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The Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens host a variety of classes and events year-round at Boerner Botanical Gardens.

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October 2014
$10 members/$15 non-members

Fall Bulb Planting for Spring Blooms

October 2, 2014 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens,
9400 Boerner Drive, Hales Corners, WI 53130 United States
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Learn which bulbs are best in our growing zone and how to plant them. discover how easy it is to force spring bulbs for January and February indoor blooming. All attendees will receive a bulb to plant. Select Membership Type: Members $10Non-Members $15

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$20 members/$25 non-members

Aquaponics: Year ‘Round Gardening

October 9, 2014 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens,
9400 Boerner Drive, Hales Corners, WI 53130 United States
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Two-part aquaponics demonstration will teach about aquaponic food production and how you can grow fresh fish and vegetables. Session I: Thursday, October 9th, 6:30-8:00pm at Boerner Botanical GardensSession II: Saturday, October 11th, 10:00am-11:00am at Central Greens (51st and Bluemound) Select Membership Type: Members $20Non-Members $25

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$20 members/$25 non-members

Aquaponics: Year ‘Round Gardening

October 11, 2014 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Two-part aquaponics demonstration will teach about aquaponic food production and how you can grow fresh fish and vegetables. Session I: Thursday, October 9th, 6:30-8:00pm at Boerner Botanical GardensSession II: Saturday, October 11th, 10:00am-11:00am at Central Greens (51st and Bluemound) To register, please click here.

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$10 members/$15 non-members

The Lore and Lure of Spices

October 16, 2014 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens,
9400 Boerner Drive, Hales Corners, WI 53130 United States
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Milwaukee Spice House will discuss the history and uses of a variety of spices. Tasting and samples are included. Select Membership Type: Members $10Non-Members $15

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December 2014
$10 members/$15 non-members

Make a Holiday Swag

December 4, 2014 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens,
9400 Boerner Drive, Hales Corners, WI 53130 United States
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Express your creativity by making a holiday swag to decorate your home for the holidays using fresh greens. Evergreen boughs and a select amount of ornaments will be provided. Please bring four feet of ribbon and your own pruners and garden gloves (if desired).  Select Membership Type: Members $10Non-Members $15 Pre-registration is recommended .  Classes will be cancelled if attendance is below 10 registered attendees.   Any classes cancelled will result in a credit to be used for another class, membership or…

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10 members, $15 non-members

Make a Holiday Heirloom with Recycled Glass

December 6, 2014 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens,
9400 Boerner Drive, Hales Corners, WI 53130 United States
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Make a holiday heirloom using recycled glass dishes, plates, bowls and teacups. Repurpose your old glassware into beautiful and whimsical holiday art. Bring along your holiday themed/colored plates, dishes, and teacups of different sizes and shapes and learn how to create your very own holiday heirloom! Decorate your home with your creation or give it away as the perfect holiday gift! No matter what, you won’t regret learning how to make your own heirloom! For more information, or to sign up for this…

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March 2015
$10 members/$15 non-members

Who Tends the Forest? With Bryce Ruddock of Integrated Forest Gardening

March 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens,
9400 Boerner Drive, Hales Corners, WI 53130 United States
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Permaculture is the conscious design of landscapes that follow patterns and relationships found in nature, while providing abundant food, fiber, fuel, and shelter for local needs. One of the essential processes in that design process is the creation of perennial plant polycultures or guilds, food forests, and mixed plant and animal communities.  Integrated Forest Gardening is a guide to do just that.     Select Membership Type: Members $10Non-Members $15 Pre-registration is recommended .  Classes will be cancelled if attendance…

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$132 for eleven-week session

Yoga at the Gardens

March 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens,
9400 Boerner Drive, Hales Corners, WI 53130 United States
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Class Session: March 18th – May 27th Discover the benefits of Raja Yoga as you learn to harmonize the body, breath and mind in this meditative style from an ancient Himalayan tradition. You’ll be introduced to principles for guiding the mind in daily life, limbering and strengthening poses for the body, restorative breathing practices along with meditation to deepen your sense of inner peace. No experience is needed for this class.  Classes are led by Lata Massa of the Himalayan…

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Free

Botanical Oils 101

March 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens,
9400 Boerner Drive, Hales Corners, WI 53130 United States
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Take control of your family’s health today! Learn how to use dōTERRA essential oils to: * Relieve stress & anxiety* Strengthen immune system* Remove impurities from the air * Support digestion* Assist aches & pains  And SO MUCH MORE! Heather Freeborn of dōTERRA Essential Oils will share information about the power of botanical oils. This is a FREE event! RSVP today to receive a free raffle ticket!

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$10 members/$15 non-members

Micro Brews & Local Food

March 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens,
9400 Boerner Drive, Hales Corners, WI 53130 United States
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Join us for a night filled with all things local! Learn about the benefits of eating locally while you sample delicious local cuisine and sip on hoppy local micro-brews! – Learn the steps for brewing beer and of using locally grown ingredients – Enjoy samples of micro-brews by local brewery, Enlightened Brewing Company – Sample delicious apps by local restaurant & culinary school, Braise – Discover the benefits and advantages of eating locally- Learn how to eat locally all year-round! Select Membership Type:…

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