Garden Calendar

Wisconsin State Farmer
Winter garden dreams


May 27

Plant sale, 9 a.m. to noon, UW Peninsular Research Station, Sturgeon Bay, Master Gardener event offers new and unusual plants, as well as old-time favorites.

June 3

Perennial Plant Sale, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., E.B. Shurts Environmental Education Learning Center, Waukesha.

June 9-11

Midwest Women's Herbal Conference, Almond. Herbal education and personal growth workshops, dance and body movement, singing, nature walks and more.

June 10 thru Sept. 10

Ultra Violet Summer Floral Show, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily, Mitchell Park Conservatory.

June 10

Raptors in the Garden, 10 2 p.m., Robert W. Monk Gardens, Wausau.

June 12

Country Garden Club of Northville Annual Garden Walk, Garden Walk, 127 E. Main St., Northview. View six private gardens.

June 19

Pollinator Week at the Domes, 9 a.m. to noon, Mitchell Park Conservatory. Celebrate pollinators with activities, hikes, stories, animal visits, tips, and food samples.

June 21, 28, July 5, 12

Art in the Prairie, 9 to 11 a.m., Gottfried Prairie and Arboretum, Fond du Lac. Nature-inspired art camp for youths 8-12 years old. Kids explore different parts of the Gottfried while using nature to inspire art, crafts, and fun. Contact or 920-940-8869.

June 21

Solstice Celebration, 6 to 9 p.m. Bookwork Gardens, Sheyboygan. Light up the night with luminaries, live music, and local beer,

June 21

Over the Garden Gate summer bus tour, 7:45 a.m., bus loads; 8 a.m. departure, Clark County Courthouse, Neillsville. $58 per person includes transportation, admission, taxes, lunch. Contact Pat Hubing at 715-743-2281 for more information.

June 24

Pollinator Picnic, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Bookworm Gardens, Sheboygan. Annual ladybug release, and learn more about the pollinators in your own garden.

June 24

Garden Mosaics Garden Tour, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monomonee Falls. View six delightful private gardens, plus the Community Memorial Hospital Healing and Vegetable gardens, rain or shine. Admission.

Sept. 25, Oct. 2

Master composting program, 6 - 9 p.m., Dane County UW-Extension office, 5201 Fen Oak Dr., Madison. Must attend both dates for certification. Certification - $35 per person. $25 for compost education training on Sept. 25. Registration deadline is Sept. 18. Register online at