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

04
SEP
2015

Upcoming Events

July 10-26, 2017 – Garden Docents at Summerfest at War Memorial Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday evenings as part of Summerfest, there will be docents in the Veterans and Trial Gardens. No admission. Come to enjoy, learn and ask questions. Trial Garden theme is Summer of Love.

July 12, 2017 – Garden Gifts Garden tour sponsored by the Troy Garden Club and includes six gardens, plein air artists and an artisan boutique. 9:30 am – 3:00 pm and 5:00 – 8:30 pm. $10 Advance; $15 Tour day. Click troygardenclubmi.org for more information.

July 16, 2017 – Garden Cruise Tour of gardens designed by Deborah Silver and sponsored by Detroit Garden Works. Contact Detroit Garden Works at 248-335-8089 for more information.

CANCELLED July 18, 2017 – Ai Weiwei Exhibit at Meijer Gardens  Bus trip from War Memorial to visit Meijer Gardens 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 in no later than 7:45 am and returns at 6:00 pm. For information and reservations, visit War Memorial website or click here.


SAVE THE DATES: 

  • Tuesday, September 12 – Garden Party on Belle Isle
  • Friday, September 15 – Trial Garden Awards Tea
  • Tuesday, October 3 – Garden Center Celebration 365 Fundraiser
  • Thursday, October 19 – Garden Club of Michigan Flower Show
  • Saturday, October 14 – Betsy Campbell Lecture at the DIA
  • Wednesday, April 18, 2018 – Daffodil Luncheon
  • Monday, April 23, 2018 – Elizabeth Sites Kuhlman Lecture at the DIA
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.
01
SEP
2016
Bulb Sale

Bulb Sale and Workshop

Orders closed. Thank you for your support. Old favorites and new varieties including heirloom bulbs.
01
SEP
2016

Grosse Pointe Garden Center 365

Thank you for a successful inaugural fundraiser to support the work of the Garden Center.
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.
03
SEP
2015

Berry Memorial Lecture

The 2015 Berry Lecture featured "Trees for Tomorrow: Caring for Our Community Roots", a talk by Lillian Dean of Southeastern Oakland County Water Authority. It was held on Monday, Nov. 2, 2015 at the GP War Memorial.
02
SEP
2015

Gardening for Pollinators

Gardening for Pollinators talk will be given September 23 and followed by a tour of a local garden in search of pollinators.
01
SEP
2015

Trial Gardens Awards Tea & Plant Exchange

Congratulations to all garden clubs for a beautiful summer! Thank you to Nancy Weigandt and Tom Milano from Detroit Abloom for an informative talk on locally grown flowers.