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Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens Education Department

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

Upcoming Events

September 2014
$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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Families: $20 FBBG members/$25 non-members, Individuals: $10 FBBG members/$12 non-members

Making a Bottle Gourd Birdhouse

September 27 @ 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 gourd birdhouse that will attract a house wren to your garden. All materials will be provided. Select Membership Type Families: FBBG members $20Families: Non-members $25Individuals: FBBG members $10Individuals: Non-members $12

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

Composting in the Garden

October 4 @ 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: October 4, 2014 – Composting in the Garden December 6, 2014 – Microgreens – Small Plants with Big Results Membership…

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

Planting a Windowsill Herb Garden

October 18 @ 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 which winter herbs will grow best indoors on your windowsills. Decorate terra cotta flowerpots and plant herbs to enjoy at home. Select Membership Type Families: FBBG members $20Families: Non-members $25Individuals: FBBG members $10Individuals: Non-members $12

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