Grosse Pointe Garden Center provides programs for the community and hosts garden-related fundraisers.

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SEP
2015

Upcoming Events

 Wednesday, October 25, 2017 – Field Trip to Nordlies for GPGC Members Only Start with a 5:30 pm Thanksgiving theme floral demonstration by Kim Peragine and then shop until 7:00 pm. Reservations required and limited to the first 50 callers. Nordlies is located at 25300 Guenther Rd., Warren, MI 48091. Bring your checkbook or credit card! 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. 10:00 am – 2:00 pm 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 The 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
  • Thursday, March 1 – Sue Abbott Lecture
  • 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
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OCT
2017

Berry Memorial Lecture

Thursday, November 16 at 7:00 pm at The War Memorial. Presentation by Dr. Frank Porter, author, and landscape designer presents Back to Eden, Landscaping with Native Plants.  Friday, November 17 at 10:00 am Design Workshop.  Reservations required, call GPGC office (313) 499-0743.
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AUG
2017

2017 Grosse Pointe Garden Center “365”

Our successful fundraiser at The War Memorial included food, spirits, entertainment and auction items. Fun was had by all. Thank You.
21
AUG
2017

Bulb Sale

Thank you for supporting the Garden Center! Bulb are arriving, deliveries start the week of October 23.
20
AUG
2017

Trial Gardens Awards Tea

Celebrate the 2017 Trial Gardens entries; congratulations to Windmill Pointe Garden Club (1st), Grosse Pointe Park Garden Club (2nd) and Grosse Pointe Farm and Garden Club (3rd)
20
AUG
2017

Grosse Pointe Garden Center 365

Thank you for a successful inaugural fundraiser to support the work of the Garden Center.
21
MAY
2017
Garden Tour

Annual Garden Tour

26th Annual Garden Tour was a tremendous success. Thank you to our homeowners and volunteers for a terrific tour.
27
MAR
2017

Gardeners on the Go!

Thank you, Julia Hofley, for sharing your secret list of favorite public gardens and garden centers in SE Michigan.
20
MAR
2017

Sue Abbott Lecture – April 11, 2017

Thank you, Susan McLeary for a wonderful presentation for the annual Sue Abbott Lecture, A Creative Nature.
05
JAN
2017

CANCELLED Ai Weiwei at Meijer Gardens: A Natural State

Tuesday, July 18 7:45 am – 6:00 pm $60 Day trip from War Memorial to visit Meijer Gardens in Grand Rapids including Ai Weiwei sculpture exhibit. $60 per person (Includes Motor Coach, admission tickets. Lunch at the Taste of the Gardens Café; patron responsible for own lunch costs.) Check...
04
JAN
2017

Annual Meeting, Lunch & Lecture

Friday, January 27, 2017 at the War Memorial. Please Join us! Registration is required (313) 499-0743. Noon Lunch; 1pm Annual Meeting; 1:30pm Julia Hofley lecture "Drama in the Shade; A Love Affair with Ferns (and other hardy shade lovers"
27
SEP
2016

The Magical World of Moss Gardening – Berry Memorial Lecture

Author and farmerAnnie Martin (Mossin' Annie) presents how to incorporate mosses into your garden.
06
SEP
2015

Meijer Gardens Day Trip – May 24

Visit the new Japanese Garden at Meijer Gardens on this day trip co-sponsored by the Grosse Pointe Garden Center and the War Memorial. Admission, tram tour of Meijer Gardens and transportation included. Seats limited; reserve now.
03
SEP
2015

Lecture – 2015 Philadelphia Flower Show

"Lights, Camera, BLOOM" Join us Feb 11 to enjoy highlights of the 2015 Philadelphia Flower Show narrated by Bliss Clark and Richard Thomas
03
SEP
2015

Quilts, a Lecture on the 2016 Trial Gardens Theme – March 8

Learn more about the 2016 Trial Garden theme, "Quilts", from Richard Thomas. Tuesday, March 8 lecture begins at 7:30 pm. $5 admission; free for GP Garden Center members.