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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.

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Events in January, 2014

October 30, 2012 October 31, 2014

Bernar Venet at Meijer Gardens

Jan
22
6:00 pm 8:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

A New Look at Ancient Grains

Full Class

Rediscover some of the world’s tastiest and most nutritious grains. Quinoa, farro and millet have amazing tastes and textures. Find out the best ways these healthy grains and others can be used in salads, stews, baked goods, desserts and more! Samples and recipes included.

Instructor

Sue Stauffacher

Cost

  • Members $30.0000
  • Non-Members $37
Jan
25
10:00 am 11:30 am
Classes & Camps: Adult

Black and White Photography

Investigate the beauty of black and white photography. Focus on light and shapes and experiment with shadows. Proper exposure and achieving the best black and white images will be covered. Some time will be spent shooting outside. Tripod recommended, but not necessary. Dress for the weather.

Instructor

Dusty Brown

Cost

  • Members $25.0000
  • Non-Members $32
January 25, 201412:00 pm

Orchid Show

Enjoy hundreds of exquisite orchids featured in lush displays in the Grand Room. Members from Grand Valley Orchid Society will answer your questions and point out some of the most unique orchids. 

January 26, 201411:00 am

Orchid Show

Enjoy hundreds of exquisite orchids featured in lush displays in the Grand Room. Members from Grand Valley Orchid Society will answer your questions and point out some of the most unique orchids. 

Jan
30
4:00 pm 6:00 pm

Create a modern terrarium in a unique glass container. Learn which plants work best, discover planting techniques and tools that make the job easier, and learn how to care for your miniature garden. Customize it by bringing sparkling rocks or small figurines from home. Explore the fascinating history of terrariums and new innovative approaches, including hanging and wearable terrariums. All materials provided.

Instructor

Julie Francke

Cost

  • Members $45.0000
  • Non-Members $52