Being Successful in the Shade – with Cathy Vandermeer
May
27
10:00 am10:00

Being Successful in the Shade – with Cathy Vandermeer

Do you know there is a huge difference between dappled shade and full shade? Not to mention the difference between wet shade and dry shade? 

Cathy will explain how all shade is not the same, and how to choose varieties of plants that will thrive in these different conditions. Cathy brings a lifetime experience of gardening in the shade to this class, as well as several Professional Gardening Certifications.

RSVP please: 616.392.7234

Opening Your Garden - Getting Off On the Right Foot
Apr
29
10:00 am10:00

Opening Your Garden - Getting Off On the Right Foot

  • Jonker's Garden

Our experts Zandra and Dirk will show you what you can do now to get your garden off to the best start ever:

  • Trimming & pruning (including hydrangeas & grasses)
  • Proper mulching and top-dressing techniques
  • Dividing your perennials
  • When & how to apply Japanese Beetle deterrents
  • When & how to apply repellents for deer & rabbits
  • Lots more in the Question & Answer time

RSVP please: 616.392.7234

Spring Open House - Day 2
Apr
29
9:00 am09:00

Spring Open House - Day 2

Join us for one of our 2 spring open houses! We will be offering snacks, light refreshments and lots of great specials all day long! Specials include:

  • Dairy Doo: 20% off
  • Hollytone: 20% off
  • All Fountains and Statuary: 15% off
  • All Ceramic Pots: 20% off
  • All Nursery Stock, including Fruit Trees: 20% off
Wit and Wisdom from the Garden – with Bill Bird
Apr
22
10:00 am10:00

Wit and Wisdom from the Garden – with Bill Bird

  • Jonker's Garden

If spending time in the garden makes you wise (we can all hope), then Bill must be just about the smartest guy around!  He asserts that plants and a little sunshine are all you need to be a complete human being!  Come hear Bill explain that one, amplified surely, with ideas he’s gleaned from the latest year of his gardening life.    

RSVP please: 616.392.7234

Spring Open House - Day 1
Apr
22
9:00 am09:00

Spring Open House - Day 1

Join us for one of our 2 spring open houses! We will be offering snacks, light refreshments and lots of great specials all day long! Specials include:

  • Dairy Doo: 20% off
  • Hollytone: 20% off
  • All Fountains and Statuary: 15% off
  • All Ceramic Pots: 20% off
  • All Nursery Stock, including Fruit Trees: 20% off

Greenhouse Tour
Apr
20
6:00 pm18:00

Greenhouse Tour

  • Jonker's Garden

For a good time: take a guided tour through our greenhouses that are bursting with local, home-grown flowers.  Enjoy some light snacks and a glass of wine while we show you around some of our 17 greenhouses.  Along with enjoying the panorama of colors and fragrances, you’ll learn why our plants are superior in quality and why they do so much better after you take them home.  Even if the weather is lousy outside it will feel/look like spring in our greenhouses!

RSVP please: 616.392.7234

Creating Your FIVE (!) Season Planter
Apr
15
10:00 am10:00

Creating Your FIVE (!) Season Planter

  • Jonker's Garden

Those containers don’t do any good sitting in the garage, empty!  Worse yet, they look less than inviting on display, filled with …… dirt!  Let Zandra and Jamie, both container gardeners extraordinaire, show you some simple strategies for keeping your containers beautiful: every week of the year!  Spring – Summer – Fall – Christmas – Winter – every season has potential to add beauty to your life. 

RSVP please: 616.392.7234

Miniature Garden Workshop
Apr
1
10:00 am10:00

Miniature Garden Workshop

  • Jonker's Garden

Back by Popular Demand, we will be offering our Miniture Garden Classes.  Join us to create a beautiful, unique, fairy garden or indoor miniature garden.  This is an event for all ages.  Prices start at $30 for your very own miniature garden.  Call (616) 392-7234 or email us at info@jonkersgarden.com to reserve your spot today.

Pansey Fest
Aug
13
Aug 20

Pansey Fest

Been saving your Pansey dollars all year?  Now is the time to use them!  Pansey Dollars never expire - so bring any from past years as well.  We'll have lots of fresh trees, shrubs and perennials.  Pansey dollars can be used on anything in our outdoor or indoor garden shop.  We're open Sunday August 14th too.

Plant a Herb Garden in a Container - Workshop
Apr
30
11:30 am11:30

Plant a Herb Garden in a Container - Workshop

How would you like to step out the back door and snip a few fresh herbs to add to your salad or stew?  It’s easier than you think, and we’ll help you plant them in this workshop. 

The cost starts at $55.00 and includes a crate, basket, or hanging planter and enough herb plants and soil to make a wonderful herb garden.  RSVP please: 616.392.7234 ext 12 or info@jonkersgarden.com

Create Your Own Terrarium
Apr
2
10:00 am10:00

Create Your Own Terrarium

Can't wait for Spring?  Bring a bit of nature inside at our TERRARIUM WORKSHOP.  Our own Jim Jonker will share his expertise on terrarium plants and plant care, and then you will create your own unique terrarium.

Cost starts at $30 and includes instruction, basic glass jar, 3 plants, soil, stones and charcoal (or bring in your own glass container - be creative!)

Make one for yourself or for a gift.  
This is a great Mother/Daughter, Father/Son,  Auntie/Niece, Grandma/Grandchild project!

Call to register please - space is limited. 616.392.7234