Lobby + Gift Shop
April - September
10 am – 6 pm daily
October - March
10 am – 4 pm daily
10 am – 4 pm daily
10 am – 4 pm, Mon - Fri
10 am - 1 pm, Sat
Transform an entire garden area with an Olbrich Custom Tray Mix that is inspired by the Gardens and carefully curated by an Olbrich horticulturalist. Each tray mix include 6-8 plant varieties and a total of 32 plants. The plants come in a 2” plug. When plants reach full maturity they create a 50-75 square foot garden.
Our 2024 online Perennial Plant Sale features a selection of tried and true perennial varieties from Walters Gardens and Midwest Groundcovers. Olbrich's horticulturists carefully select unique plants that do best in this climate. Find the newest, hardiest, most disease-resistant cultivars on the market!
Curbside pickup appointments are scheduled from Friday, May 10 to Friday, May 17, between noon - 6 p.m.
For more info on a specific plant, contact Olbrich's Horticulture Librarian Eva Stefanski.
If you have questions regarding online ordering, assigned pickup times, or problems with an order post pickup, contact Program Specialist Mike Gibson via email or by phone at 608-243-0156.
Marvel at eye-popping color around every turn and bathe your senses in botanical bliss. Orchid Escape features over 1,000 blooming orchids artfully displayed for your enjoyment, including new orchids special ordered from vendors as well as specimens from our own permanent collections.
Stay-cation in the tropics! Sip botanically-inspired cocktails and groove to a variety of music spun by local DJs in Olbrich's Bolz Conservatory! All proceeds benefit the Gardens. Scroll for details on specific dates.
Start your weekend with a live concert performed in one of Madison’s most unique venues: the Bolz Conservatory! Explore the tropics, enjoy the warmth, and be entertained by some of the area's most talented musicians.