Gardening Calendar

Wisconsin State Farmer

Sept. 24

Fall in the Native Plant Garden, UW Madison Arboretum, Madison. Color, fruits, seeds, late blooming plants, late-season insects. Susan Carpenterwill lead this tour. 1 to 3 p.m.,, (608) 263-7888.

Harvest Happenings, Bookworm Gardens, Sheboygan. Farm, food, and festivities to learn about local food culture with heirloom seed demonstration, apple tastings, hands-on activities. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.,, (920) 287-7895.

Autumn Fest, Monk Botanical Gardens, Wausau. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Pumpkin decorating, bingo, food, drinks, a bake sale, letter-boxing, tours, storytime, reading in the tree house, math, and face painting. Each child will receive a free pumpkin;  $1 per person., (715) 261-6309.

End of the Season Tea, Hoard Historical Museum, Fort Atkinson. Jefferson County Master Gardener Volunteers teach what to do at the end of the gardening season: cleanup, seed collection, late season products. Part of the museum’s education series. 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., free, but registration required. (920) 563-7769,

Sept. 24 to Nov. 6

Fall Harvest Fest Floral Show, Mitchell Park Domes, Milwaukee. Bring in the autumn harvest of fall flowers at the Domes, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.,  Monday through Friday; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Sunday and major holidays; $3 per person. Free for children age 5 and under. For details,, (414) 257-5611.

Sept. 28

Gardening events calendar

Bulb Planting, Rotary Botanical Gardens, Janesville. 6:30 to 8 p.m., $3, members; $5 nonmembers, (608) 754-1779, 1455 Palmer Dr., Janesville. 

Sept. 30

Medicinal Plant Symposium. 1 p.m. - 6 p.m. UW Madison. Ebling  Auditorium and Allen Centennial Garden, Madison. 

Oct. 1-2

African Violet Show and Sale. Annual show and sale of Wisconsin African Violet clubs.  Trinity United Methodist Church. 300 Church St. Lomira. 

Oct. 3

Family Nature Nights: Seeds Galore. 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Green Bay Botanical Garden. 2600 Larsen Rd. Green Bay. 

Oct. 4

Fall Floral Arranging Class. 6 p.m. - 7  p.m. Green Bay Botanical Garden. 2600 Larsen Rd. Green Bay. 

Oct. 6

Holistic Flu Tips. 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. Green Bay Botanical Garden. 2600 Larsen Rd. Green 

Oct. 11

Photography: Fall Colors. 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Green Bay Botanical Garden. 2600 Larsen Rd. Green Bay. 

Oct. 15

Fall Garden Seminar. 8 a.m. - noon. Fall gardening seminar featuring guest speakers and more. UW Marshfield. 2000 Fifth St., Marshfield.