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Grand Garden Show Presented by Proven Winners®

Arrive: Sunday, August 30, 2020
Depart: Tuesday, September 1, 2020

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Package details and rates for 2020 will be available in November.

Announcing the 8th Annual Grand Garden Show featuring Proven Winners®


Announcing the 8th Annual Grand Garden Show presented by Proven Winners, the world’s #1 plant brand. Join us for this special gardening weekend located at the world’s largest summer resort providing a spectacular and memorable setting. Celebrate the beauty of flowers while you surround yourself with the rich history of Mackinac Island and Grand Hotel. This will be a multi-day event with hands-on demonstrations and presentations from some of the nation’s foremost garden design experts.

Special guest information for 2020 will be coming soon!

In 2019 guest speakers included Laura LeBoutillier, founder of Garden Answer, a YouTube how-to gardening vlog filled with style, expertise, and gardening knowledge. Paul Zammit, Director of Horticulture at the Toronto Botanical Garden and regular speaker at garden clubs and horticultural trade shows inspiring audiences across Canada and in the United States. Jimmy Turner, a Texas native who became Director of  Horticultural Operations at the Royal Botanic Gardens and Centennial Parklands in Sydney, Australia in the spring of 2013 from his role as Senior Director of Gardens for the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden.  Additional speakers  included Heidi Grasman, Garden Crossings, and Shannon Downey of Spring Meadow Nursery.

Other special guests have included  P.Allen Smith, an award-winning food, lifestyle and garden expert and host of two public television programs, and a regular contributor on the NBC’s The Today Show.As well as Mackinac Island’s own award winning garden designer  and author, Jack Barnwell.

We are sure 2020 will bring additional interest and fun to Grand Hotel! Stay tuned for guest speaker announcements.

This package includes a full breakfast and dinner daily, evening receptions, garden tours, and seminars- including private garden home tours around Mackinac Island.  View photos from past events.

Gardeners Idea BookTo request a FREE Gardener’s Idea Book from Proven Winners, please click here.





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Subject to 3% Mackinac Island assessment, Michigan 6% sales tax and a $8.50 per person baggage handling charge. *Dates subject to availability.  Additional adult and child rates apply.