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August 5, 2021

Summer Foraging - Guided Day Trip

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

August 25, 2021

Great Gardens Party

The Great Gardens Party is back with a new concept for this special 2021 edition!

August 28, 2021

Dahlia Show

Enjoy a stunning assortment of dahlia flowers.

Events

Events in May, 2021

May 4, 2021 10:30 am / Lena Meijer Children's Garden

“A-May-zing” Children’s Garden Discoveries!

Join in the fun with awesome adventures and discover why May is “A-May-zing!”

May
4
2:00 pm 6:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Japanese Garden Prismacolor

Start in the classroom, learning techniques like layering and blending for working with prismacolor pencils.

Instructor

Nancy Hart

Cost

  • Members $55
  • Non-Members $65
May 5, 2021 10:30 am / Lena Meijer Children's Garden

“A-May-zing” Children’s Garden Discoveries!

Join in the fun with awesome adventures and discover why May is “A-May-zing!”

May 6, 2021 10:30 am / Lena Meijer Children's Garden

“A-May-zing” Children’s Garden Discoveries!

Join in the fun with awesome adventures and discover why May is “A-May-zing!”

May 7, 2021 10:30 am / Lena Meijer Children's Garden

“A-May-zing” Children’s Garden Discoveries!

Join in the fun with awesome adventures and discover why May is “A-May-zing!”

May 8, 2021 9:00 am

Michigan All-State Bonsai Show

Join bonsai artists, aficionados, and admirers from across the Midwest to see stunning bonsai on display throughout the Atrium and Huizenga Grand Room. 

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