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October 3, 2014

The Connection at Meijer Gardens presents The Muenster Mash

Head out to Michigan’s Farm Garden for fall activities with a Halloween twist!

October 19, 2014

Mum Day

Enjoy walking tours lead by the horticulture staff as well as informative demonstrations. 

October 21, 2014

An Evening With Richard Hunt

Richard Hunt returns to Grand Rapids for what promises to be a most memorable evening in the institution’s history. This annual lecture is made possible by Charles Schoenknecht and Ward A. Paul.

Events

Events on March 27, 2014

October 30, 2012 October 31, 2014

Bernar Venet at Meijer Gardens

Mar
25
Apr
15
March 251:00 pmApril 15, 2014

Spring Gardening Mini-Series

Mar
27
1:00 pm 2:15 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult, Spring Gardening Mini-Series

Think Outside the Plot: Grow Food in Containers

Rethink the traditional vegetable garden and discover how rewarding it is to grow your own vegetables, herbs, small fruits and edible flowers in containers. Discover the variety of containers available, from decorative pots and growing bags to hanging pouches. Follow a few simple steps to select the best varieties for success. Stacey’s new book, Edible Spots and Pots, will be released this spring. Everyone will receive a free plant.

Instructor

Stacey Hirvela

Cost

  • Members $12
  • Non-Members $17
Mar
27
2:30 pm 3:45 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult, Spring Gardening Mini-Series

What’s “Bugging” Your Garden?

Learn how to deal with the most damaging garden pests in our area, from Japanese beetles to white grubs. Receive tips on how to recognize the “good” bugs as well as the “bad” and learn about the most eco-friendly approaches. Discover fascinating facts about underappreciated bugs, such as walking sticks and praying mantises.

Instructor

Elly Maxwell

Cost

  • Members $12
  • Non-Members $17
Mar
27
4:00 pm 5:15 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult, Spring Gardening Mini-Series

Right Tree, Right Space

Be a successful “matchmaker” and select the right tree for the right space. Discover trees that are perfect for small lots or spacious yards, those that thrive in different soil types, and trees that can be planted near your home and won’t damage walkways or septic systems. Also, learn about exciting new varieties with unique habits and attractive fruit.

Instructor

Dan Veresh

Cost

  • Members $12
  • Non-Members $17