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Featured Events

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.

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 May 17, 2014

October 30, 2012 October 31, 2015

Bernar Venet at Meijer Gardens

May
17
10:00 am 12:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult & Child

Build a Garden in a Box

Full Class

Have fun building a garden in a box together. Construct a simple 2’ X 2’ wooden box and fill it with soil. Divide the box into four areas and plant with seeds and starter plants. Leave with an instant garden and tend it together all summer long!

Ages

5-10 with Adult

Instructor

Bill Bird

Cost

  • Members $30 pairs
  • Non-Members $37 pairs
May 17, 201412:00 pm / Peter M. Wege Library

Advice to Grow With: Ask a Master Gardener

Have questions about garden pests and diseases? Bring questions like these and other garden-related questions to the library and the Master Gardeners will be happy to help you get ready for another fruitful gardening season.  

May
17
1:00 pm 4:00 pm
Full Class

Venture outdoors to capture the beauty of our waterfalls, and discover the versatility of watercolor pencils. Learn about composition, shading and blending, layering colors from subtle to intense, and achieving fine detail. Be prepared to walk a quarter mile to and from the waterfalls. In inclement weather, the class will be held indoors.

Instructor

Don Harris

Cost

  • Members $40
  • Non-Members $47