Garden & Landscape Tours and Workshops


Continuing Education offers garden and landscape tours of its campus in the summer and workshops throughout the year.

Questions? Contact Kari Borne at 262-472-1003 or


Prairie and Nature Preserve

See how the prairie vegetation and wildlife changes over the summer months

Thursday, June 21, 6:00-7:30 p.m.
Saturday, July 7, 9:00 - 10:30 a.m.
Thursday, August 9, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Meet at Lot 19 along Schwager Road

Campus Flower Gardens

Check out our annuals and perennials and learn more about the sustainable practices we use

Thursday, August 23, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, August 25, 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Meet at the Visitor's Center, Lot 7

Upham Greenhouse and Campus Vegetable Garden

Our gardens yield hundreds of pounds of organic produce each summer, all donated to local food banks

Thursday, August 16, 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Thursday, August 30, 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Meet at Visitor's Center, Lot 7

Meet Your Tour Guide:

Wes Enterline is UW-Whitewater's Sustainability Coordinator. Wes is a volunteer in the Wisconsin Master Gardener Program.

Registration Is Now Available

Register Here

Tours are held on the UW-Whitewater campus and are FREE. 

These are walking tours with low activity levels. If you anticipate needing accommodations or have questions about physical access, please contact Kari Borne at or call 262-472-1003

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Saturday, October 21st, 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., University Center, Room 259A

Join Clint Freund with Regenerative Roots and Cultivating the Commons for a workshop exploring why seed collection is important and how to collect, identify and store seeds. Participants will receive a variety of vegetable, herbs, and flower seeds to take home! Presented in partnership with the UW-Whitewater Sustainability Office.



Pruning Shrubs and Trees and Spring Garden Prep

Let’s Talk About Weeds

Sustainability, Landscaping, and Plans of Israel

Fairy Gardens

Growing Vegetables and Flowers from Seed

Plant Propagation:Woody Ornamentals and Houseplants

Small Space, Straw Bale & Container Gardening

Sustainable Landscaping: Little Changes that Make Big Differences

Register Online (Closed)

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All workshops are FREE, but we ask that you register for any or all of the three.

To join the mailing list for gardening-related programs, contact Kari Borne at