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

04
SEP
2015

Upcoming Events

Garden Center Events and other Community Events:

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 Lisa Steinkopf presents Winter Lighting for Indoor Gardens sponsored by the Grosse Pointe Garden Center. Presentation 7:00 p.m. in the Reception Room at The War Memorial. Admission free. Reservations: 313-499-0743 or email gpgardencenter@outlook.com.

Thursday, March 1, 2018 – Sue Abbott Lecture – Darin Lenhardt of fleurdetroit at The War Memorial. 7:00 pm. Admission $5 GPGC members, $15 non-members. Reservations: 313-499-0743 or email gpgardencenter@outlook.com.

Saturday, March 24, 2018 –  Scents and Sensibility: The Perfection of Peonies presented by the Herb Society of America Grosse Pointe Unit. Luncheon and lecture by David Michener, author and curator of Matthei Botantical Gardens on the largest public collection of historic peonies. 11:30 am at the Detroit Yacht Club. Tickets for lunch and lecture $40. Vegetarian option available. Dr. Michener’s new book, Peony: The Best Variety for Your Garden is available for sale December 27 at Amazon. For questions, please email kmaxwell66@comcast.net  For more information and reservations,  click here

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 – Daffodil Luncheon with Lynden Miller, keynote speaker. Registration at 11am; luncheon at noon at the Detroit Yacht Club. Tickets are $38 and after March 31, $45. Vegetarian option available. Proceeds support Daffodils4Detroit. Click for reservation form.

Monday, April 23, 2018 – Elizabeth Sites Kuhlman Lecture at the DIA sponsored by Friends of Art and Flowers featuring Per Benjamin. 10:30 am. Tickets will be available in early 2018.

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 – Irvin Etienne presents Tender Bulbs sponsored by the GP Garden Center at the War Memorial. 7:00 pm.  Please call GPGC office at 313-499-0743 or email gpgardencenter@outlook.com for more information.

SAVE THE DATES: 

  • Friday, June 22 and Saturday, June 23, 2018 – 27th Annual Grosse Pointe Garden Tour
07
FEB
2018

Sue Abbott Lecture – March 1, 2018

Thursday, March 1 at 7:00 p.m. at The War Memorial. Admission $5 members, $15 non-members. Please reserve at (313) 499-0743 or gpgardencenter@outlook.com. Darin Lenhardt, creative director of fleurdetroit will surprise and inspire you, taking a fresh look at materials and combinations.
30
JAN
2018

1st Annual Summer Root and Bulb Sale

Add enjoyment to your summer garden with our wonderful selections of summer-blooming bulbs and plants for both sunny and shady areas. Quantities are limited. Order deadline is March 15, 2018!
22
JAN
2018

Winter Lighting for Indoor Gardens Lecture – February 13, 2018

Houseplant guru and author, Lisa Steinkopf gave an informative presentation about "Winter Lighting for Indoor Gardens." Those in attendance learned about the different light levels and various plants' light requirements. Visit greatgardenspeakers.com to leave a review.
13
DEC
2017

Annual Meeting-January 19, 2018

We thank our speaker, Susan Martin, on "Lessons Learned Under the Trees," teaching us to appreciate shady gardens and taking time to enjoy what nature has to offer. Review or read other reviews of our speaker, Susan Martin at http://www.greatgardenspeakers.com
23
OCT
2017

Berry Memorial Lecture

Thank you Dr. Frank Porter for such and insightful lecture and workshop . Dr. Porter is an author, professor, and landscape designer who presented "Back to Eden, Landscaping with Native Plants." 
27
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.
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.