Join me Jan. 14 to Discover Hidden Treasures and Support Children's Education

Join me for a wonderful outdoor adventure to help support Children’s Plant Science and Environmental Education at Boerner Botanical Gardens.

On Jan. 14, I'll be kicking off a “DISCOVER HIDDEN TREASURES” garden series at to support Children's Education programs at Boerner. It will be a wonderful outdoor adventure and I hope you can join me! 

The series will consist of six in-depth garden walks – four geared toward adults and two to families – and will take place January - October. 

I'm definitely looking forward to taking people on an exploration through the gardens to discover both new and old areas and plantings where we’ll unveil hidden
treasures and provide creative ideas and concepts the attendees can apply right
to their own landscapes. The two family walks will offer an equal amount of exploration plus fun activities to stimulate the kids!

Here are the details. I hope to see you there!

Adult Garden Walks
$20 per class for members of the Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens; $25 for non-members. Sign-up for all four walks by Jan. 14 and enjoy one walk FREE 

Jan. 14, 2012
10 a.m.
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
6:30 p.m. 
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 
6:30 p.m. 
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 
10 a.m.
Fall Discovery
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!  

Family Fun Walks!
$30 per family (up to 4 individuals).

Jan. 14, 2012
1 p.m.
Family Fun Walk: Giants of the Garden 
Join Melinda for this kid-friendly walk where you’ll touch, feel and measure
some of the big plants and trees of the garden!

Oct. 20, 2012 
1 p.m.
Family Fun Walk: Discover the Magic of Fall
Join Melinda for a scavenger hunt as you discover fall’s treasures!  

To register, call 414-525-5659.  Sign-up for all four walks by Jan. 14 and enjoy one walk FREE.  Class size is limited - so please
register early. 

I also want to thank our sponsor for making this possible:
Kanavas Landscape Management, Stein Gardens & Gifts, We Energies and AuroraHealth Care.

Official media sponsor – 99.1 The Mix

For more information, visit www.MelindaMyers.com or www.BoernerBotanicalGardens.org


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