5 Things to Do at the Garden This Winter

By Rachel Mueller, Marketing & Communications Coordinator Colder temperatures, blowing snow, white as far as the eye can see. These are all things we’re used to in Wisconsin this time of year, that’s for sure, and we tend to hibernate indoors, wishing for spring to bring warmer weather and colorful flowers. But you don’t have […]

5 Gardening Resolutions You Can Set for 2020

By Brittany Fetterly, Marketing & Communications Intern Choosing our New Year’s resolutions can be lot easier than sticking to them, but this year, instead of saying we’ll go to the gym every day, eat healthier or drive less, why not make a garden resolution? Why not try to make our yards or houses a little […]

Wedded Bliss & Blooms: Anna & Cody

October 4 2019 | Johnson Woodland Garden Q: How did you two meet? A (Anna): Cody and I first met in high school, which is where we first started dating, and became what most like to refer to as “high school sweethearts.” We have always shared a love for the outdoors, which is a big […]

Pollinator Migration: When Do They Come Back?

By Ta’Leah Van Sistine, Marketing & Communications Intern As the temperatures get warmer and the days get longer, pollinators begin to migrate north for their journey back home. Bees buzz towards blooming flowers, butterflies take flight around you and bats dart across the night sky. In this final blog of the Pollinator Migration series, we’ll […]

Wedded Bliss & Blooms: Courtney & Dennis

October 10, 2020 | Matthew Schmidt Garden Q: How did you two meet? C (Courtney): Dennis and I were both raised right here in Wisconsin. We lived 15 minutes apart, and never even knew it. We had crossed paths a couple of times where I was working, or while out shopping. We never realized it […]

This Garden Grew Thanks to You…

We want to say thanks for all you’ve helped us do this year. Because of you, we can give joy, peace, health, love and the beauty of nature to visitors in every season of the year and every season of their lives! Watch this short video to see how you helped us connect people with plants .

A Family Tradition Almost 20 Years in the Making

By Rachel Mueller, Marketing & Communications Coordinator For many families, the holidays mean get-togethers, quality time and a coming together after months or years apart. For the Swelstad clan, the season also includes an annual trip to opening night of WPS Garden of Lights on Black Friday. For close to 20 years, this has been […]