A Caution in the Age of COVID-19
March 14, 2020 – 9:39 pm | Comments Off on A Caution in the Age of COVID-19

Many events that draw crowds have been postponed or cancelled.
If you’re planning to travel to a flower or garden event, check with the organizers to see that it’s still happening.
It’s probably been canceled, …

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Flower of the Day: Rudbeckia
January 25, 2020 – 8:43 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Rudbeckia
Flower of the Day: Rudbeckia

This photographer’s favorite summer flower is rudbeckia — probably because its common name is Black-Eyed Susan (even though she seldom, if ever, sports black eyes).
These Black-Eyed Susans (probably goldsturm or fulgida variety) were snapped in …

Christmas & Holiday Traditions at Meijer Gardens
November 20, 2019 – 8:18 am | Comments Off on Christmas & Holiday Traditions at Meijer Gardens
Christmas & Holiday Traditions at Meijer Gardens

Experience the wonder of the holidays at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, 1000 East Beltline Avenue NE, Grand Rapids, Michigan, with the annual Christmas & Holiday Traditions exhibition, on display November 26, 2019, through …

Fall Bonsai Show at Meijer Gardens
September 23, 2019 – 8:58 am | Comments Off on Fall Bonsai Show at Meijer Gardens
Fall Bonsai Show at Meijer Gardens

A Fall Bonsai Show takes place October 5 and 6, 2019, at the Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, 1000 East Beltline Avenue NE, Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. October 5, …

“Standard Flower Show” at Meijer Gardens
August 14, 2019 – 8:54 am | Comments Off on “Standard Flower Show” at Meijer Gardens
“Standard Flower Show” at Meijer Gardens

A “Standard Flower Show” is set for September 7 and 8, 2019, in the Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, 1000 East Beltline Ave NE, Grand Rapids, Michigan.
This show features floral designs and a horticulture …

The Garden Show on Mackinac Island
July 31, 2019 – 8:01 am | Comments Off on The Garden Show on Mackinac Island
The Garden Show on Mackinac Island

It’s almost time for the Garden Show at the Grand Hotel, Mackinac Island, Michigan. This year’s dates are August 25, 26, and 27, 2019.
Speakers include Jimmy Turner of the Royal Botanic Garden, Sydney, Australia; Paul …

Lilac Festival on Michigan’s Mackinac Island
May 24, 2019 – 8:47 am | Comments Off on Lilac Festival on Michigan’s Mackinac Island
Lilac Festival on Michigan’s Mackinac Island

Spring arrives a little bit later in the northern reaches of Michigan, so the 10-day The Mackinac Island Lilac Festival takes place June 7 through 16, 2019.
The highlight — the Lilac Festival Grand Parade …

Rooftop Sculpture Garden Opens in Michigan
May 22, 2019 – 8:35 am | Comments Off on Rooftop Sculpture Garden Opens in Michigan
Rooftop Sculpture Garden Opens in Michigan

The Stuart and Barbara Padnos Rooftop Sculpture Garden, just open at the Frederick Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park, 1000 East Beltline Avenue NE, Grand Rapids, Michigan, is part of the “Welcoming the World: Honoring …

Holland, Michigan, Paints the Town Orange
April 10, 2019 – 8:37 am | Comments Off on Holland, Michigan, Paints the Town Orange
Holland, Michigan, Paints the Town Orange

It’s the 90th anniversary year for Tulip Time in Holland, Michigan. The dates are May 4 through 12, 2019.
This year’s theme is “orange” (that’s the color symbolizing the royal family in the Netherlands), so all …

Herb & Gourd Fest in Michigan
September 26, 2018 – 8:36 am | Comments Off on Herb & Gourd Fest in Michigan
Herb & Gourd Fest in Michigan

An Herb & Gourd Fest organized by the Midwest Michigan Herb Association and Michigan Gourd Society takes place October 13 and 14, 2018, at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, 1000 East Beltline Avenue NE, …

Chrysanthemums and More in Michigan
September 21, 2018 – 8:54 am | Comments Off on Chrysanthemums and More in Michigan
Chrysanthemums and More in Michigan

The Chrysanthemums and More exhibition at the Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park,1000 East Beltline Avenue NE, Grand Rapids, Michigan, features a celebration of all things fall today through October 28 2018.
This year’s focus …