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January 30, 2015 January 8, 2017

Tranquility Zone: A Japanese Garden Environment for Families

 Welcome to Tranquility Zone, a place for quiet experiences—and fun!

 Use your imagination as you explore this Japanese garden environment.

March 1 April 30, 2016

Butterflies Are Blooming

This temporary, annual exhibition features thousands of tropical butterflies from Central and South America, Africa and Asia freely flying in the Tropical Conservatory. Experience butterflies close up and watch them emerge from their chrysalises right before your eyes.

May 11, 2016

Great Gardens Party

Join us for the annual Great Gardens Party!

Events

Events

Jan
30 8
3:53 pm
January 30, 2015 January 8, 2017 / Snell Education Center

Tranquility Zone: A Japanese Garden Environment for Families

February 26 August 14, 2016

Mimmo Paladino: Present into Past

May
3
6:00 pm 7:30 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

iPhone Photography

Full Class

Are you struggling to shoot eye-catching photos with your iPhone?

Instructor

Terry Johnston

Cost

  • Members $25
  • Non-Members $33
May
3
6:00 pm 7:30 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Foraging for Mushrooms

Full Class

Learn tips and strategies on how to discover native Michigan mushrooms.

Instructor

Trevor Clark

Cost

  • Members $25
  • Non-Members $33
May
4
6:00 pm 7:30 pm

Get the basics in this introductory class on five critical organic practices.

Instructor

Greg Dunn

Cost

  • Members $20
  • Non-Members $28
May
5
6:30 pm 8:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Perennials with Pizzazz

Discover some of the very best perennials for sunny or shady gardens.

Instructor

Jeremy Windemuller

Cost

  • Members $25
  • Non-Members $33
May
7
10:00 am 12:00 pm
May 7, 2016 10:00 am / Lena Meijer Children's Garden

Just for Moms

Treat your mom (or another special person in your life) with unique Mother’s Day activities in the Lena Meijer Children’s Garden. 

May
10
6:00 pm 8:00 pm

Learn about woodland wildflowers from an expert.

Instructor

Amy Heilman

Cost

  • Members $25
  • Non-Members $33
May 11, 2016 6:00 pm

Great Gardens Party

Join us for the annual Great Gardens Party!

Cost

  • Members $100
  • Non-Members $100

This year’s Bonsai Show will be larger, more inspiring and exciting than ever before.