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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 April 1, 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

Apr
1
4:00 pm 5:15 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult, Spring Gardening Mini-Series

Lawn Problems? Solved!

Discover the solution to the most frustrating lawn problems, from brown patches and weeds, to grubs and moles. Get practical advice on fertilization, irrigation and mowing that will help you achieve a great looking lawn while saving money.

Instructor

Kevin Hoezee

Cost

  • Members $12
  • Non-Members $17
Apr
1
5:30 pm 6:45 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult, Spring Gardening Mini-Series

Conifers for Connoisseurs

Explore the exciting variety of conifers available, including new cultivars that come in a variety of sizes, shapes and colors. Learn how these “needled evergreens” can be used—as unique specimen trees, backdrops, screens, in rock garden plantings, and as accents in mixed garden borders. Steve will share his “Top Ten” and provide planting tips.

Instructor

Steve Smith

Cost

  • Members $12
  • Non-Members $17
April 1, 20146:00 pm / Tropical Conservatory

Tuesday Night Lights

Bring your flashlight on Tuesday nights until 9 pm to see the nightlife in the Tropical Conservatory. 

Apr
1
7:00 pm 8:15 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult, Spring Gardening Mini-Series

Garden with Confidence: A Gardener’s Checklist

Take the uncertainly out of important garden tasks, such as when to divide perennials, apply mulch, fertilize perennials, and prune. Receive a monthly checklist that will be indispensible to beginning gardeners and filled with professional tips, tricks and timesaving secrets for those with “green thumbs.” Discover tools that will make gardening tasks easier and more efficient.

Instructor

Grace Scott

Cost

  • Members $12
  • Non-Members $17