Gardening Calendar

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Gardening Calendar

Sept. 10

Meet Me in the Garden Series: Monarch Way Station and Season in Review. 10:00 a.m. - Noon. Spooner Agricultural Research Station Teaching and Display Garden, N5264 Orchard Lane, Spooner.

Family Art Festival. Green Bay Botanical Garden. 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Vendors, artists, plant sales and more. For more information, visit

Sept. 11

Grandparents Day at the Garden. Green Bay Botanical Garden. 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Free admission for all grandparents.

Sept. 15

Farm to Flavor. Allen Centennial Garden. 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Brought to you by the Department of Agricultural and Life Sciences, Slow Food UW and the Friends of Allen Centennial Garden, Farm to Flavor is a signature dinner experience and celebration of Wisconsin food. Cost $35 – 40 for dinner. Register at Allen Centennial Garden, 620 Babcock Drive, Madison.

Sept. 16 – 18

American Rose Society North Central District Convention. Holiday Inn, Pewaukee-Milwaukee West. The event includes a Rose Show, welcoming first time exhibitors who are registered, and which is open free to the public for viewing on Saturday, 1-4, a presentation by Dr. Baldo Villegas, an internationally renowned entomologist, who will be speaking on “What’s Bugging My Roses?”, and a Garden Tour by motor coach on Sunday morning. Cost $50 – 60. Holiday Inn, N14 W24140 Tower Place, Pewaukee. To register, contact Diane Sommers, (414)687-9641.

Sept. 18

Native Gardening Conference. UW- Madison Arboretum. The UW–Madison Arboretum’s annual Native Gardening Conference, “Native by Design: Gardening for a Sustainable Future,” teaches and promotes the use of native plants in home landscapes for biodiversity, habitat, beauty and sustainability. Cost $65. Preregister by Sept. 8. Event website and online registration: 1207 Seminole Hwy, Madison.