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Wed, Mar 8, 2023 10:00 am

Spring Flower Show

Breathe in the fresh smells of spring at Olbrich's annual Spring Flower Show featuring The Wonder of Seeds. Olbrichs Atrium is transformed into a flowering paradise celebrating everything seeds!

Wed, Mar 8, 2023 12:00 pm

(Virtual) Not Your Mother's Garden

Join Deborah Chud as she takes viewers on a photo tour of her own highly unusual, Oudolf-style garden and describe the design principles underlying it. Many of the plants are unfamiliar—even to experienced and knowledgeable gardeners. These “New Perennials” were all taken from Piet Oudolf’s canon of plants, and they exhibit the qualities valued by Oudolf and his fellow New Perennialists. What’s new about New Perennials and what can they do for you? Walk through Deborah’s garden with her to find out.

Wed, Mar 8, 2023 5:30 pm

Gardener's Bootcamp

Thinking about gardening and not sure where to start? You’re not alone! Whether you have gardened for years or never picked up a trowel, this class will benefit you and your landscape. Your instructors will share years of horticulture experience with you as they touch on basic plant biology, demystify fertilizing, share current gardening trends, and tips for purchasing plants. Together we will discuss common mistakes, Olbrich tricks, and must-have garden tools (hint… there’s not many!).

Wed, Mar 8, 2023 6:30 pm

Reading Group: Endless Forms: The Secret World of Wasps

With wit and intellect, Seirian Sumner redirects public fascination away from bees, beetles and butterflies towards the much-maligned wasp as she exposes their critical role as predators and pollinators in maintaining the fragile ecological balance of the natural world around us.