Tuesday, September 12, 2017 – Garden Party on Belle Isle 11th Annual Cocktail party supporting the Anna Scripps Whitcomb Conservatory from 5:30 to 7:30 pm. Entertainment by Ben Sharkey and Sculpture by John Sauve. Tickets start at $50. For more information and tickets click here
Friday, September 15, 2017 – Trial Garden Awards Tea at War Memorial. 1:00 pm Tea; 1:30 pm Awards; 2:00 pm Journey of Flowers presented by Deb Spehar. No admission charge. Please call GPGC office at 313-499-0743 for reservations.
Sunday, September 24, 2017 – Helping Monarchs presented by Jean Fitzell Persely and sponsored by Wild Birds Unlimited. Learn how to help monarch butterflies. At 3:30 pm at Wild Birds Unlimited, 20381 Mack Avenue, GP Woods. Reservations please at 313-881-1410. Click here for more information.
Saturday, September 30, 2017 – Bulb Sale Fundraiser Deadline Support the work of the Garden Center through the purchase of holiday and spring bulbs, old favorites as well as unique bulbs. Click for 2017 Bulb Descriptions 2017 Bulb order form
Tuesday, October 3, 2017 – Celebration 365 Fundraiser at War Memorial. 6:00 pm Cocktails, Hors d’oeuvres, Entertainment and Silent Auction. Tickets start at $80. Support the work of the Garden Center. Please call GPGC office at 313-499-0743 for more information and reservations.
Saturday, October 14 – Betsy Campbell Lecture at the DIA. English Roses in the Garden presented by Michael Marriott who has been integral to the development of David Austin roses. 2 pm; free admission. This program is sponsored by the Art and Flowers Committee of the Detroit Institute of Arts. For more information click here.
Thursday, October 19 – Garden Club of Michigan Flower Show from 10 am to 7 pm, view creative floral arrangements and photography at the Rivers, 900 Cook Road, Grosse Pointe Woods. Free admission.
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 – Field Trip to Nordlies for GPGC Members Only Start with a 5:30pm Thanksgiving theme floral demonstration by Kim Peragine and then shop until 7:00pm. Reservations required and limited to the first 50 callers. Nordlies is located at 25300 Guenther Rd., Warren, MI 48091. Bring your checkbook! Please call GPGC office at 313-499-0743 for more information and reservations.
Saturday, November 11, 2017 – Herb & Holly Boutique presented by the Herb Society of America Grosse Pointe Unit. 9:30am – 2:00pm Shop for herbal items (food, gifts, decorations) made by Herb Society members. Come early for best selection as popular items sell out quickly. Grosse Pointe Woods Community Center at 20025 Mack Plaza GPW. Free admission.
Thursday, November 16, 2017 – Back to Eden, Landscaping with Native Plants – Berry Memorial Lecture at War Memorial. Presented by Frank Porter. 7:00 pm Price: Members and Students $10, Non-Members $15. Please call GPGC office at 313-499-0743 for more information and reservations.
Friday, November 17, 2017 – Native Plant Design Workshop at War Memorial. 10:00 am Frank Porter leads workshop to design a native plant garden. Price $35, includes book. To make a reservation send a check (made out to Grosse Pointe Garden Center) to GPGC Office, 32 Lake Shore Road, GP Farms, MI 48236. Call GPGC office at 313-499-0743 for more information.
SAVE THE DATES:
- Friday, January 19 – Garden Center Annual Meeting and Luncheon
- Wednesday, April 18, 2018 – Daffodil Luncheon
- Monday, April 23, 2018 – Elizabeth Sites Kuhlman Lecture at the DIA
- Friday, June 22 and Saturday, June 23 – Annual Grosse Pointe Garden Tour