Wenke Events

Apr 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
10:00 am
Will you be hanging around Kalamazoo for Spring Break and looking for something to do with the kids? Join us at Wenke Greenhouses for a fun and interactive morning. Participants will get an opportunity to learn about Monarch Butterlies and build their very own butterfly house for the backyard. We will paint our houses in bright colors to help attract butterflies! This class is limited to 6 participants. Open to children ages 9+ unsupervised. Ages 8 and under are welcome ...
Wenke Greenhouses Retail Store
Apr 2 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
11:00 am
Will you be hanging around Kalamazoo for Spring Break and looking for something to do with the kids? Join us at Wenke Greenhouses for a fun and interactive morning. Participants will get an opportunity to learn about Monarch Butterlies and build their very own butterfly house for the backyard. We will paint our houses in bright colors to help attract butterflies! This class is limited to 6 participants. Open to children ages 9+ unsupervised. Ages 8 and under are welcome ...
Wenke Greenhouses Retail Store
Apr 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
10:00 am
Will you be hanging around Kalamazoo for Spring Break and looking for something to do with the kids? Join us at Wenke Greenhouses for a fun and interactive morning. Participants will get an opportunity to learn about bats and build their very own bat house for the backyard.  This class is limited to 6 participants. Open to children ages 9+ unsupervised. Ages 8 and under are welcome to sign up with parent/adult participation. Sign up today! (Note: Parents do not ...
Wenke Greenhouses Retail Store
Apr 3 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
11:00 am
Will you be hanging around Kalamazoo for Spring Break and looking for something to do with the kids? Join us at Wenke Greenhouses for a fun and interactive morning. Participants will get an opportunity to learn about bats and build their very own bat house for the backyard.  This class is limited to 6 participants. Open to children ages 9+ unsupervised. Ages 8 and under are welcome to sign up with parent/adult participation. Sign up today! (Note: Parents do not ...
Wenke Greenhouses Retail Store
Apr 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
10:00 am
Will you be hanging around Kalamazoo for Spring Break and looking for something to do with the kids? Join us at Wenke Greenhouses for a fun and interactive morning. Participants will get an opportunity to learn about bluebirds and build their very own bluebird feeder for the backyard.  This class is limited to 6 participants. Open to children ages 9+ unsupervised. Ages 8 and under are welcome to sign up with parent/adult participation. Sign up today! (Note: Parents do not need ...
Wenke Greenhouses Retail Store
Apr 4 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
11:00 am
Will you be hanging around Kalamazoo for Spring Break and looking for something to do with the kids? Join us at Wenke Greenhouses for a fun and interactive morning. Participants will get an opportunity to learn about bluebirds and build their very own bluebird feeder for the backyard.  This class is limited to 6 participants. Open to children ages 9+ unsupervised. Ages 8 and under are welcome to sign up with parent/adult participation. Sign up today! (Note: Parents do not need ...
Wenke Greenhouses Retail Store
Apr 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
10:00 am
Will you be hanging around Kalamazoo for Spring Break and looking for something to do with the kids? Join us at Wenke Greenhouses for a fun and interactive morning. Participants will get an opportunity to learn about wild Michigan birds and build their very own hopper bird feeder for the backyard.  This class is limited to 6 participants. Open to children ages 9+ unsupervised. Ages 8 and under are welcome to sign up with parent/adult participation. Sign up today! (Note: Parents ...
Wenke Greenhouses Retail Store
Apr 5 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
11:00 am
Will you be hanging around Kalamazoo for Spring Break and looking for something to do with the kids? Join us at Wenke Greenhouses for a fun and interactive morning. Participants will get an opportunity to learn about wild Michigan birds and build their very own hopper bird feeder for the backyard.  This class is limited to 6 participants. Open to children ages 9+ unsupervised. Ages 8 and under are welcome to sign up with parent/adult participation. Sign up today! (Note: Parents ...
Wenke Greenhouses Retail Store
Apr 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
10:00 am
Join us at Wenke Greenhouses for a fun and interactive morning! In this activity, we will go on a Fairy Garden Adventure and Scavenger Hunt to explore the greenhouse. Solving a series of garden fairy riddles, we will find and collect fairy garden prizes hidden throughout the greenhouse. Every child will receive a set of fairy wings and a wand.  This activity is limited to 12 participants. Open to children ages 7+ unsupervised. Ages 6 and under are welcome to sign ...
Wenke Greenhouse Retail Store
Apr 6 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
11:30 am
Join us at Wenke Greenhouses to learn the art of terrarium making! Participants will create their own beautiful tabletop terrarium. Workshop includes step-by-step instructions complete with soil, moss, pebbles and a choice of three (3) terrarium plants to complete your new “tiny world.” This workshop is limited to 12 participants. Sign up today so you don’t miss out! *Note: Plant options displayed in photo may not reflect final options available at event. Final product display will vary depending on participants’ ...
Wenke Greenhouses Retail Store
Apr 13 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
10:00 am
Ready for a taste of spring? 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 and all interested people are welcome to join us. The production greenhouse is located at 2525 North 30th ...
Wenke Wholesale Production Location
Apr 13 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
12:30 pm
Ready for a taste of spring? 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 and all interested people are welcome to join us. The production greenhouse is located at 2525 North 30th ...
Wenke Wholesale Production Location
Apr 20 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
10:00 am
Join us at Wenke Greenhouses to celebrate Easter and the coming of spring! In this workshop, kids will get an opportunity to create their own Peter Rabbit lettuce bowl garden. Workshop cost includes container, Peter Rabbit figurine, lettuce plant and soil. This workshop is limited to 6 participants. Open to children ages 7+ unsupervised. Ages 6 and under are welcome to sign up with parent/adult participation. Sign up today! *Note: multiple times offered for this event. Please see your ticket to ...
Wenke Greenhouse Retail Store
Apr 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
10:00 am
Join us at Wenke Greenhouses 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 containers/pottery available for purchase. We will care for your creation for free at the retail store until the 5/5/19 pick up date. Fees for this workshop will be determined by size and amount of plant material used. Final cost ...
Wenke Greenhouse Retail Store
10:45 am
Join us at Wenke Greenhouses to celebrate Easter and the coming of spring! In this workshop, kids will get an opportunity to create their own Peter Rabbit lettuce bowl garden. Workshop cost includes container, Peter Rabbit figurine, lettuce plant and soil. This workshop is limited to 6 participants. Open to children ages 7+ unsupervised. Ages 6 and under are welcome to sign up with parent/adult participation. Sign up today! *Note: multiple times offered for this event. Please see your ticket to ...
Wenke Greenhouse Retail Store
Apr 25 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
2:00 pm
Wenke Greenhouses knows that beautification has a profound impact on all aspects of a community’s success. In that effort, we have been donating plants to many local non-profit organizations through our Good Neighbor Day Program. On specified days, pre-approved organizations may come to our retail store and choose from plant product that is in a staged area. These donations provide many local churches, schools, non-profit organizations and local community gardens the opportunity to beautify their surroundings in an economy where flowers and ...
Wenke Greenhouses Retail Store
6:00 pm
Join us at Wenke Greenhouses 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 containers available for purchase. We will care for your creation for free at the retail store until the 5/5/19 pick up date. Fees for this workshop will be determined by size and amount of plant material used. Final cost ...
Wenke Greenhouse Retail Store
Apr 27 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
10:00 am
Celebrate Earth Day at Wenke Greenhouse. Join us for a fun and interactive morning where kids will get an opportunity to paint their own flower pot complete with planting a fragrant herb in honor of Earth Day.  This workshop is limited to 6 participants. Open to children ages 7+ unsupervised. Ages 6 and under are welcome to sign up with parent/adult participation. Sign up today! *Note: multiple times offered for this event. Please see your ticket to confirm the time you ...
Wenke Greenhouse Retail Store
Apr 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
10:00 am
Join us at Wenke Greenhouses 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 containers available for purchase. We will care for your creation for free at the retail store until the 5/5/19 pick up date. Fees for this workshop will be determined by size and amount of plant material used. Final cost ...
Wenke Greenhouse Retail Store
Apr 27 @ 10:45 am – 11:15 am
10:45 am
Celebrate Earth Day at Wenke Greenhouse. Join us for a fun and interactive morning where kids will get an opportunity to paint their own flower pot complete with planting a fragrant herb in honor of Earth Day.  This workshop is limited to 6 participants. Open to children ages 7+ unsupervised. Ages 6 and under are welcome to sign up with parent/adult participation. Sign up today! *Note: multiple times offered for this event. Please see your ticket to confirm the time you ...
Wenke Greenhouse Retail Store
Apr 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
10:00 am
Join us at Wenke Greenhouses to learn the art of terrarium making! Participants will create their own beautiful tabletop terrarium. Workshop includes step-by-step instructions complete with soil, moss, pebbles and a choice of three (3) terrarium plants to complete your new “tiny world.” This workshop is limited to 12 participants. Sign up today so you don’t miss out! *Note: Plant options displayed in photo may not reflect final options available at event. Final product display will vary depending on participants’ ...
Wenke Greenhouses Retail Store
May 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
6:00 pm
It would be easy to think that roses are just too much trouble. All that pruning (which looks difficult), special fertilizers, talk of blackspot and diseases… it’s enough to put the novice gardener off roses forever. But the truth is, roses are easy to grow. Provide a few essentials like good sunlight, decent drainage, and feed them every so often, and they will reward you with flowers. Join Larry “the Rose Guy” to learn all about how easy it is to grow ...
Wenke Greenhouse Retail Store
May 3 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
6:00 pm
Air plants are so versatile and fun to use in unconventional ways! Design a living air plant wreath for a unique decoration that will bring the outdoors in. In this workshop, we will combine a 14-inch grapevine wreath, a variety of moss and tillandsias (air plants), along with succulent cuttings and other garden plant accessories to design and create a beautiful living wreath arrangement. Come play with us! This workshop is limited to 12 participants. Sign up today so you ...
Wenke Greenhouse Retail Store
May 5 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
10:00 am
Join us at Wenke Greenhouse for a fun and interactive morning where kids will get an opportunity to plant and personalize their own fairy garden. Workshop fee includes container for planting, two fairy garden plants, assorted stones and fairy garden accessories for kids to customize their own miniature world. With Mother’s Day right around the corner, this can make for a great gift or activity to do with Mom or Grandma. This class is limited to 6 participants. Open to children ...
Wenke Greenhouse Retail Store
10:45 am
Join us at Wenke Greenhouse for a fun and interactive morning where kids will get an opportunity to plant and personalize their own fairy garden. Workshop fee includes container for planting, two fairy garden plants, assorted stones and fairy garden accessories for kids to customize their own miniature world. With Mother’s Day right around the corner, this can make for a great gift or activity to do with Mom or Grandma. This class is limited to 6 participants. Open to children ...
Wenke Greenhouse Retail Store
May 11 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
10:00 am
Join us at Wenke Greenhouse for a fun and interactive morning where kids will get an opportunity to plant and personalize their own fairy garden. Workshop fee includes container for planting, two fairy garden plants, assorted stones and fairy garden accessories for kids to customize their own miniature world. With Mother’s Day right around the corner, this can make for a great gift or activity to do with Mom or Grandma. This class is limited to 6 participants. Open to children ...
Wenke Greenhouse Retail Store
10:45 am
Join us at Wenke Greenhouse for a fun and interactive morning where kids will get an opportunity to plant and personalize their own fairy garden. Workshop fee includes container for planting, two fairy garden plants, assorted stones and fairy garden accessories for kids to customize their own miniature world. With Mother’s Day right around the corner, this can make for a great gift or activity to do with Mom or Grandma. This class is limited to 6 participants. Open to children ...
Wenke Greenhouse Retail Store
May 11 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
11:00 am
Join us at Wenke Greenhouses on Saturday, May 11th at 11am for our 6th annual Mother’s Day Photo Booth event! Have you been wanting an updated picture of the family? Well, you’re in luck! Once again, we will be offering all Wenke Greenhouse customers a FREE photo. We will have a photographer onsite working her magic to create that perfect picture of you and Mom. What a great way to show Mom how much you love her. Bring the family – everyone is welcome! ...
Wenke Greenhouse Retail Store
6:00 pm
Hostas aren’t the only plants for a shade garden. Enliven your landscape with something new!  Hostas are the workhorses of the shade garden. Once they’re established, they’re pretty much low-maintenance plants. They tolerate periods of drought, and they are reliably hardy in areas that freeze during winter. They often sport big beefy leaves with interesting textures and colors that range from chartreuse and gray-blue to lemon-splashed green. But a giant carpet of hostas — especially those with solid green leaves ...
Wenke Greenhouse Retail Store
May 18 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
10:00 am
Join us at Wenke Greenhouse for a fun and interactive morning where kids will get an opportunity to plant and decorate their very own grass caterpillar. Bring a shoebox to carry your caterpillar home and have fun watching as the grass grows over the next 4-7 days! This class is limited to 6 participants. Open to children ages 7+ unsupervised. Ages under 7 welcome to sign up with additional adult supervision present. Sign up today! *Note: multiple times offered for ...
Wenke Greenhouse Retail Store
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