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Wed, Apr 3, 2024 All Day

ONLINE Perennial Plant Sale

Spring marks the beginning of a new cycle of seasons and would not be the same without Olbrich Gardens' annual Perennial Plant Sale! Curated plug trays are currently on sale, while individually potted perennials will go on sale April 16 at 10 a.m.

Wed, Apr 3, 2024 10:00 am

Discovery Day

Youth and their families are invited to explore the wonders of the Bolz Conservatory at the Discovery Cart on the education patio from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m. on the first or second Wednesday of the month in January and February. Join us at the Discovery Cart in March, April, and May as we explore the outdoor gardens. January: Rainforest Mindfulness February: Prehistoric Plants March: Plants Inspired by the Stars April: Signs of Spring May: Birds of the Outdoor Gardens

Thu, Apr 4, 2024 All Day

ONLINE Perennial Plant Sale

Spring marks the beginning of a new cycle of seasons and would not be the same without Olbrich Gardens' annual Perennial Plant Sale! Curated plug trays are currently on sale, while individually potted perennials will go on sale April 16 at 10 a.m.

Thu, Apr 4, 2024 7:00 pm

Gardening for Hummingbirds

Learn how to create a sanctuary for hummingbirds in your own backyard. Through the use of perennial and annual plants, wildflowers, shrubs, trees and hummingbird feeders, you too can discover the magic and excitement of hummingbirds! Our lecture will cover identification of the Ruby-throated hummingbird, ideal habitat, migration, nesting, feeding, importance of water features, and how the elements of the best hummingbird feeders and plants can bring you up close to these special birds.

Fri, Apr 5, 2024 All Day

ONLINE Perennial Plant Sale

Spring marks the beginning of a new cycle of seasons and would not be the same without Olbrich Gardens' annual Perennial Plant Sale! Curated plug trays are currently on sale, while individually potted perennials will go on sale April 16 at 10 a.m.

Fri, Apr 5, 2024 10:15 am

Little Sprouts: Story & Stroll

Little Sprouts programs are nature and literature-based early childhood programs designed to meet the multidimensional learning and developmental needs of children ages 2-5 years. Each class is designed for children to work side-by-side with their adult caregiver as they engage in hands-on, fun, age-appropriate experiences that support the Wisconsin Model Early Learning Standards. Little Sprouts Story & Stroll classes include a story, theme-related learning activities, and a stroll through the outdoor gardens or conservatory. Ages 2-5 with an adult; adult attends free.

Sat, Apr 6, 2024 10:30 am

Watercolor: A Fresh Start

This is an introductory two-day watercolor workshop designed for absolute beginners and for those who have some experience painting with watercolor but seek a refresher to start painting again. Learn or re-learn basics of watercolor including experimental wet-into-wet techniques that give you enough understanding of the medium to enjoy painting watercolors on your own. This workshop does not require drawing skills.

Sat, Apr 6, 2024 All Day

ONLINE Perennial Plant Sale

Spring marks the beginning of a new cycle of seasons and would not be the same without Olbrich Gardens' annual Perennial Plant Sale! Curated plug trays are currently on sale, while individually potted perennials will go on sale April 16 at 10 a.m.

Sat, Apr 6, 2024 1:00 pm

Napkin Blockprinting with a Press

Interested in exploring the linocut process and learning to print with a printing press? This class will cover the linocut process from start to finish: planning, carving, and printing your block on a small printing press. Students will be provided all materials including linoleum, linoleum cutters, cotton napkins, and ink, and will leave the class with a set of 6 napkins.

Sun, Apr 7, 2024 All Day

ONLINE Perennial Plant Sale

Spring marks the beginning of a new cycle of seasons and would not be the same without Olbrich Gardens' annual Perennial Plant Sale! Curated plug trays are currently on sale, while individually potted perennials will go on sale April 16 at 10 a.m.