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Wed, Jul 17, 2024 8:30 am

Behind the Scenes: Blooming Butterflies

Join us for a behind the scenes look at Olbrich's Blooming Butterflies Exhibit! Work side-by-side with staff to feed the butterflies in the Bolz Conservatory. Learn about the butterfly lifecycle, where the butterflies come from, and how they are cared for. We will also release some butterflies if they are ready to fly! Ages 5-11 with an adult.

Instructor: Sarah Ellis, Olbrich Botanical Gardens

Wed, Jul 17, 2024 10:00 am

Blooming Butterflies Member Preview

Be the first to see the live butterflies in the Bolz Conservatory! Olbrich members get an exclusive sneak peak of the exhibit one day before we open to the public. This preview event is open to Olbrich members only. Consider joining today!

Wed, Jul 17, 2024 10:00 am

Blooming Butterflies

Blooming Butterflies features up to 19 different species of free flying butterflies in the tropical Bolz Conservatory. Visitors make connections with these fluttering friends while learning about the butterfly life cycle. Two chrysalis cases provide opportunities to possibly witness a butterfly emerge from a chrysalis!

Wed, Jul 17, 2024 5:30 pm

Summer Blooms & Bouquets Walk

Enjoy a summer evening stroll through the gardens with horticulturist Sam Malone. Along the route, she will point out some of her cut flower favorites, share some tips for longer lasting blooms and demonstrate methods for using material from your garden. Learn Sam's design secrets as you create a farmer’s market style bouquet using flowers harvested from the garden. With Sam's help, you are sure to go home with a beautiful bouquet!

Instructor: Samantha Malone, Olbrich Botanical Gardens