We are currently setting the meetings for this year. Please check back soon to find out the great activities and speakers we will have.

 

May

 

June

Saturday June 9th, 9AM

Garden Work Party

 

Rotary Botanical Gardens

1455 Palmer Drive

 

Janesville, WI 53545

The chapter will visit the Rotary gardens to help with work in the rock garden there. Normally we gather in the am. There will plenty of time to wander the gardens and see what director Mark Dwyer has planned for the ever changing garden. We adjourn at noon to a local restaurant where lunch is provided by the chapter.  And we can socialize!

 

July

Saturday July 21st, 10AM

Nursery Visit and Purchasing Opportunity

 

Landscape Designs Nursery

3290 Elvehjem Rd

McFarland, WI 53558

Steve Lesch owner & chapter member owns a nursery and landscape business east of Madison. The main feature of the nursery is an extensive collection of uncommon woody plants. There are loads of perennials as well.

 

August

Saturday August 18th (Time TBA)

HAPPY 50th BIRTHDAY

Flower Factory

 

Come back later for more details

 

50 years, many members, meetings, and trips later, the time has flown by. Gardening as a way of making time move fast. And there is always something new to learn about and new plants our gardens need. Oh there's sure to be cake.

 

September

Saturday September 18th (Time & Location TBA)

Annual Chapter Plant Sale

 

 

 

 

October

Tuesday October 23th 6-8PM

Olbrich Gardens

National Speaker (NARGS speaker tour)

Marcia Tatroe

Marcia gardens on the high plains of Colorado and squeezes in an ever changing palette of over 2,000 plants into a small suburban lot. Her gardens are featured in numerous books, magazines, and nationally televised  programs. A strong advocate of xeriscaping and native plants, she is interested in all facets of gardening and garden design. She designed several gardens at Denver Botanic Gardens including Woodland Mosaic and Shady Lane. Marcia's best selling book was Cutting Edge Gardening in the Intermountain West She also writes regularly for the Denver Post.

 

November

Annual Business Meeting

TBA

 

December

Saturday TBD, 9AM to 4PM