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Member Events

Virtual

Aug
8
Sun
Corporate Partner Employee Day @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Aug 8 @ 9:00 am – 8:00 pm

Rekindle your love of nature with more than 47 acres of beautiful display gardens and natural areas. Spend time exploring breathtaking scenic views and our latest exhibit, Habitat, from 9 am–8 pm.

Whether you’re hoping to spend some quality time with family and friends or simply want to relax outside for an afternoon, the Garden has the experience you’re searching for.

Your day includes:

  • Free admission for you and your immediate family (or friends)
  • $10 discount on membership purchases
  • 10% discount in the WPS Trellis Gift Shop
Habitat was developed by Smithsonian Gardens and is made available by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service.
Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service Smithsonian Garden

 

Contact Us

For more information, contact our Development & Membership Coordinator at 920.491.3691 ext. 105 or membership@gbbg.org.

Sep
28
Tue
Members-Only Tour: Autumn Wonders @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: Free/Garden Member; Reservations required.
Sep 28 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
cottage garden in fall

Vanderperren English Cottage Garden

Sarah Pingel, Horticulturist

From late season flowers and the changing colors of leaves to the dancing grasses and the activities of birds preparing for migration, there is a lot to discover in autumn. Join Sarah Pingel (Horticulturist) for an exploration of the Garden in autumn!

Reservations are required. RSVP to our Development & Membership Coordinator at 920.491.3691 ext. 105 or membership@gbbg.org.

Contact Us

Have questions? Contact our Development & Membership Coordinator at 920.491.3691 ext. 105 or membership@gbbg.org.

Oct
21
Thu
Members-Only: Virtual Annual Report to Our Community @ Virtual
Cost: Free
Oct 21 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm

cottage window and flowers

Join us virtually to recap our past year, elect new board members, and learn what’s happening next at the Garden.

Event Details

 

Contact Us

For more information, contact our Development & Membership Coordinator at 920.491.3691 ext. 105 or membership@gbbg.org.
Nov
15
Mon
FULL: Members-Only Tour: Lights of the Present & Future @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: FREE/GBBG Member
Nov 15 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

This members-only tour is full. To be added to a wait list, contact our Development & Membership Coordinator at sseeger@gbbg.org or 920.491.3691 ext. 105.

Dave Barkow, Facilities & Maintenance Coordinator

Go behind the scenes of WPS Garden of Lights and learn how the Garden comes to life during the holiday season. Be prepared to walk away with fun facts to share with family and friends and be the first to see what’s new for 2021.

Reservations required. RSVP by contacting our Development & Membership Coordinator at 920.491.3691 ext. 105 or membership@gbbg.org

Contact Us

For more information, contact our Development & Membership Coordinator at 920.491.3691 ext. 105 or membership@gbbg.org.

Jan
26
Wed
Houseplants 101 @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: $13/Garden Member; $16/General Public
Jan 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

flowers in water pot

Face coverings are strongly recommended for all guests in Garden buildings.

Rob Zimmer, Rob Zimmer Outdoors

This class is designed as an introduction to the amazing world of houseplants and indoor gardening.

Topics discussed include plants for different light levels, common mistakes people encounter with houseplants, the best varieties for all areas of the home, pet safe plants, and the hottest house plant trends. We’ll even include a section on using houseplants outdoors in your garden.

Register: In Person Register: Virtual

 

Please be aware that all programs, events, and policies are subject to change as the situation with the COVID–19 pandemic evolves. Watch for the latest updates via email, Facebook, and our website.

Don’t delay! Register right away as classes may fill quickly. We also value our instructors’ time, so classes may risk being canceled due to low early enrollment. Thank you!

 

After You Register

We will contact you the week of the program to confirm your enrollment. Please dress according to the weather for all outdoor programs. No rain or snow dates are planned. Classes open one half-hour before starting time.

Cancelations & Refunds

Classes canceled due to COVID-19, low enrollment or hazardous weather conditions are refunded automatically. You will be notified by phone if a program is canceled. In cases of inclement weather, call 920.491.3691 ext. 122 to check the status of the program. If you must cancel your registration for a program, your registration fees will be refunded if notice is received at least five days prior to the program. Green Bay Botanical Garden cannot refund fees requested on or after the start date of a program or for sessions missed due to student illness or other personal situations.

CONTACT US

For more information, contact Chip Refsguard, Education Coordinator, at 920.491.3691 Ext. 107 or crefsguard@gbbg.org.

Feb
2
Wed
TILL Talk: Cottage Gardening @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: Free/Garden Member and General Public
Feb 2 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

flowers in a cottage garden

Face coverings are strongly recommended for all guests in Garden buildings.

Lindsay Hendricks, Garden Horticulture Manager

Step back in time and explore the English Cottage Garden with Lindsay! Here you will find a vibrant mix of old-fashioned flower varieties, herbs, vegetables, and even some on-trend annuals.

Learn the design principles of an English Cottage Garden as well as some of Lindsay’s favorite cottage plants. We hope that you will leave inspired to add a little bit of cottage into your garden!

Register: In Person Register: Virtual

 

Please be aware that all programs, events, and policies are subject to change as the situation with the COVID–19 pandemic evolves. Watch for the latest updates via email, Facebook, and our website.

Don’t delay! Register right away as classes may fill quickly. We also value our instructors’ time, so classes may risk being canceled due to low early enrollment. Thank you!

After You Register

We will contact you the week of the program to confirm your enrollment. Please dress according to the weather for all outdoor programs. No rain or snow dates are planned. Classes open one half-hour before starting time.

Cancelations & Refunds

Classes canceled due to COVID-19, low enrollment or hazardous weather conditions are refunded automatically. You will be notified by phone if a program is canceled. In cases of inclement weather, call 920.491.3691 ext. 122 to check the status of the program. If you must cancel your registration for a program, your registration fees will be refunded if notice is received at least five days prior to the program. Green Bay Botanical Garden cannot refund fees requested on or after the start date of a program or for sessions missed due to student illness or other personal situations.

Contact Us

For more information, contact Chip Refsguard, Education Coordinator, at 920.491.3691 Ext. 107 or crefsguard@gbbg.org.

Feb
3
Thu
CANCELED: 21st Century Root Cellaring & Fermentation @ Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
Cost: $10/Garden Member; $12/General Public
Feb 3 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Class has been canceled per instructor request.

vegetables in jars

Class will be taught on the NWTC campus. Parking and entrance instructions will be emailed to registrants before the event. Masks must be worn indoors when on campus.

Valerie Dantoin, NWTC

Come join us as we upgrade two old-time methods of preserving the harvest to include some new materials, methods, and safety precautions.

You will learn how to store and preserve vegetables in ways that maintain and even improve quality and nutrient availability. You will make a jar of fermented vegetable product while exploring methods for root cellaring – live vegetable storage – that you can do on a small scale at home.

 

Please be aware that all programs, events, and policies are subject to change as the situation with the COVID–19 pandemic evolves. Watch for the latest updates via email, Facebook, and our website.

Don’t delay! Register right away as classes may fill quickly. We also value our instructors’ time, so classes may risk being canceled due to low early enrollment. Thank you!

After You Register

We will contact you the week of the program to confirm your enrollment. Please dress according to the weather for all outdoor programs. No rain or snow dates are planned. Classes open one half-hour before starting time.

Cancelations & Refunds

Classes canceled due to COVID-19, low enrollment or hazardous weather conditions are refunded automatically. You will be notified by phone if a program is canceled. In cases of inclement weather, call 920.491.3691 ext. 122 to check the status of the program. If you must cancel your registration for a program, your registration fees will be refunded if notice is received at least five days prior to the program. Green Bay Botanical Garden cannot refund fees requested on or after the start date of a program or for sessions missed due to student illness or other personal situations.

Contact Us

For more information, contact Chip Refsguard, Education Coordinator, at 920.491.3691 Ext. 107 or crefsguard@gbbg.org.

Feb
9
Wed
Songbirds of Winter @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: $13/Garden Member; $16/General Public
Feb 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

cardinal

Face coverings are strongly recommended for all guests in Garden buildings.

Rob Zimmer, Rob Zimmer Outdoors

This class will help you identify winter songbirds by sight and sound. You will also learn what to grow and feed songbirds in your winter garden. We will cover some of the best plants, trees, shrubs, and grasses to help sustain wintering birds, as well as different feeder options and food choices to attract specific birds to your garden.

Register: In Person Register: Virtual

 

Please be aware that all programs, events, and policies are subject to change as the situation with the COVID–19 pandemic evolves. Watch for the latest updates via email, Facebook, and our website.

Don’t delay! Register right away as classes may fill quickly. We also value our instructors’ time, so classes may risk being canceled due to low early enrollment. Thank you!

After You Register

We will contact you the week of the program to confirm your enrollment. Please dress according to the weather for all outdoor programs. No rain or snow dates are planned. Classes open one half-hour before starting time.

Cancelations & Refunds

Classes canceled due to COVID-19, low enrollment or hazardous weather conditions are refunded automatically. You will be notified by phone if a program is canceled. In cases of inclement weather, call 920.491.3691 ext. 122 to check the status of the program. If you must cancel your registration for a program, your registration fees will be refunded if notice is received at least five days prior to the program. Green Bay Botanical Garden cannot refund fees requested on or after the start date of a program or for sessions missed due to student illness or other personal situations.

Contact Us

For more information, contact Chip Refsguard, Education Coordinator, at 920.491.3691 Ext. 107 or crefsguard@gbbg.org.

Feb
28
Mon
Hydrangea Heaven @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: $13/Garden Member; $16/General Public
Feb 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

pink hydrangea

Face coverings are strongly recommended for all guests in Garden buildings.

Rob Zimmer, Rob Zimmer Outdoors

This unique and visual program will highlight many of the best hydrangea varieties for growing in Wisconsin and offer a time-lapse of the color changes of each variety throughout the growing season, from midsummer until late fall. The class will also touch on the most common varieties in general, including the hottest new hydrangeas and care tips. Please register by Noon on Friday, February 25!

Register: In Person Register: Virtual

 

Please be aware that all programs, events, and policies are subject to change as the situation with the COVID–19 pandemic evolves. Watch for the latest updates via email, Facebook, and our website.

Don’t delay! Register right away as classes may fill quickly. We also value our instructors’ time, so classes may risk being canceled due to low early enrollment. Thank you!

 

After You Register

We will contact you the week of the program to confirm your enrollment. Please dress according to the weather for all outdoor programs. No rain or snow dates are planned. Classes open one half-hour before starting time.

Cancelations & Refunds

Classes canceled due to COVID-19, low enrollment or hazardous weather conditions are refunded automatically. You will be notified by phone if a program is canceled. In cases of inclement weather, call 920.491.3691 ext. 122 to check the status of the program. If you must cancel your registration for a program, your registration fees will be refunded if notice is received at least five days prior to the program. Green Bay Botanical Garden cannot refund fees requested on or after the start date of a program or for sessions missed due to student illness or other personal situations.

CONTACT US

For more information, contact Chip Refsguard, Education Coordinator, at 920.491.3691 Ext. 107 or crefsguard@gbbg.org.

Mar
7
Mon
CANCELED: Retro Gardens @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: $13/Garden Member; $16/General Public
Mar 7 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

This class has been canceled due to low enrollment.

old watering cans on bench

Rob Zimmer, Rob Zimmer Outdoors

This class will be a memorable and enjoyable look at some of the hottest gardening trends that are all throwbacks to gardens of the past.

From vintage and repurposed garden art to heirloom plants and retro style growing methods, this class will cover it all and be a celebration of gardens of the past, and a fun way to grow forward. Some of the hottest plants, both indoors and out, right now, are those that were popular back in the 60s and 70s. We’ll cover them all.

 

Please be aware that all programs, events, and policies are subject to change as the situation with the COVID–19 pandemic evolves. Watch for the latest updates via email, Facebook, and our website.

Don’t delay! Register right away as classes may fill quickly. We also value our instructors’ time, so classes may risk being canceled due to low early enrollment. Thank you!

After You Register

We will contact you the week of the program to confirm your enrollment. Please dress according to the weather for all outdoor programs. No rain or snow dates are planned. Classes open one half-hour before starting time.

Cancelations & Refunds

Classes canceled due to COVID-19, low enrollment or hazardous weather conditions are refunded automatically. You will be notified by phone if a program is canceled. In cases of inclement weather, call 920.491.3691 ext. 122 to check the status of the program. If you must cancel your registration for a program, your registration fees will be refunded if notice is received at least five days prior to the program. Green Bay Botanical Garden cannot refund fees requested on or after the start date of a program or for sessions missed due to student illness or other personal situations.

CONTACT US

For more information, contact Chip Refsguard, Education Coordinator, at 920.491.3691 Ext. 107 or crefsguard@gbbg.org.