Due to the forecast this evening, Garden to Glass: Cocktails & Tunes has been cancelled, however, we still have Free Admission from 4-8 pm and Discovery Stations inside from 4-6 pm.

Camp GBBG: The Art of Nature

By Nikki Long, Education Intern Get into nature with games, crafts and unforgettable adventures at Camp GBBG! The Garden is excited to offer one day and week-long camps this summer. These fun, outdoor camps offer kids a wide variety of activities that utilize the unique landscapes at the Garden. Campers will transform themselves into science wizards, […]

Grand Garden: Planting Days

By Susan Garot, Executive Director The Grand Garden construction is nearing completion and soon the landscaping will begin. Another way you can help us achieve the dream is by volunteering at a Weed & Feed. The second Wednesday of July and August will be planting days in the Grand Garden. With over 12,500 perennials, trees and […]

Grow a Sustainable Garden: Part 3

By Adam Dziewa, Education Intern Beyond sustainability in our landscape, the Garden has infused sustainable practices throughout our operations. From timed lights to dual flush toilets, environmentally conscious cleaning products to compost programs in our garden and our lunch room, our newer facilities have been designed and are maintain with the environment in mind. Schneider Education […]

Grow A Sustainable Garden: Part 2

By Adam Dziewa, Education Intern Plans to protect air and water, wilderness and wildlife are in fact plans to protect man. ~ Stewart Udall Now that we’ve cleaned up our water, soil and weeds, let’s take a look our sustainability as it relates to our plantings, including flowers and lawns. As you are planning out your […]

Grow A Sustainable Garden: Part 1

by Adam Dziewa, Education Intern Sustainability is the key to our survival on this planet and will also determine success on all levels. ~Shari Arison I hope everyone was able to enjoy Earth Day a few weeks ago! From the Garden’s mindset, we celebrate Earth Day year round by educating the communities of Northeast Wisconsin. […]

Grand Garden: Last Month of Construction

By Susan Garot, Executive Director Progress continues on the Grand Garden, with building finishes being completed. Next up is the site electrical, final grading, installation of the curb, gutter and roadways, and completing the retaining walls. Once June arrives, we’ll be installing the grass and preparing the garden beds to accept 11,500 perennials and over […]

Grand Garden: Moving Right Along

By Susan Garot, Executive Director The Grand Garden truly is becoming more and more grand as the construction progresses. It’s so much fun to come to work each day and watch the dream become a reality! To date, we remain on time and on budget, thanks to the great team at Miron and Somerville! Thank […]

Grand Garden: Be A Part Of Something Grand

by Susan Garot, Executive Director We have selected the “art” piece we’ll be using for the donor recognition for the Grand Garden and hope you love it like we do.  Thanks to Skyline Exhibit Resource for their creativity. All donors at the $500 level and above will have their name on the “spray” (as in […]

Your Garden Is For Families

Linda Gustke, Education Manager When you think of the Garden, we hope it brings about many wonderful thoughts. Not only is it a place for peace and tranquility, beautiful flowers and pristine landscaping, but it is also a place where kids can run and play, and discover the wonders all around them. The latter might […]

Grand Garden: Artistry in Stone

By Susan Garot, Executive Director The amphitheater and concession buildings are wrapped in plastic as construction continues in all weather conditions. The masons have been busy putting the stone on the structures, and their work is truly artistic. Watching them place the stones on the structures is like watching a puzzle master complete a 1,000 […]