“Plant Sale with the Pros” at Olbrich this Weekend

May 9, 2012 by · Leave a Comment
Filed under: Home Improvement, Shopping 

Olbrich Botanical GardensOlbrich is hosting their annual Plant Sale with the Pros this Friday and Saturday. Proceeds from this fundraiser directly support Olbrich.

The sale opens on Friday, May 11, at 11 a.m.; however, for $20/person ($30/couple), you can shop before the sale opens (10-11 a.m.). Olbrich Circle and Legacy Society members can shop early for free.

If you sign up to become an Olbrich member on Friday, you will get a free pair of Fiskars Softouch Micro-tip Pruning Snip, a bag of leaf mulch, and a 20% discount for the Growing Gifts shop.

You can get lots of help with your plants at this sale by talking with a Pro! There will be a Pro Potting Bench where you can get advice on plant selection and they will pot it for you! Bring a container with you, or purchase one at the sale.

The Design Station will offer 20-minute consultations with a local landscape architect. Bring notes about your landscape including watering schedules, lighting, and existing plants.

Get personal advice about your garden and landscape. Head to the Olbrich website to learn more about this great opportunity!

Sale Hours:

  • Friday, May 11: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Saturday, May 12: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Olbrich is located at 3330 Atwood Avenue.

Free Admission to Olbrich – May 6

May 6, 2011 by · Leave a Comment
Filed under: Recreation 

Olbrich Botanical GardensFriday, May 6, 2011 is the third annual National Public Gardens Day. To help celebrate, Better Homes and Gardens has teamed up with botanical gardens across the country to offer free admission on Friday.

Great news for us–Olbrich Botanical Gardens is on the list! To celebrate, Olbrich will have their annual Plant Sale with the Pros and a coupon for a free pass to the Bolz Conservatory. To get your free pass, simply sign up at the Better Homes and Gardens website. The site allows you to enter up to 10 guests. You can also find the coupon in the May edition of the Better Homes and Gardens magazine.

Olbrich Botanical Gardens is located at 3330 Atwood Avenue. The outdoor gardens are always free and are open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Fridays; however, the Bolz Conservatory is only open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

If you’re not able to take advantage of this deal, check out their hours as they do offer a couple of different options for free admission to the Bolz Conservatory.