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Mon 2 May
2016

*Full* Herbal Culinary – The Mediterranean Diet

Monday, May 2 @ 6 PM - 8 PM

Please call the Garden at 920.490.9457 to sign up for the waiting list for this class. If there is enough interest, we may add an additional session. Kristin Urban & Jackie Johnson – Northeast Wisconsin Unit of the Herb Society of America The Mediterranean Diet combines... Learn More

Please call the Garden at 920.490.9457 to sign up for the waiting list for this class. If there is enough interest, we may add an additional session.

Kristin Urban & Jackie Johnson – Northeast Wisconsin Unit of the Herb Society of America

The Mediterranean Diet combines elements of the traditional dietary patterns of southern Italy, Crete and coastal Greece. It emphasizes abundant plant foods, fresh fruit, olive oil, whole grains and little red meat. This class will demonstrate how the household cook can adapt foods found in American pantries to turn out quick, tasty and heart-healthy meals with a Mediterranean flair. At the end of the class, participants will sample a full meal of Mediterranean inspired foods.

$20/GBBG Member; $29/Non-Member 

Pre-registration required.

Thu 5 May
2016

*Cancelled* Gluten-Free Living

Thursday, May 5 @ 6 PM - 7:30 PM

Lauren Lindsley – Dietitian Manager, Festival Foods Is the gluten-free diet right for me? How do I know if a product is gluten-free? What are the most nutritious gluten free foods? Join Lauren, RDN, CD as she discusses the NuVal® Nutritional Scoring System, along with other... Learn More

Lauren Lindsley – Dietitian Manager, Festival Foods

Is the gluten-free diet right for me? How do I know if a product is gluten-free? What are the most nutritious gluten free foods? Join Lauren, RDN, CD as she discusses the NuVal® Nutritional Scoring System, along with other nutrition-related resources offered at Festival Foods to help you find gluten-free foods throughout the supermarket!

$10/GBBG Member; $19/Non-Member 

Pre-registration required.

Tue 10 May
2016

Nature Photography

Tuesday, May 10 @ 5:30 PM - 7 PM

Marc Amenson – Amenson Studio The Garden is buzzing with life! In this class we will cover basic to advanced techniques used to create award-winning images. Bring your tripod and macro lens as we walk, talk and learn how to take beautiful images using compositional and lighting... Learn More

Marc Amenson – Amenson Studio

The Garden is buzzing with life! In this class we will cover basic to advanced techniques used to create award-winning images. Bring your tripod and macro lens as we walk, talk and learn how to take beautiful images using compositional and lighting techniques from local photographer Marc Amenson.

$16/GBBG Member; $25/Non-Member 

Pre-registration required.

Fri 13 May
2016

Garden Sprouts: Return of the Flowers

Friday, May 13 @ 10 AM - 11:30 AM

Amy Kopp – GBBG Education Docent A long winter ago, in a Garden not too far away…. Last fall we planted flower bulbs knowing that they would bloom this spring. Use your senses to discover the excitement of the spring Garden and learn more about these beautiful blooms. This... Learn More

Amy Kopp – GBBG Education Docent

A long winter ago, in a Garden not too far away….

Last fall we planted flower bulbs knowing that they would bloom this spring. Use your senses to discover the excitement of the spring Garden and learn more about these beautiful blooms. This program is designed for children ages 3 to 5 and one accompanying adult. Price includes one child and adult. Additional children are half price.

$8/GBBG Member; $13/Non-Member 

Pre-registration required.

Fri 13 May
2016

Permaculture for the Midwest

Friday, May 13 @ 6 PM - 7:30 PM

Tom Cleven & Andy Hietpas – Vande Hey Company Permaculture is a hard concept to define and understand. This class will explain permaculture in the Midwest and how to effectively manage “nature’s bounty”. Whether you would like to grow blueberries on your patio or... Learn More

Tom Cleven & Andy Hietpas – Vande Hey Company

Permaculture is a hard concept to define and understand. This class will explain permaculture in the Midwest and how to effectively manage “nature’s bounty”. Whether you would like to grow blueberries on your patio or grow multiple food crops within your woodland, all can be done with the permaculture philosophy.

$9/GBBG Member; $18/Non-Member 

Pre-registration required.

Sat 14 May
2016

Behind the Scenes at the Cannery Public Market

Saturday, May 14 @ 9 AM - 12 PM

**Class takes place off-site. A new feature in the Green Bay community is the Cannery Public Market, with the mission “to help people rediscover the joys of fresh, seasonal foods packed with flavor rather than preservatives, grown by local farmers tied deeply to their own land”.... Learn More

**Class takes place off-site.

A new feature in the Green Bay community is the Cannery Public Market, with the mission “to help people rediscover the joys of fresh, seasonal foods packed with flavor rather than preservatives, grown by local farmers tied deeply to their own land”.

Join us for a tour of Pagel’s Ponderosa Dairy Farm to see where these great local products come from. Then we’ll head to the Cannery Public Market to discover all it can offer while learning the meaning and importance of “Farm to Table”.

$17/GBBG Member; $26/Non-Member 

Pre-registration required. Meet at the Pagel Ponderosa Dairy Farm, N4893 County Road C, Kewaunee, WI 54216, at 9 am (transportation not provided). Tour includes a $10 gift certificate to the Cannery Public Market.

Mon 16 May
2016

Family Nature Nights: Secrets of Spring Bloomers

Monday, May 16 @ 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Learn about the plants and animals that come out in the evening! Wear your walking shoes and let us guide you through the Garden. Mark your calendars now for the entire summer! Family Nature Nights Schedule      Secrets of Spring Bloomers     ... Learn More

Learn about the plants and animals that come out in the evening! Wear your walking shoes and let us guide you through the Garden. Mark your calendars now for the entire summer!

Family Nature Nights Schedule

     Secrets of Spring Bloomers
     Monday, May 16 | 5:30–6:30 pm

     Feathered Friends
     Monday, June 20 | 5:30–6:30 pm

     Garden Insects
     Monday, July 18 | 5:30–6:30 pm

     Pond Life
     Monday, August 15 | 5:30–6:30 pm

FREE/GBBG Member Family; $5/Non-Member Family

Price per family, pre-registration required.

Mon 16 May
2016

Why Native?

Monday, May 16 @ 6 PM - 7:30 PM

Wild Ones – Green Bay Chapter The Green Bay Wild Ones Chapter will discuss the benefits of using native plants in your landscapes and gardens, including the many benefits of these plants to the environment. They will also show you how to use natives in any garden, large or small, and... Learn More

Wild Ones – Green Bay Chapter

The Green Bay Wild Ones Chapter will discuss the benefits of using native plants in your landscapes and gardens, including the many benefits of these plants to the environment. They will also show you how to use natives in any garden, large or small, and cover different types of native Wisconsin plants.

$9/GBBG Member; $18/Non-Member 

Pre-registration required.

Tue 17 May
2016

Cooking with Culinary Herbs Series: Dill – Fernleaf & Garden Dill

Tuesday, May 17 @ 5 PM - 7 PM

Deb Doubek – Owner, Peterman Brook Herb Farm In this series, herbalist Deb Doubek will teach you how to cook with and prepare fresh early season herbs. Each class will cover one herb and participants will learn about the herb’s properties and flavor profiles. You will help... Learn More

Deb Doubek – Owner, Peterman Brook Herb Farm

In this series, herbalist Deb Doubek will teach you how to cook with and prepare fresh early season herbs. Each class will cover one herb and participants will learn about the herb’s properties and flavor profiles. You will help prepare dishes, discuss and demonstrate tips for cooking, tips for growing and discuss eating fresh vs. dried. These classes will leave you with a belly full of fresh herb infused food and recipes to get you started on a wonderful culinary herbal journey.

Want to take the whole series? Learn More>>

Per Class: $37/GBBG Member; $46/Non-Member

For the Series: $130/GBBG Member; $166/Non-Member 

Pre-registration required.



Sun 22 May
2016

Family Workshop: Peter Rabbit Garden

Sunday, May 22 @ 1 PM - 2:30 PM

Kelle Hartman – Children & Family Educator Grow a garden filled with Peter Rabbit’s favorite snacks! Read the story of Peter Rabbit to discover some of the garden plants he liked to nibble, then plant a container so you can enjoy these edible goodies throughout the summer.... Learn More

Kelle Hartman – Children & Family Educator

Grow a garden filled with Peter Rabbit’s favorite snacks! Read the story of Peter Rabbit to discover some of the garden plants he liked to nibble, then plant a container so you can enjoy these edible goodies throughout the summer. Soil, plants and even a few edible goodies will be supplied. This family workshop is designed for families with children ages 4 to 10. Materials included.

$18/Member Family; $23/Non-Member Family 

Price per family, pre-registration required.

Sat 21 May
2016

Peas in a Pod Family Gardening Program

Saturday, May 21 @ 9 AM - 6 PM

Get active outdoors and eat more fresh veggies this summer by growing your own garden! We’ll guide you through the steps of garden planning, planting, watering and weeding. Your family will harvest the benefits. Join us to receive: • A 5 by 8 foot garden plot • A wide... Learn More

Get active outdoors and eat more fresh veggies this summer by growing your own garden! We’ll guide you through the steps of garden planning, planting, watering and weeding. Your family will harvest the benefits.

Join us to receive:

• A 5 by 8 foot garden plot
• A wide selection of plants and seeds
• A gardening guide filled with helpful tips and reminders
• A planting orientation with staff assistance for garden planning and planting

$70/GBBG Member Plot; $120/Non-Member Plot (includes Family Membership)

Pre-registration required

Saturday, May 21 | 9–10:30 am

Saturday, May 21 | 10:30 am–12 pm

Tuesday, May 24 | 4:30–6 pm

Tue 24 May
2016

Glass Fusing

Tuesday, May 24 @ 6 PM - 7:30 PM

Angie Kusek Schubert – Owner, Ginger Birch Glass fusing is an art that comes from the ancient Egyptians and Romans. Come learn about this centuries old craft and create one-of-a-kind glass fused jewelry. Each participant will make two pieces. Jewelry will be fired and then available... Learn More

Angie Kusek Schubert – Owner, Ginger Birch

Glass fusing is an art that comes from the ancient Egyptians and Romans. Come learn about this centuries old craft and create one-of-a-kind glass fused jewelry. Each participant will make two pieces. Jewelry will be fired and then available for pick up at the Garden.

$35/GBBG Member; $44/Non-Members 

Pre-registration required.

Thu 26 May
2016

Chile Peppers 101

Thursday, May 26 @ 6 PM - 7:30 PM

Lisa Escalante – Dos Chiles, LLC Lisa will demonstrate the creation of unique salsas using chiles and native Mexican ingredients. Learn what these peppers are, how they are used and their potential to pack a punch! $20/GBBG Member; $29/Non-Member Pre-registration required.... Learn More

Lisa Escalante – Dos Chiles, LLC

Lisa will demonstrate the creation of unique salsas using chiles and native Mexican ingredients. Learn what these peppers are, how they are used and their potential to pack a punch!

$20/GBBG Member; $29/Non-Member

Pre-registration required.

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Mon 20 Jun
2016

Family Nature Nights: Feathered Friends

Monday, June 20 @ 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Learn about the plants and animals that come out in the evening! Wear your walking shoes and let us guide you through the Garden. Mark your calendars now for the entire summer! Family Nature Nights Schedule      Feathered Friends      Monday,... Learn More

Learn about the plants and animals that come out in the evening! Wear your walking shoes and let us guide you through the Garden. Mark your calendars now for the entire summer!

Family Nature Nights Schedule

     Feathered Friends
     Monday, June 20 | 5:30–6:30 pm

     Garden Insects
     Monday, July 18 | 5:30–6:30 pm

     Pond Life
     Monday, August 15 | 5:30–6:30 pm

FREE/GBBG Member Family; $5/Non-Member Family

Price per family, pre-registration required.

Tue 21 Jun
2016

Cooking with Culinary Herbs Series: Basil – Many Varieties

Tuesday, June 21 @ 5 PM - 7 PM

Deb Doubek – Owner, Peterman Brook Herb Farm In this series, herbalist Deb Doubek will teach you how to cook with and prepare fresh early season herbs. Each class will cover one herb and participants will learn about the herb’s properties and flavor profiles. You will help prepare... Learn More

Deb Doubek – Owner, Peterman Brook Herb Farm

In this series, herbalist Deb Doubek will teach you how to cook with and prepare fresh early season herbs. Each class will cover one herb and participants will learn about the herb’s properties and flavor profiles. You will help prepare dishes, discuss and demonstrate tips for cooking, tips for growing and discuss eating fresh vs. dried. These classes will leave you with a belly full of fresh herb infused food and recipes to get you started on a wonderful culinary herbal journey.

Want to take the whole series? Learn More>>

Per Class: $37/GBBG Member; $46/Non-Member

For the Series: $130/GBBG Member; $166/Non-Member 

Pre-registration required.

Mon 18 Jul
2016

Family Nature Nights: Garden Insects

Monday, July 18 @ 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Learn about the plants and animals that come out in the evening! Wear your walking shoes and let us guide you through the Garden. Family Nature Nights Schedule      Pond Life      Monday, August 15 | 5:30–6:30 pm FREE/GBBG Member... Learn More

Learn about the plants and animals that come out in the evening! Wear your walking shoes and let us guide you through the Garden.

Family Nature Nights Schedule

     Pond Life
     Monday, August 15 | 5:30–6:30 pm

FREE/GBBG Member Family; $5/Non-Member Family

Price per family, pre-registration required.

Wed 20 Jul
2016

Dragonfly Detectives (Ages 6-8)

Wednesday, July 20 @ 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Along with plants in the Garden, there are many bugs that dwell here too! We will set out on a journey to find our dragonfly friends down at the pond and among the plants, as well as make dragonfly crafts and play games. Session 1: Ages 6–8 Wednesday, July 20 | 9:30 am–3:30 pm... Learn More

Along with plants in the Garden, there are many bugs that dwell here too! We will set out on a journey to find our dragonfly friends down at the pond and among the plants, as well as make dragonfly crafts and play games.

Session 1: Ages 6–8
Wednesday, July 20 | 9:30 am–3:30 pm

$30/GBBG Member; $40/Non-Member

Pre-registration required. 

Registration Information

Camp Guidelines

Camp Registration Form

Camp Medical Authorizaton Form

Contact Us

For more information about Camp GBBG, contact our Children & Family Educator, Kelle Hartman, at 920.491.3691 ext. 107 or khartman@gbbg.org.

Thu 21 Jul
2016

Dragonfly Detectives (Ages 9-12)

Thursday, July 21 @ 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Along with plants in the Garden, there are many bugs that dwell here too! We will set out on a journey to find our dragonfly friends down at the pond and among the plants, as well as make dragonfly crafts and play games. Session 2: Ages 9–12 Thursday, July 21 | 9:30 am–3:30 pm... Learn More

Along with plants in the Garden, there are many bugs that dwell here too! We will set out on a journey to find our dragonfly friends down at the pond and among the plants, as well as make dragonfly crafts and play games.

Session 2: Ages 9–12
Thursday, July 21 | 9:30 am–3:30 pm

$30/GBBG Member; $40/Non-Member

Pre-registration required. 

Registration Information

Camp Guidelines

Camp Registration Form

Camp Medical Authorizaton Form

Contact Us

For more information about Camp GBBG, contact our Children & Family Educator, Kelle Hartman, at 920.491.3691 ext. 107 or khartman@gbbg.org.

Mon 25 Jul
2016

Weeklong Camp: Garden Chefs (Ages 6-8)

Monday, July 25 @ 9:30 AM - 12 PM

Join us for a week of edible fun as we dig into the amazing world of plants and their many uses. Explore the differences between fruits and vegetables, participate in a taste test of some exotic produce and learn to cook with herbs and seeds. Each day is a tasty new adventure! Session 1:... Learn More

Join us for a week of edible fun as we dig into the amazing world of plants and their many uses. Explore the differences between fruits and vegetables, participate in a taste test of some exotic produce and learn to cook with herbs and seeds. Each day is a tasty new adventure!

Session 1: Ages 6–8
July 25–29 | 9:30 am–12 pm

$65/GBBG Member; $85/Non-Member

Pre-registration required. 

Registration Information

Camp Guidelines

Camp Registration Form

Camp Medical Authorizaton Form

Contact Us

For more information about Camp GBBG, contact our Children & Family Educator, Kelle Hartman, at 920.491.3691 ext. 107 or khartman@gbbg.org.

Mon 1 Aug
2016

Weeklong Camp: Garden Chefs (Ages 9-12)

Monday, August 1 @ 9:30 AM - 12 PM

Join us for a week of edible fun as we dig into the amazing world of plants and their many uses. Explore the differences between fruits and vegetables, participate in a taste test of some exotic produce and learn to cook with herbs and seeds. Each day is a tasty new adventure! Session 2:... Learn More

Join us for a week of edible fun as we dig into the amazing world of plants and their many uses. Explore the differences between fruits and vegetables, participate in a taste test of some exotic produce and learn to cook with herbs and seeds. Each day is a tasty new adventure!

Session 2: Ages 9–12
August 1–5 | 9:30 am–12 pm

$65/GBBG Member; $85/Non-Member

Pre-registration required. 

Registration Information

Camp Guidelines

Camp Registration Form

Camp Medical Authorizaton Form

Contact Us

For more information about Camp GBBG, contact our Children & Family Educator, Kelle Hartman, at 920.491.3691 ext. 107 or khartman@gbbg.org.

Mon 15 Aug
2016

Family Nature Nights: Pond Life

Monday, August 15 @ 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Learn about the plants and animals that come out in the evening! Wear your walking shoes and let us guide you through the Garden.  FREE/GBBG Member Family; $5/Non-Member Family Price per family, pre-registration required .  Learn More

Learn about the plants and animals that come out in the evening! Wear your walking shoes and let us guide you through the Garden. 

FREE/GBBG Member Family; $5/Non-Member Family

Price per family, pre-registration required

Wed 17 Aug
2016

Story Book Adventure – Stone Soup (Ages 6-8)

Wednesday, August 17 @ 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Dive into the folktale Stone Soup! You’ll discover the importance of working together through cooperative games and team challenges. Then celebrate the victory of teamwork by cooking up your own tasty pot of Stone Soup! Session 1: Ages 6–8 Wednesday, August 17 | 9:30... Learn More

Dive into the folktale Stone Soup! You’ll discover the importance of working together through cooperative games and team challenges. Then celebrate the victory of teamwork by cooking up your own tasty pot of Stone Soup!

Session 1: Ages 6–8
Wednesday, August 17 | 9:30 am–3:30 pm

$30/GBBG Member; $40/Non-Member

Pre-registration required. 

Registration Information

Camp Guidelines

Camp Registration Form

Camp Medical Authorizaton Form

Contact Us

For more information about Camp GBBG, contact our Children & Family Educator, Kelle Hartman, at 920.491.3691 ext. 107 or khartman@gbbg.org.

Thu 18 Aug
2016

Story Book Adventure – Stone Soup (Ages 9-12)

Thursday, August 18 @ 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Dive into the folktale Stone Soup! You’ll discover the importance of working together through cooperative games and team challenges. Then celebrate the victory of teamwork by cooking up your own tasty pot of Stone Soup! Session 2: Ages 9–12 Thursday, August 18 | 9:30... Learn More

Dive into the folktale Stone Soup! You’ll discover the importance of working together through cooperative games and team challenges. Then celebrate the victory of teamwork by cooking up your own tasty pot of Stone Soup!

Session 2: Ages 9–12
Thursday, August 18 | 9:30 am–3:30 pm

$30/GBBG Member; $40/Non-Member

Pre-registration required. 

Registration Information

Camp Guidelines

Camp Registration Form

Camp Medical Authorizaton Form

Contact Us

For more information about Camp GBBG, contact our Children & Family Educator, Kelle Hartman, at 920.491.3691 ext. 107 or khartman@gbbg.org.


Location

2600 Larsen Road
Green Bay, WI 54303

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Phone: (920) 490-9457
Toll Free: (877) 355-4224
Fax: (920) 490-9461
Email:  info@gbbg.org 


Garden Hours

April 1 - 30
Daily | 9 am - 5 pm

May 1 - 31
Daily | 9 am - 6 pm
*May 12 | 9 am - 5 pm

June 1 - 2 | CLOSED for Garden Fair set up

June 3 | CLOSED for Garden Fair set up until 4 pm

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June 6 - August 31*
Daily | 9 am - 8 pm
*June 14 | 9 am - 3 pm
*July 4 | 9 am - 6 pm


General Admission

GBBG Members - Free
Adults (ages 18+) - $9
Students (ages 13-17) - $7
Students (w/ school ID) - $7
Children (ages 3-12) - $5
Children (ages 2 & under) - Free
Seniors (62+), AAA Members, Military - $7
NWTC Students & Faculty - Free w/NWTC ID

**Prices may differ for special events.

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