Back by popular demand, gardening expert, TV/radio host, author and columnist Melinda Myers will partner for a third year with the Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens to present a brand news series of garden walks in 2012. The “Discover Hidden Treasures” series will consist of in-depth garden walks that will take place January - October.
Myers will take people on an exploration through the gardens to discover both new and old areas & plantings where she'll unveil hidden treasures and provide creative ideas and concepts the attendees can apply right
to their own landscapes. Myers will share her knowledge and expertise and answer questions along the way.
Proceeds from the garden walks support Children’s Plant Science and Environmental Education at Boerner Botanical Gardens.
Garden Walks (Adult)
$20 per class for members of the Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens; $25 for non members. Sign-up for all four walks by January 14 and enjoy one walk FREE !
Jan. 14, 2012
Giants of the Garden
Mature plants and wonderful vistas make Boerner a gem among botanical gardens. Join Melinda to visit some of the giant trees and original plantings that have been part of Boerner for most of its 80 plus years history.
May 16, 2012
Discovering Solutions for Your Garden
Boerner’s varied plantings provide solutions to the many challenges faced by gardeners. Join Melinda to visit shady spaces, rock gardens, hot sunny spots, and rain gardens. You’ll be able to use these plants and planting strategies in your own backyard!
July 25, 2012
Gardens of the Future
Visit one of only 43 All American Selection Trial Gardens in the United States. Plus, we’ll tour the other test plots at Boerner’s trial gardens. We’ll even explore some new plants being tested for Wisconsin and for introduction into the gardening world!
Oct. 20, 2012
The end of another growing season uncovers lots of color, textures, and surprises to help us through the long winter. Join Melinda to explore these treasures throughout Boerner’s beautiful gardens!
To register, call 414-525-5659. Sign-up for all four walks by January 14 and enjoy one walk FREE. Class size is limited - so please register early.