Butterflies are Blooming at Meijer Gardens

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Real Estate Agent with Greenridge Realty Oakmont

Every year around this time, I love to go visit the Butterfly Exhibit at Frederick Meijer Gardens in Grand Rapids, MI.  If you have never seen it, You Must Go!

Breathtakingly beautiful, the butterflies flit amongst orchid plants in full bloom, and an amazing array of some gigantic tropical greenery in this huge atrium.  

Every year there are new additions to the butterflies and the orchids, and it is fascinationg to see the cocoons in various stages of hatching these winged fairies.  There are also a few unusual birds that grace the atrium, and even a creek and a waterfall!

The parking is free, and outside you can enjoy the beautiful sculpture park, as well as the artist gallery inside.  Entering the butterfly exhibit, you will also tour the greenhouse with succulents of almost every kind imaginable, interspersed with spring flowers!  

 

Grand Rapids is a great place to live! Enjoy!

 

Cost is:

  • Members
    FREE
  • Adults (14 – 64)
    $12
  • Seniors (65 and older)
    $9
  • Students (with student ID)
    $9
  • Children (5–13)
    $6
  • Children (3–4)
    $4
  • Children (2 and younger)
    FREE

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park

1000 East Beltline Ave NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49525

For more information go to: www.MeijerGardens.org

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Comments (4)

Evelyn Johnston
Friends & Neighbors Real Estate - Elkhart, IN
The People You Know, Like and Trust!

I knew you had to be somewhere close.  There couldn't be two Meijer's.  I didn't even know they had a garden!

Mar 13, 2015 07:38 AM
William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

Great place to get some cool photo's.  I wish I had a place like that to go to.

Mar 13, 2015 07:40 AM
Gayle Rich-Boxman Fishhawk Lake Real Estate
John L Scott Market Center - Birkenfeld, OR
"Your Local Expert!" 503-755-2905

Lynn, you have been *FEATURED* in today's Tuesday Travelogue!

                                           Travelers in the Rain!

                                                                      

 

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Apr 07, 2015 03:14 AM
Hannah Williams
HomeStarr Realty - Philadelphia, PA
Expertise NE Philadelphia & Bucks 215-820-3376

How pretty love butterflies Gayle Rich-Boxman Fishhawk Lake Realtor (503)755-2905  sent me over  thanks for the tour

Apr 07, 2015 03:19 AM