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August 2017

The Super Sunflower Challenge! – Who Will Be the Winners?

August 27, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sunflower Girl - Sunflower contest

If you have ever seen a sunflower growing, you have probably seen honeybees buzzing around them, their legs thick with pollen.  In an effort to increase awareness of the plight of pollinators like the honeybee, the Taylor Conservatory is hosting a region wide Super Sunflower Challenge! Let's see if YOU can grow the tallest sunflower (base of stem to top of head)         Or.... the largest sunflower head?   There are categories for adults and children.  Super-Sunflower-Poster The rules are simple. …

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Butterfly and Friends Day – CANCELLED

August 27, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This event has been cancelled. Sorry for any inconvenience.

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November 2017

Winterfest Parade, Tree Lighting and Bonfire

November 25, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Check out our float entry in the city's Winterfest Parade. It's a Mardi Gras theme, kicking off our Mardi Gras Gala fundraiser in February, which benefits the gardens and programs at the Conservatory. After the parade (which starts at City Hall and ends at the Main Pavilion in Heritage Park) come on over to the Conservatory for our Annual Tree Lighting and Bonfire.  We'll have hot chocolate, marshmallows to roast, candy kids for the little ones and we'll light up…

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Holiday Lights Aglow

November 27, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - January 7, 2018 @ 10:00 pm

One of the nicest parts of the holiday season are the light displays throughout our community.  There is something festive and life-affirming to bring light to the dark of winter. The Conservatory and gardens are on display until January 7. Stop on by and get your dose of holiday cheer with our colorful light display.

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February 2018

Mardi Gras Gala!

February 10 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Saturday, February 10, 2018.  You are invited to our 11th annual fundraising gala to benefit the gardens and programs at the Taylor Conservatory & Botanical Gardens. Enjoy a fun evening of Mardi Gras revelry, live music provided by Dave Tatrow and his Dixieland Allstars, and fine cuisine served in Downrivers most opulent setting at the Bentley Banquet and Conference Center in Wyandotte.  The evening includes Mardi Gras themed decorations, silent auction items, amazing acrobats, a few surprises, and the King Rex's…

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2018 Winter Wellness Series, (Jan. 20, Feb. 24, Mar. 10 and Apr. 14)

February 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Start your New Year off right with one or all of these classes designed to promote good health and wellness the natural way. These classes will help you understand how good nutrition and simple changes can increase your energy, support your immune system, improve focus, balance moods, and create health and well-being.  All 4 workshops include recipes, handouts, refreshments, snacks and a door prize ticket!  Classes are held on the following Saturdays, 10-12 p.m. January 20  Juice UP Your Immunity   Completed.…

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March 2018

Growing Great Gardens 2018

March 17 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Growing Great Gardens, March 17, 8-4 p.m.  Registration is open for GGG 2018. It's our 10th year of hosting Growing Great Gardens, and it's all about the GREEN--as in wearing it at this amazing symposium. Speaking of green, we've kept the price at $45, if you register before Feb. 23. By far, the best value in town.    Check out our Flyer,  register online or print out and mail the 2018 Registration Packet for the most-up-to-date horticulture woo-woo. We'll have an energizing day…

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April 2018

Music & Art in the Gardens 2018

April 11 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

July 4, No Show --Happy Independence Day! 

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Fit and Healthy at Home and in the Gardens

April 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us for this fun program that shows you how to prevent common injuries in the garden and around the home.  Occupational therapist, Cynthia Nemon will show us how to use our bodies correctly,  warm-up activities, how to avoid strains and sprains, basic anatomy, proper lifting techniques.  Fee includes handouts, refreshments and door prize tickets.  Sign up here.

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May 2018

11th Annual TCF Plant Sale-“A Bloomin’ Good Time”

May 12 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

                    Come check out our wide variety of plants and gifts, just in time for Mother's Day, your garden, or both! This annual event is a fundraiser for the Gardens. Get there early for the best plants. Master Gardeners on hand to answer gardening questions. We will also sell on Sunday, May 13th. See you there!        

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