Gardening Calendar

Wisconsin State Farmer


Now 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.

Oct. 8

Annual Peony Root Auction, 1 p.m. West Madison Agricultural Research Station,Verona. Sponsored by the Wisconsin Peony Society. Open to the public,

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.

Seed Collection Workshop, 9 a.m. to noon, UW Fond du Lac. Meet at the Gottfried Prairie and Arboretum Shelter for workshop, with discussion on seeds, including when and how to collect your favorite native plants. Walk through the prairie and learn how to identify wildflowers and grasses in the seed stage. Collect and clean the seed heads, learn how to store, and propagate the seed.

Oct. 18

Fall Gardening Tasks, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Rotary Botanical Garden, Janesville. Director of Horticulture Mark Dwyer will discuss late season planting, mulching, composting, deer protection, $3 members; $5 nonmembers. 608-754-1779,

Oct. 22

Shade Gardening, 2 to 3 p.m., Hoard Historical Museum, Fort Atkinson. Tips and suggestions for your shade garden from a Jefferson County Master Gardener Volunteers,, 920-563-7769.