Top 2013 Milwaukee Gardening Events

After you watch your Milwaukee mover pull out of the driveway, you might be ready to spruce up your home for the spring. If you need some advice, tips or help – check out these local events for a little extra inspiration.


Boerner Botanical Gardens

Boerner Botanial Gardens offers classes and events this spring. Usually registration and fees are required. You can call (414) 525-5659 or visit their website for details. The gardens are located at 9400 Boerner Drive, Hales Corners. Below are a list of classes coming up this spring.


  • Herb Flavored Everything! Feb. 16
  • Family Workshop: Bottle Gardens & Water Plants. March 9
  • Urban Garden Design Basics. March 21
  • Start Perennials the Easy Way. March 30


Daylily Society of Southeast WI

Join the Daylilly Society on January 27 at 1 PM and listen to hybridizer, Darrel Apps, discuss “reblooming” daylilies.  The event is free and is located at the Boerner Botanical Gardens, 9400 Boerner Drive, Hales Corners. You can call Ted Haasch, (414) 425-7465 for more details.


Elmbrook Garden Club

Attend one of Elmbrook Garden Club’s monthly meetings and listen to different guest speaker each month. They’re always welcoming new members. The club usually meets at the Brookfield Library, which is located at 1900 N. Calhoun Road, Brookfield. You can call (414) 578-2513 for more details.


Retzer Nature Center

If you’re looking for some educational programs and classes with a focus on the natural world and sustainability, check out the Retzer Nature Center. Call (262) 896-8007 for more information.


Rotary Botanical Gardens

Garden seminars feature guest speakers from 6:30-8 p.m. It costs $7 for the general public. Call (608) 752-3885 for more information. Below is a list of the upcoming classes.


  • Keeping Your Trees Healthy. Feb. 20
  • The Fascinating World of Carnivorous Plants. March 20