heavenly scent herb farm

Winter Shoppe

Greenhouse Features

  • Annuals & Perennials
  • Seedums & Topiaries
  • Herbs & Grasses
Explore our two large greenhouses, taste the sweet Stevia plants, the wonderful fragrance of the Dalia’s and the beauty of the large banana trees.

Spring Inspiration

  • Steve Mathews
  • Christopher Leadbitter
  • 10:30am - 12:30pm
  • FREE
It’s time to get ready to GROW! Lift your spirits by setting aside this day to enjoy a FREE SEMINAR with complimentary refreshments. Pre-registration is NOT required. Learn the correct elements, such as texture, color, form, light, habit, soil and fertilizer to grow plants in small containers or in the ground. Your area might consist of a 10’ x 10’ space in the ground, a large pot, a pallet, or a window box hanging from a balcony. Steve Mathews will give you awesome ideas to make any area shine, using annuals, herbs, succulents, sedums, etc. Afterwards, enjoy a half-hour demonstration and sampling of scrumptious spring appetizers with Christopher. You don’t want to miss this seminar!
Winter Shoppe

Faerie Festival

Folks of all ages
Come and experience 2 days of faerie fun, lore, treats, workshops and plants.
Heavenly Scent Herb Farm
May 2nd & May 3rd

Faerie Workshops

1. Faerie wish necklace in a bottle
2. Faerie dream catcher wand
3. Faerie butterfly headpiece
4. Faerie garden

Story Telling

Saturday 11:30-12:00, Sunday 1:00-1:30

Morris Dancers

Saturday Only at 12:30, 1:45 and 3:15

Faerie Parade/May Pole Celebration

12:00, 2:15 and 4:30

A Spring Celebration

featuring the Ugly Garden Sweater

April 17th, 6-9pm

Spring is on the way! Put on your ugliest Garden Sweater and join us for a spring evening of food, fun, shopping and more! See our newly designed shoppe, stroll through our torch-lit gardens and wander through the greenhouse. Enjoy Steve’s tomato soup and sandwiches plus sampling of herb-inspired foods such as a lemon-scented geranium cake made with the leaves from a Mabel Gray geranium.

- Sample products, made with jams and sauces we sell in the shoppe.
- Register for the plant giveaways

- The first 25 ladies will receive a bag of goodies (bee salve, seeds, plant, earrings)
- There will be a $50 gift certificate for the ugliest garden sweater.
- Draw for a Percentage off your purchases.

Herbal Summer Faire

August 29th, 10-5
August 30th, 11-5
Admission: $2

- 48 Different Artisans
- Delectable lunch by Savory Thymes Cafe
- Master Gardeners on hand to answer questions
- Browse the air conditioned shoppe
- Stop by the greenhouses

Swāgatam is the Sanskrit word for “welcome” and welcome is the perfect name for the new spring and summer Yoga classes being held at Heavenly Scent. Inspired by nature and set amongst the beautiful and tranquil gardens we will be welcoming the new day that lies ahead or welcoming the evening that sends us to bed. The classes will be geared towards the beginner or intermediate student and will combine flowing Vinyasa Yoga intertwined with calming Tai Chi as well as a bit of Pilates core work. This engaging mix is designed to help you find inner strength and energy as well as a peaceful calm in both body and mind.

The classes will be led by Heavenly Scent’s newest employee Christopher Leadbitter. Christopher is a classically trained Ballet dancer and has traveled the globe performing professionally with the world renowned New York based dance company Les Ballet Trockadero. After 11 years with the company he left the hustle and bustle of New York City and moved back to Michigan where he began teaching, choreographing and coaching for several local dance studios. To keep himself limber and in shape he started taking Yoga and fell in love with the strength building flowing movement of the Vinyasa style. He absorbed the technique like a sponge and soon started teaching his own Yoga classes in Detroit’s Eastern Market as well as workshops at the very popular and trendy Yoga Shelter in Grosse Point and Royal Oak.

Christopher has specially designed the upcoming series of Yoga classes for Heavenly Scent using the natural beauty of the property and its glorious surroundings as inspiration. Yoga can improve blood flow and oxygenation of muscles, foster greater flexibility, increase energy, mental alertness, and stamina, strengthen the core and back muscles and is also a proven mood elevator. Our spring and summer Yoga program will consist of 3 classes per week, 2 morning classes and 1 evening class. The program will run from June and all the way through August and is geared towards beginner and intermediate students.

Remember swāgatam means “welcome” and we hope that you will come and welcome a brand new day or welcome the end of one with us.

Swāgatam Sunrise & Sunset Yoga

Morning Classes:

Energizing and focused movement getting you ready for the day that lies ahead 8:30 – 9:30 am

Evening Classes:

Calming and meditative flows designed to help you relax into the evening hours 7 – 8 pm


     Tuesday the 2nd, 9th, 16th and 23rd Morning and Evening
     Thursday the 4th, 11th, 18th and 25th Morning only


     Tuesday the 7th, 14th, 21st and 28th Morning and Evening
     Thursday the 9th, 16th, 23rd and 30th Morning only


     Tuesday the 4th, 11th, 18th and 25th Morning and Evening
     Thursday the 6th, 13th, 20th and 27th Morning only


     $13 per class (Walk-in's welcome)
     $40 for 4 classes
     $70 for 8 classes
     $200 unlimited


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About Us

Winter Shoppe

Heavenly Scent Herb Farm is a unique and delightful place to visit. Housed in a 1910 barn painted to look like three European store fronts, the shop offers a variety of home decor items, candles, cement statuary, body care products, culinary spices and much more. 


You will be surrounded with bright beautiful colors and stunning fragrances as you stroll through various themed gardens. Grow your own memories by selecting from the many specialty herbs, perennials, scented geraniums, topiaries and trellising plants in the greenhouse. 


Workshops are offered throughout the year. Navigate to the workshops or call for a schedule(810-629-9208). Birds and butterflies visit us daily...Shouldn’t you?



Heavenly Scent Recipes

1lb Chicken
1 quart chicken broth
1 Red Pepper
2 tbs Pesto
1/2 cup Mayo
8 oz Cream Cheese
2 tbs Sour Cream
1/4 cup Chives

Boil chicken in chicken broth until internal temperature is 170 degrees. Then cut into 1/2" pieces.
Grill red peppers (or blacken in the oven with a bit of olive oil on the skin, remove blackened skin before dicing) and then dice.
Combine chopped chicken, diced peppers, pesto, mayo and salt/pepper to taste. Combine softened cream cheese, sour cream and chives. Mix until smooth and creamy.
Cut bread or croissants and spread cream cheese spread on before scooping the chicken salad.

4 lemons
1 ¾ cups sugar
1 ½ cups butter
4 eggs, beaten

Into a heatproof bowl, finely grate zest of lemons. Squeeze lemons and pour juice into bowl. Stir in sugar. Cut butter into small pieces and add to the rest of the ingredients.
Set bowl over a saucepan filled a quarter of the way with simmering water. Stir until the butter has melted and the sugar has dissolved. Strain eggs through a strainer into the mixture.
Cook gently, stirring frequently, 10 to 15 minutes, until the mixture is thick and creamy. Pour into clean, warm jars and seal while still hot. Store in the refrigerator until ready to use.
Makes about 1 ½ pounds

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