Fri, Jul 7, 2023 – Sat, Jul 8, 2023 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Jul 8, 2023

Home Garden Tour

Olbrich Botanical Gardens presents six garden sanctuaries in the wooded Village of Shorewood Hills. Rooted in a long history of sustainable practices, the Village and its residents value green initiatives, prioritizing the future well-being of their neighborhood, Lake Mendota, and the greater City of Madison & beyond. Many gardens incorporate hardy native plants, focus on pollinator friendly flowers, and offer bird habitats.

Everyone/All Ages

General Admission - $15
Olbrich Members - $13
Child (Ages 6-12 ) - $6
Ages 5 & under - FREE

Presale ticket sales starting June 15 in Olbrich's Lobby

Tour day ticket sales July 7 & 8 @ UW Credit Union, 3500 University Ave (west side of parking lot off Highbury Road)

Member Level Ticket Allowances at the discounted price

Garden Friend - 1 ticket

Garden Friend Plus One - 2

Garden Family - 2

Garden Family & Guests - 4

Garden Contributor - 4

Garden Patron - 6

Garden Benefactor - 6

Garden Angel - 8

Circle (Lifetime) Member - 8

Know Before You Go

  • Featured gardens can be viewed in any order; tour-goers do not need to start at #1
  • Tour-goers must carry their ticket to each garden site for check-in
  • Be sure to utilize the Home Garden Tour App (scan the QR code on ticket) to learn more about the garden stories, native plant highlights, and Shorewood Hills' sustainability efforts
  • Tour-goers are strongly encouraged to park once and walk or bike the tour to avoid parking congestion on the narrow neighborhood streets of Shorewood Hills
  • Check for road construction updates for University Ave before attending the tour

2023 Presenting Sponsor

K&A Greenhouse

2023 Tour Supporters

Avant Gardening & Landscaping, Inc.

Best Buds Landscaping & Greenhouse

Goodwin LLC - Arboricultural Services

Jung Garden Center

Klein's Floral & Greenhouses

The Bruce Company

Tree Health Management

Two Ferns Native Nursery

This annual two-day fundraiser supports the mission and daily operations of Olbrich Botanical Gardens.