Events and Classes

Wenke Greenhouses Production Tour

Wenke Greenhouses Production Tour
Event
Saturday, April 11, 2015
Saturday 10am

Join us for a free tour of our 18-acre production greenhouse. See how we sow and germinate the seeds, transplant into pots and baskets and grow the beautiful plants you see at our retail store. The walking tour takes about an hour and it’s all indoors so no need to worry about the weather. Families, gardeners, husbands and all interested people are welcome to join us. The production greenhouse is located at 2525 North 30th Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49048. We're close to Echo Valley and Robert Morris Park. Please be sure to wear comfortable shoes as this walking tour is on cement floors.

Plant Your Own Container Garden
Quick Class
Saturday, April 11, 2015
Saturday 4/11 Noon

Join us to get a jump on Spring and be the envy of your neighborhood. We will work with you to create your very own masterpiece. Bring in a favorite container or patio pot. We will also have pots available for purchase. We will care for your creation here at the retail store until the 5/3/15 pick up date. Fees for this workshop will be determined by size and amount of plant material used.

Space is limited so make reservations early!

Worm Composting

Worm Composting
Test Cat
Saturday, April 11, 2015
Saturday 2pm

Interested in learning more about composting? This is the class for you! Dane Terrill of Flowerfield Enterprises will teach us how to set up and maintain a worm composting system.

Plant Your Own Container Garden

Plant Your Own Container Garden
Quick Class
Thursday, April 16, 2015
Saturday 4/16 Noon

Join us to get a jump on Spring and be the envy of your neighborhood. We will work with you to create your very own masterpiece. Bring in a favorite container or patio pot. We will also have pots available for purchase. We will care for your creation here at the retail store until the 5/3/15 pick up date. Fees for this workshop will be determined by size and amount of plant material used.

Space is limited so register early!

Plant Your Own Container Garden
Workshops
Saturday, April 18, 2015
Saturday 4/18 noon

Join us to get a jump on Spring and be the envy of your neighborhood. We will work with you to create your very own masterpiece. Bring in a favorite container or patio pot. We will also have pots available for purchase. We will care for your creation here at the retail store until the 5/3/15 pick up date. Fees for this workshop will be determined by size and amount of plant material used.

Space is limited so make reservations early!

Spring is for Vegetables

Spring is for Vegetables
Quick Class
Thursday, April 23, 2015
6-7 pm

Come join us and learn about the types of vegetables that love the cool weather of spring in Michigan.

Wine Tasting and New Varieties

Wine Tasting and New Varieties
Event
Friday, April 24, 2015
Friday evening 6-8pm

Learn about new plant varieties while sipping some vino from a local Michigan winery. Attendees must be at least 21yrs old and a Wenke Garden Rewards member.

Good Neighbor Day

Good Neighbor Day
Good Neighbor Days
Thursday, April 30, 2015
Available from 2-5pm

Excess plant material is offered to Kalamazoo County non-profit organizations for use in their community gardens. Your organization must have an approved application on file in order to participate. 

Click here for an application.

2015 Good Neighbor Days are April 30, May 28, June 18 and October 15 from 2pm-5pm

Spring Clean Up and Dividing Perennials

Spring Clean Up and Dividing Perennials
Quick Class
Thursday, April 30, 2015
Thursday 6pm

Come on into the retail store for a class on spring clean up. Information on dividing your overgrown perennials will also  be discussed. A few extra steps in Spring can actually save you time later in the season.

Good Neighbor Day

Good Neighbor Day
Good Neighbor Days
Thursday, May 28, 2015
Available from 2-5pm

Excess plant material is offered to Kalamazoo County non-profit organizations for use in their community gardens. Your organization must have an approved application on file in order to participate. 

Click here for an application.

2015 Good Neighbor Days are April 30, May 28, June 18 and October 15 from 2pm-5pm

Good Neighbor Day

Good Neighbor Day
Good Neighbor Days
Thursday, June 18, 2015
Available from 2-5pm

Excess plant material is offered to Kalamazoo County non-profit organizations for use in their community gardens. Your organization must have an approved application on file in order to participate. 

Click here for an application.

2015 Good Neighbor Days are April 30, May 28, June 18 and October 15 from 2pm-5pm

Good Neighbor Day

Good Neighbor Day
Good Neighbor Days
Thursday, October 15, 2015
Available from 2-5pm

Excess plant material is offered to Kalamazoo County non-profit organizations for use in their community gardens. Your organization must have an approved application on file in order to participate. 

Click here for an application.

2015 Good Neighbor Days are April 30, May 28, June 18 and October 15 from 2pm-5pm

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