Green Bay Botanical Garden
Entrance to the garden
Thome Fountain

Green Bay Botanical Garden (47 acres) is a nonprofit botanical garden located at 2600 Larsen Road, Green Bay, Wisconsin. It is open daily in the warmer months, or weekdays in the colder months; an admission fee is charged.

The gardens opened in 1996 on a site that was previously Larsen Orchard. As of early 2006, the gardens include:

  • Agnes Schneider Terrace - perennial flowers and ornamental grasses.
  • Four Seasons Garden - a garden with winter interest, featuring magnolias, crabapples, lilacs, and perennials.
  • Gertrude B. Nielsen Children's Garden - children's garden, with a tree house, slide, maze, and sundial.
  • Kaftan Lusthaus - a summerhouse of Scandinavian design.
  • Mabel Thome Fountain & Garden - a fountain ringed with crabapples and annuals.
  • Marguerite Kress Oval - a rose garden of contemporary design.
  • John and Janet Van Den Wymelenberg Color and Foliage Garden - trees, shrubs, grasses, perennials, and vines with varied foliage (yellow, maroon, chartreuse, gray, and green).
  • Larsen Orchard Remnant - apple trees, with an underplanting of spring-flowering bulbs.
  • Mary Hendrickson Johnson Wisconsin Woodland Garden - an informal garden of native trees, shrubs and wild flowers surrounding a lawn for social gatherings.
  • Schierl Wellhouse and Garden - The garden's well, and a garden of annuals and herbs.
  • Stumpf Belvedere - a gazebo in early Greek style.
  • Upper Rose Garden - a rose garden of hardy shrubs and hybrid tea roses.
  • Vanderperren English Cottage Garden - a Wisconsin interpretation of an English cottage garden.

During the winter months, the garden hosts the WPS Garden of Lights, a display of over 200,000 holiday lights.

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Coordinates: 44°31?54?N 88°05?56?W / 44.5316°N 88.0990°W / 44.5316; -88.0990

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