CANCELED: Writing in the Garden

September 9, 2020 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Green Bay Botanical Garden
2600 Larsen Rd
Green Bay, WI 54303
$42/Garden Member; $50/General Public
Linda Gustke | Education Manager
920.491.3691 ext. 122

journal on bench

This class is canceled due to low enrollment. To consider other upcoming classes, explore our calendar at


For your safety and the safety of our instructors and staff, class sizes are limited and physical distancing and other precautions will be taken during all educational programs.

Betty Pearson, Former Garden Staff

Looking for a way to refresh your writing skills? Through the inspiration of our garden tableaus, you will become engaged in creating prose and poetry that you never knew you could create. Learn how to let your senses and talents paint word pictures that have been waiting to be written only through your creativity.

This four-session class will meet weekly for two hours, Wednesdays, September 9, 16, 23 & 30.

The instructor will choose venues throughout the Garden and you will write on a personal electronic device or paper. Each class will include skill review and instruction, as well as personal writing time. The instructor will meet individually with each student during that time to encourage ideas and answer questions.


Betty Pearson, a former Garden employee, is a freelance writer and a memoir writing instructor for Fox Valley Technical College. Her articles have been published in local newspapers, professional trade association journals, Voyageur and Our Wisconsin.

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.


For more information, contact Linda Gustke, Education Manager, at 920.491.3691 Ext. 122 or