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Featured Events

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.

October 24, 2014

Hallowee-ones

Dress your child as a sculpture, mammal, fish, insect, bird, tree, flower, geologist or any other way that highlights something about the Children’s Garden. 

November 8, 2014

Holiday Gift Show

It’s never too early to start holiday shopping. And there’s no better place than the Holiday Gift Show!

Events

Events on April 15, 2014

October 30, 2012 October 31, 2015

Bernar Venet at Meijer Gardens

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

Spring Gardening Mini-Series

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

“Greening” your Garden

Receive ideas for plants and designs that are water smart, pest free and low input! Brilliantly illustrated with a cavalcade of color images, this talk will inspire you to have a “greener” garden without sacrificing beauty.

Instructor

Rebecca Finneran

Cost

  • Members $12
  • Non-Members $17
Apr
15
5:30 pm 6:45 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult, Spring Gardening Mini-Series

Exciting New Annuals

Get a sneak peak at some of the most exciting new annuals, with amazing foliage, non-stop blooms and unique colors. See examples from exemplary trial and display gardens and see the new releases. Get ideas for creative combinations and discover the best ways to use them.

Instructor

Pam Cater

Cost

  • Members $12
  • Non-Members $17
April 15, 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
15
7:00 pm 8:15 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult, Spring Gardening Mini-Series

Native Plants in the Garden

Discover how to incorporate native plants in the garden—from native trees and shrubs to flowering perennials, grasses and ferns. Learn which types are well behaved, attract butterflies and offer year-round interest. Receive advice on which ones thrive in full sun or shade and wet or dry soils.

Instructor

Brian Majka

Cost

  • Members $12
  • Non-Members $17