Meijer Gardens hosts the Secchia Garden Lecture

flowerWith Spring just itching to bust loose in Grand Rapids, serious and amateur gardeners in Grand Rapids, Michigan will appreciate the opportunity to learn the secrets of gardening for a well known author and garden designer, Rob Proctor when he is the Featured Speaker at the Secchia Garden Lecture.

The event will be held at the Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park on April 15, 2008 at 7:00.  Admission is FREE to members and non-members or FREE to non-members with paid admission the the Meijer Gardens.  Proctor has written 15 books on gardening, including his latest entitled: “Gardening on a Shoestring.”

He will be sharing ways to save money by starting plants from seeds or seedlings and giving tips on how to store less hardy plants in harsh winter conditions.  Rob Proctor is known for his ability to create masterpiece gardens which delight you with their artistry and inspired arrangements. You may also enjoy this recent article by Rob Proctor about selecting the right containers for your potted plants.

April Showers bring May Flowers…or so the saying goes.  Don’t miss this opportunity to lean how to make your yard “come alive” in a delightful way this spring and summer.

To RSVP call 616-975-3144 or e-mail skilroy@meijergardens.org

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