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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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September 2014

Ash Tree Replacement – Presentation & Guided Garden Walk

September 21 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens,
9400 Boerner Drive, Hales Corners, WI 53130 United States
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Boerner Horticulturist Dave Wanninger will lead a walk about trees that you can plant as replacements for those lost to the Emerald Ash Borer. Select Membership Type: Members $10Non-Members $15

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$10 members/$15 non-members

Orchids for Beginners

September 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens,
9400 Boerner Drive, Hales Corners, WI 53130 United States
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Care and upkeep of orchids with Bruce Efflandt of the Wisconsin Orchid Society. Includes a slide presentation and potting demonstration. Each participant will receive a live plant to nurture at home. Select Membership Type Members $10Non-Members $15

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$10 members/$15 non-members

Shade Gardens – Presentation & Guided Garden Walk

September 28 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens,
9400 Boerner Drive, Hales Corners, WI 53130 United States
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Learn about the trees, shrubs and herbaceous plants that thrive in shady garden areas.  Select Membership Type: Members $10Non-Members $15

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October 2014
$10 members/$15 non-members

Fall Bulb Planting for Spring Blooms

October 2 @ 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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$10 members/$15 non-members

Keep Your Yard & Garden Pest Free Without Harsh Chemicals

October 5 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens,
9400 Boerner Drive, Hales Corners, WI 53130 United States
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Deer, slugs and other garden-destroying pests don’t have to damage your garden. Susan Ciano of Greener Roofs and Gardens will share tips to help keep your plants pest-free without harsh chemicals. Select Membership Type: Members $10Non-Members $15

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$20 members/$25 non-members

Aquaponics: Year ‘Round Gardening

October 9 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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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November 2014
$15 members/$20 non-members

Creating Holiday Decor

November 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens,
9400 Boerner Drive, Hales Corners, WI 53130 United States
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Learn to select and care for a variety of indoor plants perfect for holiday decorating. Includes Amaryllis, Azalea, Holiday Cactus, Kalanchoe, Norfolk Island Pine and Poinsettia. Select Membership Type: Members $15Non-Members $20

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