole lot more.  

 

The Fruit Exchange continues to expand our product lines.  Visit our gifts area where you will find Corinthian Chimes, scarves, jewelry, soaps, jams, jellies, artesian chocolates, food items, original paintings, furniture and more.  Many of our items are made right here in Michigan!

 

Looking for classes?  Want to learn more about what to do in your garden?  We offer classes throughout the year including yogurt and cheese making, specialty craft classes, garden design and our exclusive WFEX University where you will learn all the ins and outs of gardening.  Or just stop in and talk to one of our gardening experts who will be more than willing to help you with your project. 

 

Visit our seed area and choose your garden seeds from our selection of top quality, non-GMO products.  Only need a few seeds?  We will sell you a few seeds.  Need 250 pounds of grass seed?  We can do that as well. 

 

Visit our wild bird and critter area and choose frown our huge selection of bird feeds, feeders, squirrel or deer feeds as well. 

 

Each visit is an experience in itself with old fashioned one on one customer service, delivery in the local area and people that load your car with the heavy bags of products.  We are open all year so stop by and have a cup of coffee and some fresh popped pop corn on us.

Or visit our gifts area where you will find Corinthian Chimes, scarves, jewelry, soaps, jams, jellies, artesian chocolates, food items, original paintings, furniture and more. Many of our items are made right here in Michigan!

 

Looking for classes? Want to learn more about what to do in your garden? We offer classes throughout the year including yogurt and cheese making, specialty craft classes, garden design and our exclusive WFEX University where you will learn all the ins and outs of gardening. Or just stop in and talk to one of our gardening experts who will be more than willing to help you with your project.

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Events and Sales

Huge Sale on Trees, Shrubs & Perennials!!
Sep
24
to Oct 31

Huge Sale on Trees, Shrubs & Perennials!!

Fall is the perfect time to plant! All of our Trees, Shrubs, Perennials and Roses are now 25% off until the end of the season! We’ve also marked all Fruit Trees (apples, pears, plums) & Small Potted Fruits (raspberries, blueberries, currants, gooseberries, etc.), and other select trees and shrubs 50% off (look for the orange tape!) Get them now before they are gone… and enjoy their beauty for years to come!

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Fruit Pie Contest!
Sep
29
11:00 AM11:00

Fruit Pie Contest!

Calling ALL BAKERS! We will be hosting our Annual Fruit Pie Contest on Saturday, Sept. 29th during our Customer Appreciation Day & Fall Festival. All pies must be entered by 11am, with judging to begin at 11:30am. Our only rule is that they must contain FRUIT! Stop in The Country Store at Watervliet Fruit Exchange with questions or to sign up! Show off your pie making skills and win some prizes!!

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Customer Appreciation Day & Fall Festival
Sep
29
11:00 AM11:00

Customer Appreciation Day & Fall Festival

Join us for our annual Customer Appreciation Day & Fall Festival on Saturday, September 29th from 11am - 3pm for live music, lunch, kids activities, special sales and more! Learn how cider is made with an old-fashioned cider press, watch wood carvings come to life as they are carved out of reclaimed wood, or sit for a spell and chat with your friends! Have a few hours of fun with us! More details to follow.

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Feb
1
to Feb 28

February 2018 Boot & Apparel Sale!

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20% OFF Sale on all Tingley & Slogger Boots, Tingley Coats, gloves, hats and scarves. Does not apply to consignment items. Stop in to see our selection!

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Mar
3
7:00 PM19:00

Garden Class Series

Garden Class #3 - Growing Your Own

The Flower Garden - Learn to have the best flowers in the neighborhood.

In this class you will learn the principals of color, shape, and size of your personal garden. You will learn about container and hanging gardens as well as vertical gardening. You will learn about soils needed and fertilizing. 

There will be ample handouts and opportunities to talk about your own garden.

for more information call the store at 269-463-3187

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Feb
24
7:00 PM19:00

Garden Class Series

Garden Class #2 Growing Your Own

Gardening with Vegetables

Everyone knows that one of the best parts of the garden is the harvest. In this class, you will learn how to grow the best vegetables you have had. Even of you only have room for a pot on the patio, you can grow something to eat right at your own home.

There will be abundant handouts and information for you to take home.

For more information call the store at 269-463-3187

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Feb
17
7:00 PM19:00

Garden Class Series

Gardening  Class #1 - How To Grow Your Own

Small Fruits and Fruit Trees in Your Yard and Garden. 

You will learn how to landscape using edible plants. Yes, a blueberry hedge, a raspberry boarder, or how about a strawberry maze. You can use small fruits and trees for food and pleasure.

Need more information, call the store at 269-463-3187

Class is one and a half hours, there will be hand outs and the cost is free.

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