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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

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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$72 for six week session

Yoga at the Gardens

September 10 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens,
9400 Boerner Drive, Hales Corners, WI 53130 United States
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Learn the basics of breathing, tension reduction, limbering moves, and simple poses for stretching and strengthening. Classes are led by Lata Massa of the Himalayan Yoga & Meditation Center. Bring a yoga mat, a light blanket, and a small cushion. Classes meet in the Education & Visitor Center. Includes optional garden walk. This is a six-week session. Classes are held every Wednesday, September 10th – October 15th. Register Now Six-Week Session $72

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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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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

Yoga at the Gardens

October 1 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
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Every week until October 15, 2014
Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens,
9400 Boerner Drive, Hales Corners, WI 53130 United States
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Learn the basics of breathing, tension reduction, limbering moves, and simple poses for stretching and strengthening. Classes are led by Lata Massa of the Himalayan Yoga & Meditation Center. Bring a yoga mat, a light blanket, and a small cushion. Classes meet in the Education & Visitor Center. Includes optional garden walk. This is a six-week session. Classes are held every Wednesday, September 10th – October 15th. To register, please click here.

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$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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