Pansy Fest 2017
Aug
12
to Aug 19

Pansy Fest 2017

We're so excited for Pansy Fest 2017! If you've never been to our Pansy Fest before, here's how it works:
- Pansy Fest is an annual week-long event held in mid-August every year. This year it is from Saturday, August 12 - Saturday, August 19, and we'll be open on Sunday, August 13 for it as well!
- Pansy Dollars can be earned in real-dollar purchases at Jonker's throughout the year. 
- During Pansy Fest, bring in your Pansy Dollars, and they can be used to purchases items WHEN MATCHED dollar for dollar with real U.S. currency (for example: a $20 item can be purchased with $10 in real U.S. currency and $10 in Pansy Dollars + tax). See the back of your Pansy Dollars for more details.
- Pansy Dollars never expire, so bring them in from previous years if you have them!
- Pansy Dollars can be used to purchase anything in our outdoor or indoor garden shop, including trees, shrubs, annuals, perennials, houseplants, etc. They may not be used to purchase gift certificates.

Can't wait to see you there!

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

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

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

Opening Your Garden - Getting Off On the Right Foot

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

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

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
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Wit and Wisdom from the Garden – with Bill Bird
Apr
22
10:00am10:00am

Wit and Wisdom from the Garden – with Bill Bird

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

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

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

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Greenhouse Tour
Apr
20
6:00pm 6:00pm

Greenhouse Tour

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

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

Creating Your FIVE (!) Season Planter

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

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Pansey Fest
Aug
13
to 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.

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

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

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New Planting Ideas: Plants and Perennials for Pots & Patios - Bill Bird Workshop
Apr
30
10:00am10:00am

New Planting Ideas: Plants and Perennials for Pots & Patios - Bill Bird Workshop

Who knows what Wild Bill will come up with this year?  Enjoy his unbridled enthusiasm and imagination, and see it translated into ideas of floral beauty that you can use around your own home!  He’ll share new ideas collected over the last year. Be prepared for a real treat!


RSVP please: 616.392.7234 ext. 12.   or info@jonkersgarden.com

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

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

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