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Featured Events

April 13, 2021

Springtime Walks

The Farm Garden will be the focus for these wonderful springtime walks for preschoolers and their families.

May 14, 2021

Downtown Mural Walk - Guided Day Trip

Join Curator of Arts Education, Amber Oudsema, on a guided walking tour of the murals of downtown Grand Rapids.

May 27, 2021

Spring Foraging - Guided Day Trip

Meet Maggie Conklin ND, Maven of Heirloom Academy and owner of LadyHawk Nutrition in Douglas, at the Outdoor Discovery Center in Holland, MI to learn about the abundance of “wild foods” in Southwest Michigan.

Events

Classes & Camps

Apr
20
6:00 pm 7:30 pm

Discover perennials with long-lasting blooms, dazzling colors and fabulous foliage.

Instructor

Barb Balgoyen

Cost

  • Members $30
  • Non-Members $40
Apr
21
2:00 pm 4:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Garden Tools 101

Join Meijer Gardens Lead Horticulturalist, Ian Warnock, for an interactive workshop to identify and practice using the tools you’ll need for all your gardening projects this year!

Instructor

Ian Warnock

Cost

  • Members $30
  • Non-Members $40
Apr
24
8:00 am 9:30 am

Join our Director of Horticulture, Steve LaWarre, for a special behind the scenes tour of the Fred & Dorothy Fichter Butterflies Are Blooming exhibition. 

Cost

  • Members $15
  • Non-Members $25
Apr
27
4:00 pm 5:30 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Orchid Success

Learn the simple steps that will ensure success with orchids.

Instructor

Wendy Overbeck

Cost

  • Members $25
  • Non-Members $35
Apr
27
6:00 pm 8:00 pm

This class has been cancelled.

Ages

21+

Instructor

Don Ferguson and Eve Choi

Cost

  • Members $40
  • Non-Members $50
May
4
2:00 pm 6:00 pm

Capture the unique beauty of cherry blossoms in a work of art.

Instructor

Nancy Hart

Cost

  • Members $55
  • Non-Members $65
May
8
9:30 am 11:30 am
Classes & Camps: Bonsai Workshop

Brazilian Raintree Workshop

Jim Beck will provide bonsai pot recommendations and share bonsai techniques for care and styling.

Instructor

Jim Beck

Cost

  • Members $85
  • Non-Members $95
May
8
10:00 am 1:00 pm

Learn the basics of bonsai working with ‘Tiger Bark’ Ficus.

Instructor

Bill Struhar

Cost

  • Members $80
  • Non-Members $90
May
8
1:30 pm 4:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Bonsai Workshop

Duranta Workshop

This relatively easy to care for tree has the potential for a lovely bonsai.

Instructor

Mark Fields

Cost

  • Members $90
  • Non-Members $100
May
8
2:00 pm 5:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult, Bonsai Workshop

Bring Your Own Tree Workshop

Bring one or two bonsai and work on styling or refining your trees with expert guidance.

Instructor

Steve Jetzer

Cost

  • Members $50
  • Non-Members $60