2017 Home Garden Tour
Friday, July 14 and Saturday, July 15
9 am - 3 pm
Garden Selection Information
The Home Garden Tour is organized by members of Olbrich Gardens’ staff and a volunteer committee, comprised of master gardeners and marketing professionals.
Gardens are previewed and evaluated by a set criteria including: location, size, design, plant diversity, accessibility, dedicated outdoor living space, water features and other sculptural components. The HGT Committee strives to feature a wide variety of gardens, providing examples of different styles and gardening challenges.
Garden Preview Request submissions for the 2017 Home Garden Tour is now closed.
Olbrich is always happy to accept garden recommendations. Scouting typically takes place July through September. If you would like your garden to be considered for the Home Garden Tour in future years, please complete the Garden Preview Request Form.
Garden Preview Request Form - please type answers directly into the form (handwritten applications will not be accepted).
Submit completed application to this email address:
firstname.lastname@example.org, attach PDF request form and 5 garden photos -
- Image of the front of the house
- 2-3 general images of garden areas
- Container gardens (if applicable)
- Outdoor living features (if applicable)
- Any other unique features (if applicable)
Close up photos displaying individual plants discouraged.
Your interest in supporting Olbrich Botanical Gardens through this fundraising program is greatly appreciated!
2016 Garden Sites
GLEAM Opening Reception: August 26
GLEAM, Art in a New Light: September 1 - October 28
Member Movie Night: September 9
CRACKLE, Fire & Froth: September 30