StoryTime in the LibraryDate: Every ThursdayTime: 10:30-11 a.m.Location: Andersen Horticultural Library
Journey through the Water's Edge with 15 artists from Spectrum ArtWorks. Explore flora and fauna through a variety of mediums as each artist guides you into this liminal space.
Door County artist Robert Anderson designed ingenious metal frames to hold kaleidoscopes focused on container gardens scattered throughout the terraces and inside the Visitor Center. The intricate prisms create dramatic, ever-changing flourishes of color and shapes.
Each year, the Arboretum's Auxiliary crafts a show-stopping quilt that is displayed in the Great Hall. Visitors can purchase raffle tickets at $2 each for a chance to own one of these stunning creations.
Start out your day at the Arb with a delicious hot breakfast.
Cook up some fun this summer as we create the perfect kitchen garden. Tend your own garden plots, discover and explore, and transform your well-earned harvest into delicious, healthy snacks in the kitchen.
Ayurveda is an ancient Hindu system of medicine meant to help people stay vibrant, healthy, and in balance. Taste a variety of dishes based on Ayurvedic principles, and then work together to create recipes.
Learn the essentials of macro-photography plus many nature photography up-close tips. Then take a photographic journey across the Arboretum to apply your skills to the inspiring subject matter found during the lush summer season.
Learn to use versatile UV resin to create individual wearable pieces with a quick cure time. You'll create unique, nature-inspired charms that can be turned into colorful earrings, bracelets, or pendants.
Stop by the Master Gardener desk in the Visitor Center to pose gardening questions to our volunteers, get information on sustainable practices and find out what areas are at their peak of bloom and beauty.
Discover new containers and planting ideas to grow tomatoes at home. Get ideas for supporing heavy plants. Put together a worm casting compost tea bag to feed your tomatoes and encourage a bumper crop.
Informative 60-minute tours will visit different gardens at their glorious peak bloom to help you pick up gardening ideas and reconnect with nature's serene beauty.
Learn the biology and historical background of cultivating mushrooms on wood, then inoculate your own hardwood logs by drilling holes and introducing mushroom mycelium. Ongoing maintenance, troubleshooting, and harvest will be discussed as well.
This historic Japanese braiding technique was once used by samurai on their armor. Learn to incorporate beads into the traditional 8-warp round braid to create bracelets and necklaces in a wide variety of patterns and designs.
Throughout the summer we will dig, plant, weed, water, harvest, investigate, taste-test, explore, participate in scientific discovery, learn the value of teamwork, and marvel at what we create!