Calendar

Feb
19
Tue
CANCELED: Quilting: Flower Power @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: $48/GBBG Member; $58/Non-Member
Feb 19 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Birgit Ruotsala, Designs By Birgit Ruotsala

Learn to make a one-of-a-kind small wall quilt of a beautiful floral arrangement using floral prints and fusible webbing. No sewing required. All materials provided. Bring a small and a medium-sized sharp scissors. Finished size of quilt will be between 11” x 14” to 12” x 16”, backing board provided, ready for your matt and frame.

This is a 2-part class with part one on Tuesday, February 19 from 1-3 pm and part two on Tuesday, February 26 from 1-3 pm.

Don’t delay! Register right away as classes may fill quickly. We also value our instructors’ time, so classes may risk being cancelled 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.

Cancellations & Refunds

Classes cancelled due to low enrollment or hazardous weather conditions are refunded automatically. You will be notified by phone if a program is cancelled. 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.

Feb
20
Wed
Give BIG Green Bay
Feb 20 – Feb 21 all-day

Give BIG Green Bay is a 24-hour online fundraising event presented by the Greater Green Bay Community Foundation and the Green Bay Packers Foundation to celebrate and support local non-profits. We are excited to announce the Garden is one of 40 nonprofits in Brown County that has been selected to participate!

Our goal is to raise $25,000 during this 24-hour giving event starting at noon on February 20 and ending at noon on February 21The Green Bay Packers Foundation is matching every donation to make a bigger impact.

**Donations must be made on the Give BIG Green Bay website to be matched by the Green Bay Packers Foundation.

 

Travelogue: Four Great and Glorious English Gardens @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: FREE
Feb 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Steve Schultz, Steve’s Leaves

Take a journey to England! Learn about the history and see beautiful pictures of four must see English gardens that should be on everyone’s bucket list: Hidcote, Kiftsgate Court, Sissinghurst and Great Dixter.

Contact Us

For event information, contact our Education Manager, Linda Gustke, at 920.491.3691 ext. 122 or lgustke@gbbg.org.

Feb
21
Thu
Proper Tree Planting @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: $5/GBBG Member; $7/Non-Member
Feb 21 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Steve Johnson, Selner Tree and Shrub Care, ISA Certified Arborist #IL-9513A

tree stump in mulchAre you giving your tree a rooting chance? When it comes time to plant that legacy tree/shrub, or to spend hundreds of dollars on your landscaping, wouldn’t you want it done correctly to ensure long-term success? Many think planting a tree is easy, and it is – when you know how to do it properly.

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

Register

 

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.

Cancellations & Refunds

Classes cancelled due to low enrollment or hazardous weather conditions are refunded automatically. You will be notified by phone if a program is cancelled. 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.

Feb
22
Fri
Snowshoe Hike @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: FREE/GBBG Member; $5/Non-Member
Feb 22 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

GBBG Education Staff

Find a new way to explore the outdoors this winter! Learn the basics of snowshoeing, explore ways that plants survive the cold and search for tracks and signs of animals. Dress in layers and be prepared to be outdoors for about 1 hour. Snowshoes are sized for ages 6 and up. Program will be held as a hike if there isn’t enough snow for snowshoes.

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

Register

 

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.

Cancellations & Refunds

Classes cancelled due to low enrollment or hazardous weather conditions are refunded automatically. You will be notified by phone if a program is cancelled. 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.

Feb
26
Tue
CANCELED: Quilting: Flower Power @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: $48/GBBG Member; $58/Non-Member
Feb 26 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Birgit Ruotsala, Designs By Birgit Ruotsala

Learn to make a one-of-a-kind small wall quilt of a beautiful floral arrangement using floral prints and fusible webbing. No sewing required. All materials provided. Bring a small and a medium-sized sharp scissors. Finished size of quilt will be between 11” x 14” to 12” x 16”, backing board provided, ready for your matt and frame.

This is a 2-part class with part one on Tuesday, February 19 from 1-3 pm and part two on Tuesday, February 26 from 1-3 pm.

Don’t delay! Register right away as classes may fill quickly. We also value our instructors’ time, so classes may risk being cancelled 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.

Cancellations & Refunds

Classes cancelled due to low enrollment or hazardous weather conditions are refunded automatically. You will be notified by phone if a program is cancelled. 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.

Beginning Beekeeping @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: $10/Person
Feb 26 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Rescheduled from Tuesday, February 19 due to the weather.

Ken Sikora, 25+ years of Beekeeping Experience
Presented in partnership with UW-Extension and N.E.W. Master Gardener Association

man holding up a bee hiveWanted: New Beekeepers! Pollinators are in short supply and you’re needed to support them! Ken Sikora, who has more than 25 years of beekeeping experience, will share what clothing and equipment you need, the costs of beekeeping, where to get bees, determining good location for a hive, what mentoring help is available and more. You’ll also learn the answers to a variety of bee questions including why the drones (male bees) have grandparents, but not a father and how honeybees and human beings are the only two species in which members can tell one another the location of important food sources.

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

Register

 

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.

Cancellations & Refunds

Classes cancelled due to low enrollment or hazardous weather conditions are refunded automatically. You will be notified by phone if a program is cancelled. 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.

Mar
5
Tue
Shade Gardening with Hostas @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: $7/Person; $10/At the Door
Mar 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Kyle Gigot, GBBG Member & N.E.W. Master Gardener Volunteer

Learn the basics of shade gardening, centering on hostas. We’ll discuss different hosta cultivars available for your shady environment.

Presented in partnership with UW-Extension and N.E.W. Master Gardeners’ Association.

Pre-registration: $7/Person

At the Door: $10/Person

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

Register

 

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.

Cancellations & Refunds

Classes cancelled due to low enrollment or hazardous weather conditions are refunded automatically. You will be notified by phone if a program is cancelled. 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.

Mar
6
Wed
Travelogue: Autumn Gardens of the Midwest @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: FREE
Mar 6 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Jerry Clish, GBBG Member

pink and purple flowersFrom Rockford, IL, to St. Louis, MS, this fall we explored beautiful gardens of the Midwest. Travel along with Jerry, GBBG Member, as he shares a peek into the stunning landscapes of Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis City Garden, Rotary Gardens and more!

Contact Us

For event information, contact our Education Manager, Linda Gustke, at 920.491.3691 ext. 122 or lgustke@gbbg.org.

 

Mar
12
Tue
Repotting Orchids @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: $10/GBBG Member; $12/Non-Member
Mar 12 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Mary Stewart, Goin’ To Pot Orchids

repotting an orchid plantLearn the basics of repotting orchids the right way. Attendees may bring 1 orchid no larger than 6” pot/person to replant. Orchids & Supplies will be available for purchase at class. Limit 10 participants.

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

Register

 

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.

Cancellations & Refunds

Classes cancelled due to low enrollment or hazardous weather conditions are refunded automatically. You will be notified by phone if a program is cancelled. 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.