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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

Classes & Camps: Adult

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
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
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
10
6:00 pm 8:00 pm

Learn about woodland wildflowers from an expert.

Instructor

Amy Heilman

Cost

  • Members $25
  • Non-Members $33
May
17
5:00 pm 8:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Plant-Based Cooking Boot Camp

Full Class

Interested in giving the plant-based lifestyle a try?

Instructor

Chef Sue Stauffacher

Cost

  • Members $45
  • Non-Members $53
May
21
9:00 am 12:00 pm
Full Class

Following a slide illustrated tutorial on macro photography, walk to the Japanese Garden and explore spring emerging through a macro lens.

Instructor

Ed Post

Cost

  • Members $40
  • Non-Members $48
May
24
6:30 pm 8:00 pm
Full Class

Kellie Rowland, the award-winning bartender at the JW Marriott, will share her love of unique cocktail combinations.

Ages

21 years and over

Instructor

Kellie Rowland

Cost

  • Members $35
  • Non-Members $43
Jun
7
4:00 pm 7:00 pm
Full Class

Capture the uniqueness and beauty of the Japanese Garden as you learn how to layer and blend chalk pastels.

Instructor

Kathleen Kalinowski

Cost

  • Members $50
  • Non-Members $58