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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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Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens Education Department

414-525-5653||http://www.boernerbotanicalgardens.org

Upcoming Events

August 2014
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Going Buggy!

August 5 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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August 5 - 7
Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens,
9400 Boerner Drive, Hales Corners, WI 53130 United States
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NEW! GLOBAL GARDEN ADVENTURES SUMMER CAMP Campers will learn why buys are important and which ones to avoid; games and fun activities. Campers can drop in for one day, one camp or the complete adventure! One Day: $20 FBBG Members / $25 Non-FBBG Members One Camp: $50 FBBG Members / $65 Non-FBBG Members Complete Adventure: $125 FBBG Members / $170 Non-FBBG Members All materials + snack are included. Pre-registration is required. Membership Type Full Adventure Non-Member $170Full Adventure: Member $125One…

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Introduction to Chinese Culture

August 6 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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August 5-7
Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens,
9400 Boerner Drive, Hales Corners, WI 53130 United States
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NEW! GLOBAL GARDEN ADVENTURES SUMMER CAMP Campers will investigate the Chinese language in a garden setting. Explore the Gardens through music, movement, art projects, and identify plants and their uses. Campers can drop in for one day, one camp or the complete adventure! One Day: $20 FBBG Members / $25 Non-FBBG Members One Camp: $50 FBBG Members / $65 Non-FBBG Members Complete Adventure: $125 FBBG Members / $170 Non-FBBG Members All materials + snack are included. Pre-registration is required. Membership…

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$5/person

Ornamental Grasses

August 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens,
9400 Boerner Drive, Hales Corners, WI 53130 United States
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Heidi Hornung – Shady Lane Greenhouses Boerner Botanical Gardens is an enchanting place – full of history, beauty and valuable information for gardeners of all interest and skill levels. These expert led walks are our way of sharing the Garden’s unique wealth of horticultural information with you throughout the gardening season. Meet us in the FBBG Gift Shop, rain or shine!

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$10 members / $12 non-members

Garden Zoo

August 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens,
9400 Boerner Drive, Hales Corners, WI 53130 United States
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NEW! Stroller Rolls Mom & Me Garden Walk Program Stroller Rolls are a mom and me stroller-based walking program designed for moms with little ones. Each 60-minute program includes a guided walk through the garden with activities and a snack based on a garden theme. Art in the Garden – June 11 Herbs and the 5 Senses – July 9 Garden Zoo – August 13 Pre-Registration is required. Select Membership Type: Members $10Non-Members $12

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$5/person

The Trial Garden in Bloom

August 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens,
9400 Boerner Drive, Hales Corners, WI 53130 United States
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Jessica Cloninger – Milwaukee County Horticulturist Boerner Botanical Gardens is an enchanting place – full of history, beauty and valuable information for gardeners of all interest and skill levels. These expert led walks are our way of sharing the Garden’s unique wealth of horticultural information with you throughout the gardening season. Meet us in the FBBG Gift Shop, rain or shine!

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Families: $20 FBBG members/$25 non-members, Individuals: $10 FBBG members/$12 non-members

Gardening for Butterflies

August 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens,
9400 Boerner Drive, Hales Corners, WI 53130 United States
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Learn about the connection between healthy gardens and bodies. Plus, you get to make a yummy treat during class and take home some seeds to plant in your own backyard. In collaboration with Master Gardeners and Birds & Blooms Magazine, join us for family friendly workshops built around gardening for the four seasons. Plan to attend these fun family workshops: August 16, 2014 – Gardening for Butterflies October 4, 2014 – Composting in the Garden December 6, 2014 – Microgreens…

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$5/person

Never Fail Perennials

August 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens,
9400 Boerner Drive, Hales Corners, WI 53130 United States
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Laurie Weiss MATC Horticulture Instructor Boerner Botanical Gardens is an enchanting place – full of history, beauty and valuable information for gardeners of all interest and skill levels. These expert led walks are our way of sharing the Garden’s unique wealth of horticultural information with you throughout the gardening season. Meet us in the FBBG Gift Shop, rain or shine!

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$5/person

Meet the Succulents Cactus & Sedum

August 27 @ 6:30 am - 8:00 pm
Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens,
9400 Boerner Drive, Hales Corners, WI 53130 United States
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Margaret Dranzik – WI Cactus & Succulent Society Boerner Botanical Gardens is an enchanting place – full of history, beauty and valuable information for gardeners of all interest and skill levels. These expert led walks are our way of sharing the Garden’s unique wealth of horticultural information with you throughout the gardening season. Meet us in the FBBG Gift Shop, rain or shine!

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September 2014
$5/person

Providing for Wild Birds in Winter

September 3 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens,
9400 Boerner Drive, Hales Corners, WI 53130 United States
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Belinda Abendschein – The Garden Mart Boerner Botanical Gardens is an enchanting place – full of history, beauty and valuable information for gardeners of all interest and skill levels. These expert led walks are our way of sharing the Garden’s unique wealth of horticultural information with you throughout the gardening season. Meet us in the FBBG Gift Shop, rain or shine!

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$5/person

Preparing the Garden for the Off-Season

September 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens,
9400 Boerner Drive, Hales Corners, WI 53130 United States
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Dave Wanninger – Milwaukee County Horticulturist Boerner Botanical Gardens is an enchanting place – full of history, beauty and valuable information for gardeners of all interest and skill levels. These expert led walks are our way of sharing the Garden’s unique wealth of horticultural information with you throughout the gardening season. Meet us in the FBBG Gift Shop, rain or shine!

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