Calendar

Adult Programs

Apr
26
Thu
Cancelled: Writing and Preserving Garden Memories @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: $60/GBBG Member; $70/Non-Member
Apr 26 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

This class has been cancelled due to low enrollment. We will reschedule it for the fall, stay tuned for details in the fall newsletter this summer. 

Betty Pearson & Linda Patton, Former GBBG Staff

Writing memoirs is telling one story at a time.  It is a way of depicting significant memories in your life.  Gardeners have a wealth of stories to share that involve garden experiences.  This class will help capture and unveil your memories by using all of your senses and writing skills to produce written memories that you can share with others or gather for yourself.  A special feature of these sessions will be how to simply and artistically mount and preserve your favorite written memories.  The gardens at Green Bay Botanical Garden will be a resource for resurrecting past memories and creating new ones.

This is a 4-part class, Thursdays, April 12, 19, 26 and May 3. Cost includes all 4 sessions and materials needed to display your memoirs.

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.

Composting 101 @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: $7/Pre-registration; $10/At the Door
Apr 26 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Shirley Triest-Robertson, Dan Mitchell and Linda Gustke, N.E.W. Master Gardener Volunteers

Discover how to effectively manage yard trimmings, food waste, and other organic materials generated at home and turn them into beneficial compost for your garden.

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

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.

 

Apr
28
Sat
Bonsai Beginners Workshop @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: $95/GBBG Member; $110/Non-Member
Apr 28 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Bay Area Bonsai Society

In this 2-day workshop (Saturdays, April 14 and 28), you will craft your very own bonsai! Members of the Bay Area Bonsai Society will guide you through the process of shaping a tree in the Bonsai method, as well as teach you about proper soil, pruning techniques, wiring, care and more.

Tree, pot, soil and all tools are provided, no experience necessary. Cost includes both days.

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.

May
1
Tue
Advanced Vegetable Gardening @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: $7/Pre-registration; $10/At the Door
May 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Lynn Clark and Jim Fameree, N.E.W. Master Gardener Volunteers

Join Lynn Clark and Jim Fameree, Master Gardener Volunteers, along with Vijai Pandian, Horticulture Educator, during this class designed for the experienced vegetable gardener. Learn the next steps in successful vegetable gardening!

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

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.

May
3
Thu
Cancelled: Writing and Preserving Garden Memories @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: $60/GBBG Member; $70/Non-Member
May 3 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

This class has been cancelled due to low enrollment. We will reschedule it for the fall, stay tuned for details in the fall newsletter this summer. 

Betty Pearson & Linda Patton, Former GBBG Staff

Writing memoirs is telling one story at a time.  It is a way of depicting significant memories in your life.  Gardeners have a wealth of stories to share that involve garden experiences.  This class will help capture and unveil your memories by using all of your senses and writing skills to produce written memories that you can share with others or gather for yourself.  A special feature of these sessions will be how to simply and artistically mount and preserve your favorite written memories.  The gardens at Green Bay Botanical Garden will be a resource for resurrecting past memories and creating new ones.

This is a 4-part class, Thursdays, April 12, 19, 26 and May 3. Cost includes all 4 sessions and materials needed to display your memoirs.

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.

Rescheduled: Pruning Trees & Shrubs @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: $7/Pre-registration; $10/At the Door
May 3 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Dan Mitchell, N.E.W. Master Gardener Volunteer, & Vijai Pandian, UW-Extension Horticulture Educator

Dan Mitchell, Master Gardener Volunteer, along with Vijai Pandian, Horticulture Educator, will demonstrate the basics of a variety of shade trees and shrubs. This class will be held outside, please dress for the weather.

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

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.

May
8
Tue
Native Plants to Attract Pollinators @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: $7/Pre-registration; $10/At the Door
May 8 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Claudia Schultz, Al Nass & Annette Weissbach, N.E.W. Master Gardener Volunteers

Learn why it’s more important than ever to invite pollinators into your garden. Discover some of our area’s most common pollinating insects and the native plants do they love.

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

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.

May
14
Mon
Intro to Smartphone Photography @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: $16/GBBG Member; $20/Non-Member
May 14 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Marc Amenson, Amenson Studio

Want your photos to stand out? Get the tips and tricks to take photos that are the envy of your social media friends. We will also cover apps designed to edit and share directly from your smartphone (iPhone, Samsung, LG, HTC, Blackberry, or Google smart phones).

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.

May
21
Mon
FULL: Capture Spring in Watercolor @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: $110/GBBG Member; $128/Non-Member
May 21 @ 9:30 am – 3:30 pm

This class is FULL. To be added to the waiting list, please contact our front desk at 920.490.9457, or consider enrolling for our Midsummer Magic in Water Color class, July 16-17>>https://gbbg.org/event/midsummerwatercolor/

Bridget Austin, Professional Watercolor Artist

This is a two-day class, May 21 and 22. Attendees are able to leave their supplies at the Garden overnight.

Bulbs, blooms and buds of spring wildflowers and garden beds are great watercolor subjects! Easy step-by-step lessons for a variety of techniques will be demonstrated in a series of smaller paintings. Be inspired by wandering the garden, your references or use images provided for this studio class. Bring your favorite watercolor supplies or check the supply list. Lunch is not provided, feel free to bring lunch along or order in to the Garden.

This class is aimed more toward beginner watercolor students, but all levels are welcome.

Suggested supplies list

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.

May
22
Tue
FULL: Capture Spring in Watercolor @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: $110/GBBG Member; $128/Non-Member
May 22 @ 9:30 am – 3:30 pm

This class is FULL. To be added to the waiting list, please contact our front desk at 920.490.9457, or consider enrolling for our Midsummer Magic in Water Color class, July 16-17>>https://gbbg.org/event/midsummerwatercolor/

Bridget Austin, Professional Watercolor Artist

This is a two-day class, May 21 and 22. Attendees are able to leave their supplies at the Garden overnight.

Bulbs, blooms and buds of spring wildflowers and garden beds are great watercolor subjects! Easy step-by-step lessons for a variety of techniques will be demonstrated in a series of smaller paintings. Be inspired by wandering the garden, your references or use images provided for this studio class. Bring your favorite watercolor supplies or check the supply list. Lunch is not provided, feel free to bring lunch along or order in to the Garden.

This class is aimed more toward beginner watercolor students, but all levels are welcome.

Suggested supplies list

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.