Camp GBBG: Summer Fun & Learning at the Garden

By Maryssa Paulsen, Education Intern With summer almost halfway done (can you believe it!?), you may have noticed your child’s pent-up energy. A break from school is much needed, but there are great recreational opportunities during the summer that will engage and educate your child. Has summer camp crossed your mind? American Camp Association, a nonprofit […]

Nature Connects® Spotlight: Bonsai Tree & Ant Hill Mosaic

It’s been an incredibly lively summer so far here at Green Bay Botanical Garden. Our first internationally traveling exhibit, Nature Connects®: Art with LEGO® Bricks, has captivated visitors of all ages, connected families with nature and creativity, and stimulated imaginations everywhere. For the rest of the summer, we’ll feature all 16 sculptures in this spotlight […]

When You Invest in Plants & People – You Change Lives

By Linda Gustke, Education Manager YOU helped a child struggling to understand… Wade is a local 3rd grader. This fall, his class studied pollination. The new vocabulary terms, plant parts and the overall process were confusing him. Wade does really well with hands-on learning, but with limited access to resources, real-life science experiences are hard for his teacher to create […]

Wedded Bliss & Blooms: Michelle & Adam

Michelle & Adam | May 27, 2017 Kress Oval Garden   Everything about Adam and Michelle’s wedding day embodied a modern-day fairy tale, from their high school sweetheart status to the bride’s majestic floral crown. The pair met on a school trip to Wisconsin Dells and have been together ever since. This summer they exchanged […]

Blazin’ Lime iresine

By Lindsay Hendricks, Assistant Director of Horticulture Many of us have probably heard the term ‘chimera’ before. You know, the mythological Greek creature with a lion’s head, goat’s body, and a serpent’s tail? Basically, a made-up creature composed of incongruous parts. As mythological as this concept is in the animal kingdom, it is actually a […]