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April 9

Waupaca Spring Extravaganza, 8 a.m.- 5 p.m. Fox Valley Technical College Waupaca Regional Center, 1979 Godfrey Drive, Waupaca, WI. For more information and to register, call (888) 324-3218 (toll-free).

Spring Gardening Seminar. Wood County Master Gardeners. 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. Mid Mid-State Technical College Auditorium, 500 32nd St N. Wisconsin Rapids, WI. Speakers include Jeff Epping of Olbrich Botanical Gardens on 'Sustainable Gardens: Creating and Maintaining Gravel Gardens' and Dr. David Stoiber on 'An Introduction to Permaculture'.

Wisconsin Gourd Society Annual Festival. Olbrich Botanical Gardens, 3330 Atwood Ave., Madison,WI. 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

April 14

Pruning Trees and Shrubs. Brown County Agriculture & Extension Service Center, 1150 Bellevue St., Green Bay, WI. Demonstrating the basics of pruning fruit trees, shrubs, and shade trees. Sponsored by the NEW Master Gardener Association and Brown County UW-Extension. Pre-register by sending your contact information and payment to: Hort Dept., Brown County UW-Extension, 1150 Bellevue St., Green Bay, WI 54302. Cost: $5

April 20

Vegetable Gardening for Beginners. Brown County Agriculture & Extension Service Center, 1150 Bellevue St., Green Bay, WI. This class will cover the basics of vegetable gardening including planning your vegetable garden, prepping your garden soil, selecting vegetables, and growing requirements. Sponsored by the NEW Master Gardener Association and Brown County UW-Extension. Pre-register by sending your contact information and payment to: Hort Dept., Brown County UW-Extension, 1150 Bellevue St., Green Bay, WI 54302. Cost: $5.

April 21

The Paine Art Center and Gardens Annual Meeting of Members, 11:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. For more information, visit www.thepaine.org.

April 28

Sustainable Lawn Care Basics. Brown County Agriculture & Extension Service Center, 1150 Bellevue St., Green Bay, WI. Learn up-to-date basics of lawn care from Vijai Pandian, Horticulture Educator. Learn when, what, and how for fertilizing, weed control, maintenance, and grass seed selection. Sponsored by the NEW MGA and Brown Co. UW-Extension. Pre-register by sending your contact information and payment to: Hort Dept., Brown County UW-Extension, 1150 Bellevue St., Green Bay, WI 54302. Cost: $5.

May 6

National Public Gardens Day. Visit your local public garden to see what special events are on tap for this special date.

May 7

Mother's Brunch. The Paine Art Center and Gardens, 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Enjoy an elegant brunch in the Paine's Conservatory with the special women in your life. For more information, visit www.thepaine.org.

Grant County Master Gardener Association Plant Sale. 8 a.m. – 11 a.m. Sponsored by the Grant County MGV's; perennials, annuals, shrubs, heirloom tomato plants and a potting station for children. Grant County Fairgrounds, Crops Building, 916 E Elm St., Lancaster, WI.

If you have an upcoming garden-themed event or special occasion, please send complete information to robzimmeroutdoors@gmail.com.

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