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Native Planting

2022 Home Garden Tour

Friday, July 8 & Saturday, July 9

9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Featuring charming rural garden gems in Oregon, WI

Olbrich’s 2022 Home Garden Tour features seven charming rural garden gems and a native prairie restoration in a county park, nestled in Oregon, WI. Take a serene 20 minute drive south from Madison’s city center to an inviting neighborhood community away from the hustle and bustle. A plethora of pollinator-filled gardens brimming with native plants and down-to-earth gardeners awaits you. From a farmette filled with flowers to a shady sanctuary with a cascading rock waterfall, these rustic garden retreats provide a quiet paradise for all of nature’s creatures.

NEW! A Wisconsin native plant is highlighted in each garden along with some of the insects it supports. Olbrich Botanical Gardens’ 2022 annual theme, Native Plants. Natural Wonders., emphasizes the importance of incorporating native plants in garden designs to support local Wisconsin ecosystems.

Did you know the featured shagbark hickory tree (Carya ovata) supports 186 species of butterflies/moths as a caterpillar host plant including Luna and Cecropia moths!


In-person ticket sales only - online and phone orders are not available for this program.

Pre-sale ticket sales - June 13-July 7

Available at Olbrich Botanical Gardens in the lobby area.

Tour day ticket sales - July 8 & 9

Available in Oregon at 898 Leeward Lane, Oregon, WI - only on July 8 & 9

General admission - $15

Olbrich Members - $13

Child (Ages 6-12 ) - $6

Ages 5 & under - FREE


Pot Display

2022 Presenting Sponsor


    KandA Greenhouse            

2022 Tour Supporters

Avant Gardening & Landscaping, Inc.

Goodwin LLC - Arboricultural Services

Jung Garden Center

Klein's Floral & Greenhouses

Kopke's Greenhouses

One Community Bank

Schönheit Gardens

The Bruce Company

This annual two-day fundraiser supports the mission and daily operations of Olbrich Botanical Gardens.

Olbrich Botanical Gardens is operated as a public-private partnership between the City of Madison Parks Division and the Olbrich Botanical Society.
Olbrich Botanical Gardens | 3330 Atwood Avenue, Madison, WI 53704. | Phone: (608)246-4550 | Fax: (608)246-4719