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Tue 9 Feb
2016

*Cancelled* Introduction to Mosaic Art 2

Tuesday, February 9 @ 5:30 PM - 9 PM

Instructor: Margy Cottingham – Classic & Contemporary Fine Arts Mosaics Please register by February 4! This 3 night Mosaic 2 Class taught from a Fine Art point of view, will give students the opportunity to learn additional information and... Learn More

Instructor: Margy Cottingham – Classic & Contemporary Fine Arts Mosaics

Please register by February 4!

This 3 night Mosaic 2 Class taught from a Fine Art point of view, will give students the opportunity to learn additional information and skill which will allow you to begin to work more independently. The class will focus to a greater degree on mosaic process including design, cutting, execution technique, mosaic materials, adhesives, substrate preparation, copyright and safety. Students will create a small 6 x 6 inch mosaic from beginning toe end. On the last night of class you will enjoy a visual presentation/lecture on Ancient and Contemporary Mosaic Around the World. All materials and use of tools are included.

Sat 13 Feb
2016
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Family Workshop: Feathered Friends

Saturday, February 13 @ 10 AM - 11:30 AM

Member Price: $13.00 - Non-Member Price:  $18.00 - Limited Spot(s) Open

Instructor: Kelle Hartman – GBBG Children & Family Educator Learn how you can show special love to our feathered friends. We will explore the Garden to identify some common winter birds and make a few special valentine bird treats to take home. All materials... Learn More

Instructor: Kelle Hartman – GBBG Children & Family Educator

Learn how you can show special love to our feathered friends. We will explore the Garden to identify some common winter birds and make a few special valentine bird treats to take home. All materials included.

Tue 16 Feb
2016
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How to Grow Orchids Successfully

Tuesday, February 16 @ 6 PM - 7:30 PM

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

Mary Stewart – Goin’ To Pot Orchids & Repotting Srv Have you tried growing orchids? No success? Don’t give up! In this class, learn correct cultural requirements, and how you CAN grow orchids successfully at home. Thirty plus years of... Learn More

Mary Stewart – Goin’ To Pot Orchids & Repotting Srv

Have you tried growing orchids? No success? Don’t give up! In this class, learn correct cultural requirements, and how you CAN grow orchids successfully at home. Thirty plus years of growing has taught Mary the right and wrong way. Great for beginners! Mary will also have orchids, plants and growing supplies available for purchase.

Wed 17 Feb
2016

FREE Travelogue: Africa

Wednesday, February 17 @ 12 PM - 1 PM

Bill & Pat Larsen – GBBG Members Bill and Pat will share their travels throughout Africa during this lunchtime presentation. View amazing photos of animals migrating across the Serengeti Plain including lions, elephants, Cape Buffalo, Zebras,... Learn More

Bill & Pat Larsen – GBBG Members

Bill and Pat will share their travels throughout Africa during this lunchtime presentation. View amazing photos of animals migrating across the Serengeti Plain including lions, elephants, Cape Buffalo, Zebras, Cheetas, Giraffes and so much more! Learn about the culture and customs of the Masai people, Mount Kilimanjaro and general travel trips for Africa.

No registration required; bring a bag lunch and join us for this FREE program.

Thu 18 Feb
2016
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Building Healthy Soil for Healthy Plants

Thursday, February 18 @ 2 PM - 4 PM

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

Instructor: Vijai Pandian – Brown County UW Extension Horticulture Educator Healthy soil is the foundation for a successful vegetable garden. Learn from Vijai Pandian, UW Horticulture Extension agent on how to build good soil tilth,... Learn More

Instructor: Vijai Pandian – Brown County UW Extension Horticulture Educator

Healthy soil is the foundation for a successful vegetable garden. Learn from Vijai Pandian, UW Horticulture Extension agent on how to build good soil tilth, understanding organic soil conditioners, sampling soil for testing and plant nutrient needs.

Fri 19 Feb
2016
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Garden Sprouts: Hot Chocolate Fun

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

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

Instructor: GBBG Education Staff Did you know that chocolate comes from a tree? Come celebrate chocolate and other snacks that come from plants! We will read a delicious story and make a few chocolate treats to take home. Grab your taste buds, this class is sure to... Learn More

Instructor: GBBG Education Staff

Did you know that chocolate comes from a tree? Come celebrate chocolate and other snacks that come from plants! We will read a delicious story and make a few chocolate treats to take home. Grab your taste buds, this class is sure to fill your tummy. This program is designed for children ages three to five and one accompanying adult. Price includes one child and adult. Additional child is half price.

Fri 19 Feb
2016
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Painting Party

Friday, February 19 @ 6 PM - 8 PM

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

Instructor: Lori Vandenberg – GBBG Graphic Designer, Fine Artist & Fun Facilitator Have fun painting with your friends in a relaxed group setting while following step-by-step instructions. Enjoy various beverages from the Garden’s cash bar or bring... Learn More

Instructor: Lori Vandenberg – GBBG Graphic Designer, Fine Artist & Fun Facilitator

Have fun painting with your friends in a relaxed group setting while following step-by-step instructions. Enjoy various beverages from the Garden’s cash bar or bring your own non-alcoholic refreshments and snacks to feed your creativity. No experience is necessary, making it a fun and creative night out! Each participant will create a unique 16 x 20 acrylic painting. Give it a try, we promise you’ll have fun! All materials included.

Sat 20 Feb
2016

FULL: High Tea & the Floral Language of Romance

Saturday, February 20 @ 3 PM - 5 PM

Instructor: Herb Society of America Join us for an evening of pre-WWI elegance, when a lifted pinkie could denote your social class and a folded napkin suggest an invitation. Learn about the Victorian tradition of the Tussie-Mussie and the language of... Learn More

Instructor: Herb Society of America

Join us for an evening of pre-WWI elegance, when a lifted pinkie could denote your social class and a folded napkin suggest an invitation. Learn about the Victorian tradition of the Tussie-Mussie and the language of flowers. Enjoy the aromas and tastes of a three-course “champagne tea,” complete with scones mounded in lemon curd, traditional savories including cucumber and water cress finger sandwiches, and bite-sized sweets celebrating the romance of chocolate.

Mon 22 Feb
2016
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Adult Snowshoe Hikes

Monday, February 22 @ 2 PM - 4 PM

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

Instructor: GBBG Education Staff Enjoy a unique winter perspective of the Garden! 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.... Learn More

Instructor: GBBG Education Staff

Enjoy a unique winter perspective of the Garden! 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.

Mon 22 Feb
2016
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Tips for Great Yoga Photos

Monday, February 22 @ 6 PM - 8 PM

Member Price: $22.00 - Non-Member Price:  $31.00 - Limited Spot(s) Open

Instructor: Liz Brandt – Nomaste Yoga & Wellness and Shayna Amenson - Amenson Studio Posting yoga “selfies” has become quite a phenomenon but photographing your yoga practice can sometimes be distracting and even intimidating. Join... Learn More

Instructor: Liz Brandt – Nomaste Yoga & Wellness and Shayna Amenson - Amenson Studio

Posting yoga “selfies” has become quite a phenomenon but photographing your yoga practice can sometimes be distracting and even intimidating. Join Liz Brandt of Nomaste Yoga and Wellness and Shayna Amenson of Amenson Studio as they help you navigate this tricky terrain. Class will begin with a short yoga flow designed to warm and inspire, following our practice we will discuss tips and ideas for taking yoga photos, and finally class will end with the opportunity for you to have a professional portrait taken in a pose of your choice. Come with us for this fun and interactive journey and we will show you that you don’t need an expensive camera to take yoga photos. Please bring a yoga mat.

Thu 25 Feb
2016
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Advanced Smartphone Photography

Thursday, February 25 @ 6 PM - 7:30 PM

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

Instructor: 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... Learn More

Instructor: 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!

Sat 27 Feb
2016

Family Snowshoe Hike

Saturday, February 27 @ 10 AM - 11:30 AM

Instructor: 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... Learn More

Instructor: 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 6 and up. Program will be held as a hike if there isn’t enough snow for snowshoes.

Mon 29 Feb
2016
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Early Season Vegetable Gardening

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

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

Instructor: Lynn Clark – N.E.W. Master Gardener Early spring is a great time to begin planning and planting your favorite cool season crops. This class will explore the plethora of cool season plants that you can both start growing and harvest during the early spring... Learn More

Instructor: Lynn Clark – N.E.W. Master Gardener

Early spring is a great time to begin planning and planting your favorite cool season crops. This class will explore the plethora of cool season plants that you can both start growing and harvest during the early spring weeks. Join Master Gardener, Lynn Clark, for an evening of edible exploration.

Tue 1 Mar
2016

*Full* RESCHEDULED: Herbal Infused Oils, Salves & Lotions

Tuesday, March 1 @ 6 PM - 8 PM

Instructor: Linda Conroy - Moonwise Herbs Herbalist Linda Conroy will lead participants through the process of making oils, salves and lotions. The focus will be on creating remedies from herbs in the garden. Participants will leave with a list of... Learn More

Instructor: Linda Conroy - Moonwise Herbs

Herbalist Linda Conroy will lead participants through the process of making oils, salves and lotions. The focus will be on creating remedies from herbs in the garden. Participants will leave with a list of healing herbs, recipes and preparations made in this workshop. Fee covers oils, jars, beeswax and all supplies for making an infused oil, a massage oil blend, a salve and a lotion.

Wed 2 Mar
2016

FREE Travelogue: The Azores & Lisbon, Portugal

Wednesday, March 2 @ 12 PM - 1 PM

Shirley Winnes - GBBG Member The archipelago of the Azores is situated one third of the way across the Atlantic between Portugal and New York, and was uninhabited until the Portuguese discovered it in 1427. Sao Miguel is the largest island, famous for its crater with two adjoining... Learn More

Shirley Winnes - GBBG Member

The archipelago of the Azores is situated one third of the way across the Atlantic between Portugal and New York, and was uninhabited until the Portuguese discovered it in 1427. Sao Miguel is the largest island, famous for its crater with two adjoining lakes of sapphire blue and emerald green. Its capital, Ponta Delgada, boasts wonderful 15th and 16th century churches with incredible Baroque interiors. Shirley traveled to this magical place last spring with the Garden and will wow you with the spectacular sites of this foreign land. Bring a bag lunch and join us for this FREE program.

Thu 3 Mar
2016
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Community Supported Agriculture 101

Thursday, March 3 @ 6 PM - 7:30 PM

Member Price: $11.00 - Non-Member Price:  $20.00 - Limited Spot(s) Open

Luke Wojcik – Owner, Twin Elm Gardens Thinking about joining a Community Supported Agriculture (C.S.A.) program but want to learn more about it before you commit? Join Luke as he shares information and experiences from the last seven years of his farm’s C.S.A.... Learn More

Luke Wojcik – Owner, Twin Elm Gardens

Thinking about joining a Community Supported Agriculture (C.S.A.) program but want to learn more about it before you commit? Join Luke as he shares information and experiences from the last seven years of his farm’s C.S.A. program. Learn what it’s all about, how they work, the best way to get involved and gain some insight about what it takes to run a successful program.

Fri 4 Mar
2016
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Successful Soil = Successful Plants

Friday, March 4 @ 6 PM - 7:30 PM

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

Tom Cleven & Andy Hietpas – Vande Hey Company With the plethora of soil types in our neck of the woods, this class will explain those soil types, plant requirements within the area, and how to modify the two (as appropriate) for optimal success. More specifically, what... Learn More

Tom Cleven & Andy Hietpas – Vande Hey Company


With the plethora of soil types in our neck of the woods, this class will explain those soil types, plant requirements within the area, and how to modify the two (as appropriate) for optimal success. More specifically, what do you do if you have only clay? Perhaps you only want to grow Rhododendrons or blueberries? Join us to learn the best way for your soil and plants to work together!

Tue 8 Mar
2016
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Editing Drone Video

Tuesday, March 8 @ 5:30 PM - 7 PM

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

Marc Amenson – Amenson Studio Learn to edit those amazing clips into a polished video that is sure to wow. We will discuss the basics of video editing, software such as iMovie and Premier, where to get music and how to export videos for various devices. Watch your skills... Learn More

Marc Amenson – Amenson Studio

Learn to edit those amazing clips into a polished video that is sure to wow. We will discuss the basics of video editing, software such as iMovie and Premier, where to get music and how to export videos for various devices. Watch your skills soar and leave confident in editing drone videos.

Fri 11 Mar
2016
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Garden Sprouts: Wacky Weather

Friday, March 11 @ 10 AM - 11:30 AM

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

Amy Kopp – GBBG Education Docent Spring weather can be a little wacky, but it can also be fun! Come explore how weather affects our Garden, learn about melting and create something so you can watch the wind. This program is designed for children ages 3 to 5 and one... Learn More

Amy Kopp – GBBG Education Docent

Spring weather can be a little wacky, but it can also be fun! Come explore how weather affects our Garden, learn about melting and create something so you can watch the wind. 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

Sat 12 Mar
2016
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Family Workshop: Egg-cellent Family Fun

Saturday, March 12 @ 10 AM - 11:30 AM

Member Price: $13.00 - Non-Member Price:  $18.00 - Limited Spot(s) Open

Kelle Hartman – Children & Family Educator Join us for some egg-citing fun using a kitchen staple – EGGS! We’ll perform some eggs-periments, plant seeds in some eggs-traordinary pots and try out some eggs-treme natural egg dyes. This family workshop... Learn More

Kelle Hartman – Children & Family Educator

Join us for some egg-citing fun using a kitchen staple – EGGS! We’ll perform some eggs-periments, plant seeds in some eggs-traordinary pots and try out some eggs-treme natural egg dyes. This family workshop is designed for families with children ages 4 to 10. Materials included.

Tue 15 Mar
2016
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Wake Your Garden Up

Tuesday, March 15 @ 6 PM - 7:30 PM

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

Lisa Stubbe – Landscape Artisans   The gardening season is here again. How will you be getting your garden ready for spring planting and summer beauty? Lisa has been prepping gardens for years and would love to share her suggestions. Join her for discussions and... Learn More

Lisa Stubbe – Landscape Artisans

 

The gardening season is here again. How will you be getting your garden ready for spring planting and summer beauty? Lisa has been prepping gardens for years and would love to share her suggestions. Join her for discussions and demonstrations of the methods, including pruning, which will bring your garden up to speed for the growing season. Class includes some outdoor demonstrations, please dress appropriately.

Wed 16 Mar
2016

FREE Travelogue: English Gardens

Wednesday, March 16 @ 12 PM - 1 PM

Don Brill – GBBG Docent Join Don, a GBBG Docent, Paine Docent and Master Gardener, and spend your lunch hour learning about English gardens! Don has made 5 trips to Britain visiting over 100 gardens. Journey across the Pond and learn about the gardens in and around London,... Learn More

Don Brill – GBBG Docent

Join Don, a GBBG Docent, Paine Docent and Master Gardener, and spend your lunch hour learning about English gardens! Don has made 5 trips to Britain visiting over 100 gardens. Journey across the Pond and learn about the gardens in and around London, National Trust gardens, open days at private gardens and London Squares and the Chelsea Flower Show. He will also give helpful travel tips and hints. Bring a bag lunch and join us for this FREE program.

Sat 19 Mar
2016
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Growing & Preserving Unusual Fruits

Saturday, March 19 @ 10 AM - 12 PM

Member Price: $20.00 - Non-Member Price:  $29.00 - Limited Spot(s) Open

John Holzwart – Plant Based Services Everyone enjoys the sensual pleasure of tasting a new and exotic tropical fruit, but few people in the Midwest realize that they can taste these delicious fruits in their own backyard. Join John as he shares tips for growing and... Learn More

John Holzwart – Plant Based Services


Everyone enjoys the sensual pleasure of tasting a new and exotic tropical fruit, but few people in the Midwest realize that they can taste these delicious fruits in their own backyard. Join John as he shares tips for growing and preserving unusual fruit. Fruit that we will discuss and/or sample may include edible dogwoods, aronia, elderberries, sea buckthorn, autumn olives, pawpaws, figs and many more!

Sat 19 Mar
2016
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Fruit Tree Grafting

Saturday, March 19 @ 1 PM - 3 PM

Member Price: $24.00 - Non-Member Price:  $33.00 - Limited Spot(s) Open

John Holzwart – Plant Based Services Find out how to generate that perfect fruit tree. Grafting is the technique of joining parts of plants in such a manner that they unite and continue their growth as one plant. Join John for this hands-on workshop as he reveals the... Learn More

John Holzwart – Plant Based Services

Find out how to generate that perfect fruit tree. Grafting is the technique of joining parts of plants in such a manner that they unite and continue their growth as one plant. Join John for this hands-on workshop as he reveals the techniques behind grafting. Participants will graft and take home 2 semi-dwarf fruit trees of your choice (apple, pear or plum). Root stocks and scionwood (fruit tree cuttings) provided. Additional plant materials will be available for purchase. Please bring a sharp, clean pocket knife. This class is followed by a scionwood exchange that is free to the public.

Sat 19 Mar
2016
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Scionwood Exchange (Fruit Tree Grafting)

Saturday, March 19 @ 3 PM - 5 PM

Member Price: $0.00 - Non-Member Price:  $0.00 - Limited Spot(s) Open

John Holzwart – Plant Based Services   Attention all fruit tree grafters and growers! Here is your chance to exchange plant material. Join us for trading fruit tree cuttings. Newbies and seasoned grafters will swap scionwood of various fruit trees. Do you have a... Learn More

John Holzwart – Plant Based Services

 

Attention all fruit tree grafters and growers! Here is your chance to exchange plant material. Join us for trading fruit tree cuttings. Newbies and seasoned grafters will swap scionwood of various fruit trees. Do you have a special apple or pear tree in your yard? Bring a few labeled cuttings of dormant scionwood; no patented varieties please. The Exchange is FREE, but please register online or by phone.

Tue 22 Mar
2016
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Easter Floral

Tuesday, March 22 @ 6 PM - 7:30 PM

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

Angie Kusek Schubert – Owner, Ginger Birch Angie will lead us in creating beautiful spring florals perfect for your Easter get-togethers. Branches, nests and eggs will be used. Learn More

Angie Kusek Schubert – Owner, Ginger Birch

Angie will lead us in creating beautiful spring florals perfect for your Easter get-togethers. Branches, nests and eggs will be used.

Thu 7 Apr
2016
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Sweet Substitutions

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

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

Angie Kusek Schubert – Owner, Ginger Birch Ever wonder what the scoop is on sugar substitutes like honey, agave and brown rice syrup? Are there benefits to using these over regular sugar? Join Angie to sample some favorite recipes that will satisfy your sweet tooth!... Learn More

Angie Kusek Schubert – Owner, Ginger Birch

Ever wonder what the scoop is on sugar substitutes like honey, agave and brown rice syrup? Are there benefits to using these over regular sugar? Join Angie to sample some favorite recipes that will satisfy your sweet tooth!

Fri 8 Apr
2016
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Garden Sprouts: Super Seeds

Friday, April 8 @ 10 AM - 11:30 AM

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

Amy Kopp – GBBG Education Docent Come discover how super seeds can be by tasting, touching and planting your very own seeds to take home. This program is designed for children ages 3 to 5 and one accompanying adult. Price includes one child and adult. Additional children... Learn More

Amy Kopp – GBBG Education Docent

Come discover how super seeds can be by tasting, touching and planting your very own seeds to take home. 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.

Tue 12 Apr
2016
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Cooking with Culinary Herbs Series: Parsley

Tuesday, April 12 @ 5 PM - 7 PM

Member Price: $37.00 - Non-Member Price:  $46.00 - Limited Spot(s) Open

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.

Tuesdays 5-7pm

April 12 | Parsley – Flat & Curly
April 26 | Chives – Garlic & Onion 
May 17 | Dill – Fernleaf & Garden Dill
June 21 | Basil Many Varieties

Wed 13 Apr
2016
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Travel Photography

Wednesday, April 13 @ 5:30 PM - 7 PM

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

Marc Amenson – Amenson Studio It’s almost summer! Be sure you’re ready to capture beautiful photos before your trips begin. This hands-on class will show you how to get stunning landscape and candid photos. From the Redwoods of California to the Arches of Utah,... Learn More

Marc Amenson – Amenson Studio

It’s almost summer! Be sure you’re ready to capture beautiful photos before your trips begin. This hands-on class will show you how to get stunning landscape and candid photos. From the Redwoods of California to the Arches of Utah, you will be making art with your camera the next vacation you take.

Sun 17 Apr
2016
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Family Workshop: Go Green with Vermi-Compost

Sunday, April 17 @ 1 PM - 2:30 PM

Member Price: $13.00 - Non-Member Price:  $18.00 - Limited Spot(s) Open

Kelle Hartman – Children & Family Educator Discover what makes worms so wonderful! Observe and identify the features of worms, and explore their role as nature’s decomposers to better understand these slimy friends. We’ll even build a compost column so you... Learn More

Kelle Hartman – Children & Family Educator

Discover what makes worms so wonderful! Observe and identify the features of worms, and explore their role as nature’s decomposers to better understand these slimy friends. We’ll even build a compost column so you can try composting at home! This family workshop is designed for families with children ages 4 to 10. Materials included.

Tue 19 Apr
2016
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Growing Natives from Seeds at Home

Tuesday, April 19 @ 6 PM - 7:30 PM

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

Justin Kroening – Owner, Stone Silo Prairie Gardens Become your own nursery by learning how to stratify and grow native perennial seeds. Justin will show you the tricks of germination to help you grow your own native perennials right at home! Learn More

Justin Kroening – Owner, Stone Silo Prairie Gardens

Become your own nursery by learning how to stratify and grow native perennial seeds. Justin will show you the tricks of germination to help you grow your own native perennials right at home!

Fri 22 Apr
2016
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Redesigning Your Landscape with Purpose

Friday, April 22 @ 6 PM - 7:30 PM

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

Tom Cleven & Andy Hietpas – Vande Hey Company Are you tired of your current landscaping? It is time to revamp it? This class will demonstrate methods to tweak your existing landscape to create a new landscape. We will discuss design concepts, design cautions (do’s and... Learn More

Tom Cleven & Andy Hietpas – Vande Hey Company

Are you tired of your current landscaping? It is time to revamp it? This class will demonstrate methods to tweak your existing landscape to create a new landscape. We will discuss design concepts, design cautions (do’s and don’ts) and efficiently achieving your landscape goals.

Tue 26 Apr
2016
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Cooking with Culinary Herbs Series: Chives

Tuesday, April 26 @ 5 PM - 7 PM

Member Price: $37.00 - Non-Member Price:  $46.00 - Limited Spot(s) Open

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.

Tuesdays 5-7pm

April 26 | Chives – Garlic & Onion
May 17 | Dill – Fernleaf & Garden Dill
June 21 | Basil Many Varieties

Thu 28 Apr
2016
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Raptors in the Garden

Thursday, April 28 @ 6 PM - 7:30 PM

Member Price: $11.00 - Non-Member Price:  $20.00 - Limited Spot(s) Open

Kim Diedrich – Chief Naturalist at Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary Join Kim for an up-close look at some of our area’s live birds of prey (owl, falcon and hawk). By doing some comparing and contrasting, you can decide if these birds are a welcome sight to your... Learn More

Kim Diedrich – Chief Naturalist at Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary

Join Kim for an up-close look at some of our area’s live birds of prey (owl, falcon and hawk). By doing some comparing and contrasting, you can decide if these birds are a welcome sight to your neighborhood.

Mon 2 May
2016
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Herbal Culinary – The Mediterranean Diet

Monday, May 2 @ 6 PM - 8 PM

Member Price: $20.00 - Non-Member Price:  $29.00 - Limited Spot(s) Open

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,... Learn More

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.

Tue 10 May
2016
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Nature Photography

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

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

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... 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.

Fri 13 May
2016
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Garden Sprouts: Return of the Flowers

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

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

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... 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.

Sat 14 May
2016
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Behind the Scenes at the Cannery Public Market

Saturday, May 14 @ 9 AM - 12 PM

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

** 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... 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”.

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
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Why Native?

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

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

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... 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.

Tue 17 May
2016
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Cooking with Culinary Herbs Series: Dill

Tuesday, May 17 @ 5 PM - 7 PM

Member Price: $37.00 - Non-Member Price:  $46.00 - Limited Spot(s) Open

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.

Tuesdays 5-7pm

May 17 | Dill – Fernleaf & Garden Dill
June 21 | Basil Many Varieties

Tue 24 May
2016
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Glass Fusing

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

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

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... 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.

Thu 26 May
2016
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Chile Peppers 101

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

Member Price: $20.00 - Non-Member Price:  $29.00 - Limited Spot(s) Open

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! 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!

Tue 21 Jun
2016
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Cooking with Culinary Herbs Series: Basil

Tuesday, June 21 @ 5 PM - 7 PM

Member Price: $37.00 - Non-Member Price:  $46.00 - Limited Spot(s) Open

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.

Tuesdays 5-7pm

June 21 | Basil Many Varieties


Location

2600 Larsen Road
Green Bay, WI 54303

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Contact Us

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


Garden Hours

January 2 - March 31
Monday-Saturday • 9:00 am - 4:00 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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