Gardening Trends

Green Bay Botanical Garden’s horticulture team shares noteworthy topics to keep you on-trend.

Food Movement

Garden Project Planners

Growing your own garden? Here are a few ideas:

Plant Your Own Pollinator Garden

Plant Your Own Salsa Garden

Plant Your Own Spa Garden  

How to Dry Flowers for Your Natural Tree

Flower Drying Tips & Tricks
Flowers for Cutting & Drying

Straw Bale Gardening

Straw Bale Gardening from Joel Karsten
Straw Bale Gardening Tips: Conditioning Your Bale, What to Plant, Purchase Bales around Green Bay
Conditioning Your Bale

Bee Informed about Pollinators

Check out these infographics for quick tips on pollinators!

“Bee” Informed About Pollinators
Tips for a Good Pollinator Garden
Pollinator Profile: Bees
Pollinator Profile: Butterflies
Pollinator Profile: Hummingbirds

Visit the Brown County Bee Keepers Association to learn more

Gardening Tips

Facebook Live Segments

Follow us every month on Facebook for a live segment discussing insight for home gardeners. Every month we continue together on timely and seasonal issues and trends. We encourage you to ask questions so we can answer real time and share tips with others.

February |

Sourcing for seeds, garden layout, and preparations

Watch another live segment for information on plant and seed testing from our Director of Horticulture:

March |

Planting seeds, growing conditions, and starting indoors.

April 26, 2018 at noon | Join us LIVE for information on seed hardening and preparing plants to move outdoors.

 

Watering Tips

Tips on Planting Bulbs

Vegetable Gardening Tips

Plant Your Own Lasagna Garden

National Pollinator Week Tips & Tricks

Gardening Resources

Garden Clubs in the Greater Green Bay area

Nurture your green thumb by connecting with these garden clubs in northeast Wisconsin.

Members of area clubs will also be available at BMO Harris Bank Getaway Wednesdays during free admission from 4-8 pm throughout the summer. Stop by to learn more!

B.A.D. Buds (Bay Area Daylily Buds)
Brown County Beekeepers Association
Garden Club De Peres
Gardeners Club of Green Bay
Lady Bug Garden Club
Master Gardener Volunteers of Manitowoc County
NEW Orchid Society
NEW Rose Society
NEW Unit of Herb Society of America
Northern Gardeners of Wisconsin
Wild Ones® Natural Landscapers, Ltd.

General Horticulture Information

All-American Selections (AAS)
American Public Garden Association
Ball Horticulture
Better Homes & Gardens Magazine
Cut Flower, Orchid, and Indoor Flower Care
Fine Gardening Magazine
Garden Plants
Garden for Wildlife (National Wildlife Federation)
Gardenvisit.com – The Garden and Landscape Guide
Melinda Myers
The Bruce Company – Plant Encyclopedia
The Wisconsin Gardener on Wisconsin Public Television
USDA Plant Database
UWEX – Wisconsin Native Plant Sources
UW – Extension Horticultural Publications
UW – Plant Disease and Diagnostic Clinic
UW – Soil and Plant Analysis Laboratory
UW – Urban Horticulture
Weed Science Society of America
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

Seed Sources

These sources are intended for informational purposes only. Please be aware you may not be able to purchase seeds from all these sources, as some are Wholesale only. However, many will provide information as to where you can purchase seed from local sources. 

Johnny’s Selected Seeds
Harris Seeds
PanAmerican Seed
Pinetree Garden Seeds
Renee’s Garden
Richters
Seed Savers Exchange
Select Seeds

Plant Sources

These sources are intended for informational purposes only. Please be aware you may not be able to purchase plants from all these sources, as some are Wholesale only. However, many will provide information as to where you can purchase plants from a local source.

Ball FloraPlant
Beaver Creek
Brent & Becky’s Bulbs
Colorblends
Johnson’s Nursery
Klehm’s Song Sparrow
Mayflower Greenhouse
Rush Creek Growers
Schroeder’s Flowers
Schroeder’s Fox Valley Greenhouse
W&E Radtke Perennial Nursery

Horticultural Supplies

Carlin Horticultural Supplies(wholesale only)
Growers Supply
The Pond Guy