Sat, Jan 15|
Visiting the Frederik Meijer Gardens, Grand Rapids, Michigan
Time & Location
Jan 15, 2022, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
About the Event
We are thrilled to open the year 2022 with our first meeting and program this Saturday, January 15, at 2 pm.
Our chapter member Mandi Stade will be the presenter of the month taking us for a virtual tour of the famous Meijer Gardens in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Meijer has been a gem in the midwest region. It also includes a Japanese Garden-The Richard & Helen DeVos Japanese Garden, which was designed by Mr. Hoichi Kurisu. Mandi has been a Horticulturist at the Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park for over 12 years! She takes lots of floral art responsibilities in the Meijer Gardens. Please see her bio attached and enjoy her presentation.
Mandi Stade Bio
Mandi Stade has been a Horticulturist at the Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park for over 12 years. She takes care of the Victorian Garden Parlor, Carnivorous Plant Display & Collection, Interiorscape plant displays in event rooms & offices. She has several floral design responsibilities in the gardens: to create two floral displays in the new Welcome Center, floral for various internal special events as requested, and to select the flowers for Tea Masters to use in Chabana arrangements for each Tea Ceremony held at our Tea House in the Japanese Garden. Mandi Stade started Sogetsu Ikebana studies with Anne-Lise back in October of 2013. She holds all 5 Certificates in Sogetsu Ikebana, and she is a 4th Grade Teacher of Sogetsu Ikebana. She is also a Michigan Certified Florist with the Great Lakes Floral Association.
Zoom link: Register Zoom in advance for this meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYpc -CuqT4vH9MO0TNRv2qbIu1fEYFyoZUO