If you are interested in joining us for a meeting and to hear a speaker discuss one of the topics below, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We meet at Frederik Meijer Garden or other locations on the second Wednesday of the month.
JUNE: Flowering Shrubs, Leslie Hammond, Everett’s Gardens, Byron Center. Learn the best use of beautiful flowering shrubs in your landscape design.
AUGUST: MEMBERSHIP SUMMER POTLUCK LUNCHEON and Member’s Garden Tour. Guests welcome.
SEPTEMBER: All About Owls–A program featuring Blandford Nature Center’s live owls. Learn about the adaptations that make these birds of prey such amazing predators of the night.
OCTOBER: Ornamental Grasses–Alana Haley, plant and herb specialist, will educate on how ornamental grasses create drama and movement in your gardens and planters.
NOVEMBER: Holiday Design–Brenda Brown, Wildberry Floral Design, will share her expertise in creating organically styled lush garden focused floral arrangements.
DECEMBER: MEMBERSHIP CHRISTMAS LUNCHEON AND FLORAL DESIGN DISPLAY
JANUARY: “I Just Wet My Plants”–Rick Vuyst, CEO Flowerland Garden Center, will inspire and entertain us as he explains how to not only be a great gardener, but be a joyful gardener.
FEBRUARY: Succulent Success–Kathy Rohm, Flowerland Garden Center. Learn the basics of succulent identification, care and propagation. Kathy’s design ideas will encourage gardening with these easy-care plants.
MARCH: World Peace Through the Common Language of Flowers–Holly Haveman, Kennedy’s Flowers & Gifts, will share her travels to various countries with The World Flower Council and educate on international design styles.
APRIL: Frogs of Michigan–Ray Gates, Biology Professor at Cornerstone University. We will learn about the species of Michigan frogs and how to identify them by physical traits and calls.
MAY: Landscaping with Native Plants–Amy Heilman, The Living Garden. What crucial role do native plants plan in support of pollinator and bird populations and how do we include them in our landscape?