Events, Classes, Programs

  • Jan 22

    Notes from the Underground: A Focus on Soils in Forest Ecosystems

    January 22, 2019 10:00AM - 12:00PM Hidden Lake Gardens

    Forest Ecologist, Robert Ayotte, discusses the living and vibrant matrix of forest soils, their evolution since the end of the last ice age, and their role in the ecosystem of Michigan's southern forests.

  • Jan 26

    Extend the Growing Season with Hoop Houses

    January 26, 2019 1:00PM - 3:00PM Hidden Lake Gardens

    Learn how to get a head start on the planting season from Beverly Ruesink, Needle Land Farms, by using hoop houses.

  • Feb 2

    Winter Tree Walk

    February 2, 2019 10:00AM - 12:00PM Hidden Lake Gardens

    Enjoy the tranquility of the forest in winter while learning to identify common neighborhood trees.

  • Feb 16

    Beginner Tai Chi Series

    February 16, 2019 10:00AM - 11:00AM (February 16 & 23, March 2, 9, 16 & 23) Hidden Lake Gardens

    Instructor Beth Beard presents this six week beginner Tai Chi series at Hidden Lake Gardens to introduce the forms and movements of Yang style Tai Chi in order to improve strength, balance, and focus.

  • Feb 16

    Landscape Painting with Ted Simpson

    February 16, 2019 12:00PM - 4:00PM Hidden Lake Gardens

    Artist Ted Simpson will guide painting partners in this hands-on painting workshop using television personality Bob Ross techniques.

  • Mar 5

    Start from Seed

    March 5, 2019 7:00PM - 8:00PM Hidden Lake Gardens

    Discover the secrets of successful seed starting.

  • Mar 9

    Spring Flower Bulb Show

    March 9, 2019 - March 24, 2019 (9 AM - 7 PM) Hidden Lake Gardens

    Experience the color, fragrance, and beauty of spring flower bulbs during the last weeks of Winter! Amaryllis, daffodil, tulip, pansies, orchids, and hyacinths will fill the conservatory.

  • Jul 20

    Pruning Workshop Series: Summer Pruning

    July 20, 2019 10:00AM - 12:00PM Hidden Lake Gardens

    Session 3 of the Pruning Workshop Series will cover pruning shrubs and small trees in mid-summer.

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