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Thu 23 Oct
2014
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*Full* Fermentation

Thursday, October 23 @ 6 PM - 7:30 PM

Member Price: $16.00 - Non-Member Price:  $25.00 - 5 Spot(s) Open

Fermentation Thursday, October 23 6-7:30pm Kristen Urban & Jackie Johnson – Herb Society of America   Fermentation: an ancient method of food preservation, and newly appreciated promoter of gastro-intestinal health.  We'll make sauerkraut,... Learn More

Fermentation

Thursday, October 23

6-7:30pm

Kristen Urban & Jackie Johnson – Herb Society of America

 

Fermentation: an ancient method of food preservation, and newly appreciated promoter of gastro-intestinal health.  We'll make sauerkraut, kimchi, and bread starters.  Bring your favorite mandolin and/or chopping knife, a cutting board, and two wide-mouth pint jars with lids.

 

Members: $16   Non-members: $25
Pre-registration required-Limit 15

Mon 27 Oct
2014
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Pumpkin Pie Potpourri

Monday, October 27 @ 6 PM - 7:30 PM

Member Price: $14.00 - Non-Member Price:  $23.00 - 18 Spot(s) Open

Pumpkin Pie Potpourri Monday, October 27 6-7:30pm Sue Schinkten –Secret Pumpkin Artist   Learn advanced carving techniques and decorative options for your fall pumpkins. Use a pumpkin incense burner to suggest the cozy scent of pie just out of the oven. Your finished... Learn More

Pumpkin Pie Potpourri

Monday, October 27

6-7:30pm

Sue Schinkten –Secret Pumpkin Artist

 

Learn advanced carving techniques and decorative options for your fall pumpkins. Use a pumpkin incense burner to suggest the cozy scent of pie just out of the oven. Your finished pumpkin will be perfect for a table centerpiece or mantle. Of course, you can also create a Halloween masterpiece! Please bring a small carving knife.

 

Members: $14   Non-members: $23
Pre-registration required-Limit 20

Mon 3 Nov
2014

*Full* Vinegar, Pesto and Spreads (Beyond the Basic Vinaigrette)

Monday, November 3 @ 6 PM - 7:30 PM

Vinegar, Pesto and Spreads (Beyond the Basic Vinaigrette) Monday, November 3 6-7:30pm Susan Beno – Culinary Specialist   Join Susan in harvesting ingredients from the garden and incorporating them into fall vegetable recipes. Enjoy a variety of recipes and samples.... Learn More

Vinegar, Pesto and Spreads (Beyond the Basic Vinaigrette)

Monday, November 3

6-7:30pm

Susan Beno – Culinary Specialist

 

Join Susan in harvesting ingredients from the garden and incorporating them into fall vegetable recipes. Enjoy a variety of recipes and samples.

 

Members: 18$   Non-members: 27$
Pre-registration required-Limit 25

Tue 4 Nov
2014
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The Garden Tree Pendant

Tuesday, November 4 @ 6 PM - 7:30 PM

Member Price: $40.00 - Non-Member Price:  $49.00 - 8 Spot(s) Open

The Garden Tree Pendant Tuesday, November 4 6-7:30pm Elizabeth Roherty – Stary... Learn More

The Garden Tree Pendant

Tuesday, November 4

6-7:30pm

Elizabeth Roherty – Stary Beads                                                                            

 

Create a beautiful “tree of life” pendant using beads and wire. If you have tools that would help form this pendant (wire cutters, chain-nosed pliers, round-nosed pliers) please bring them.

 

Members: $40   Non-members: $49
Pre-registration required-Limit 8

Tue 11 Nov
2014
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Tea Leaves the Cup - 2014 Christmas Tea

Tuesday, November 11 @ 6 PM - 7:30 PM

Member Price: $14.00 - Non-Member Price:  $23.00 - 18 Spot(s) Open

Tea Leaves the Cup – 2014 Christmas Tea Tuesday, November 11 6-7:30pm Jackie Johnson & Kristen Urban - Herb Society of America   Traditional and new sweets and savories, some made from tea, will grace the plates at this year's Christmas Tea.  In addition to... Learn More

Tea Leaves the Cup – 2014 Christmas Tea

Tuesday, November 11

6-7:30pm

Jackie Johnson & Kristen Urban - Herb Society of America

 

Traditional and new sweets and savories, some made from tea, will grace the plates at this year's Christmas Tea.  In addition to information on the history of tea, the proper preparation of tea, tea etiquette, and holiday lore, be prepared to imbibe some unique beverages and herbal tisanes suitable to the holiday season. Recipes provided.  Holiday attire and hats encouraged, but not necessary.

 

Members: $14   Non-members: $23
Pre-registration required-Limit 24

Sat 13 Dec
2014
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Nighttime Photography

Saturday, December 13 @ 4 PM - 5:30 PM

Member Price: $17.00 - Non-Member Price:  $26.00 - Limited Spot(s) Open

Marc Amenson- Amenson Studio Shoot GBBG’s Garden of Lights outdoor light display with the help of local photographer, Marc Amenson. Learn the settings that work best to achieve beautiful night time photos this holiday season.  Please bring your own camera and dress for the weather.... Learn More

Marc Amenson- Amenson Studio

Shoot GBBG’s Garden of Lights outdoor light display with the help of local photographer, Marc Amenson. Learn the settings that work best to achieve beautiful night time photos this holiday season.  Please bring your own camera and dress for the weather. A tripod is recommended but not required for this hands-on beginner to advanced photography class. Class fee includes admission to Garden of Lights.

Members: $17; Non-Members: $26

Thu 8 Jan
2015
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Winter Wonderland: Intro to Nature Photography

Thursday, January 8 @ 6 PM - 7:30 PM

Member Price: $16.00 - Non-Member Price:  $25.00 - Limited Spot(s) Open

Marc Amenson- Amenson Studio Winter is a beautiful season, but that beauty can often be tricky to photograph. Learn tips and tricks to take magical looking photos of the snowy outdoors. Please bring your own camera and dress for the weather. Members: $16; Non-Members: $25 Learn More

Marc Amenson- Amenson Studio

Winter is a beautiful season, but that beauty can often be tricky to photograph. Learn tips and tricks to take magical looking photos of the snowy outdoors. Please bring your own camera and dress for the weather.

Members: $16; Non-Members: $25

Thu 15 Jan
2015
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Flower Arrangement of the Month: Cabin Fever

Thursday, January 15 @ 6 PM - 7:30 PM

Member Price: $35.00 - Non-Member Price:  $44.00 - Limited Spot(s) Open

Emily Hansum- GBBG Education Manager Are you tired of looking out the window to see only gray skies, a sleeping garden and bare trees?  Join us for this fun workshop as we dig into the basics of floral arranging and surround ourselves with fresh flowers, bright colors and a lot of... Learn More

Emily Hansum- GBBG Education Manager

Are you tired of looking out the window to see only gray skies, a sleeping garden and bare trees?  Join us for this fun workshop as we dig into the basics of floral arranging and surround ourselves with fresh flowers, bright colors and a lot of fun!  Each participant will create a cozy arrangement using fresh flowers and assorted natural materials that are sure to make your cabin fever disappear for good!  All materials included.

$35/member, $44/non-member

 

Sat 24 Jan
2015
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Family Snowshoe Hikes in the Garden

Saturday, January 24 @ 10 AM - 12 PM

Member Price: $9.00 - Non-Member Price:  $18.00 - Limited Spot(s) Open

Kelle Hartman- GBBG Children & Family Educator Find a new way to have fun this winter!  Learn the basics of snowshoeing then head outside to discover what causes winter, explore ways that plants are adapted to survive and search for tracks and signs of animals.  Dress in layers... Learn More

Kelle Hartman- GBBG Children & Family Educator

Find a new way to have fun this winter!  Learn the basics of snowshoeing then head outside to discover what causes winter, explore ways that plants are adapted to survive and search for tracks and signs of animals.  Dress in layers and be prepared for hiking outdoors for about 1 hour.  Distance of hike will be range from ¾-1 miles depending on abilities of the group. Snowshoes are sized for ages 5 and up. Program will be held as a hike if there isn’t enough snow for snowshoes.

Members: $9 Non-members: $18

Sat 24 Jan
2015
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Adult Hikes in the Garden

Saturday, January 24 @ 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Member Price: $9.00 - Non-Member Price:  $18.00 - Limited Spot(s) Open

Enjoy a unique winter perspective of the Garden day or night!  Learn the basics of snowshoeing, explore the winter adaptations of the plants and search for tracks and signs of animals.  Dress in layers and be prepared for hiking outdoors for about 1 hour.  Distance of hike will... Learn More

Enjoy a unique winter perspective of the Garden day or night!  Learn the basics of snowshoeing, explore the winter adaptations of the plants and search for tracks and signs of animals.  Dress in layers and be prepared for hiking outdoors for about 1 hour.  Distance of hike will be range from ¾-1.5 miles depending on abilities of the group.  Program will be held as a hike if there isn’t enough snow for snowshoes.

Members: $9   Non-members: $18

Wed 4 Feb
2015

Travelogue: France

Wednesday, February 4 @ 12 PM - 1 PM

David Schonke- GBBG Member David will share his travels in France, including the Festival international des Jardins de Chaumont-sur-Lorie, which is an international Garden Festival! This annual festival is held on the grounds of the beautiful chateau Chaumont and is considered to be one of... Learn More

David Schonke- GBBG Member

David will share his travels in France, including the Festival international des Jardins de Chaumont-sur-Lorie, which is an international Garden Festival! This annual festival is held on the grounds of the beautiful chateau Chaumont and is considered to be one of the world’s greatest garden shows!

Bring a bag lunch and join us for this FREE program.

Wed 4 Feb
2015
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Adult Hikes in the Garden

Wednesday, February 4 @ 7 PM - 9 PM

Member Price: $9.00 - Non-Member Price:  $18.00 - Limited Spot(s) Open

Enjoy a unique winter perspective of the Garden day or night!  Learn the basics of snowshoeing, explore the winter adaptations of the plants and search for tracks and signs of animals.  Dress in layers and be prepared for hiking outdoors for about 1 hour.  Distance of hike will... Learn More

Enjoy a unique winter perspective of the Garden day or night!  Learn the basics of snowshoeing, explore the winter adaptations of the plants and search for tracks and signs of animals.  Dress in layers and be prepared for hiking outdoors for about 1 hour.  Distance of hike will be range from ¾-1.5 miles depending on abilities of the group.  Program will be held as a hike if there isn’t enough snow for snowshoes.

Members: $9   Non-members: $18

Mon 9 Feb
2015
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Introduction to Mosaic Art

Monday, February 9 @ 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Member Price: $79.00 - Non-Member Price:  $88.00 - Limited Spot(s) Open

Margy Cottingham – Classic and Contemporary Fine Art Mosaics   Gain the skills to create and finish a small, botanically-inspired mosaic to display in the home during this fun and enjoyable two-night workshop! As you work, you will learn about the Ancient and Contemporary Mosaic... Learn More

Margy Cottingham – Classic and Contemporary Fine Art Mosaics

 

Gain the skills to create and finish a small, botanically-inspired mosaic to display in the home during this fun and enjoyable two-night workshop! As you work, you will learn about the Ancient and Contemporary Mosaic from around the world, and see demonstration on the use of Italian and Mexican Smalti (mosaic glass) in mosaic art. This class is suitable for beginners and those with some mosaic experience. Come with or without ideas for design.  Wear clothing that you don't mind getting dirty.  

Members: $79; Non-members: $88

Tue 10 Feb
2015
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Introduction to Mosaic Art

Tuesday, February 10 @ 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Member Price: $79.00 - Non-Member Price:  $88.00 - Limited Spot(s) Open

Margy Cottingham – Classic and Contemporary Fine Art Mosaics Gain the skills to create and finish a small, botanically-inspired mosaic to display in the home during this fun and enjoyable two-night workshop! As you work, you will learn about the Ancient and Contemporary Mosaic from... Learn More

Margy Cottingham – Classic and Contemporary Fine Art Mosaics

Gain the skills to create and finish a small, botanically-inspired mosaic to display in the home during this fun and enjoyable two-night workshop! As you work, you will learn about the Ancient and Contemporary Mosaic from around the world, and see demonstration on the use of Italian and Mexican Smalti (mosaic glass) in mosaic art. This class is suitable for beginners and those with some mosaic experience. Come with or without ideas for design.  Wear clothing that you don't mind getting dirty.  

Members: $79; Non-members: $88

Sun 15 Feb
2015
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Family Snowshoe Hikes in the Garden

Sunday, February 15 @ 1 PM - 3 PM

Member Price: $9.00 - Non-Member Price:  $18.00 - Limited Spot(s) Open

Kelle Hartman- GBBG Children & Family Educator Find a new way to have fun this winter!  Learn the basics of snowshoeing then head outside to discover what causes winter, explore ways that plants are adapted to survive and search for tracks and signs of animals.  Dress in layers... Learn More

Kelle Hartman- GBBG Children & Family Educator

Find a new way to have fun this winter!  Learn the basics of snowshoeing then head outside to discover what causes winter, explore ways that plants are adapted to survive and search for tracks and signs of animals.  Dress in layers and be prepared for hiking outdoors for about 1 hour.  Distance of hike will be range from ¾-1 miles depending on abilities of the group. Snowshoes are sized for ages 5 and up. Program will be held as a hike if there isn’t enough snow for snowshoes.

Members: $9 Non-members: $18

Tue 17 Feb
2015
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Advanced Smartphone Photography

Tuesday, February 17 @ 6 PM - 7:30 PM

Member Price: $16.00 - Non-Member Price:  $25.00 - Limited Spot(s) Open

  Marc Amenson – Amenson Studio Always reaching for your phone to capture that special shot, but disappointed with the end result? Want your photos to stand out? Learn the best techniques and apps for making your photos the envy of all your social media friends! We will start in... Learn More

 

Marc Amenson – Amenson Studio

Always reaching for your phone to capture that special shot, but disappointed with the end result? Want your photos to stand out? Learn the best techniques and apps for making your photos the envy of all your social media friends! We will start in the classroom before venturing out to practice. Any camera phone is welcome!

Members: $16; Non-members: $25

Wed 18 Feb
2015
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Adult Hikes in the Garden

Wednesday, February 18 @ 10 AM - 12 PM

Member Price: $9.00 - Non-Member Price:  $18.00 - Limited Spot(s) Open

Enjoy a unique winter perspective of the Garden day or night!  Learn the basics of snowshoeing, explore the winter adaptations of the plants and search for tracks and signs of animals.  Dress in layers and be prepared for hiking outdoors for about 1 hour.  Distance of hike will... Learn More

Enjoy a unique winter perspective of the Garden day or night!  Learn the basics of snowshoeing, explore the winter adaptations of the plants and search for tracks and signs of animals.  Dress in layers and be prepared for hiking outdoors for about 1 hour.  Distance of hike will be range from ¾-1.5 miles depending on abilities of the group.  Program will be held as a hike if there isn’t enough snow for snowshoes.

Members: $9   Non-members: $18

Sat 21 Feb
2015
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Family Snowshoe Hikes in the Garden

Saturday, February 21 @ 10 AM - 12 PM

Member Price: $9.00 - Non-Member Price:  $18.00 - Limited Spot(s) Open

Kelle Hartman- GBBG Children & Family Educator Find a new way to have fun this winter!  Learn the basics of snowshoeing then head outside to discover what causes winter, explore ways that plants are adapted to survive and search for tracks and signs of animals.  Dress in layers... Learn More

Kelle Hartman- GBBG Children & Family Educator

Find a new way to have fun this winter!  Learn the basics of snowshoeing then head outside to discover what causes winter, explore ways that plants are adapted to survive and search for tracks and signs of animals.  Dress in layers and be prepared for hiking outdoors for about 1 hour.  Distance of hike will be range from ¾-1 miles depending on abilities of the group. Snowshoes are sized for ages 5 and up. Program will be held as a hike if there isn’t enough snow for snowshoes.

Members: $9 Non-members: $18

Thu 26 Feb
2015
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Flower Arrangement of the Month: Cupcake Craze

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

Member Price: $35.00 - Non-Member Price:  $42.00 - Limited Spot(s) Open

Emily Hansum- GBBG Education Manager Are you crazy about cupcakes?  Join us in this hands-on workshop to create unique floral cupcakes, perfect to adorn your table for any special occasion.  Each participant will create two fresh floral “cupcakes” to take home.  All... Learn More

Emily Hansum- GBBG Education Manager

Are you crazy about cupcakes?  Join us in this hands-on workshop to create unique floral cupcakes, perfect to adorn your table for any special occasion.  Each participant will create two fresh floral “cupcakes” to take home.  All materials included.

$35/member, $42/non-member

Wed 4 Mar
2015
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Adult Hikes in the Garden

Wednesday, March 4 @ 1 PM - 3 PM

Member Price: $9.00 - Non-Member Price:  $18.00 - Limited Spot(s) Open

Enjoy a unique winter perspective of the Garden day or night!  Learn the basics of snowshoeing, explore the winter adaptations of the plants and search for tracks and signs of animals.  Dress in layers and be prepared for hiking outdoors for about 1 hour.  Distance of hike will... Learn More

Enjoy a unique winter perspective of the Garden day or night!  Learn the basics of snowshoeing, explore the winter adaptations of the plants and search for tracks and signs of animals.  Dress in layers and be prepared for hiking outdoors for about 1 hour.  Distance of hike will be range from ¾-1.5 miles depending on abilities of the group.  Program will be held as a hike if there isn’t enough snow for snowshoes.

Members: $9   Non-members: $18

Fri 17 Apr
2015

GBBG’s Gardens of Portugal Tour: Featuring Lisbon and the Azores

Friday, April 17 @ 12 AM - 11 PM

We invite you to join Green Bay Botanical Garden as we travel to sunny Portugal, one of the gardening world’s “hot spots” - where warm breezes, exotic flora, and charming landscapes will capture your heart forever.   Our 10-day tour, in partnership with Odyssey Tours... Learn More

We invite you to join Green Bay Botanical Garden as we travel to sunny Portugal, one of the gardening world’s “hot spots” - where warm breezes, exotic flora, and charming landscapes will capture your heart forever.

 

Our 10-day tour, in partnership with Odyssey Tours LLC and Collette, will feature a private tour of beautiful Queluz Palace and Gardens in Lisbon, as well as an exclusive private estate garden tour while visiting the nearby UNESCO World Heritage Site of Sintra. We’ll also enjoy the most captivating gardens and parks on the island of St. Michael in Portugal’s Azores - including romantic Antonio Borges Botanical Garden; the world’s largest collection of camellias at Terra Nostra Park; and the unique flora, waterfalls and geothermal wonders of Ribeira dos Caldeiroes Nature Park. Of course there will be plenty of time to enjoy the local culture, dining and shopping too!

 

Portugal Gardens Tour Itinerary & Registration Form


For More Information

Contact Pat Fasanella, Odyssey Tours LLC (920-217-5181 or patfasanella@yahoo.com) for further information.

 

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