Spring Thaw Lecture: The Art of Growing Food at Green Bay Botanical Garden

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February 17th, 2017


6:00pm - 9:00pm


Lecture Only: $20/GBBG Member; $29/Non-Member. Lecture and Workshop: $50/GBBG Member; $59/Non-Member


Linda Gustke


920.491.3691 ext. 122



Spring Thaw Lecture: The Art of Growing Food


6 pm: Cocktail hour with cash bar and book signing with Ellen
7 pm: Ellen Ecker Ogden presents “The Art of Growing Food”

Lecture: The Art of Growing Food

A kitchen garden is much more than a place to grow food; it is a place to observe and relax, invite beauty and nature, and it all starts with good design. In Ellen’s lecture, “The Art of Growing Food”, you’ll learn how to grow an ornamental edible garden with an eye towards beauty, easy care and pleasure. A true kitchen garden opens your senses both in the garden and in the kitchen and in this presentation, you will learn Ellen’s six steps to successful garden design, based on classic design techniques that anyone can follow. Imagine starting dinner by walking barefoot into the garden, bringing into the kitchen a basket full of tiny artichokes, fresh peas, purple basil tips, tiny rainbow chard or spoon shaped mache. It’s easy when you begin with a good design.

This lecture is ideal for new and experienced gardeners, seeking fresh ideas for how to plant a kitchen garden that is rich in details and beckons you to come in and stay a while. Learn about soil rotation, what to plant and how to add personality that will turn an ordinary garden into extraordinary!

To Register, visit www.gbbg.org/SpringThaw
Register by February 10.

Event Location

Green Bay Botanical Garden
2600 Larsen Road
Green Bay, WI 54303