Events, Seminars & Workshops

Attracting Nature’s Fluttering Friends

Butterflies and Hummingbirds add beauty and excitement to the garden. By growing specific plants that they like and adding a few additional features to your garden it is easy to attract these fluttering friends! Join our Purple Person to learn which plants they love and tips to create a sanctuary that they will come back to year after year. This is a walking tour. Please come prepared for the weather, seminar will take place in rain or shine.

Date
Saturday • July 29th • 10am

Location
Rochester Hills, Clarkston, Grand Blanc, Brighton

Cost
FREE

Hydrangea Selection & Care

The gigantic flowers of Hydrangea shrubs and trees make them a true showstopper in the landscape! With so many varieties to choose from and new ones coming out every year, how can you choose just one? Come join us as we teach you how to keep these stunning plants looking beautiful all season long as well as how to pick the variety that is just right for you! This is a walking tour. Please come prepared for the weather, seminar will take place in rain or shine.

Date
Saturday • August 5th • 10am

Location
Rochester Hills, Clarkston, Grand Blanc, Brighton

Cost
FREE

Iron Chef 2017

Join us for the 2017 Iron Chef Competition to benefit Gleaners Community Food Bank.
Bordine's "Kitchen Stadium"
6347 Grand River Brighton, Michigan
Doors open at 6pm
Competitions begin at 7pm

Purchase tickets online by clicking the link below
Tickets also available at :
Gleaners Livingston Facility, 5924 Sterling Drive, Howell
and Bordine's, at our Brighton location

Date
Thursday, August 10th

Location
Brighton

Cost
$50.00

47th Annual Bonsai Show

Explore the ancient art of Bonsai at the Four Seasons Bonsai Club’s 47th Annual Show. Bonsai “bone-sigh” is a Japanese art form using trees grown in containers that are meticulously cared for to replicate the shape and style of a mature, full-sized tree.
At the show, you will witness a massive bonsai exhibit on display, partake in workshops, watch live demonstrations and enjoy a vendor area filled with bonsai trees, pots and tools for sale. If you ever wanted learn bonsai, this is the time and place.

We are proud to have Bonsai Master, John Wall, as our guest judge. Be sure to see Mr. Wall’s live styling demonstration on a massive tree Saturday at 12:00 and his bonsai lecture on Sunday at 10am. You will not want to miss these events.

Date
August 12th • 9am to 7pm
August 13th • 9am to 4pm

Location
Rochester Hills

Cost
FREE

Fairy Garden Workshop

Create a magical oasis for your fairies to enjoy in this hands on workshop for all ages. Topics will include plants, fairy fun, soil coverings, fairy décor and accents. Bring your own container to use or purchase one when you get here. We’ll provide the fun, the knowledge, and a few amendments like rocks, sand and potting soil.

Workshop fee is $10, plus the cost of materials used. Price includes one adult with one child.

Date
Rochester Hills • August 19th • 10am
Clarkston • August 19th • 10am
Grand Blanc • August 19th • 10am
Brighton • August 19th • 10am

Location
Rochester Hills, Clarkston, Grand Blanc, Brighton

Cost
$10.00

Choosing Deer Resistant Plants & Protecting your Landscape

Wildlife in the garden is part of nature. We enjoy watching the rabbits hop across the lawn or the deer trot through the yard. But when they start using the landscape as their personal salad bowl something has got to give! Take a walk around the nursery lot with our expert Purple Person to learn about some of the best deer resistant plants. We will also provide you with tips to protect your landscape from the munching of these cute little critters all season long. This is a walking tour. Please come prepared for the weather, seminar will take place in rain or shine.

Date
Saturday • August 26th • 10am

Location
Rochester Hills, Clarkston, Grand Blanc, Brighton

Cost
FREE

Fall Designer Wreath Demonstration

Watch and learn how to design a fall themed artificial wreath like the pros! Our talented designer will use ribbon, flowers and natural greenery to create a wreath from start to finish in just an hour. Along the way they will explain each and every step needed to create a stunning masterpiece at home!

Date
Rochester Hills • September 9th • 10am
Clarkston • September 9th • 10am

Location
Rochester Hills, Clarkston

Cost
$10.00