Wisconsin Garden Websites

Garden Site Directory

A list of links to gardens open to the public, arboreta (botanical gardens dedicated to trees), community gardens, garden clubs, state associations, garden websites, gardening help and other useful government websites in Wisconsin. If there's a link that should be here, or you see anything that needs corrected, let us know - contact details are at the bottom of the page.

Arboreta and Gardens

Green Bay

Green Bay Botanical Garden
2600 Larsen Road, Green Bay, WI 54307
Over 47 acres of beautiful gardens and natural areas. Admission.

Hales Corners

Boerner Botanical Gardens
9400 Boerner Drive, Hales Corners, WI 53130
Horticultural showplace of the Milwaukee County Parks. One of the official U.S. test gardens for the America Rose Selections. Admission.


Rotary Gardens
1455 Palmer Drive, Janesville, WI 53545


Allen Centennial Gardens
620 Babcock Drive, Madison, WI, Madison, WI
Managed by the University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Horticulture

Olbrich Botanical Gardens
3330 Atwood Avenue, Madison, WI 53704, Madison, WI 53704

University of Wisconsin Arboretum
1207 Seminole Highway, Madison, WI 53711, Madison, WI 53711
1260 acres of land bordering Lake Wingra


Foxfire Botanical Gardens
M220 Sugar Bush Lane, Marshfield, WI 54449
Privately owned gardens - open daily from Mother's Day until the end of September (free)


Mitchell Park Horticultural Conservatory
524 S. Layton Blvd., Milwaukee, WI
"The Domes" - three beehive-shaped glass domes: Arid Dome, Tropical Dome, and Flower Show Dome


Paine Art Center and Gardens
1410 Algoma Blvd, Oshkosh, WI 54901, Oshkosh, WI 54901
An historic estate featuring a mansion and three-acres of gardens


University of Wisconsin West Madison Trial and Demonstration Garden
8502 Mineral Point Rd, Verona, WI 53593
The trial gardens are free & open to the public during growing season from dawn to dusk.

Garden Clubs

Wisconsin Garden Club

Green Bay: NEW Rose Society

Milwaukee: Milwaukee Rose Society

Gardening Help

University of Wisconsin Extension

Other Useful Sites

America's Byways - WI


Wisconsin Historical Society

Old World Wisconsin
America's Largest Outdoor Museum of Rural Life

Pendarvis, A Cornish Miners' Colony and Restoration