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Apr
13
Tue
Virtual: Garden Craft: Firebowl
Cost: $15/Garden Member Family; $18/General Public Family
Apr 13 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

firebowl craft

If you are unable to attend at the time the class is offered, please register and you will receive a copy of the recording and the handouts.

Steve Schultz, Steve’s Leaves

Learn how to make an outdoor patio firebowl! Create warmth and ambiance for your spring and summer entertaining. The instructions are easy plus you can personalize your firebowl to make it unique!

This class is pre-recorded and access will be available through the end of the month. You will receive access on April 13 by 5 pm.

Register

 

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 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 Linda Gustke, Education Manager, at 920.491.3691 Ext. 122 or lgustke@gbbg.org.

Apr
21
Wed
Virtual: Be a Part of the Solution – Plant a Landscape That Makes a Difference (presented by Melinda Myers)
Cost: Free
Apr 21 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

In honor of Earth Day, join the Garden and nationally known garden expert, Melinda Myers, as we focus today and beyond on earth-friendly practices.

Plants and environmentally-friendly landscapes are one way individuals can make a difference in our changing climate. Using a diverse plant palette, planting natives whenever possible and appropriate, and keeping water where it falls – so it can be cleaned and filtered before entering the groundwater – are just a few of the strategies horticulturist, TV/radio host and author Melinda Myers will discuss. The focus will be on a comprehensive approach that can be phased in with strategies to fit various sized landscapes as well as those with time and/or budget restraints.

This talk will take place via Zoom and a recording will be available on Melinda’s website following the presentation.

Register Now

 

Melinda Myers’ presentation is sponsored by:

American Transmission Company       GrowSmart


Melinda Myers in orange shirt pruning flowersAbout Melinda Myers

Nationally known gardening expert, TV/radio host, author & columnist Melinda Myers has over 30 years of horticulture experience and has written over 20 gardening books, including Small Space Gardening, The Garden Book for Wisconsin, and the Midwest Gardener’s Handbook. She hosts the nationally-syndicated “Melinda’s Garden Moment” TV & radio program and The Great Courses “How to Grow Anything” DVD series. Myers is a columnist and contributing editor for Birds & Blooms and writes a nationally syndicated garden column. Prior to her current media work, Melinda hosted “The Plant Doctor” radio show for over 20 years as well as seven seasons of “Great Lakes Gardener” on PBS. Myers has a master’s degree in horticulture and was a horticulture instructor with tenure. Myers was recently inducted into the national Association for Garden Communicators Hall of Fame. Her website, www.melindamyers.com, features hundreds of gardening videos, audio tips, monthly garden checklists and more.

May
9
Sun
Mother’s Day @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: Free admissions for moms. Free/Garden Member; Garden Admission/General Public
May 9 @ 9:00 am – 8:00 pm

Admission is free for all moms!

Contact Us

For more information, contact us at 920.490.9457 or info@gbbg.org.

May
11
Tue
Virtual: TasteBud Online Auction
May 11 @ 9:00 am – May 13 @ 8:00 pm

woman looking at plant basketsTuesday, May 11, 9 am–Thursday, May 13, 8 pm

We’re going virtual!
With the safety of our guests in mind, we will not be hosting TasteBud at the Garden this year. Help us continue to connect people and plants by participating in our online auction or making a donation.

View and bid on hundreds of items including annual and perennial plants, garden art, landscaping services and more!

Preview auction items in person at the Garden: Tuesday, May 11–Thursday, May 13 | 9 am–5 pm daily.

 

Event Details & Sign Up to Bid

 

Contact Us

For more information, contact our Guest Experience Team at 920.490.9457 or info@gbbg.org.

May
31
Mon
Memorial Day @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: Admission is free for military personnel and veterans. Free/Garden Member; Garden Admission/General Public
May 31 @ 9:00 am – 8:00 pm

Admission is free for military personnel and veterans!

Contact Us

For more information, contact us at 920.490.9457 or info@gbbg.org.

Jul
4
Sun
Independence Day @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: Free for all military personnel and veterans. Free/Garden Member; Garden Admission/General Public
Jul 4 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

Admission is free for all military personnel and veterans.

Contact Us

For more information, contact us at 920.490.9457 or info@gbbg.org.

Sep
25
Sat
25th Birthday Celebration: Free Admission & Family Fun @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: Free with advanced, timed reservation.
Sep 25 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Join us as we celebrate 25 years as a botanical garden for our community! Stop by for a free 25th birthday party on Saturday, September 25 from 9 am until 4 pm featuring educational activities for all ages, including crafts and games, family-friendly entertainment, Garden tours, scavenger hunts and more! Admission is free with advanced registration (required for timed entry).

Event Details & Registration

 

Contact Us

For more information, contact our Guest Experience Team at 920.490.9457 or info@gbbg.org.

Sponsorship

For more information on opportunities for corporate partnership including sponsorship, contact our Director of Development, Cindy Berton, at 920.491.3691 ext. 104 or cberton@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.
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.