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Tue 28 Apr
2015
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DSLR Newbie - Just the Basics

Tuesday, April 28 @ 5:30 PM - 7 PM

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

DSLR Newbie - Just the Basics Tuesday, April 28: 5:30 to 7 p.m. Marc Amenson - Amenson Studio Unlock your creative potential by learning the features of your DSLR camera. Bring in your camera and leave with the confidence to make great images in any situation. $16/GBBG Members;... Learn More

DSLR Newbie - Just the Basics

Tuesday, April 28: 5:30 to 7 p.m.

Marc Amenson - Amenson Studio

Unlock your creative potential by learning the features of your DSLR camera. Bring in your camera and leave with the confidence to make great images in any situation.

$16/GBBG Members; $25/Non-Members.

Call (920)490-9457 to register or click “Add to Cart” on the right to register online.

Thu 30 Apr
2015

*Full* Aromatherapy - Basics and Beyond

Thursday, April 30 @ 6 PM - 7:30 PM

*This class is now FULL. To be added to a waitlist, please contact Emily Hansum at ehansum@gbbg.org. Aromatherapy- Basics and Beyond Thursday, April 30: 6 to 7:30 p.m. Jackie Johnson & Kristen Urban - Herb Society of America Learn the basics of aromatherapy; a little... Learn More

*This class is now FULL. To be added to a waitlist, please contact Emily Hansum at ehansum@gbbg.org.

Aromatherapy- Basics and Beyond

Thursday, April 30: 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Jackie Johnson & Kristen Urban - Herb Society of America

Learn the basics of aromatherapy; a little history, methods of use, blending and the 10 most popular oils in the US, and how to use them.  We’ll learn about and work with lavender, rosemary, lemon, orange, peppermint, tea tree, thyme, eucalyptus, and more. You’ll get to sample more than fifty different essential oils and make a personalized spritzer to take home. Extra spritzers will be available for purchase.

Sat 2 May
2015
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Make an Impact - Garden Trends of 2015

Saturday, May 2 @ 10 AM - 11:30 AM

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

Make an Impact - Garden Trends of 2015 Saturday, May 2: 10 to 11:30 a.m. Rob Zimmer- Yard MD Gardening can be a trendy endeavor and each year has its own highlighted trend! Have you added garden trends to your landscape? Maybe an upside down tomato or a pallet planted full of... Learn More

Make an Impact - Garden Trends of 2015

Saturday, May 2: 10 to 11:30 a.m.

Rob Zimmer- Yard MD

Gardening can be a trendy endeavor and each year has its own highlighted trend! Have you added garden trends to your landscape? Maybe an upside down tomato or a pallet planted full of annuals? It’s tough to stay ahead of the curve, but Rob Zimmer, Yard MD, has the inside information on the hottest gardening trends for 2015. Learn the latest and greatest plants for your gardens and other ways to make an impact in 2015!

 $14/GBBG Members; $23/Non-Members.

Call (920)490-9457 to register or click “Add to Cart” on the right to register online.

Mon 4 May
2015
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Field of Daisies

Monday, May 4 @ 1 PM - 3 PM

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

Field of Daisies Monday, May 4: 1 to 3 p.m. Palette and Pub Instructor A fun introduction to the wonderful world of painting! You will receive all the necessary painting supplies, along with a talented local artist from Palette and Pub to take you step-by-step through the painting... Learn More

Field of Daisies

Monday, May 4: 1 to 3 p.m.

Palette and Pub Instructor

A fun introduction to the wonderful world of painting! You will receive all the necessary painting supplies, along with a talented local artist from Palette and Pub to take you step-by-step through the painting process. Absolutely no artistic or painting experience is required to participate in this unique and fun afternoon!

$35/GBBG Members; $44/Non-Members.

Call (920)490-9457 to register or click “Add to Cart” on the right to register online.

Mon 4 May
2015
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Spontaneous Shooting

Monday, May 4 @ 5:30 PM - 7 PM

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

Spontaneous Shooting Monday, May 4: 5:30 to 7 p.m. Marc Amenson - Amenson Studio Always reaching for your smartphone to snap that meaningful picture? Learn how to stabilize, hold and shoot the image using your phone while choosing the best apps for smartphone photography and... Learn More

Spontaneous Shooting

Monday, May 4: 5:30 to 7 p.m.

Marc Amenson - Amenson Studio

Always reaching for your smartphone to snap that meaningful picture? Learn how to stabilize, hold and shoot the image using your phone while choosing the best apps for smartphone photography and editing. Please bring your charged smartphone and dress for the weather.

$16/GBBG Members; $25/Non-Members.

Call (920)490-9457 to register or click “Add to Cart” on the right to register online.

Tue 5 May
2015

*Full* Cooking from the Herb Garden

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

*This class is FULL. To place your name on a waitlist, please contact Emily Hansum at 920-491-3691 ext. 122 or email ehansum@gbbg.org. Cooking from the Herb Garden Tuesday, May 5 : 6 to 7:30 p.m. Susan Beno - Culinary Specialist Learn how to incorporate fresh herbs into your... Learn More

*This class is FULL. To place your name on a waitlist, please contact Emily Hansum at 920-491-3691 ext. 122 or email ehansum@gbbg.org.

Cooking from the Herb Garden

Tuesday, May 5 : 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Susan Beno - Culinary Specialist

Learn how to incorporate fresh herbs into your cuisine! Susan will share tips and techniques as well as tasty recipes for homemade sauces, dressings, oils and more! Discover the flavors and characteristics of many herbs in this delicious class.

$18/GBBG Members; $27/Non-Members.

Call (920)490-9457 to register or click “Add to Cart” on the right to register online.

 

Fri 8 May
2015
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Floral Arranging: Mother’s Day

Friday, May 8 @ 2:30 PM - 4 PM

Member Price: $30.00 - Non-Member Price:  $39.00 - Limited Spot(s) Open

Friday, May 8; 2:30 to 4 p.m. Emily Hansum - GBBG Education Manager Adult Class Spend a special moment with your mom while arranging flowers. Join Emily Hansum, GBBG Education Manager, and her mom Nancy as they teach you simple steps for creating a beautiful and unique fresh flower... Learn More

Friday, May 8; 2:30 to 4 p.m.

Emily Hansum - GBBG Education Manager

Adult Class

Spend a special moment with your mom while arranging flowers. Join Emily Hansum, GBBG Education Manager, and her mom Nancy as they teach you simple steps for creating a beautiful and unique fresh flower arrangement to take home. Mother knows best! All materials included.

$30/Member;  $39/Non-Member

Mon 11 May
2015
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Bees, Bugs & Blossoms - Macro Photography

Monday, May 11 @ 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

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

Bees, Bugs & Blossoms - Macro Photography Monday, May 11: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Marc Amenson - Amenson Studio Take a stroll through our wonderful bulb display and learn the secrets behind close-up nature photography from professional photographer Marc Amenson! Students should have... Learn More

Bees, Bugs & Blossoms - Macro Photography

Monday, May 11: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Marc Amenson - Amenson Studio

Take a stroll through our wonderful bulb display and learn the secrets behind close-up nature photography from professional photographer Marc Amenson! Students should have a digital SLR or point-and-shoot camera with macro capability and a good understanding of exposure and depth-of-field. Marc will share his tips and techniques for taking quality close-ups in the Garden. There will be plenty of time for discussion and feedback. Bring a camera with macro capabilities and a tripod.

$16/GBBG Members; $25/Non-Members.

Call (920)490-9457 to register or click “Add to Cart” on the right to register online.

Tue 12 May
2015
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Hocus Focus - Making Magical Nature Photos with any Camera

Tuesday, May 12 @ 5:30 PM - 7 PM

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

Hocus Focus - Making Magical Nature Photos with any Camera Tuesday, May 12: 5:30 to 7 p.m. Marc Amenson - Amenson Studio Explore the Garden with your camera like never before and transform ordinary objects of nature into works of art. Learn to create crisp and beautiful images of... Learn More

Hocus Focus - Making Magical Nature Photos with any Camera

Tuesday, May 12: 5:30 to 7 p.m.

Marc Amenson - Amenson Studio

Explore the Garden with your camera like never before and transform ordinary objects of nature into works of art. Learn to create crisp and beautiful images of nature in this class that includes hands on time and positive reviews. Photographers of all levels, including smart phone photographers, are encouraged to sign up.

$16/GBBG Members; $25/Non-Members.

Call (920)490-9457 to register or click “Add to Cart” on the right to register online.

Sat 16 May
2015
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Peas in a Pod - Family Gardening

Saturday, May 16 @ 9 AM - 10:30 AM

Member Price: $65.00 - Non-Member Price:  $115.00 - Limited Spot(s) Open

We'll guide you through the steps of garden planning, planting, watering and weeding.  Your family will harvest the benefits all summer!  Included: a 5' x 8' garden plot at GBBG, a seletion of plants and seeds, use of gardening tools, a planting orientation with staff in May,... Learn More

We'll guide you through the steps of garden planning, planting, watering and weeding.  Your family will harvest the benefits all summer! 

Included: a 5' x 8' garden plot at GBBG, a seletion of plants and seeds, use of gardening tools, a planting orientation with staff in May, a Gardening Guide and more.

 

Planting orientation instruction dates
Saturday, May 16; 9 - 10:30 a.m.
Saturday, May 16; 10:30 a.m. - Noon
Tuesday, May 19; 4:30 - 6 p.m.

 

$65/GBBG Members; $115/Non-Members  (includes Family Membership)

 

Please Call (920)490-9457 to register or click “Add to Cart” on the right to register online.

If registering online, our Children & Family Educator, Kelle Hartman will follow-up to reserve a specific planting orientation instruction date.

Sun 17 May
2015
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Grow Your Own Pizza for Families

Sunday, May 17 @ 1:30 PM - 3 PM

Member Price: $18.00 - Non-Member Price:  $23.00 - Limited Spot(s) Open

Sunday, May 17; 1:30 to 3 p.m. Family workshop Does your family have a special pizza night? If so, this is the workshop for you! We will show you how to grow all the plants needed to flavor up your own special pizza in one container! Families will learn the secrets of keeping containers... Learn More

Sunday, May 17; 1:30 to 3 p.m.

Family workshop

Does your family have a special pizza night? If so, this is the workshop for you! We will show you how to grow all the plants needed to flavor up your own special pizza in one container! Families will learn the secrets of keeping containers looking beautiful all summer long and learn a few recipes to make at home using plants grown in their own pizza container garden! Soil, plants and even a few edible goodies will be supplied! This family workshop is designed for families with children ages 4 to 10.

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

Tue 19 May
2015
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Magnificent Magnolias

Tuesday, May 19 @ 5:30 PM - 7 PM

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

Magnificent Magnolias Tuesday, May 19: 5:30 to 7 p.m. Dennis Ledvina - Magnolia Breeder and Grower Join nationally known breeder and Green Bay resident Dennis Ledvina as he gives us a tour of the Garden’s magnolia collection. Dennis donated most of the plants in the... Learn More

Magnificent Magnolias

Tuesday, May 19: 5:30 to 7 p.m.

Dennis Ledvina - Magnolia Breeder and Grower

Join nationally known breeder and Green Bay resident Dennis Ledvina as he gives us a tour of the Garden’s magnolia collection. Dennis donated most of the plants in the collection and will discuss flower color and form, cold hardiness, and recent break-throughs in breeding that make magnolias Northern as well as Southern belles! This class will be held outdoors, please dress for the weather and wear comfortable walking shoes.

$9/GBBG Members; $18/Non-Members.

Call (920)490-9457 to register or click “Add to Cart” on the right to register online.

Thu 21 May
2015

*Full* Spring Garden Showcase

Thursday, May 21 @ 5:30 PM - 7 PM

*To place your name on the waitlist, please call Emily Hansum at 920-491-3691 ext. 122. Spring Garden Showcase Thursday, May 21: 5:30 to 7 p.m. Mark Konlock - GBBG Director of Horticulture Enjoy a personal tour of the garden with Mark Konlock. During this informative Garden... Learn More

*To place your name on the waitlist, please call Emily Hansum at 920-491-3691 ext. 122.

Spring Garden Showcase

Thursday, May 21: 5:30 to 7 p.m.

Mark Konlock - GBBG Director of Horticulture

Enjoy a personal tour of the garden with Mark Konlock. During this informative Garden stroll, you will experience the splendor of spring in the garden and experience the beauty of 50,000 bulbs in bloom! Mark will highlight some of the best plants for spring color, show how to incorporate them into your garden and give tips on preparing your garden for the growing season. There will be plenty of time for questions and answers during the discussion and garden walk.

$9/GBBG Members; $18/Non-Members.

Call (920)490-9457 to register or click “Add to Cart” on the right to register online.

Fri 22 May
2015
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Garden Sprouts: Tulip Fun!

Friday, May 22 @ 10 AM - 11:30 AM

Member Price: $8.00 - Non-Member Price:  $13.00 - Limited Spot(s) Open

Garden Sprouts: Tulip Fun! Friday, May 22: 10 to 11:30 a.m. GBBG Education Staff Spring has sprung and the garden is filled with chirping birds, green grass and tons of tulips! Did you know that a tulip grows from a bulb? We will learn what a tulip needs to grow, explore the Garden... Learn More

Garden Sprouts: Tulip Fun!

Friday, May 22: 10 to 11:30 a.m.

GBBG Education Staff

Spring has sprung and the garden is filled with chirping birds, green grass and tons of tulips! Did you know that a tulip grows from a bulb? We will learn what a tulip needs to grow, explore the Garden looking for signs of spring and make our own bouquet of tulips to take home. Come tiptoe through the tulips in this fun class! This program is designed for children ages three to five and one accompanying adult. Price includes one child and adult.

$8/GBBG Members; $13/Non-Members.

Call (920)490-9457 to register or click “Add to Cart” on the right to register online.

Tue 2 Jun
2015

Re-Designing the Landscape

Tuesday, June 2 @ 6 PM - 7:30 PM

Tuesday, June 2;  6 to 7:30 p.m. Tom Cleven - Vande Hey Company Designing and/or redesigning your landscape can be stressful, difficult and perhaps horrifying! Come learn how to turn the experience into an exhilarating and cathartic experience. Tom will share simple steps for... Learn More

Tuesday, June 2;  6 to 7:30 p.m.

Tom Cleven - Vande Hey Company Designing and/or redesigning your landscape can be stressful, difficult and perhaps horrifying!

Come learn how to turn the experience into an exhilarating and cathartic experience. Tom will share simple steps for re-designing and taking a new approach to your landscape including fun with vertical landscapes and containers.

$9/GBBG Members; $18/Non-Members

Sat 6 Jun
2015

Get Your Body Garden-Fit

Saturday, June 6 @ 9 AM - 11 AM

Saturday, June 6;  9 to 11 a.m.     Marc Kotz - Born 2 Move Movement Adventures Learn exercises to help warm, limber and stretch your body, both before and after working in the garden. Minimize strain and stiffness, and maximize your ability to pursue a rigorous season... Learn More

Saturday, June 6;  9 to 11 a.m.    Marc Kotz - Born 2 Move Movement Adventures

Learn exercises to help warm, limber and stretch your body, both before and after working in the garden. Minimize strain and stiffness, and maximize your ability to pursue a rigorous season of garden activity.

Written handouts will be available to help you retain and utilize the material from workshop.

$16/GBBG Members; $25/Non-Members

Mon 8 Jun
2015

Sharing Nature with your Child

Monday, June 8 @ 6 PM - 7:30 PM

Monday, June 8;  6 to 7:30 p.m.     Kelle Hartman and Emily Hansum - GBBG Education Staff Gardens and children naturally go together!  Kelle and Emily will share a few of their favorite gardening projects, books, songs and plants in this interactive class designed... Learn More

Monday, June 8;  6 to 7:30 p.m.    Kelle Hartman and Emily Hansum - GBBG Education Staff

Gardens and children naturally go together!  Kelle and Emily will share a few of their favorite gardening projects, books, songs and plants in this interactive class designed to give parents and grandparents ideas for sparking their little one’s interest in the outdoor world.

$9/GBBG Members; $18/Non-Members

Tue 9 Jun
2015

New and Underused Cold Hardy Plants

Tuesday, June 9 @ 6 PM - 7:30 PM

Tuesday, June 9;  6 to 7:30 p.m.    Mark Konlock - GBBG Director of Horticulture Wondering what to add to your garden this year?  This presentation will cover 95 new and underused perennials, shrubs, roses and trees for Wisconsin gardens while looking at the trends in... Learn More

Tuesday, June 9;  6 to 7:30 p.m.   Mark Konlock - GBBG Director of Horticulture

Wondering what to add to your garden this year?  This presentation will cover 95 new and underused perennials, shrubs, roses and trees for Wisconsin gardens while looking at the trends in cold hardy plant development over the last few years.

$9/GBBG Members; $18/Non-Members

Wed 10 Jun
2015

Floral Arranging: The Nose Knows!

Wednesday, June 10 @ 6 PM - 7:30 PM

Wednesday, June 10; 6 to 7:30 p.m.    Emily Hansum - GBBG Education Manager Are you ready for the sights and smells of the growing season? Join us for this hands-on workshop as we create a beautiful aromatic arrangement to brighten your home.  Materials included. $35/GBBG... Learn More

Wednesday, June 10; 6 to 7:30 p.m.   Emily Hansum - GBBG Education Manager

Are you ready for the sights and smells of the growing season? Join us for this hands-on workshop as we create a beautiful aromatic arrangement to brighten your home.  Materials included.

$35/GBBG Members; $44/Non-Members

Thu 11 Jun
2015

The Three Sisters: Sustainable Native American Gardening

Thursday, June 11 @ 6 PM - 7:30 PM

Thursday, June 11;  6 to 7:30 p.m.     Eric Doxtator, Cultural Educator - Oneida Nation Museum Connect with the cultural history of The Oneida Nation of Wisconsin!  The Three Sisters (corn, beans & squash) are three inseparable sisters who only grow and thrive... Learn More

Thursday, June 11;  6 to 7:30 p.m.   Eric Doxtator, Cultural Educator - Oneida Nation Museum

Connect with the cultural history of The Oneida Nation of Wisconsin!  The Three Sisters (corn, beans & squash) are three inseparable sisters who only grow and thrive together.

The inter-planting of these three plants provides sustainable soil fertility and a healthy, rounded diet to generations. Walk away feeling confident about integrating Three Sisters planting into your own garden!

$14/GBBG Members; $23/Non-Members

Mon 15 Jun
2015

All About Roses

Monday, June 15 @ 6 PM - 7:30 PM

Monday, June 15; 6 to 7:30 p.m.    Lee Hansen - Plant Doctor and Rosarian Roses are a beautiful addition to any landscape, adding season long color, fragrance and cuttings for floral arrangements. New and tried & true rose varieties will be covered for the beginner to... Learn More

Monday, June 15; 6 to 7:30 p.m.   Lee Hansen - Plant Doctor and Rosarian

Roses are a beautiful addition to any landscape, adding season long color, fragrance and cuttings for floral arrangements. New and tried & true rose varieties will be covered for the beginner to advanced gardener, including Earth Kind Roses.

Lee has been evaluating roses for over 40 years for their hardiness, disease resistance and bloom times.

$9/GBBG Members; $18/Non-Members

Tue 16 Jun
2015

Slow-Flow Yoga in the Garden

Tuesday, June 16 @ 7 AM - 8 AM

7 week session: Tuesdays, June 16-July 28; 7 to 8 a.m.    Ann Johnson - Fitness on the Run Enjoy the benefits of yoga in a peaceful garden setting. Open to all skill levels, this class will allow you to unwind and increase your flexibility & strength while connecting with... Learn More

7 week session: Tuesdays, June 16-July 28; 7 to 8 a.m.   Ann Johnson - Fitness on the Run

Enjoy the benefits of yoga in a peaceful garden setting. Open to all skill levels, this class will allow you to unwind and increase your flexibility & strength while connecting with nature.

Classes are held outdoors when weather permits. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a mat, towel and water bottle.

$42/GBBG Members; $51/Non-Members

Wed 17 Jun
2015

Early-Summer Garden Showcase

Wednesday, June 17 @ 5 PM - 6:30 PM

Wednesday, June 17;  5 to 6:30 p.m.   Lindsay Hendricks - GBBG Horticulturist Step back in time with Lindsay as you tour the English Cottage Garden and celebrate early summer bloomers. Learn favorite heirloom varieties as well as some tips to bring out the cottage gardener in... Learn More

Wednesday, June 17;  5 to 6:30 p.m.  Lindsay Hendricks - GBBG Horticulturist

Step back in time with Lindsay as you tour the English Cottage Garden and celebrate early summer bloomers. Learn favorite heirloom varieties as well as some tips to bring out the cottage gardener in you!

We will also check out some of the other blooming beauties throughout the Upper Gardens.

$9/GBBG Members; $18/Non-Members

Thu 18 Jun
2015

Botanical Cocktails

Thursday, June 18 @ 6 PM - 8 PM

Thursday, June 18;  6 to 8 p.m.    Tony Oczus - Owner, The Libertine Using a garden full of fresh ingredients, learn how to mix cocktails that are not only refreshing but fun! Tony will show you how to use fresh fruits, herbs and vegetables to make infusions and mixers that... Learn More

Thursday, June 18;  6 to 8 p.m.   Tony Oczus - Owner, The Libertine

Using a garden full of fresh ingredients, learn how to mix cocktails that are not only refreshing but fun! Tony will show you how to use fresh fruits, herbs and vegetables to make infusions and mixers that will impress your friends.

Held in collaboration with Mayflower Greenhouse. Sips included. Must be 21 to attend. Class will be held at Mayflower Greenhouse.

Please contact Emily Hansum at 920-491-3691 ext. 122for pricing and registration.

Fri 19 Jun
2015

Garden Sprouts: Toadily Frogs

Friday, June 19 @ 10 AM - 11:30 AM

Friday, June 19; 10 to 11:30 a.m.    GBBG Education Staff Leap into this fun class and learn all about frogs! We will learn where frogs live, how they grow and even what they eat.  P.S. Be sure to wear green! This program is designed for children ages 3-5 and one... Learn More

Friday, June 19; 10 to 11:30 a.m.   GBBG Education Staff

Leap into this fun class and learn all about frogs! We will learn where frogs live, how they grow and even what they eat.  P.S. Be sure to wear green!

This program is designed for children ages 3-5 and one accompanying adult. Price includes one child and adult.

$8/GBBG Members; $13/Non-Members

Sat 20 Jun
2015

Gardening for the Silver Years

Saturday, June 20 @ 9:30 AM - 11 AM

Saturday, June 20; 9:30 to 11 a.m.     Tom Cleven - Vande Hey Company As your life changes, your landscape changes, your interaction with it changes, and your enjoyment of it changes. Learn tools, tips and techniques to make gardening easier and more enjoyable during your silver... Learn More

Saturday, June 20; 9:30 to 11 a.m.   Tom Cleven - Vande Hey Company

As your life changes, your landscape changes, your interaction with it changes, and your enjoyment of it changes. Learn tools, tips and techniques to make gardening easier and more enjoyable during your silver years.

$9/GBBG Members; $18/Non-Members

Mon 22 Jun
2015

Hosta Tales

Monday, June 22 @ 6 PM - 7:30 PM

Monday, June 22; 6 to 7:30 p.m.   Rob Zimmer -Garden Writer and Photographer Learn how to use colorful, highly textured, decorative hostas to create conversation pieces in the garden. Rob will discuss his favorite hostas and other shade companions, giving you ideas for adding interest... Learn More

Monday, June 22; 6 to 7:30 p.m.  Rob Zimmer -Garden Writer and Photographer

Learn how to use colorful, highly textured, decorative hostas to create conversation pieces in the garden. Rob will discuss his favorite hostas and other shade companions, giving you ideas for adding interest to your shade gardens throughout the year - yes, even during the winter months!

$14/GBBG Members; $23/Non-Members

Tue 23 Jun
2015
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NEW! Garden Buds Club

Tuesday, June 23 @ 10 AM - 11:30 AM

Member Price: $72.00 - Non-Member Price:  $85.00 - Limited Spot(s) Open

Each week, youth gardeners will get their hands dirty by tending to their own 4'x5' garden plots.  They'll plant seeds, weed and harvest, then cook some tasty garden snacks and learn about garden-related topics.   This class has 8 sessions and will be held on Tuesdays from... Learn More

Each week, youth gardeners will get their hands dirty by tending to their own 4'x5' garden plots.  They'll plant seeds, weed and harvest, then cook some tasty garden snacks and learn about garden-related topics.

 

This class has 8 sessions and will be held on Tuesdays from 10:00 a.m  to 11:30 a.m.on the folllowing dates:

 

June 23,  June 30

July 7,  July 14,  July 21,  July 28

August 4,  August 11 

 

$72/GBBG Members; $85/Non-Members

 

Please Call (920)490-9457 to register or click “Add to Cart” on the right to register online.

 

Tue 23 Jun
2015

Metal Stamped Necklace

Tuesday, June 23 @ 6 PM - 7:30 PM

Tuesday, June 23;  6 to 7:30 p.m.  Angie Kusek Schubert - Owner, Ginger Birch Need to release some aggression?  Let’s hammer it out!  Create a beautiful custom stamped necklace complete with crystal or bead. Basic jewelry skills like wire wrapping will also be... Learn More

Tuesday, June 23;  6 to 7:30 p.m.  Angie Kusek Schubert - Owner, Ginger Birch

Need to release some aggression?  Let’s hammer it out!  Create a beautiful custom stamped necklace complete with crystal or bead.

Basic jewelry skills like wire wrapping will also be covered. Materials provided.

$35/GBBG Members; $44/Non-Members

Mon 29 Jun
2015

Garden Journaling

Monday, June 29 @ 6 PM - 7:30 PM

Monday, June 29;  6 to 7:30 p.m.    Rob Zimmer - Garden Writer and Photographer Records of weather, bloom times and oddities help you plan from year to year and provide insight into the natural world. Join Rob to discuss and learn how to record the story of your garden over... Learn More

Monday, June 29;  6 to 7:30 p.m.   Rob Zimmer - Garden Writer and Photographer

Records of weather, bloom times and oddities help you plan from year to year and provide insight into the natural world. Join Rob to discuss and learn how to record the story of your garden over the years.

$14/GBBG Members; $23/Non-Members

Tue 30 Jun
2015

Smoothies and Juices

Tuesday, June 30 @ 6 PM - 7:30 PM

Tuesday, June 30;  6 to 7:30 p.m.   Angie Kusek Schubert - Owner, Ginger Birch They’re all the rage but some of these popular drinks pack loads of sugar and calories. Learn how to make some sweet sips that not only taste great but are good for you! Materials and sips... Learn More

Tuesday, June 30;  6 to 7:30 p.m.  Angie Kusek Schubert - Owner, Ginger Birch

They’re all the rage but some of these popular drinks pack loads of sugar and calories. Learn how to make some sweet sips that not only taste great but are good for you! Materials and sips included.

$35/GBBG Members; $44/Non-Members

Thu 2 Jul
2015

Introduction to Mosaic Art

Thursday, July 2 @ 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Wednesday, July 1 AND Thursday, July 2;  5:30 to 8:30 p.m.   Margy Cottingham - Classic and Contemporary Fine Arts Mosaics Gain the skills to create and finish a small, botanically-inspired mosaic during this fun two-night workshop! As you work, you will learn about the... Learn More

Wednesday, July 1 AND Thursday, July 2;  5:30 to 8:30 p.m. 

Margy Cottingham - Classic and Contemporary Fine Arts Mosaics

Gain the skills to create and finish a small, botanically-inspired mosaic during this fun 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.  Wear clothing that you don’t mind getting dirty.  Materials included.

$79/GBBG Members; $88/Non-Members

Mon 6 Jul
2015

Pollinator Paradise

Monday, July 6 @ 6 PM - 7:30 PM

Monday, July 6;  6 to 7:30 p.m.  Rob Zimmer - Garden Writer and Photographer Beyond butterflies, pollinator gardens are hot.  Learn some of the best plants and other garden elements to benefit pollinator insects and birds in your own backyard. $14/GBBG Members;... Learn More

Monday, July 6;  6 to 7:30 p.m.  Rob Zimmer - Garden Writer and Photographer

Beyond butterflies, pollinator gardens are hot.  Learn some of the best plants and other garden elements to benefit pollinator insects and birds in your own backyard.

$14/GBBG Members; $23/Non-Members

Tue 7 Jul
2015

Wild Food

Tuesday, July 7 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Tuesday, July 7; 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.   Linda Conroy - Moonwise Herbs Take a walk on the wild side with herbalist and wild forager Linda Conroy. We will walk the edges of the Garden and talk about the plants that lurk just beyond. Linda will also bring examples of plants you will find... Learn More

Tuesday, July 7; 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.  Linda Conroy - Moonwise Herbs

Take a walk on the wild side with herbalist and wild forager Linda Conroy. We will walk the edges of the Garden and talk about the plants that lurk just beyond.

Linda will also bring examples of plants you will find in season and describe their applications for both food and medicine.

$24/GBBG Members; $33/Non-Members

Wed 8 Jul
2015

Floral Arranging: Summer Vacation

Wednesday, July 8 @ 6 PM - 7:30 PM

Wednesday, July 8;  6 to 7:30 p.m.     Emily Hansum - GBBG Education Manager Celebrate summer by creating a beautiful, fresh flower creation. Materials included. $35/GBBG Members; $44/Non-Members Learn More

Wednesday, July 8;  6 to 7:30 p.m.   Emily Hansum - GBBG Education Manager

Celebrate summer by creating a beautiful, fresh flower creation. Materials included.

$35/GBBG Members; $44/Non-Members

Mon 13 Jul
2015
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Garden to Table - Granola Bars

Monday, July 13 @ 6 PM - 8 PM

Member Price: $13.00 - Non-Member Price:  $17.00 - Limited Spot(s) Open

  July 13 – Granola Bars;  6 to 8 p.m. Discover the many plants we eat while you improve your skills as both a gardener and cook.  Help in the garden, harvest fresh produce and prepare a healthy snack!  This cooking class is designed for families with children of... Learn More

 July 13 – Granola Bars;  6 to 8 p.m.

Discover the many plants we eat while you improve your skills as both a gardener and cook.  Help in the garden, harvest fresh produce and prepare a healthy snack!  This cooking class is designed for families with children of all ages.

 

Other Garden to Table dates:

July 27 – Zucchini Fries and Chips; 6 to 8 p.m.

August 10 – Garden Quesadillas; 6 to 8 p.m.

August 24 – Veggie Spring Rolls; 6 to 8 p.m.

 

Members:  $13/GBBG Member Families or $45 for the series

Non-members:  $17/Non-Member Families or $60 for the series

Pre-registration required. 

Tue 14 Jul
2015

All About Perennials

Tuesday, July 14 @ 6 PM - 7:30 PM

Tuesday, July 14;  6 to 7:30 p.m.    Leo Bordeleau - Rose-Hill Gardens Whether you’re a new gardener planning your first perennial bed, or an experienced gardener hoping to improve your existing plantings, this class can help make your green thumb even greener! Leo... Learn More

Tuesday, July 14;  6 to 7:30 p.m.   Leo Bordeleau - Rose-Hill Gardens

Whether you’re a new gardener planning your first perennial bed, or an experienced gardener hoping to improve your existing plantings, this class can help make your green thumb even greener!

Leo will guide you step by step through designing a perennial garden, choosing plants, preparing the beds, and maintaining your new garden.

$14/GBBG Member; $23/Non-Member

Wed 15 Jul
2015
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Summer Day Camp: Story Book Adventure (Ages 6-8)

Wednesday, July 15 @ 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Member Price: $30.00 - Non-Member Price:  $40.00 - Limited Spot(s) Open

Bring the adventures of Dr. Seuss’s book The Lorax to life! Kids will explore the story through games and projects while learning about the effects of pollution and the importance of trees. They’ll also plant a Dr. Seuss inspired garden to take home!  Session 1:  Ages... Learn More

Bring the adventures of Dr. Seuss’s book The Lorax to life! Kids will explore the story through games and projects while learning about the effects of pollution and the importance of trees. They’ll also plant a Dr. Seuss inspired garden to take home! 

Session 1:  Ages 6-8 
Wednesday, July 15, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
 

GBBG Members: $30
Non-Members: $40
Pre-registration required – Limit 20 children/session

For More Info

For more information about Camp GBBG, please contact our Children & Family Educator, Kelle Hartman at (920) 491-3691 ext. 107 or khartman@gbbg.org.

Wed 15 Jul
2015

Fragrant Garden Showcase

Wednesday, July 15 @ 5 PM - 6:30 PM

Wednesday, July 15;  5 to 6:30 p.m.   Loretta Dorner, GBBG Horticulturist Smell the roses and other blooming beauties during this fragrant Garden walk. Stroll through the Upper Level Rose Garden and the Kress Oval Garden to view the stunning fragrant summer blooming perennials... Learn More

Wednesday, July 15;  5 to 6:30 p.m.  Loretta Dorner, GBBG Horticulturist

Smell the roses and other blooming beauties during this fragrant Garden walk. Stroll through the Upper Level Rose Garden and the Kress Oval Garden to view the stunning fragrant summer blooming perennials including the numerous orienpet lilies and of course, roses!

$9/GBBG Members; $18/Non-Members

Thu 16 Jul
2015
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Summer Day Camp: Story Book Adventure (Ages 9-12)

Thursday, July 16 @ 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Member Price: $30.00 - Non-Member Price:  $40.00 - Limited Spot(s) Open

Bring the adventures of Dr. Seuss’s book The Lorax to life! Kids will explore the story through games and projects while learning about the effects of pollution and the importance of trees. They’ll also plant a Dr. Seuss inspired garden to take home!  Session... Learn More

Bring the adventures of Dr. Seuss’s book The Lorax to life! Kids will explore the story through games and projects while learning about the effects of pollution and the importance of trees. They’ll also plant a Dr. Seuss inspired garden to take home! 

Session 2: Ages 9-12
Thursday, July 16, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

 

GBBG Members: $30
Non-Members: $40
Pre-registration required – Limit 20 children/session

For More Info

For more information about Camp GBBG, please contact our Children & Family Educator, Kelle Hartman at (920) 491-3691 ext. 107 or khartman@gbbg.org.

Fri 17 Jul
2015

Garden Sprouts: Garden Fairies

Friday, July 17 @ 10 AM - 11:30 AM

Friday, July 17; 10 to 11:30 a.m.   GBBG Education Staff There are fairies in the Garden you know! Find them as we tiptoe through the flowers in this fun class. Creating a fairy house and reading a fairy story will help us understand how to bring fairies to our own gardens.... Learn More

Friday, July 17; 10 to 11:30 a.m.  GBBG Education Staff

There are fairies in the Garden you know! Find them as we tiptoe through the flowers in this fun class. Creating a fairy house and reading a fairy story will help us understand how to bring fairies to our own gardens.

Designed for children ages 3-5 and one accompanying adult.  Price includes one child and adult.

$8/GBBG Members; $13/Non-Members

Mon 20 Jul
2015

Canning Traditions: You CAN do it!

Monday, July 20 @ 6 PM - 7:30 PM

Monday, July 20; 6 to 7:30 p.m.    Judy Knudsen - Brown County UW Extension Family Living Educator Explore the basics of food preservation and learn the many canned products one can make from the summer harvest. From juice to salsa, Judy Knudsen will share her tried-and-true... Learn More

Monday, July 20; 6 to 7:30 p.m.   Judy Knudsen - Brown County UW Extension Family Living Educator

Explore the basics of food preservation and learn the many canned products one can make from the summer harvest. From juice to salsa, Judy Knudsen will share her tried-and-true recipes and tips for simplifying the canning process.

Research regarding steam canners has been completed at the University of WI-Madison and Information on using this piece of equipment will also be shared.

$9/GBBG Members; $18/Non-Members

Tue 21 Jul
2015

GreatFull Heart Yoga with Herbs

Tuesday, July 21 @ 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

6 week session: Tuesdays, July 21 - August 25;  5:30 to 6:45 p.m. Marc Kotz - Born 2 Move Movement Adventures GreatFull Heart Yoga is a flow-style yoga and body conditioning that increases your range of movement, reduces pain and tightness, and invigorates your entire being.... Learn More

6 week session: Tuesdays, July 21 - August 25;  5:30 to 6:45 p.m.

Marc Kotz - Born 2 Move Movement Adventures

GreatFull Heart Yoga is a flow-style yoga and body conditioning that increases your range of movement, reduces pain and tightness, and invigorates your entire being.

These summer classes at the Garden (offered outside, weather permitting) incorporate sampling and learning about herbal aromatics with fresh clippings from the grounds.

The energetic, aesthetic and medicinal properties of herbs enhance our yoga practice so that it is a deeply vitalizing and healing experience.

$54/GBBG Members; $63/Non-Members

Tue 21 Jul
2015

Growing Blueberries in Containers

Tuesday, July 21 @ 6 PM - 7:30 PM

Tuesday, July 21;  6 to 7:30 p.m.    Vijai Pandian - Brown County UW Extension Horticulture Educator Rich in antioxidants, blueberries are one of the most popular berry crops among gardeners. Learn the simple technique of growing blueberries in a soil-less media container... Learn More

Tuesday, July 21;  6 to 7:30 p.m.   Vijai Pandian - Brown County UW Extension Horticulture Educator

Rich in antioxidants, blueberries are one of the most popular berry crops among gardeners. Learn the simple technique of growing blueberries in a soil-less media container that can produce successful results!

Learn the soil-less media recipe, cultivar selections and general blueberry maintenance in this informative class.

$9/GBBG Members; $18/Non-Members

Mon 27 Jul
2015
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Youth Summer Camp: Nature Explorers (Ages 6-8)

Monday, July 27 @ 9:30 AM - 12 PM

Member Price: $65.00 - Non-Member Price:  $85.00 - Limited Spot(s) Open

Kids will get into nature with games, crafts and dirty adventures! We’ll explore all the nature the Garden has to offer from pond ecosystems and compost to vegetable gardens, birds, flowers and trees. New adventures each day make for a week full of fun! Session 1:  Ages 6-8 ... Learn More

Kids will get into nature with games, crafts and dirty adventures! We’ll explore all the nature the Garden has to offer from pond ecosystems and compost to vegetable gardens, birds, flowers and trees. New adventures each day make for a week full of fun!

Session 1:  Ages 6-8 
July 27-31, 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 

GBBG Members: $65
Non-Members: $85
Pre-registration required – Limit 20 children/session

For More Info

For more information about Camp GBBG, please contact our Children & Family Educator, Kelle Hartman at (920) 491-3691 ext. 107 or khartman@gbbg.org.

Mon 27 Jul
2015
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Garden to Table - Zucchini Fries and Chips

Monday, July 27 @ 6 PM - 8 PM

Member Price: $13.00 - Non-Member Price:  $17.00 - Limited Spot(s) Open

July 27 – Zucchini Fries and Chips; 6 to 8 p.m.   Discover the many plants we eat while you improve your skills as both a gardener and cook.  Help in the garden, harvest fresh produce and prepare a healthy snack!  This cooking class is designed for families with... Learn More

July 27 – Zucchini Fries and Chips; 6 to 8 p.m.

 

Discover the many plants we eat while you improve your skills as both a gardener and cook.  Help in the garden, harvest fresh produce and prepare a healthy snack!  This cooking class is designed for families with children of all ages.

 

Other Garden to Table dates:

July 13 – Granola Bars;  6 to 8 p.m..

August 10 – Garden Quesadillas; 6 to 8 p.m.

August 24 – Veggie Spring Rolls; 6 to 8 p.m.

 

Members:  $13/GBBG Member Families or $45 for the series

Non-members:  $17/Non-Member Families or $60 for the series

Pre-registration required. 

Mon 3 Aug
2015
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Youth Summer Camp: Nature Explorers (Ages 9-12)

Monday, August 3 @ 9:30 AM - 12 PM

Member Price: $65.00 - Non-Member Price:  $85.00 - Limited Spot(s) Open

Kids will get into nature with games, crafts and dirty adventures! We’ll explore all the nature the Garden has to offer from pond ecosystems and compost to vegetable gardens, birds, flowers and trees. New adventures each day make for a week full of fun! Session 2: Ages 9-12... Learn More

Kids will get into nature with games, crafts and dirty adventures! We’ll explore all the nature the Garden has to offer from pond ecosystems and compost to vegetable gardens, birds, flowers and trees. New adventures each day make for a week full of fun!

Session 2: Ages 9-12
August 3-7, 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

 

GBBG Members: $65
Non-Members: $85
Pre-registration required – Limit 20 children/session

For More Info

For more information about Camp GBBG, please contact our Children & Family Educator, Kelle Hartman at (920) 491-3691 ext. 107 or khartman@gbbg.org.

Mon 10 Aug
2015
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Garden to Table - Garden Quesadillas

Monday, August 10 @ 6 PM - 8 PM

Member Price: $13.00 - Non-Member Price:  $17.00 - Limited Spot(s) Open

August 10 – Garden Quesadillas; 6 to 8 p.m.   Discover the many plants we eat while you improve your skills as both a gardener and cook.  Help in the garden, harvest fresh produce and prepare a healthy snack!  This cooking class is designed for families with children... Learn More

August 10 – Garden Quesadillas; 6 to 8 p.m.

 

Discover the many plants we eat while you improve your skills as both a gardener and cook.  Help in the garden, harvest fresh produce and prepare a healthy snack!  This cooking class is designed for families with children of all ages.

 

Other Garden to Table dates:

July 13 – Granola Bars;  6 to 8 p.m..

July 27 – Zucchini Fries and Chips; 6 to 8 p.m.

August 24 – Veggie Spring Rolls; 6 to 8 p.m.

 

Members:  $13/GBBG Member Families or $45 for the series

Non-members:  $17/Non-Member Families or $60 for the series

Pre-registration required. 

Wed 19 Aug
2015
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Summer Day Camp: Nature Scene Investigators (Ages 6-8)

Wednesday, August 19 @ 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Member Price: $30.00 - Non-Member Price:  $40.00 - Limited Spot(s) Open

Kids! Grab your detective hats and join us as we follow clues leading us on a garden adventure! The names of flowers often give clues to their personalities. As garden sleuths, we’ll work together to solve the mystery of “Who grew that plant?” Session 1:  Ages... Learn More

Kids! Grab your detective hats and join us as we follow clues leading us on a garden adventure! The names of flowers often give clues to their personalities. As garden sleuths, we’ll work together to solve the mystery of “Who grew that plant?”

Session 1:  Ages 6-8 
Wednesday, August 19, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.


GBBG Members: $30

Non-Members: $40
Pre-registration required – Limit 20 children/session

For More Info

For more information about Camp GBBG, please contact our Children & Family Educator, Kelle Hartman at (920) 491-3691 ext. 107 or khartman@gbbg.org.

Thu 20 Aug
2015
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Summer Day Camp: Nature Scene Investigators (Ages 9-12)

Thursday, August 20 @ 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Member Price: $30.00 - Non-Member Price:  $40.00 - Limited Spot(s) Open

Kids! Grab your detective hats and join us as we follow clues leading us on a garden adventure! The names of flowers often give clues to their personalities. As garden sleuths, we’ll work together to solve the mystery of “Who grew that plant?” Session 2: Ages 9-12... Learn More

Kids! Grab your detective hats and join us as we follow clues leading us on a garden adventure! The names of flowers often give clues to their personalities. As garden sleuths, we’ll work together to solve the mystery of “Who grew that plant?”

Session 2: Ages 9-12
Thursday, August 20, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

 

GBBG Members: $30
Non-Members: $40
Pre-registration required – Limit 20 children/session

For More Info

For more information about Camp GBBG, please contact our Children & Family Educator, Kelle Hartman at (920) 491-3691 ext. 107 or khartman@gbbg.org.

Mon 24 Aug
2015
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Garden to Table - Veggie Spring Rolls

Monday, August 24 @ 6 PM - 8 PM

Member Price: $13.00 - Non-Member Price:  $17.00 - Limited Spot(s) Open

August 24 – Veggie Spring Rolls; 6 to 8 p.m.   Discover the many plants we eat while you improve your skills as both a gardener and cook.  Help in the garden, harvest fresh produce and prepare a healthy snack!  This cooking class is designed for families with... Learn More

August 24 – Veggie Spring Rolls; 6 to 8 p.m.

 

Discover the many plants we eat while you improve your skills as both a gardener and cook.  Help in the garden, harvest fresh produce and prepare a healthy snack!  This cooking class is designed for families with children of all ages.

 

Other Garden to Table dates:

July 13 – Granola Bars;  6 to 8 p.m..

July 27 – Zucchini Fries and Chips; 6 to 8 p.m.

August 10 – Garden Quesadillas; 6 to 8 p.m.

 

Members:  $13/GBBG Member Families or $45 for the series

Non-members:  $17/Non-Member Families or $60 for the series

Pre-registration required. 

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