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Garden Calendar

Wisconsin State Farmer


Calendar of gardening events


Natural Egg Dyeing. 1 - 2 p.m. Ledge View Nature Center. W2348 Short Rd., Chilton. For more information, visit


From the Garden: Herbal infused oils, salves and lotions, 6 - 8:30 p.m.,Plymouth High School Food Science & Ag Center, 125 Highland Ave, Plymouth.


Sheboygan County Family Nature Club, Riveredge Nature Center, free monthly meet-up in nature. Hands-on activities. All ages welcome. Individual meeting locations may vary., 262- 375-2715.


Foraging for Health, Nourishment and Fun, 6 - 8:30 p.m. Plymouth High School Food Science & Ag Center, 125 Highland Ave, Plymouth. Herbalist and wild forager Linda Conroy will teach about wild plants of the season and how to bring them into everyday life for food and medicine. 920-892-5068.


Herbal First Aid, 1-5 p.m.,Olbrich Botanical Gardens, Madison. Learn the basics of herbal first aid and the plants that are imperative for addressing minor cuts, scrapes, bites and more.; 608-246-4550.


9th annual Art at the Gardens Craft Fair, 10 a.m.- 3 p.m., Boerner Botanical Gardens, Hales Corners. Browse a unique selection of handmade jewelry, garden art, photography, artwork, and more.

MAY 12-13

Plant Sale with the Pros, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 12, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., May 13, Olbrich Botanical Gardens, Madison. Speak with area experts and select the best plants for your garden.

MAY 13

30th annual Wildflower and Perennial Sale, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Lac Lawrann Conservancy, West Bend. Perennials, herbs and Wisconsin native plants for wetland, woodland, and prairie gardens, garden accessories and art.

MAY 14

Janesville Spring Plant Sale, 9 a.m .to 6 p.m., Rotary Botanical Gardens. Sale held at Horticulture Building on Sharon Road, east of Rotary Botanical Gardens. The sale includes a wide range of vegetables, herbs, perennials, and shrubs.

May 16

Rhythm & Blooms, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Rotary Botanical Gardens, Janesville. Outdoor concert features The Dave Potter Trio. Held in the Gazebo Garden, rain or shine. Tickets day of, $10 per person.

May 20

Waushara County Master Gardener Plant Sale, 8 a.m. to noon, Waushara County Fairgrounds. Perennials, annuals, flowers, fruits, herbs, shrubs, trees, grasses, and vegetables, most home-grown by Master Gardeners. 715-335-6641.