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					         August September October November 2010




                In Season
                      Nurture Sustain Preserve


        Please Join Us!
           Garden Walks
        with Melinda Myers
            Last Two Walks for 2010!


           SUNDAY, AUGUST 8th
                  6pm – 8pm
    Zoo Time at the Gardens
       Crafts & activities for kids & adults


           FRIDAY, AUGUST 20th
                     5:30pm
Wicked Plants with Amy Stewart
  Author Presentation, Signing and Garden Walk


        SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 12th
                  10am – 3pm
         Art at the Gardens
                    Craft Fair


       SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 25th
                  10am – 3pm
               Harvest Fest
      Fall Festivities for children and adults




www.boernerbotanicalgardens.org
                                                           for children ages 3 - 6
        Gardeners                                          and their parent(s)


MY FIVE SENSES WALK
(2 Classes)
August 14 or 16, 10:30 – 11:30am
Why are plants smooth, rough or sticky?
Why do some plants smell good while
others have an unpleasant smell? What
sorts of shapes are repeated in nature and
why? Come explore the Gardens using
your sense of smell, touch and sight.          FALL LEAVES FALL! (2 Classes)
                                               October 9 or 11, 10:30 – 11:30am
THE SECRET LIFE OF SEEDS                       Jump into a pile of leafy activities at this
(2 Classes)                                    class about all things leaves! How do leaves
September 11 or 13, 10:30 – 11:30am            change color in the fall? Why do some
Seeds come in all shapes and sizes, and each   leaves fall and some stay forever green?
has a story of its own! Drop by to explore     Learn why and how through hands-on
this wild and miraculous world. We’ll learn    experiments, games, and crafts. We’ll join
how to collect and plant seeds, as well as     in leaf learning, leaf art, and a leaf hunt!
how seeds travel on their own! We’ll invent
our own seed creations to take home!           OATS, PEAS, BEANS, AND
                                               BARLEY GROW – Where Does Our
                                               Food Come From? (2 Classes)
   $12.50 Members
                                               November 13 or 15, 10:30 – 11:30am
   $14.00 Non-Members
                                               A farmer will talk about where our food
                                               comes from and the important role that
   Call 414-525-5659                           they have in growing and supplying the
   to register                                 food we eat. Make a seed mosaic and enjoy
                                               a pumpkin muffin snack.



Come Join Us - 414-525-5653
Great gift ideas! Two new levels!
q Family $65    q Individual+1 $50           q Individual $35
new! q Educator $25 (State Certified Teacher) new! q Student $15 (ages 16-22)
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                                    www.boernerbotanicalgardens.org
          FBBG ANNUAL MEETING - August 18th, 5pm
	     •	 FBBG	Board	of	Directors	Member	Report	            •	Potluck	Member	Mixer
    	 •	 Presentation	of	Children’s	Programming	           •	Guided	Garden	Walk
         in Trial Garden
              FBBG Members please RSVP by August 4th and indicate
                     if you’ll bring a dish: 414-525-5661



    Upcoming Events - Join Us!
    Zoo Time at the Gardens - Sunday, August 8, 2010, 6pm – 8pm
    $2 per person
    Featuring stories from Cathy’s Animal Garden
    by local author Stacy Tornio! Join us as we...
    •	 Enjoy	storytime	
    •	 Explore	the	gardens	with	Stacy	
    •	 Make	seed	mats	to	plant	in	your	own	garden	
    •	 Create	animal	masks	inspired	by	the	story	

    Wicked Plants with Amy Stewart - Friday, August 20th, 5:30pm
    $20 members / $25 non-members
    Registration required 414-525-5659
    Wicked Plants - The Deliciously Dark Side of the Plant World
    Drawing on history, medicine, science, and legend, Stewart presents
    tales of bloodcurdling botany that will entertain and enlighten even
    the most intrepid gardeners and nature lovers. Amy Stewart will…
    •	 Share	excerpts	from	her	book
    •	 Lead	us	on	a	garden	walk	of	featured	plants
    •	 Sign	copies	of	Wicked Plants (available for purchase)

    Harvest Fest - Saturday, September 25
    Join us for fall themed fun! Pick a pumpkin from the pumpkin patch,
    make a caramel apple, go on a nature hike, and lots more! Admission: $8




     In the Gift Shop...

     Join us for the second annual
     Art at the Gardens
         Craft Fair!
           September 12,
             10am-3pm

         Visit our gift shop for
         unique items created
            by local artists!


            414-525-5666
Adult Education & Programs
GARDENING & NATURE                    GARDEN CRAFTS
Local Farms, Fresh Food               & ACTIVITIES
A glimpse into the slow food          Fall Photography Workshop
movement                              Saturday, October 2, 9am - Noon
Thursday, September 9, 6:30pm - 8pm
                                     Floral Design with Flare!
Proper Pruning Techniques
for the Homeowner                    A hands-on floral workshop
Thursday, September 23, 6:30pm - 8pm with Moss Floral Design
                                     Thursday, October 7, 6:30pm - 8pm
Worms Ate My Lunch!
Vermicomposting Workshop             Introduction to Landscape Sketching
Thursday, September 30, 6:30pm - 8pm Saturday, October 16 - 9am - 11am

How to Prepare your Hardy             Capturing Nature’s Beauty
Perennials for Winter                 in Precious Metal-Clay
Saturday, October 2, 9am - 11am       Jewelry Making Demonstration
                                      Saturday, October 23, 10am - 11:30am
Fun with Fungi Mushroom Walk
Saturday, October 9, 9am - 11am
                                      Flower Making with Felt
The Wild World of Invasive Plants     Thursday, November 18,
Thursday, October 14, 6:30pm - 8pm    6:30pm - 8:30pm

Beginning Bonsai – the gentle art     Holiday Wreath Making Made Simple
of miniature tree growing             Saturday, December 4, 9am -11am
Saturday, November 6, 9am - 11am

                                      HEALTH & WELLNESS
                                      IN THE GARDEN
                                      Mindful Movement Wellness
                                      Demonstration
                                      Sunday, August 22, 10:30am - 12pm

                                      Mindful Movement – Pilates
                                      Saturdays, 9am - 10:30am
                                      •	September	11
                                      •	September	18
                                      •	September	25
                                      •	October	2
                                      •	October	9
GARDEN INSPIRED                       •	October	16
FOOD & DRINK
Enticing Indian Flavors               Registration Information
with Alamelu - Simple and Easy
Thursday, November 4, 6:30pm - 8pm
                                      414-525-5659

Indulgence Chocolatiers
Chocolate Tasting
Thursday, November 11,
6:30pm - 8pm




                             www.boernerbotanicalgardens.org
From Boerner to Your Backyard
2010 Garden Walks with Melinda Myers
Last two walks for 2010!


Creative Screening with Shrubs
Wednesday, August 4, 6:30pm - Sunset
End the summer with a splash of unexpected
color. Look for outstanding annuals and
perennials to fill in any color and planting
voids in the landscape.

Autumn Colors                                                We’d like to thank our
Wednesday, September 15, 6:00pm - Sunset                     sponsors for their
The landscape is starting to change to its                   wonderful support.
autumnal color display. The ornamental
grasses and fall perennials are stealing the
show. Look for ways to help your landscape
season end in a blaze of color.




                 To register or
                 for more information
                 call 414-525-5659




     Traditional                 Expert led Garden walks with new topics
                                 each week. All walks leave from the
     Garden Walks                Education & Visitor Center.

     Wednesday, August 11 6:30pm - Sunset
     Kitchen Gardening – Herbs and Edibles with Master Gardener Sally Gregg

     Tuesday, August 17 6:30pm - Sunset
     All America Selections – Trial Garden Walk with Juris Krisans,
     Milwaukee County Horticulturist

     Wednesday, August 25 6:30pm - Sunset
     Late Bloomers – Plants and Shrubs with Paul Drobot of
     Perennial Landscapes

     Wednesday, September 1 6:00pm - Sunset
     Woody Plants for Wildlife with Matt Singer of Four Season Landscape

     Wednesday, September 8 6:00pm - Sunset
     Ornamental Grasses with George Radtke of W&E Radtke Inc.
     Perennial Nursery
                  Located in Whitnall Park
                  Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens
                  9400 Boerner Drive, Suite 1
                  Hales Corners, WI 53130
                  414-525-5660
                  www.boernerbotanicalgardens.org




WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 18th
FBBG Annual Meeting
5pm to 7pm

				
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