February 13-15

WPT Garden Expo

Dane County Expo Center

Public TV Garden Expo. A chance to meet new people and talk about plants. We always increase our membership. Volunteers are needed to be at the chapter booth as well as set and take down the material.


Saturday 21st, 1:00PM

West Madison Ag Research Station

8502 Mineral Point Road, Verona, WI 53593

Dave and Joy Collura 

China Travelogue

Dave and Joy Collura visited China last year and Dave will share photos from their trip.


Saturday 11th, 1:00PM

The Flower Factory

4062 County Rd. A

Stoughton, WI


Can’t wait to buy new plants for your garden? By special arrangement the chapter will be able to visit and purchase plants a week before the nursery actually opens. Thanks Dave & Nancy! And not just alpines! Save your pennies!


May 7-10 


Ann Arbor, Michigan

Back to Alpines

No local Chapter meeting. The Michigan meeting is well worth attending!

June, July, August

Summer is the time for gardening and gardens. Garden tours are possible. Please check back later. If you would like to share your garden please let the chair Debbie Wopat <ddwopat@gmail.com> know.


Saturday 19th


location & time TBA

Our annual fall, member’s only, chapter plant sale. If you are willing to host this event please contact chair Debbie Wopat <ddwopat@gmail.com>.


Saturday 6th, 1PM

 New Berlin Public Library

15105 W Library Ln

New Berlin, WI 53151

Tom Horner

Travelogue to Denmark

Tom Horner will show slides of his trip to Denmark.  He said “there is much attention given to fascinating dwarf conifers and plants that fit in small places.”


Saturday 21st, 1PM

Dane County Extension

1 Fen Court, Monona WI

Annual Business Meeting

Travels with Steve

Steve Lesch will show slides of a family trip to an exotic location.


Saturday 5th, 9AM to 4PM

Dane County Extension

1 Fen Court, Monona WI

Annual Seed Sorting & Packing for NARGS

pizza lunch and beverages

The gathering of the chapter to help the NARGS sort, package, and distribute seeds of plants both wild and cultivated, both common and rare. And pizza too.