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 Education & Visitor Center Atrium, rain or shine!




Garden walks: $5/person

May 7   Tulips & Other Flowering Spring Bulbs
Jessica Cloninger - Milwaukee County Horticulturist
May 14
75 Years of Boerner
Shirley Walczak- Boerner Garden Director

May 21     

Color Me Spring
Roy Diblik- Northwind Perennial Farm

May 28 
Ground Covers and Vines
Sharon Morrisey Consumer Horticulture Agent
UW- Milwaukee Extension
June 4   
Dave Wanninger - Milwaukee County Horticulturist
June 11    Mighty Iris
Iris Society
June 18 Hostas – All Varieties
Marcia Wensing - Hosta Society
June 25 Herb Garden Walk (What smells so good?!)
Peggy Zautke - Milwaukee County Horticulturist
July 2 
Garden Fireworks
Zannah Crowe - Monches Farm 

July 9  Made for the Shade
Nicke Ternes - Botphanalia LLC
July 16  The Many Uses for Rain Water
Alex Hoefts - Milwaukee County Horticulturist
July 23 All About Shrubs
Matt Singer- Four Season Landscapes LLC
Aug 6   
Ornamental Grasses
Heidi Hornung Shady Lane Greenhouses
Aug 13  The Trial Garden in Bloom
Jessica Cloninger - Milwaukee County Horticulturist
Aug 20 Never Fail Perennials   
Laurie Weiss MATC Horticulture Instructor
Aug 27

Meet the Succulents Cactus & Sedum
Margaret Dranzik - WI Cactus & Succulent Society

Sept 3 Providing for Wild Birds in Winter
Belinda Abendschein - The Garden Mart
Sept 10 Preparing the Garden for the Off-Season
Dave Wanninger- Milwaukee County Horticulturist





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