Gardening Event Calendar

Wisconsin State Farmer
Folks eager for spring have many home and garden shows and seminars to attend in the coming months.

FEB 24-26

Home, Garden & Landscape Show, 3-8 p.m. Feb. 24; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb. 25; 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Feb 26. Waukesha County Expo Center1000 Northview Road, Waukesha. (262) 548-7200.

FEB 28

Olive Oil 101. 6- 8 p.m., Green Bay Botanical Garden. For more information, visit


Nest Box Seminar. 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Horicon Marsh International Education Center. For more information, visit


Manitowoc County Garden Expo, 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., UW-Manitowoc 705 Viebahn St ., Manitowoc, $12.

Winter Tree Identification, Boerner Botanical Gardens, 10 a.m., Whitnall Park, 9400 Boerner Dr., Hales Corners. $15.


Spring Flower Show, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily, March 11-26, Olbrich Botanical Gardens, 3330 Atwood Ave, Madison. Admission.

Day in the Garden 2017, 8 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. UW Fond du Lac, 400 University Dr., Fond du Lac, early bird pricing $40 by Feb 24, 2017. Contact Tina Engelhardt at 920-929-3171

Chicago Flower and Garden Show, March 18-16, Navy Pier, Chicago. For more information visit Admission.


Herbal Soapmaking. 6-8 p.m. Green Bay Botanical Garden. For more information, visit


Spring Symposium: Edible Landscaping. 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Rotary Botanical Garden. For more information, visit

MARCH 23-26

Art in Bloom, Milwaukee Art Museum. Stunning art-inspired floral installations will be set among three floors of Collection Galleries in the Saarinen and Kahler buildings, along with features in the Quadracci Pavilion. Event also features gardening seminars, fashion show, artisan marketplace and family activities.


Realtors Home & Garden Show: Indoor and outdoor home improvement tips, gardening advice and cooking demonstrations, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. March 24-25; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. March 26; 4-8 p.m. March 29-30; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. March 31-April 1; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. April 2. (Closed March 27, 28) Admission $8. Wisconsin Exposition Center, State Fair Park, 640 S. 84th St., West Allis.


Spring Flower Show, Plant Sale, 12 p.m. until supplies last, Olbrich Botanical Gardens 3330 Atwood Ave., Madison.

April 1

Spring Garden Conference Marinette County Master Gardeners. University of Wisconsin Marinette Campus.