UW Family Gardening Day 2016

Hope to see you there!

On the UW Campus at D.C. Smith Greenhouse, Steenbock Library, the UW Biotron and Allen Centennial Gardens

Saturday, May 7th from 9AM – 1PM


  • Gardening advice
  • Free vegetable plants
  • Ideas for gardening in limited spaces
  • Kids! Make a living locket or terrarium
  • Try adaptive gardening tools
  • Free parking in UW lots 34, 36, and 40

Find more details at http://bit.ly/familygardening

Join us during Wisconsin Science Festival!

The Wisconsin Science Festival is next month. The DC Smith Greenhouse will be part of the action on October 16th and 17th. From 9AM to 2PM both days we’ll offer hands-on activities and plant science displays.

Stop by to experience the fascinating world of plants! We’re just a short walk from the Discovery Center and on the way to the Babcock Dairy Store!

UW Family Gardening Day 2014

Join us May 10 to kickstart your garden!

At UW Family Gardening Day you can

  • tour the Allen Centennial Gardens to get ideas for gardening in small and urban spaces
  • get gardening advice from Master Gardener Volunteers
  • pick up a fourpack of vegetable transplants
  • get your hands dirty making a terrarium or living locket

We’ll be on hand from 10AM til 2PM to share our know-how and enthusiasm for plants and gardens.


Dennis, the Titan is opening

As of 1PM today our titan flower started to open! We love company so feel free to stop by Thursday or Friday to experience this unique flower. We will remain open today and tomorrow until 9PM.

The DC Smith Greenhouse is on the corner of Babcock and Linden Drives on the UW Campus. We will be open Thursday and Friday until 9PM while the Titan is in bloom.